Can We Talk About the Elephant in the Room?

This past year has been a whirlwind. When I started my Instagram account fifteen months ago, I assumed it would be a fun hobby. But thanks to all of you, I now quietly tell people I am a blogger. As in a full-time blogger.

I don’t tell people I am an “influencer” because I don’t like that title. I am not on Instagram to influence people. Rather, I am here to share the things I love!

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It’s Time for a Summer Celebration

It’s time to host my girlfriends for a summer get-together. I am so excited to partner with Balsam Hill to create the perfect setting for a summer celebration. These copper items totally reformed our back patio and don’t be surprised if you see them out here well in to fall! OK, maybe even winter!

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How a Silly Game Taught Me Security in Our Home Needed to Be a Priority

As a kid I remember playing ding dong ditch. My friends and I would ring the doorbell of a friend’s house and then hide when they answered the door. Of course, we never hid that well and our friend always found us. But it was all in fun and a thrilling game to play when you were ten years old.
But when someone plays ding dong ditch because they are trying to determine if anyone is home at your house so they can break in, then it’s not a good thing. This happened to us a few weeks ago and suddenly, safety in our home became a top priority.

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My Flea Market Finds This Week

I have been to a few flea markets in the past month and done a lot of shopping. I know I am really bad at sharing all of my final purchases. Usually, by the time I finish shopping, get everything loaded and unloaded from my car, I am too tired to take photos of my “loot. So today I thought I would share all of the things I found from my flea market shopping trips these past few weeks.

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Summer Blog Tour

Happy Summer! I am so excited about this Summer Blog Post Tou.! I have teamed up with some of the most amazing bloggers who have inspired me to refresh my back porch. Be sure to check out all of their wonderful blogs as there is so much inspiration to see! The links are at the bottom of this blog post.

After walking around and staring at my porch for days, I have decided to add color to our back porch! My subtle (and kind of boring) gray and white color scheme has been replaced. I have gone green and I love it!

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Great Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner and every year I struggle with gift ideas for my father and husband. This year I partnered with The Grommet to share some of the most unique and best Father’s Day gifts. The Grommet is a place to discover and shop innovative new products from local Makers and small businesses. I love that they have so many great gift ideas in all different price ranges. I have selected three of my favorite gifts for Father’s Day and am happy to share with you how they can be used.

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Why You Need A Summer Bar Cart

Do You Need a Bar Cart?

Can I just tell you how much I love our bar cart? I think it adds sophistication to our family room. And it’s not like we drink that much. I just think a bar cart looks very festive. And when we entertain, it’s great to have everything right where we need it for entertaining. Why not set up your own summer bar cart?

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