How to Expand Your Living Space by Bringing the Outdoors Inside

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There are always challenges living in a one hundred year old home. The lighting still blinks when the A/C comes on. We have one outlet in the dining room and it’s in the middle of the floor (underneath my rug). And until now, we haven’t been able to leave our french doors open because we have no screen doors. But that has all changed, thanks to my partnership with Phantom Screens.

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Spring Decorating Ideas

Spring is here! It’s time to talk about spring decor and I have teamed up with five amazing bloggers as we are sharing spring decorating ideas. Today I am sharing how I styled my dining room and family room for Spring. Be sure to head to the bottom of this post to see the gorgeous photos of my fellow bloggers. They are Sarah at Dreaming of Homemaking, KariAnne at Thistlewood Farms, Sheila at Maison de Cinq, Ashley at The Handmade Home, and Courtney at French Country Cottage.Read More

You Too Can Turn Your Shower Into a Spa Experience

 

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This post is sponsored by hansgrohe on behalf of Everywhere Agency: however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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My life just seems to be getting more hectic every day. I tend to over commit and I am feeling a lot of stress these days. In my efforts to reduce stress in my life, I promised my husband I would find more time to relax and maybe even visit a spa.

But I know that isn’t realistic. I know I won’t take the time to visit a spa because I have no extra time.

Instead, I decided to bring the spa experience of relaxation in our home and I installed a new hansgrohe Raindance PowderRain Showerhead. And boy am I glad I did.

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It’s Time to Pull Out Your Grandmother’s China

setting the tableIt’s a modern family problem. We all have a set or two of old china.  It belonged to a grandma or a mother-in-law. It’s very sentimental but it’s just not modern. It’s boring and it isn’t what we dreamed of when it comes time to setting a table and entertaining. It’s collecting dust and also creating tons of guilt.

So what’s a girl to do?

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