Salted Caramel Apple Martini {& Halloween Drinks}

Salted Caramel Apple Martini {SO GOOD!}

We've been dying to present this new drink, in light of the "Salted Caramel" everything trend and the total deliciousness of our Whipped Apple Cider Martini...{below}         {Whipped Apple Cider Martini--click for recipe} And with it's perfectly coordinated … [Read more...]

Pretty Preppy Party Favorites–Month Two!

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  We hosted our second Pretty Preppy Party last Thursday and again, we are so excited by how many of you all stopped by to share your "pretty" and "preppy" projects! This is a nice chance for us to see what our readers have been up to, and we appreciate each and every one of you who links up … [Read more...]

One Room Challenge Week 4–Office Makeover Progress!

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  We are in week FOUR already of the One Room Challenge, so there is just next week left, then all the final reveals! I have made quite a bit of progress this week in the space but don't have much I can actually show off today. My major accomplishment was in finally making it to IKEA --my husband … [Read more...]

ORC–Week 3, Office Makeover Progress

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  Hello! This is week 3 of the One Room Challenge at Calling it Home. I am a day late since yesterday was the Pretty Preppy Party {click to link up your best projects so we can see what you have been up to!}, so I am posting my weekly ORC update today. This is a slow week without much … [Read more...]

Amelia Lawrence Jewelry Giveaway!

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  ***This giveaway is now closed!***   We are so THRILLED to bring you this amazing giveaway today for a beautiful "Fall" themed necklace {above} from Amelia Lawrence Jewelry.  It has been a treat to "virtually" get to know Amy of Amelia Lawrence, she lives locally to me and is … [Read more...]

New House Progress–Our Dining Room

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    With Thanksgiving coming up next month and the Holidays suddenly JUST around the corner, I have been extra-motivated to get the dining room "guest-ready" in our new home. I am preparing a photo shoot for another blog we write for, so it was a good opportunity to take a few pictures … [Read more...]

One Room Challenge Week 2–The Console Makeover

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  If you missed my first post on the One Room Challenge, it is HERE. This week went fast, I think this series is going to be a whirlwind!  Essentially, I am attempting a complete room makeover in 6 weeks along with all the other participants in the "challenge"-- this is excellent … [Read more...]

One Room Challenge–Office Makeover Week 1

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I am running a day behind {no surprise} but I am just quickly popping in to share my participation in the "One Room Challenge" going on at Calling it Home. I LOVE this series--it's where you makeover a whole room in 6 weeks and provide weekly updates, so this year I decided to get up the nerve to … [Read more...]

How to DIY a Backyard Fire Pit {Easy Weekend Project}

How to DIY a backyard Fire Pit--under 4 hours and under $400.

  Today I am sharing our latest project--a backyard Fire Pit! My husband has been talking, scheming, researching and planning a Fire Pit for the backyard in our new house.  We made good use of the built-in Fire Pit in our last rental house, so he was pretty intent on recreating one … [Read more...]

The Business Aspect of Running a Blog

How blogging becomes a small business

    This is a bit of a deviation from our typical DIY, recipes and decor type of posts, but it’s something we thought some of you might find interesting. Especially those of you who may be considering starting your own blog someday, or even maybe for those of you who already have. … [Read more...]

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