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Pretty Summer Kitchen Updates with Walmart

It is hot, hot, hot around here this week. The heat of summer is in full swing! How are things where you are right now? Did you catch my stories a few days ago with the fire in our neighborhood? When it gets this warm out and the fires start it definitely gets a little … Read more

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Midway Modern Farmhouse Kitchen Remodel Before and After

I am the worst about sharing completed projects. I sat down last night to make a list of the things I had neglected to add here on the blog, and let’s just say…I may now have several printed pages of things I need to work on. Oops! lol! :0 There are so many spaces from … Read more

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My Favorite Kitchen Organization Products

I have been having so much fun putting the kitchen together at the OC Ranch Reno. I have made it my mission to make this kitchen (well, the whole house actually) as organized as possible. We don’t have as much stuff here, so it should be easier, right?! 😉 Kitchen organization products are coming in … Read more

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11 Gorgeous Christmas Decor Blog Tours

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again…time to get to tour lots of beautiful Christmas decor ideas home tours! I love this time of year for so many reasons. One of them is definitely the opportunity to get the house all dressed up and share our Christmas decor along with lots of friends. … Read more

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Favorite Amazon Kitchen Products

Construction is almost complete on the OC Ranch Reno and it’s time for the fun part. Decorating and outfitting the kitchen! 🙂 Amazon Home has been a lifesaver while trying to do this renovation during a pandemic! I don’t know if you have walked the aisles at any Target, Walmart or just about any other … Read more

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Remodeling Ideas : The OC Ranch Remodel

If you’ve been following along on Instagram, you have probably seen pictures popping up every now and then from the #OCRanchRemodel . If you are looking for remodeling ideas then hopefully following along with this precess will be helpful. I’m happy to answer questions throughout the process, so ask away! Why the Remodel?  I’ve had … Read more

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Fall Home Decor : Fall Kitchen Decorating Ideas

Fall decor in our house doesn’t get a ton of time to really shine.  Between Halloween and Christmas, there just isn’t much time to enjoy it as Christmas seems to creep closer and closer to Halloween each year…not that I’m complaining. 🙂 (I might be one of those crazy people that starts listening to Christmas … Read more

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Pantry Ideas : Our Walk in Pantry Makeover Before and After

Anyone that has done a major remodel before I’m sure can relate to the fact that there are just some things that take forever to truly finish.  In the case of the 1987 Fixer Upper pantry, it was the fact that we were waiting on a doorknob.  I know.  It sounds pretty ridiculous, but it’s … Read more

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Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Ideas : My Favorite Brass Hardware

I’ve been spending a lot of time this week focusing on a client project, getting the finishes narrowed down and finding the perfect modern kitchen cabinet hardware ideas for the cabinets that will be going in as part of this major renovation.  Brass fixtures and hardware have made a major comeback in the last few … Read more

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Kitchen Remodel Before and After : Pictures of Our 1987 Kitchen

The kitchen truly is the heart of the home.  When it came to designing the 1987 fixer upper kitchen remodel it really needed to be the center of everything in this formerly 1980’s style house.  It had been a very nice, functional kitchen, but one that was also a bit cut-off from the family spaces … Read more

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Current Home Tour – Our 1987 Fixer Upper

Hello and welcome to our 1987 Fixer Upper.  We purchased this home in April of 2017 and immediately began a total remodel.  The home was in good shape, and had good bones in a great neighborhood, which is what drew me to it, but it was dark and closed off and needed to be modernized … Read more

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20 Beautiful Christmas Kitchen Decorating Ideas

It is time to deck the halls and I couldn’t more excited to kick off the Christmas decorating ideas with these 19 other talented bloggers to share all of our Christmas kitchen decorating ideas.  The kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and especially at the holidays when it is full of baked treats … Read more

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How to Accessorize Kitchen Countertops

A once in a blue moon occurrence happened at our house the other day…a clean kitchen. 😉 So, being the blogger that I am, I figured I better capitalize on that rare moment and take some pictures right before Hurricane Mitchell came home from school for the afternoon.  I’ve had some questions about how to … Read more

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Dining Table Round Up for Every Budget

Finding the perfect dining table can be a difficult process.  It is such a major purchase for your home, finding something that is not only functional, but timeless as well, is so important.  A dining table can literally last your entire life…sometimes they are even passed down through the family.  In the home I grew … 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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Pedestal Tables for Every Kitchen and Every Budget

I have been on the hunt for the perfect pedestal table for out kitchen nook. It is more than time for us to get something new. The cute little table we currently have has been our table for the last 8 years. I picked it up for free as payment for a photo shoot for … Read more

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Kitchen Remodel Update on the 1987 Fixer Upper

I am so excited to share the kitchen remodel progress with you all!  It’s hard to believe, but we actually cooked some dinner in our kitchen this week!  We have a functioning oven, a microwave, and a fridge all working and boy does it feel good!  This kitchen remodel included taking everything down to the … 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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Fixer Upper: A 1980’s Kitchen Remodel : Week 1 Progress

I cannot believe how much progress has been made on this 1987 Fixer Upper in just one short week! It is incredible you guys! There were demo guys and electricians and plumbers, oh my! To see where this project has come in just a few short days is exciting. I’m up in Utah again today … Read more

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Fall Home Tour : Beautiful Home Decorating Ideas

Welcome to our Fall Home Tour!  I was so excited when Marty from A Stroll Thru Life reached out to see if I was interested in participating in one of her wonderful home tours this year.  She is such a great hostess and I enjoy looking at everyone’s tours each season, so I am doubly excited … Read more

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May Pretty Project Party Room Makeovers

Thank you so much to everyone that linked up to our May Pretty Project Party! There were so many gorgeous projects this month, and a major increase in complete room makeovers. Talk about major eye candy! We’ve selected our top three favorite projects, but there were so many great ones that linked up, we encourage … Read more

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