Spring Cleaning Your Home the Right Way

Spring Cleaning. It’s one of my favorite times of the year. It started a few weeks ago with cleaning out our pantry and refrigerator. It continued last week with emptying out of basement. And this weekend I deep cleaned our kitchen. But here is the interesting part. Before I started the “deep cleaning”, I “spring cleaned my cleaning products” first.

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The Lost Art of Letter Writing

One of the saddest things about the digital age is that we have all forgotten the art of letter writing. Just think about it. When was the last time you sat down to write a letter? With a pen and a piece of paper?

There is something about writing your thoughts out by hand on physical paper, and sealing it in an envelope, that makes the message feel much more personal and enjoyable. I think that the art of writing letters is a lost art that we need to revive together.

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Is It Fall Yet?

While we were sweltering in the heat and humidity in Taipei I couldn’t help but notice a lot of fall decor popping up on my favorite Instagram feeds. At first, I thought it was a fluke but soon it appeared as if everyone was changing seasons on me. This was all happening behind my back while I was really far from home. What the heck?

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WHAT I’M LOVING NOW // Whitewashed Window Mirrors

There are a few things that I see on Instagram all of the time. Rae Dunn? Duh. Shiplap? Definitely. Signs? Mmmhmmm. But one of the more under the radar pieces that I’ve noticed is this whitewashed window mirror from Pier 1 and the different variations of this window mirror look.

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photo via @the_simple_farmhouse

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