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Give Your Collectibles the Spotlight They Deserve

From buttons to tea cups, we all have that one guilty pleasure that we take pride in collecting. In the blink of an eye, however, those collections can go from story-telling novelties to a pile of tchotchkes. Your collectables deserve a spotlight. Give them the attention they deserve with these boast-worthy display ideas: Tableside Mixing …

Grab ‘N Go (Back-to-School) Breakfasts

I aspire to be one of those super put-together moms–one that rises early to make delicious gourmet breakfasts, serving my child at the kitchen table stylishly graced with fresh flowers, as we celebrate the rising of the sun and the beginning of our days together. But, the truth is…that is simply not our mornings! I am …

Summertime Ice Cream Treats

Great summers are filled with picnics, lazy days by the pool, and lots of ice cream. My three reasons why ice cream should be tops on everyone’s list as America’s go-to summertime favorite: 1.  It’s hassle-free, effortlessly easy to prepare. 2.  Flavors are literally limitless! 3.  Nearby farmer’s markets are bursting with fresh ingredients. I make a basic homemade …

Beautiful Bathroom Designs You Will Love

*Guest post by Modernize You see images of bathrooms on Pinterest and immediately fall in love. Why is this? What is it about some designs that catch your attention and make you long to enjoy them yourself? Here are five different bathroom designs that you’ll love. Via Modernize Mixing and Matching This contemporary bathroom has …

A Simply Set Table with Wintergreen Elegance

Looking for a simple way to spice up your décor for the holiday season? Our design team is at it again with a brilliant and simple way to create a gorgeous dining room to serve as the backdrop for your festivities all season long. Step 1: Choose a theme Our inspiration for this design comes …

Cooking It Up with the Kiddos

Some of my most cherished memories from childhood include holiday baking and decorating cookies with my grandmother and cousins. The kitchen has always been the hub or the heart of the home in my family. So, it was only natural that I became curious about the flurry of culinary activity that unfolded in that particular …

Happy Nat’l Banana Split Day!

If you’ve ever read those National Day calendars, you know that there is literally a “day” for everything. Well, August 25th is National Banana Split Day. You might be thinking to yourself, why would an entire National Day be given to banana splits? With Labor Day and Back to School upon us, I can think …

Six Must-Have Power Tools

Whether you’re handy or just wish you were, having the right power tools can make all the difference! The right tools can turn a nightmare project into a breeze, save time and create a more beautiful end result, no matter the project. Check out these six must-have power tools to start your stash! 1. Jig …

Healthy Summer Guacamole

 Tis’ the season for healthy eating! Summertime is all about feeling and looking great and what better way to do this than to mix up an easy, delicious snack to curb those unhealthy cravings.   Meet guacamole … your new favorite warm-weather snack. Not only is it super yummy, the avocado itself has numerous health …

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