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  • Orange: from Bright to Warm And Cozy

    The time for beach vacations and warm sunny weather has come and gone.  Up until about a week ago, it still felt like summer and then BAM, fall hit! We’ve started to have frost warnings in the mornings and it’s time to grab that scarf for some extra warmth as we head out the door.  …

    Fun and Easy Kid-Friendly Spooky Halloween Snacks

    Halloween is right around the corner, and we love to invite the neighborhood kids over before trick or treating begins. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays because it’s colorful, creative, and pretty low key. To prepare for our annual neighborhood gathering, I’m going to be sharing three of my go-to fun and easy kid-friendly …

    Fall Perfect Pumpkin Fluff Treat

      Looking for a fun, yet easy, fall dessert? Look no further! This amazingly simple recipe known as Pumpkin Fluff is perfect for all of your fall festivities.   This amazing pumpkin dip recipe is a staple at my family’s annual Halloween get-together. Pumpkin Fluff is exactly what it sounds like … a light and …

    Atlanta Home Refresh Part Two: Foyer and Living Room Edition

    Recently, my mom, Lori Allen, owner of Bridals by Lori and star of Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, has been focused on redesigning her home one room at a time with the help of interior designer, Courtney Myers. A breast cancer survivor, she feels redesigning her home represents her second chance at life. We …

    Atlanta Home Refresh Part One: Dining Room Edition

    Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. Like you, I’m starting to spruce up my home for the joyful chaos the impending season brings. Recently, my mom, Lori Allen, owner of Bridals by Lori and star of Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, has been focused on redesigning her home one …

    10 Dorm Room Ideas for College Guys

    My teenage mutant ninja turtle loving five-year-old son is gearing up for Kindergarten this year, but as most Moms know life goes by pretty fast and he’ll be college bound in a blink of an eye. So I was able to have a lot of fun with today’s blog post, without wiping away any tears …

    4th of July Entertaining

    Holidays are always something that I look forward to. They are an excuse to take time away from work to relax and enjoy the company of others. They are also the perfect opportunity to throw a party, and who doesn’t enjoy a party? Unfortunately, almost everyone except the hostess because of all of the hard …

    Creative Teacher Appreciation Ideas

    It’s never too late (or too early!) to show your appreciation for your child’s teachers. As a former teacher and now preschool director myself, some of my fondest memories are the creative ways parents and students expressed their appreciation. Teacher appreciation gift ideas are plentiful on the internet, but simple heartfelt gifts and special experiences …

    How to Set the Perfect Easter Table

    Photo Source: Love the Day by Lindi Haws   Hippity Hoppity Easter’s on its way!   Even though it’s not warm outside in many parts of the country quite yet, I’m still seeing subtle hints of springtime here and there. It’s hard to believe that Easter is just a few short days away. And if …

    Celebrating Valentine’s Day with a Mother and Daughter Tea Party

    Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. It may be the overabundance of red, pink, chocolate, and glitter, but the thoughtfulness behind it makes me swoon. Perhaps it’s because Valentine’s Day follows the chaos of the Christmas season, but the simplicity of taping lollipops to cards and buying small surprises for my little ones …

    Mantleless Stocking Displays

    “’Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there,” wrote the nineteenth century poet Clement Clarke Moore in the iconic opening lines of his poem, A Visit from …

    A Millennial’s Guide to Friendsgiving

    For a lot of people, especially Millennials like myself, the holidays seem to skip right from Halloween to Christmas with Thanksgiving just being a reason to have a break from school or a day off of work. And then there are those who love Thanksgiving but aren’t able to spend a month’s worth of rent …

    Mohawk Home’s Top 10 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts

    Thanksgiving is a time of the year that is great for décor! Part of the fun of the holiday is all the decorations. If you’re like me, you really enjoy creating a festive home atmosphere before family and friends come over for a scrumptious Thanksgiving meal.   From wall décor to cute dining table centerpieces, …

    Beautiful Thanksgiving Décor Ideas

    The holidays are here! I’m so inspired by the gorgeous Thanksgiving home décor that I’ve already seen this year. Natural décor is all the rage right now–simple patterns, raw materials, greenery, warm metallics like copper and rose gold, gray/cream schemes with the occasional pop of color. This look is perfectly in-sync with my own laid-back …

    Halloween Food Ideas from Mohawk Home

    Beyond the costumes and candy, spooky Halloween decorations and scare tactics, Halloween is the one holiday where it’s okay to play with our food. The Internet is full of delicious food recipes that look almost too gross to eat, and that’s the point! From Mummy shaped Brie to pizza skulls, we’re encouraging you to get …

    11 Ways to Use Millennial Pink

    Greenery may hold the ‘color of the year’ title for 2017, but millennial pink has been the hottest shade of the season, reaching peak popularity this summer.The soft, rosy hue has become known for its timeless yet trendy aesthetic, popping up in interiors/home accents, fashion accessories, hair and cosmetics. It has the ability to be …

    Picture Perfect Photo Props for Babies, Toddlers and Families (Part II)

    Family photo shoots are so much fun! Whether you have just welcomed a new baby, are chasing a toddler or have a ‘big kid’ in the house, you’ll want to find photo props that are fun, colorful or meaningful to you. Props add personality and really pop in photos, so I’ve put together a list …

    Trends We Love: Photo Art

    For centuries, people have been taking beautiful photos, but now people are turning those photos into a new kind of art. By taking images and using them to create unique masterpieces, photo art has become a creative way to display your eclectic personality in your home decor. That expression of self throughout interior décor is …

    10 Ikea Hacks to Try this Summer

    Put a new twist on your favorite IKEA finds this summer! Busy moms, savvy shoppers and DIYers alike will love these creative and budget-friendly hacks. Keep your countertops clear by mounting this fintorp rail near an outlet. Use coordinating hooks to hang a small basket. Add a cute saying using a white paint pin or vinyl letters …

    Memorial Day BBQ Recipes

    Memorial Day weekend officially kicks off the summer, and most Americans mark the holiday with the traditional BBQ. Our Memorial Day BBQ always includes the staples: potato salad, corn on the cob, hot dogs and buns, sliders dripping in hickory smoked barbecue sauce, crinkle cut French fries, and watermelon slices for dessert. As a foodie, …