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Christmas Bedroom Decor Ideas : A Holiday Bedroom

Decorating the family room for Christmas is fun, and we always buy Christmas jammies, but this year we took it one step further and added in some Christmas bedroom decor.  I always see the Christmas bedding when I’m out and about shopping each year and I have always thought it would be fun to decorate … Read more

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Meaningful Spaces Christmas Decor Home Tour

I am so excited to be a part of this year’s Meaningful Holiday Home Tour.  Laura from Meaningful Spaces is kind enough to put this together every year.  I was lucky enough to live just minutes from her in OC, one of the reasons I can’t wait to return home to So Cal before too … Read more

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Christmas Home Tour

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…time to get the chance to get a peek into the homes all your favorite bloggers beautifully decorated for the holidays!  I LOVE this time of year and getting to check out my favorite home tours is definitely something I look forward to each Christmas season.  I am … Read more

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Moving on Up : Today is the Day

Today is the day.  The movers have come and gone, the carpets have been cleaned and we are handing the keys over to our renters tonight.  This is a wild ride.  I was reading a sweet story few days ago, trying to find some comfort in this whole move situation, and there, staring back at … Read more

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Summer Home Decor Tour

School is out and the days are long and hot which can only mean one thing…SUMMER! Welcome to our Summer Home Decor Tour! I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and participating in her fun home tours each season. She is such a great hostess and I really enjoy seeing how … Read more

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A New 18th Century Home Tour

Yes, your eyes did not deceive you…the title says a NEW 18th century home.  That was what initially grabbed my attention too.  I understand a remodel of an 18th century home, but a new one?  How does that happen?  It happens when a design and construction firm decides to build new homes, based on old … Read more

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Spring Home Decor Ideas : Spring Home Tour

Th weather is heating up, the days are longer and spring has sprung!  Welcome to our Spring Home Tour!  I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and participating in her amazing home tours each season.  She is such a great hostess and I really enjoy looking at everyone’s tours.  If you are … Read more

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Our Very Own 1980’s Fixer Upper : We’re in Escrow!

This whole moving thing just got real.  We are in escrow on our very own 1980’s Fixer Upper.  I can’t believe it.  For the last few months as I’ve wandered through what seems like hundreds of homes, refreshed Redfin and Realtor.com practically every 3 hours looking for new listings, and poured over every home source … Read more

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Inspiring design: Lauren Conrad’s Home Tour

As many of you already know, I am a total reality TV junkie.  My love affair with it goes way back, and living here in the OC, shows like The Real Housewives of Orange County, Laguna Beach, and the Hills really captured my attention because I see people on TV that I run into at … Read more

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Thoughts on Moving and an Update on the House Hunt

I’m so excited to be heading to Alt Summit today in sunny Palm Springs, but I have to say part of me wishes I could just stay home and snuggle my babies.  January has been a super wild, fun and emotionally draining month.  Between trips to NYC for an amazing, dream meeting with HomeGoods, (more … Read more

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Christmas Home Decor : Our Christmas Home Tour

Welcome to our Christmas Home Tour!  I was so excited when Marty from A Stroll Thru Life invited me to participate in her wonderful Christmas home tour this year.  She is such a great hostess and I enjoy looking at everyone’s tours each season, so I am extra excited to be participating this year!  If you … Read more

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Our Christmas Home – Christmas Home Decor Inspiration Shoot

Hello and welcome to our Christmas home tour!  I was so excited to join in Laura from Meaningful Spaces and some of my other favorite blogging friends to share one of our favorite holiday rooms.  I love Christmas, and I LOVE traditional red and green Christmas home decor.  This past year I finally committed to … Read more

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Interior Design: Home Tour

Our house has gone through so many changes over the last bit, I realized I had never documented it’s progress here on the blog. While this isn’t entirely what we started with years ago, this is a little “before” from the images you have been seeing lately. Much more traditional than things look now. It’s … Read more

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Summer Home Tour : Our Summer Bedroom Design

School’s out for SUMMER! Woohoo! Welcome to our Summer Home Decor Tour! I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and participating in her fun home tours each season. She is such a great hostess and I really enjoy seeing how everyone switches up their decor for the season. If you are … Read more

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Christmas Home Decorating Ideas – Home Tour

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…holiday home tour season! Have you been following along with all of these beautiful tours the last few weeks? I just love Marty’s tour and I’m so glad it’s my last tour this year. Saving the biggest tour and biggest room for last! 🙂 If you are joining … Read more

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Summer Guest Room Design Ideas

It’s hard to believe that we are heading into the last month of summer before school starts up again…or at least some sort of school. This has been such an odd year. It’s practically felt like we have been on summer break since March…and yet all of our plans are on hold or have been … Read more

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30 Gorgeous Spring Living Room Ideas & Decor

With all this craziness in the world right now it has been a few weeks since I’ve blogged. Yesterday getting a post up with Easter ideas, and now today, being able to participate in Marty’s fun spring home tour has sure felt good! It’s brought some much needed normalcy into my life that feels like … Read more

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Our Modern Christmas Tree : 30 Gorgeous Christmas Home Decor Tours

Happy Monday! I love kicking off the week with a Christmas Home Tour!  I look forward to Marty’s amazing tours every year. There are so many beautiful homes for you to see all week. If you are joining me from Rhoda’s stunning blog Southern Hospitality, welcome!  I just love her home and everything she shares. … Read more

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Fall Decor : 30 Beautiful Fall Room Decor Tours

It’s hard to believe that it is already time for another fall home tour.  Is it just me, or do these years seem to be flying by faster and faster?  Well, believe it or not, we’re here and I’m excited to welcome to our Fall Decor Home Tour!  I just love joining Marty from A … Read more

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Spring Home Decor – 30 Beautiful Ideas

The weather is heating up…even if that means barely around these parts ;), the days are longer and spring has sprung!  Welcome to our Spring Home Decor tour!  I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and participating in her amazing home tours each season.  She is such a great hostess and … Read more

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31 Dazzling Christmas Living Room Decor Ideas

Welcome to our Christmas living room!  I was so excited when Marty from A Stroll Thru Life asked if I was interested in participating in her Christmas tour again this year.  I just love being a part of her tours!   If you are new to my blog or joining me from Life on Virginia Street, welcome!  … Read more

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27 Gorgeous Christmas Decorating Ideas

What a fun week!  I am so excited to be participating in the 2018 Holiday Home Tour with the talented ladies from 11 Magnolia Lane and Evolution of Style.  Lynch Creek Farm is sponsoring this tour and providing all of the homes with beautiful wreaths, garlands or centerpieces, so you are in for a real … Read more

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Guest Room Must Haves- Tips for Creating the Ultimate Guest Room

I am so excited to be a part of this year’s Summer Home Tour hosted by Marty from A Stroll Thru Life.  If you are visiting from Marty’s beautiful home tour, welcome!  I always love participating in her fun tours, but this year is extra exciting for me since we have spent the last year … Read more

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Bunk Room Plans : Our Bunk Room Design

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to the Beautiful Bedrooms blogger home tour.   We were so excited for spring break this year because we had a slew of visitors.  It was great to have a reason to put the bunk room plans into action and finalize the bunk room design.  I always love any excuse to … Read more

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Spring Table Setting Ideas : Blogger Home Tour

There are only a few more days until Easter and that means it’s a perfect time for some Spring table setting ideas.  I made a goal this year to make the blog (hopefully) even more useful than it has been in the past by teaming up with some of my favorite bloggers each month to … Read more

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Spring Home Decor Tour: Our Spring Kitchen

We’re finally heading into longer days of sunshine and warmer temps are soon to follow…a girl can dream, right?   That must mean it’s time for a Spring Home Tour!  I love teaming up with Marty from A Stroll Thru Life and being a part of her fun home tours each season.   If you are stopping by the … Read more

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Rooms We Love- Blogger Home Tour

Happy Monday everyone and welcome to the Rooms We Love blogger home tour.  I hope you are having a wonderful long holiday weekend if you are lucky enough to get today off of work or school!  The kiddos are home and we are snuggling up inside by the fire to combat the snowstorm outside. 😉 … Read more

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