Office Merriment

Thanks to Staples for sponsoring today’s post! One of my favorite things about the holidays is spreading cheer throughout my home. No surface is safe. Seriously, there’s no such thing as too much color, tinsel, lights, or glitter. As Ina Garten would say “Who wouldn’t love that?” After traveling quite a bit recently, I’m back […]

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Holiday Letter Bling

Hey there, friends! I’m back with another 10-Minute Decorating Idea. You may remember that I teamed up with some of my blogger friends and host Laura of Finding Home this year to share decorating tips and tricks that can come together in fewer than 10 minutes. With the holidays almost upon us, we figured that […]

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Pretty in Pink

Believe it or not, I’ve been decorating for Christmas since early October. Well, sort of. Last year I received a couple trees from Treetopia and used them in decking out my home for the holidays. (You can check the trees out here and here.) Treetopia was so pleased with my mad tree trimming skills that […]

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How to Brine a Turkey

A week ago I cooked a turkey for the first time. I’d never really had a reason to make one before. For Thanksgiving, my mom, grandma, or some other family member has always had turkey duty. I was just in charge of eating duty. You might be wondering what prompted me to finally cook a […]

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Tiramisu Martini

Okay. Okay. I know I’ve been gushing about my recent cruise, but it was so magical and memorable, that I just can’t stop talking about. If you’ve never been on a cruise, it’s definitely something I hope you will get to experience at some point in your life. I was very lucky to go on […]

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A Year of Pie: Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie

Oops. With all that’s been happening lately, I totally forgot about my year of pie. Sorry about that. I’m going to attempt to squeeze in a few more pie recipes before 2015. Sound good? I’ve been so excited to make this pie ever since I saw the idea for its unique crust on Pinterest. And […]

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Office Updates

Happy Monday, friends! It’s been months since I’ve had you all in my office space, so I figured today we could quickly pop in and check out what’s new. Although there haven’t been any major changes, I did get a new rug, so things are looking different and more pulled together. Since I first turned […]

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2014 Holiday Cards

I guess this is my first official holiday post of 2014. I still can’t wrap my brain around the fact that, like it or not, the season is upon us. Every year I try to keep ahead of things in hopes of getting as much done as possible. However, I never even finished decorating the […]

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Decorating with Travel Souvenirs

Over the past couple years I’ve had the chance to travel to some wonderful places for either work or vacation. I’ve been to New York City, Ireland, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland (OR), Atlanta, and most recently, a cruise with Carnival through the Caribbean. It’s been a whirlwind, and I’ve loved every minute of it. No […]

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