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Before + After: Guest Bath

If you’ve seen our Instagram stories, you’ve seen this guy. With warm wooden tones, splashes of color, and thoughtful use of textures, this space was transformed on a small budget. We’re culminating the last Before + After of our home. Make sure to check out our Instagram for the full home tour. Keep reading for…

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What to Wear: Outdoor Summer Wedding

When it comes to all things summertime, wedding season is here and definitely upon us. Last year, I had a challenge for my budget. Could I make a single dress work for 2 weddings and 1 graduation? I was definitely able to and am so thankful for that dress. (I wore it often with sandals…

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Introducing 15 Minute Dinners: Shrimp Tacos

We’ve all been there. The days where you’re absolutely exhausted and knowing that the night will be equally as long. There’s a constant temptation. To pull over and sit in the drive thru, knowing that the nagging hunger can’t quit. But what if there was a better option? I’ve been right there with you and…

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Monday Words: Done is Better Than Perfect

Done is better than perfect. A common mantra seen on the halls of Instagram. I remember a few weeks ago a friend asked me to go do something. My immediate response, “I’ve never done that before.” She looked back at me and simply said, “And?” It was here that I quickly realized that my inner…

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Maker Stories: Suzie Burgess Art

Once you’ve met Suzie and interacted with her work, you simply know this is a woman you want to get to know more. With a deep sense of wisdom, there’s a wildness to everything she brings to the table. Last year, I encountered her work at a show in Millville, CA for the first time….

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Where I Get My Food Inspiration

One of the questions I encounter often is simply this, “Where do you find your food inspiration?” Four years blogging strong, you’d think I’d be out of inspiration and have found everything I could possible say. However, I’m quickly learning that I’m just getting started. For me, my creativity in the kitchen started as a…

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7 Dresses for Summer

With the summer officially here! It’s time to break out dresses for summer. Every year I try to add a few new things for summer and love some of the styles on-trend this year. I love dresses for one reason. They’re easy. With one piece you look elevated and lovely without much effort. Put on…

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Before + After: Outdoor Patio

Happy Memorial Day everyone! Whether you’re enjoying a day at home, poolside, or have started vacationing early this year, I hope you’re basking in the slower pace and enjoying those around you. With Memorial Day, marks the official start of summer and in NorCal desert-like temps. We live outside in water during the summer. As I…

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The 7 Books I Can’t Wait to Read This Summer

When it comes to summer, there’s something about the school year being over (and complete for that matter) where required reading goes away. For the days in the sun on the lakeshore, by the pool, or with a glass of wine during sunset over the mountains, the longer days of summer bring with them laid…

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