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DIY Terrarium

The first day of Spring is officially Monday! Since it’s not quite warm enough here in the Midwest for us to begin gardening outside, I love bringing a little bit of the outdoors in. I really enjoy incorporating natural elements and greenery into our decor but unfortunately, at this point in life, I don’t have the necessary time or patience to give any indoor plants the love they deserve. I’ve tried fiddle leaf figs, but they were just too fiddly for…

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DIY,Entertaining,Home

Design The Outdoors: Perfect Pergola

        Our backyard is an extension of our home...really a second living space. I can honestly say we utilize our outdoor space every single day and love being outside. We've been so very lucky to experience unseasonably warm weather this Fall in the Midwest, which has allowed us to continue to enjoy our backyard space. I was so inspired by Joss and Main to #DesigntheOutdoors that I wanted to share a backyard party we recently hosted. When…

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DIY,Entertaining,Holidays,Home

Designing The Outdoors

                        "Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower" ~Albert Camus Fall is one of my favorite times of year; the newly chilled weather and changing landscape usher in the excitement of the upcoming holiday season. This year, we dove into the season by creating a family affair of decorating our front porch. Kids in tow, we headed to the local nursery in search of vibrant…

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DIY,Entertaining,Food & Recipes

A Spooktacular Halloween

It's the most SPOOKtacular time of year! Captain America and his side kick Fairy Princess are ready to Trick or TrEAT 🙂 I'm so excited to finally be sharing a behind the scenes look at our festive Halloween get together. I decorated the play room for our children during quiet time and they were jumping up and down with joy when they opened the doors.  One thing I've learned from hosting young children, whether it be for play dates or…

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DIY,Fashion

DIY Painted Straw Beach Bag

If you are like me you were shocked that yesterday the calendar actually read August 1st. No summer, sloooowwww down you are going way too fast! Never fear friend, we still have several weeks to go & I swear September is the new August. In the Midwest, that’s when we finally reach perfect temps. As the Back to School push begins this is the best time of year to snag up great deals and assess those summer staples you need.…

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DIY

ICE CREAM STAND DIY

HAPPY NATIONAL ICE CREAM DAY!! Why does 31 flavors just never seem enough? No matter the number of choices I always seem to gravitate to my favorite...Chocolate Peanut Butter 🙂 It has to be the salty & sweet combo, it gets me every time. I'm not ashamed to say I'm a Chocoholic, always have been always will be.   The Twins are at such a great age this summer and we've really enjoyed exploring, creating, and using our imaginations. I've…

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