What to Wear, Drink, Eat & Bring for Thanksgiving

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Today we have the ultimate Thanksgiving guide for you, our annual take on what to wear, eat, drink and bring for your Thanksgiving celebration! What to Wear, Eat, Drink and Bring to Thanksgiving These posts are always fun, we try to do them in advance of each holiday. Because a major … [Read more...]

Easy Updates In Our Laundry Room

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This post is sponsored by Wagner Spray Tech.     This Fall I had the goal of finishing off two spaces in my home that were driving me crazy. The first one is our laundry room, and with three kids and non-stop laundry this room quickly became my priority! (The other space is my … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency: Easy DIY

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Duck Brand. All opinions are 100% mine. As you all know, I love old houses, and we've lived in quite a few over the years. Our current home, Magnolia Cottage, is over a hundred years old, and of course is full of all the quirks and … [Read more...]

How To Decorate Your Master Bedroom On A Budget

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  I recently wrote this post about the final touches in our Master Bedroom and mentioned I was planning to do a follow-up post about how to achieve the look of our bedroom on a budget.     I created the graphic above so you can see how cost-friendly the bed and bedding … [Read more...]

Friday Favorites: What I’m Reading

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I had quite a bit of time to get caught up on my reading over the summer. As most of you know, I moved us from one home to another with the help of moving men on just one day. The rest of the time I took a million (ok, maybe fifty) loads of stuff over to the new house in my car. I also painted seven … [Read more...]

My Favorite New Cleaning Tool

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This post was sponsored by iRobot®. All opinions are my own. I am super excited about today's sponsored post, because it's for a product that I have been dying to try for quite some time, and it turns out that I love it even more than I thought I would! When we moved into Magnolia Cottage … [Read more...]

Getting Organized–Our Cleaning Closet

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  Earlier this summer I got on an organizing kick, usually that urge hits me in January but there were parts of our home that were starting to drive me crazy and I decided the time had come to tackle them. Creating this organized cleaning closet was the first thing I did. Summer is a good … [Read more...]

Introducing Our New Family Member & Puppy Essentials

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If you follow us on Instagram then you know that we recently adopted a puppy from a nearby animal shelter, his name is Auggie (my daughter named him after the main character in the movie Wonder). This was definitely an unexpected twist to our summer but one that has provided our family endless … [Read more...]

Recent Amazon Favorite Things

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  Today we're reluctantly getting back into the swing after our spring break trip then celebrating Easter yesterday, it all went by so quickly.  I am debating writing up a post about our trip, I haven't decided yet, though if you follow us on Instagram you saw some of it already in … [Read more...]

Our Spring Porch Refresh (Amy’s New Home)

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  I recently gave you all an update on the progress we've made inside our home over the nine months we've lived here,  but now that we've had a bit of nice weather I have started to turn my attention to the exterior of the home. This week I completed a quick refresh of our front porch with … [Read more...]

How to Mix and Match Kitchen or Dining Chairs

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  As you may remember from last week, I updated a vintage cane bench and am using it at our kitchen table as banquette-style seating: That got me thinking about how I've mixed and matched my seating arrangements around my table for quite some time, and I thought it might be worth … [Read more...]

5 Things That Make Life Easier and Better

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  This is a bit of a random assortment of things I wanted to share. These are tips that are not really interesting enough to write a whole post about so I thought I'd wrap them all up together into one post. These are just the sort of things I'd share if we were sitting down having coffee, … [Read more...]

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