Design and DIY

    Preparing a Guest Bedroom for Company

    October 27, 2019

    It’s October 28th – only one more month until Thanksgiving and two until Christmas. In the past, I’d show up to holiday parties with store-bought cookies that I arranged lovingly on a platter to look homemade. But something happens in your 30’s, suddenly you’re buying Christmas presents in July, inviting guests into your home, and donning an apron that reads “Hostess with the Most-est.” In order to live up to those four words, I’ve partnered with the best in class, Serena & Lily to share my tips on how to prepare your guest bedroom for company.

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  • Lifestyle

    Amawaterways Rhine River Cruise Review

    I’ve never been one for grand adventures. My bucket list doesn’t consist of faraway places and the word wanderlust doesn’t strike a particular chord with me. At the risk of sounding boring, I’d much…

    August 12, 2019
  • Design and DIY

    How to Change a Doorknob

    Do you want to know a secret? Magic doorknobs exist. The kind that transport you to another time and place. Like the wardrobe from Chronicles of Narnia minus the white witch and talking animals.…

    July 3, 2019
  • Design and DIY

    Breakfast Bar – Plans & Inspiration

    SURPRISE! YOU’RE GETTING A BONUS REVEAL!! With the Sun Room 99.9% complete, it’s only natural I find a project that sets me back a few steps. Enter the Breakfast Bar – my brilliant idea…

    June 20, 2019
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    Coastal Guest Bedroom Reveal

    Another year, another rental property – only this time it’s on my own terms. No more unwanted dog encounters in the hallways and NO MORE KIDS YOGA! I have to admit, my apartment was…

    June 2, 2019
  • Design and DIY

    Keeping a Clean Bed with Pets

    The number one question I get asked on social media is: How do you keep your bed so white with Opal? Thankfully, she’s a fairly tidy dog but accidents do happen. (IE: The Explosive…

    April 5, 2019
  • Design and DIY

    How To Change A Showerhead

    I believe that there is a secret pact among landlords to keep their tenants cold and crouched by installing the cheapest showerheads on the market. Which is why switching to the Pfister Vie was…

    February 19, 2019