Dining Room to Office Transformation

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This summer, I had the privilege of designing an office for a dear friend and co-worker from when I used to teach sixth grade math! This girl was my lifeline during those first years of teaching. We shared a closet and would leave the doors to it open so we could sit at our desks and chat with each other.  In a job that I struggled with every day, she made life look easy. When we both started having babies around the same time, it just brought us even closer, and she is one of the few people I still keep in touch with since leaving that school three years ago.

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5 Home Design Trends I’m Loving Right Now

So the last time I did this post, I mentioned how I don’t necessarily describe myself as a trendy person.  On the contrary, I usually feel like if I’m picking up on something, I’m probably the last person to find out about it. While I know some of the trends included in this post are not new, there may be one or two that you haven’t discovered yet. These are the design elements I’m seeing on Instagram, Pinterest and in magazines that make me swoon. I love all of these, and if I had the funds, I would have all of them represented somewhere in my home. I’m dying to know what you think about these 5 trends below. Which one is your favorite? Are there any you hate? And how many do you already have in your home?

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My Top Picks for Amazon Prime Day!

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Happy Monday friends! It’s Amazon Prime Day so get ready to grab some deals! It starts at 3pm today and goes for 36 hours. If you are not an Amazon Prime member, today is a great day to join and stock up on anything you need and have it all delivered to your door! Amazon LITERALLY has everything you could ever dream of- the more you use it, the more you’ll discover.

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Roadtrip Tips for Traveling with Little Ones

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We recently returned from an all-girls road trip to Nashville, Tennessee. This has been a tradition ever since I was a little girl. My mom would take me and her mom to little places all within driving distance for a long weekend, just us girls. We would go to craft shows or Colonial Williamsburg or Plymouth Rock, somewhere cute and adventurous, but easy enough to handle in just a few days. Even though this tradition started when I was only four or five years old, I still have memories stored away from those trips, and my mom and I hope to keep those memories going with my girls.

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