Home Organization

Choosing bathroom Fixtures

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Uncategorized | January 6, 2020

After my first blog post on my bathroom refresh series where I go over my design plan – I got a lot of requests asking how to choose bathroom fixtures – and where to get them. So I’ve decided to write a blog post hoping to answer your questions! gold faucets, black mirrors, and silver light fixtures

Mixing metals?


People ask me all the time if it’s ok to mix metals when planning your bathroom fixtures – and my answer is… YES! I love mixing metals! There are some rules though… For instance, you always want to tie in that metal somewhere. You don’t want to have one metal by itself feeling all alone and out of place. What I mean by that is pair up your metals or have three of one and 2 of the other. Like in my bathroom design, I’ll have a black framed mirror and a black light fixture AND a gold faucet with gold hardware. So remember – It’s ok to mix metals as long as you tie it in somewhere in the bathroom.

Does size matter?

Well….when it comes to choosing bathroom fixtures… size really does matter! Size your bathroom fixtures like your mirror and your light fixture off of your vanity size. You really want your mirror to be pretty close to the vanity size. Or, if you plan to have a light fixture on either side of your mirror the overall size should be the size of your vanity. That would mean the span from light fixture to light fixture.  If you have two sinks you can have two mirrors – but you don’t have to.

How much is too much?

Only you know how much is too much… This will depend entirely on your budget. BUT if your anything like me you want to find a good deal. There are so many places to buy bathroom fixtures (and at a decent price) – but I have to say, one of my favorite places to shop would definitely be Wayfair! They have such variety – not only in products but prices too!  I’ve rounded up some of my favorite mirrors, light fixtures, and faucets below!

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How my life got easier with Beddys bedding!

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Decor and Styling | November 8, 2019

Ok -I finally ordered my daughter a set of Beddys bedding. She’d been asking me since I collaborated with Beddys for the boy’s room a year ago and for some reason, I was dragging my feet. The price can be intimidating at first – but I knew how out-of-the-world amazing they are.. so I finally went for it.


girls pink bedroom with flowers on wall


They want to make their beds!

Needless to say, I am beyond thrilled with her set! It is so adorable and she is completely smitten! Each and every day since getting her Beddys she’s made her bed. I don’t even have to prompt her to make her bed in the morning. Again – another way Beddy’s has made my life easier.. they want to make their beds!! It’s crazy.. but there’s something fun about zipping up the sides of their sets! Hey – no argument here!

pink flower wall


Perfectly made every time!

Now that all my kids have their beddys, it’s become a regular part of their routine to make their beds THEMSELVES in the morning. Don’t get me wrong… It’s always been their routine. But they generally looked worse than when they started. I was still an encouraging mom that nodded and smiled and praised the heck out of them for trying. Then the bed making fairy – A.K.A mom- came in the room when everyone was in school and remade their beds. I’m not proud of this.. but hey – it’s the truth! So when I say they make their beds THEMSELVES, I really mean it. They make their beds every day and it’s perfect every time. It’s foolproof – all they have to do it zip up the sides of their bedding and stack their pillows! voila – Done! It really does make my life easier. It’s now one less thing off my plate and I know these sets are worth every penny!

Want the deets??

If you’re curious about washing – the quality – and the physics of them… Let me save you some time – they’re amazing in all of the above. But If you want to know all the nitty-gritty, I’ve written another blog post with all the deets. Check it out here.

Perfectly made in 18 seconds!

In this post, I wanted to actually show you how EASY it is to put the bedding on your bed and how easy it is to make every day! Plus, it looks perfect every time! I’ve added a video below for you to check out!

Not only is the bedding perfect for kids.. but Beddys bedding is just so beautiful I’d put them on any bed in my house.  My daughter has the Chic white bedding set. It looks fabulous paired with pink accessories and very darling in a little girls room, but would also look fabulous as bedding in a farmhouse, cozy cottage, or shabby chic styled room too!

And of course Beddys is so fabulous they gave me a code to share with you all – So now you can try it out with a discount… AND with a 30-day money-back guarantee – there’s really no risk!

Use code THEFARMHOUSELIFE20  to start making you’re life easier today!

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Organization 101 – creating a mail system

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House and Home | July 22, 2019

If you’re like me then you probably have a junk drawer. You’re even more like me if you have two or more. Then all of a sudden one day your unorganized mail pile becomes just chaos. I majorly needed to learn organization as a life skill in my personal growth journey – so I’m starting this new segment on beginner organization tips. Really they’re for me, but I figured I can share them with you.



My mail pile kept getting higher and higher? Can you relate? We had one spot for mail, but that quickly grew to two spots of mail. I’m embarrassed to tell you that we have three different spots of mail in our home – one of the spots might be where we keep our drinking glasses. Now there’s no room for our glasses! Our bills were mixed with important kids papers and their drawings with no end in sight. Our kitchen office nook seems like the perfect location to keep such things, but it was inaccessible due to it being a dumping ground for everything else.  I needed an intervention! I started Pinteresting organizational hacks and here’s what I found.



So what I’m gathering from the most organized people out there is that they have one spot for mail that has just arrived and another for mail going out. Once the mail is opened, it finds a new home either in the trash or filed away somewhere. If it’s something that needs to be mailed back out it goes in the out spot.

Some people have two galvanized envelopes that they hang on their walls for mail coming in and out. I’ve also seen two paper tray organizers on a desk that serves the same purpose. For me, I decided to use what I had so I didn’t have to buy anything new. I had a couple of metal baskets that I decided to hang in our office nook in our kitchen so it was really accessible.



I swear, half the battle of staying organized is just having a plan and knowing what to do with all the random papers that are inevitably going to come your way. Things like flyers, junk mail, bills, coupons, kids school papers, medical appts,  etc. So I decided to get a game plan for what I knew was going to come my way and where I was going to put it when it did.

I got a folder for important school papers, I started filling away paid bills, I tossed flyers, I put coupons in a plastic baggie and tucked them in a drawer. This part came pretty easy to me. There’s certainly a systematic way to be organized that made sense for me, the problem was-  am I going to stick to it?


Hack 3 – set a goal

I knew the only way for me to actually stick to this new way of organizing my mail was to set a goal and stick to it. I’m a pretty competitive person, even with myself oddly enough. So I knew if I told myself I had to do it for 30 days – I’d do it. Rachel Hollis (one of my favorite authors by the way) says you can do anything if you tell yourself to do it for 30 days. If I cheat or get lazy I’d have to start my clock over. This way it becomes a habit.



Organization is a life skill that I am just no good at! It wasn’t something I was taught as a child and it has carried into my adulthood. At some point, you have to own your mistakes and not blame the way you were raised on your behaviors today. I want a more organized stress-free life! It’s time I strap on my big girl boots and work hard at changing my behaviors. My first stop is creating a more organized mail solution. Next, the possibilities are endless for practicing the art of organization in my home!


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Front staircase update

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House and Home | June 24, 2019

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE to decorate with plants. I think they add the perfect pop of color and just the right amount of rusticness to add to the boho-farmhouse vibe that I love.  Any chance I get to incorporate a pant in a space I jump! I found a few gold hanging planters in my attic – which I totally forgot about – and I ran to my local greenhouse which was limited and of course to the chain home improvement stores to see what they had to offer. I was disappointed, to say the least.

I hear a lot of people these days are buying plants online… I was so skeptical! I mean – how does the plant not get all jumbled and distroyed in the box? I know what my plants look like sometimes on the short drive home from the store, I can only imagine what it looks like being shipped cross country. And are you really getting what you thought you were?

I decided to push my doubts aside and give it a go. Heres what I found!


wallpaper and picture frame wall


Choosing a fun wallpaper

I knew I wanted to choose a fun wallpaper… but I wasn’t sure which direction I wanted to go when it came to color or pattern. Check out my post here with how I installed the wallpaper! The staircase is right in the middle of my dining room and our family sitting room. Ultimately, I decided because both rooms were very traditionally designed with lots of shiplap I wanted a bold wallpaper.  If you’ve been following along you know that I love farmhouse/ boho themes. So I decided to go in the farmhouse direction for the wallpaper and what can be more farmhouse than buffalo check?



A fresh coat of paint goes a long way

As I said before – the stairs were in rough shape. They were in desperate need of a fresh coat of paint. I decided to go black not only for aesthetic reasons (i didn’t want the dirt to show if I painted them white) but because I love the way it looks with the black buffalo check. The walls all around are white shiplap so It also adds a nice contrast.




Shiplap can add so much character and texture to your home. I’m so drawn to it! I think it’s the perfect backdrop to farmhouse design. The problem can be that it’s so expensive. Our first shiplap project was tongue and groove for our kitchen fireplace – and boy was that a pricey project! We knew we needed to go another route for our two large front rooms and decided to order rough cut lumber from our lumber yard. My husband cut to size and ran each piece through a plainer before hanging. This was much more affordable. But we had run out before our front staircase was done and we weren’t able to order another load in time. So for our staircase, we ended up using thin paneling and cut each piece to size. We were really unsure of how it would turn out and didn’t want it to look cheap. But after a few coats of paint, it looks great and you’d never be able to tell!




choosing the right light fixture

Choosing the light fixture for me was so challenging and took way too much time. I wanted to offset the very farmhouse wallpaper with some lively color and some natural wood to add some boho to this space. I loved the beaded chandeliers in boho dining rooms and wondered if I could pull it off over a stair landing. I was so nervous – but I went for it! And I’m so glad I did! We hung it over the bottom stair landing which allows for the most clearance overhead. I didn’t want to chance any tall friends bopping their heads. That’s the thing about old homes.. they sometimes have low ceilings… and mine is as low as they get! Were people shorter in the 1700s???



The finishing touches

The main themes in this space are very farmhouse. Shiplap and buffalo check are again as farmhouse as it gets. To help balance out this space I went with a lively color runner and a natural wood light fixture to add a little boho to this once very traditional space. I also added a few hanging plants and a buffalo print to really bring the boho theme home. You can go wrong with hanging plants and a buffalo print!

Designing your home can be an expensive task – but it doesn’t need to be! I try to pick timeless pieces that can help the longevity of my space. Then I add cheaper decor pieces that won’t break the bank when I want to interchange them season to season.


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Small closet organization – Big impact!

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House and Home | June 5, 2019

My daughters closet is, to say the least on the small side. I Never really knew how to organize it because it was oddly long and very short and narrow. Her closet is on the other side of the attic stairs if that clues you in on its very specific size.

I knew I had to figure out some sort of way to organize this space. I’m so tired of  my kid’s rooms being disasters! I finally realized that the organization part was missing!

My kids were getting frustrated that there wasn’t a place for everything and tidying up got harder and harder. If an item didn’t have an exact spot they’d just toss it somewhere in the abyss. The porblem with this logic is that when they need to find said object – they’d have to tear their room apart to find it! Ultimately, I want my kids to take ownership of their rooms by keeping it tidy and caring for their things. So organizing her small little closet to house many items was really to set her up for success in caring for her stuff and learning a little responsibility.


hanging closet storage bins


hanging basket

Her closet is very narrow, but I knew a hanging basket would fit quite nicely. Plus, it would give the opportunity to put lots of basket in each slot to separate items like sweatshirts, cardigans, gymnastic leos, etc. My husband hung a wooden rod to the top of the closet and secured it to the wall with a few pieces of wood and some screws. We could have hung it from the closet rod where her clothes are hanging from, but didn’t want it to hang to the floor. I needed the floor space for more storage options. So we opted to hang it all the way up to the ceiling, leaving plenty of room at the bottom for storage.



cabinet drawers

Something my daughter desperately needed in her room was more drawer storage to store things like her jewelry, nail polish, hats, etc.  So I picked up this small drawer cabinet with 2 drawers and some plastic organizers to make sure everything stayed organized and had a specific place.


play clothes basket


play clothes

I don’t know about you, but we go through clothes like its no body’s business. First of all, they ruin clothes so fast! They quickly stain and wear holes in their clothes faster than I can buy them. We came up with a system that helps me save time by doing less laundry but also helps their nice clothes last longer. We use a play clothes bin!

Each child has a bin in their closet filled with play clothes. When they get home from school they change out of their school clothes and put on play clothes for the rest of the day. These clothes are already ripped and stained so it doesn’t matter to me if they play hard in them. And as a bonus, their school clothes can sometimes be wore a few times before they need washing. They were really only worn for a few hours anyway. And of course their play clothes can certainly be worn a few times before they need washing as well.


shoe storage


Shoe Storage

Probably the biggest time suck for my daughter was trying to find the specific pair of shoes that she just haaad to wear. We used to keep them in large bins, but she was constantly dumping them out creating more of a mess to find what she was looking for. I wanted a shoe solution that displayed easily. The over the closet door was the best solution for us. Although, we didn’t use the hooks to hang them over the door because it prevented the closet door from closing. We ended up screwing them to the back of the closet door instead.  It didn’t take up any room in the closet and she could easily see all of her shoes at once. Problem solved!



Lighten it up!

The other issue that my daughter was having with her closet is that is was so dark. So we painted the wood white to try and lighten it up and we knew she needed a light fixture. We quickly realized that space was a huge factor and decided to just tuck some puck lights in the corner of the closet – low enough for her to reach to turn on and off.

Small closets can be just as impactful in organization as large closets! It’s how you utilize your space that makes the difference. Figure out what your specific needs are and find storage solutions to meet those needs.



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How to organize a kid’s room with no closet

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Decor and Styling | May 28, 2019

OK – So let’s talk kids’ rooms and keeping them clean. I know. It sounds like an impossible task. My boys’ room always seems to give me trouble. It seems to always be messy no matter how much we try to keep it tidy. I think I’ve figured out why… There’s no closet!

I guess I never realized how important closets were to keeping things organized until there wasn’t one. Our house is very old and comes with quirks. We’ve had to think outside the box on several projects including this one. We needed some serious organization and I had to figure something out that was cost effective and efficient.





I knew we needed some type of wardrobe. I initially thought of a wooden wardrobe with doors but changed my tune when I saw the price tags. I wanted to be able to buy all the bins that I needed to organize things, so I went with an inexpensive metal wardrobe with open shelves. It tied in perfectly with their room.

One thing we do as a family to cut down on the laundry is when my children get home from school they change into play clothes. I made sure to put bins on their wardrobe packed with easily accessible play clothes.


bookshelves and kids tent



We put storage baskets everywhere. Each one filled with something particular for that basket. The kids have a lego table in the middle of the room that also works as a train table. We keep the train pieces in their own storage basket by the bookshelf.

We also put a few smaller baskets on the bookshelf and store electronics and several smaller toys up higher to keep out of my four year old’s reach.


lego bin


under the bed storage

Under the bed storage is great for storing things you don’t need access to every day. They are fairly inexpensive and you can always purchase risers for your bed frame if it’s too low to the ground. We store our extra legos under the bed.


black bench


storage trunk

Storage trunks are a must for putting extra toys, games, or clothing in. We keep all of our chapter books in there because we have so many.

It also doubles as a bench and works as extra seating if the boys have friends over.


boys bedroom


toy bins

We needed more toy storage in their room so I bought two large bins to put at the end of their beds. The bins are heavy duty enough that they can throw any toy in there without me worrying if the bins will break.

Organizing your kid’s room can be simple, regardless if there is a closet or not. Just think about everything needing its own place and don’t be afraid to go storage bin crazy…



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Grove collaborative… easy to find – non toxic products!

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DIY | January 20, 2019

I made the switch! Ok… I’m sure you’ve all seen the advertisements for Grove Collaborative. They’re everywhere on social media! Nobody likes to be sold to… So for so long I, like lots of other people, have turned their eyes away. I really didn’t want to like them.. but honestly, I FINALLY gave them a shot and I’m so glad I did!

They deliver safe products right to your door…which for me saves me from my overspending, particularly at Target. I’ll go in for toilet paper and bananas and I come out $200 later. Using Grove, I set up my monthly orders (or bi-monthly for the things I don’t use as often) and then don’t give it another thought! They’re delivered right to my door.. saving me money because the products seem to be a few dollars less than in the store.



free HAND SOAP and $10 credit

Right now Grove is offering a $10 credit and a free Mrs. Meyers hand soap! They’re always running freebies and giveaways… Which I LOVE!! …and today ONLY –  All Seventh Generation products are 20% off. Use this Link to get your deal!!



easy to find non- toxic products

I’m always looking to replace my hygiene products with healthier non-toxic versions… but they can be hard to find!!! Grove not only sells kitchen essentials but personal hygiene products too. I even started buying mine and my children’s vitamin from GRove.. which saves me time from the 10 different sites i was biuying thm all from.

Use the link here to take advantage of all of Grove Collabrotive awesome deals!!

Do-It-Yourself fresh Christmas garland

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Decor and Styling | November 16, 2018

Ready to make your own fresh garland, but aren’t sure how? Making fresh garland is super easy, and fun! And surprisingly… it doesn’t take more than 20 or so minutes! All you’ll need are a pair of floral shears, floral wire, a piece of twine the length of your desired garland, and greenery! I live In the woods so I just walked out my front door and cut some branches off, but I suppose you can also head to a Christmas tree farm or any place that sells bows.

table and greens


Here is an image of what supplies you’ll need. I listed them earlier, but you can find them at any major craft store.


Once you’ve found the greenery you’ll use make the cuts to your greenery so they’re all about the same size and shape.

lay out your twine and gather your greenary

After laying out your twine start by gathering your greenary by layering them on top of one another. Then place the greenary on top of the twine.


Then you’ll wrap your wire around the bottom stems of the greenery and the twin. It’s important to keep the wire on the holder. This makes the job go much faster and helps to make the garland much sturdier.

layer your greenanry

Continue to layer your greenery over each of the wire wrappings. Make sure that your twine stays within each wrapping of the wire. This serves not only as the length of your garland but also hepls to give it a little more structure.

last but not least

lastly, flip your last piece of greenery when you’ve reached the end of your twine in the opposite direction. This way each end will match making it look like a seamless piece of garland. When you’re finished, move your garland to wherever you desire and fluff your greenery so it looks even. Then add whatever you prefer to decorate. You can slide in branches of berries or place candles and pinecones on top.

Backyard campfire essentials – Friday Favorites (Everything you need for the up-coming campfire season!)

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Archived | September 7, 2018

Friday Favorites is here! It’s my favorite part of the week…Friday Favorites! This week it’s all about enjoying the BEST part of the changing weather…campfires! Here, I’ve linked some of my favorite backyard campfire essential to get you through the season…in stlye!


Rustic campfire bliss

What’s better than a blazing hot campfire, wooden Adirondack chairs, cozy blankets, twinkling lights, and of course a large supply of smores! Nothing of course! Bellow, I’ve linked all the essentials you’ll need to keep you stocked this campfire season. click the images to be redirected to their sources.


Copper firepit

Ok… This is probably the most beautiful firepit I’ve ever seen. This baby rings up for a little over $200! Not bad!



Propane Firepit

If you’re looking for a propane firepit, look no further! I love how rustic and sturdy this guy it. IT encases the propane tank within so there are no eyesores.


Adirondack chairs

There’s something about airorndack chairs that screams backyard campfires. These are affordable and I absolutely love the rustic wood tones. Grab a blanket and a throw pillow and you’ll be set for those chilly nights!


Flannel throws

I’m loving these from pottery barn right now. They’re the perfect weight for those chilly nights and they’re rugged enough to drag around the leaves without it wearing holes.


twinkling lights

No firepit area is complete without twinkling lights. Whether yours is over your patio or strung up around your pergola. Outdoor patio lights are the perfect touch to add the ambiance to those night time gatherings around the firepit!


caged string lights

These caged string lights are so fun and have a very rustic farmhouse look to them which I love… and they’re only 12 bucks!!!


S’Mores basket

Check out this cute and rustic milk crate to keep all those essential S’Mores organized. A must-have this campfire season.

S’Mores tools

Last and certainly not least are S’Mores tools! Absolutely an essential for those nights gathered around the fire. I know no campfire is complete without the perfectly toasted S’More…or at least that’s what my kids say!

Friday Favorites…fall is in the air (10 must haves for the up and coming season!)

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Style | August 17, 2018

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It’s that transitional time of year where the mornings are crisp and the evenings are chilly. We’re all dying to get out our leather boots and plaid scarves to commemorate the new season! Although… It’s not quite time to have that pumpkin spice latte in hand, due to the server heat during the day…but I figured I’d get some inspo out there to give you all the feels and get you excited for whats just around the corner. Click on the image to see the source!

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I LOVE decorating my front porch for different seasons…and whats cuter than this doormat! It’s rustic and simple and perfect!

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So not only is this rug from a small shop.. (which I love to shop small), but It’s also customizable. check them out!

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I’m loving this simple mantel with gold hues!

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This DIY wreath is perfect for fall! Simple yellows and greens with a very oh-so farmhouse sign. This is a DIY I’ll for sure be trying!

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OK. what screams fall more than plaid blankets scarves?! I’m absolutely positive that she has a pumpkin spice latte in hand.. am I right?!

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This blanket scarf is available on Etsy! Click the photo to snag yours today!

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This gorgeous combo of warm fall flowers mixed with the mossy green colors is to DIE for! I’ll for sure be getting a little creative this fall season with arrangements!

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Don’t shy away from bold colors like wine to mix into your arrangements this coming season. Brides magazine got it RIGHT with this gorgeous arrangement!

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Mums are a fall STAPLE and Liz Marie added these gorgeous crocks to add just the right amount of structure to make these mums grand! Throw in some heirloom pumpkins and you’ve got some serious front porch envy going on.

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Click on the image to be directed to Liz Marie and her beautiful blog to see more photos of this beautiful porch!

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I love this simple fall tablescape. The linen runner is the perfect backdrop for this simple garland and the seasonal orange pumpkins that make these candlesticks the show stopper!

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Pottery Barn has the most beautiful tableware… I’ll definitely be stocking up this season to create beautiful tablescapes!

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Loving this gorgeous mantel covered in Eucalyptus and heirloom pumpkins! Throw in a rustic eclectic mirror and you have the perfect mantel for fall!

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Check out this Blog on how you can turn cheap dollar store pumpkins into gorgeous heirloom pumpkins!

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I love to add cozy throws on all corners of my sofa and baskets around my sitting room.  As the weather gets chillier it’s good to have warm throws in reach to cozy up and read a good book!

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Check out this throw from Hearth and Home at Target! The leather strap makes it easy to grab and take to on the go for a  picnic.

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What better way to bring in the fall season than smells of apples, cinnamon, and oranges! Cut up your fruits and spices throw in a pot and simmer all day long and let the smell of your home bring you into the changing season.

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Looking for a recipe to make one of your own? Check out this one here. Click the image to find the recipe!

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Whether real or faux…birch logs are the perfect way to dress up your fireplace for fall. If you don’t live in the woods or have access to beautiful birch, settle for faux and just use as an accent piece in your fireplace!

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Look no further than Crate and Barrel! Click the image to get yours today!



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