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Gift Guide: For Her

As a follow-up to the guys gift guide that I shared yesterday, we are jumping right into the most exciting guide (in my opinion) and that’s the gift guide for her! Use this as a resource for your friends, sisters, mothers, sneak in a little something for yourself or send this post to your significant […]

Gift Guide: For Him

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, and then the Christmas season will be in full swing! I began shopping earlier than normal this year which has already proven to be reducing some stress and anxiety as the holidays draw near. I never like to feel forced into a purchase, […]

Fall Neutrals

I’m all for the use of color throughout the fall and winter seasons, but there’s something comforting about layering on the neutrals. The term neutral likely varies from person to person, but navy and cognac certainly fall into that category for me in terms of clothing. A great navy pant (guys, these are such a […]

Stunning Kitchen Renovation

It’s been a bit since I’ve been able to document and share a design project on here, so for those of you that enjoy some good before and afters, this is for you. In all honesty the ‘before’ of this renovation wasn’t awful, but it was certainly in need of some updating. We took it […]

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Denim + Denim

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, autumn is my favorite season to style outfits. I love the way that layers can add both warmth and personality to a look. Denim on denim may feel tricky when you are playing around with various shades of blue, but when you break it up with […]

JCrew 40% off Sale

JCrew is currently having their fall event, offering 40% off of most of the site with code GOBIG. Not only that, but should you be a JCrew cardholder, you get an extra 20% off of your purchase through the month of October. This is the time that I take advantage of these discounts and start […]

Fields of Sunflowers

We’ve been doing our best to not only take advantage of the beautiful fall weather lately, but also making sure to get out and explore the fall events that are happening all around us. A friend of ours owns a farm, Rooted Farmstead, and she’s basically a Joanna Gaines in the making. She pulled together […]

Loft Try-On

Fall apparel is working its way onto the shelves and I had a great time trying on some of Loft’s newest arrivals and mixing and matching a lot of their pieces! Fortunately they have extended their 40% off sale so you can still take advantage of this discount on what I’ll be sharing below! Unless […]

Casual Friday

Friday always flies in out of nowhere, doesn’t it? It’s always welcome, don’t get me wrong, but it makes me realize what a whirlwind Monday-Thursday are! We have some fun plans over the weekend to look forward to as we continue to take advantage of the gorgeous fall weather. I hope you all are looking […]

Fall Kitchen Updates

As fall continues to approach and I begin to layer up accordingly, I also find myself spending more time in our kitchen. Throughout the summer we spent a lot of our time outdoors and our grill was constantly put to use at dinner time. But as the seasons change, so does my desire to prepare […]

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