Lifestyle Personal Posts Scenes from my Week

Scenes from my Week

best every day lipstick
Between house hunting, packing, moving, and renovating – essentially an entire year of living in some variety of chaos, I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. We’re so close to being able to wrap up our own home renos (at least for the time being) and it is the most glorious feeling in the entire world. With summer just around the corner, I’m really looking forward to reclaiming our weekends. At the risk of sounding absurd… Continue Reading

Breakfast Recipes Tasty Treats To Sip On

Green Breakfast Smoothie

I’m thrilled to introduce you to my newest food contributor, Sarah of The Homemade Haus. If you don’t already follow her, you’re going to rectify that immediately. Your kitchen, friends, and family, will thank you for it. 

Green Breakfast Smoothie [paleo + vegan]-5

In my ideal world, I’d sit down every morning for a hot breakfast, complete with over-easy eggs served on top of sautéed vegetables with a side of perfectly crisp, thick-cut bacon. Most days, though, I’m scrambling for something to hold me over until my kids’ nap (when I can hopefully eat for a couple uninterrupted minutes). Unfortunately, my grab and go food choices all too often include treats like chocolatey scones and sugar-topped muffins – hardly a nutrient-rich option. Continue Reading

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One Room Challenge Week Three: Our Living Room Design Plan

I had a feeling that this whole One Room Challenge thing would sneak up on me quickly, and I’m pleased to announce that I was, indeed, correct. We are somehow already halfway through the whole series and I’m only now getting to the whole “this is what we’re doing” portion of the whole shebang. I’m a little tardy to the party, but I do hope that this little collection of pretty will make up for it. If you’ve been following along since the start, you may remember the inspiration post I pulled together a few weeks ago (here). And this is where we’re at in terms of the designs:

ORC living room r1


The goal for this room was to create a space that marries both form and function. Since this room acts as both our living room and family room it needed to perform a multitude of tasks. Primarily: Netflix binges and game nights with our friends and family. Since it is the workhorse of our home, but my background of course lies in design, I really wanted the space to feel elegant, timeless, and pulled together, yet not stuffy.

Items are slowly beginning to trickle in and each piece is even more beautiful than the last. Make sure to come back next week to see where we’re at currently. In case you missed it: you can see all the before photos right here. 

And check out the rest of the One Room Challenge participants:

Centsational Girl | Chris Loves Julia | Christine Dovey | Dwell With Dignity

The English Room | Glitter Guide | House of Brinson | House Updated 

J+J Design Group | Abby Manchesky | Nesting Place | Old Brand New

Old Home Love | The Pink Pagoda | Rambling Renovators | Erica Reitman

Sketch 42 | Suburban B’s | Erin Williamson  


Media Partner House Beautiful | TM by CIH


SOURCES: 1) Custom Curtains: Tonic Living | 2) Ceiling Medallion: Lowes | 3) Chandelier: Crystorama | 4) Crown Moulding: Metrie | 5) Cashmere Blanket: Annie Selke | 6) Wall Paint: Farrow & Ball – Amonite White | 7) Embroidered Throw Pillow: Pine Cone Hill | 8) Snake Print Throw Pillow: Annie Selke | 9) Tassel throw Pillow: Pine Cone Hill | 10) Striped Throw Pillow: Pine Cone Hill | 11) Lumbar Throw Pillow: Pine Cone Hill | 12) Marble Coffee Table: AllModern | 13) Kaydi Bishop’s Torched Art: Minted | 14) Actinomar’s Graphic Leaves Print: Minted | 15) Yuke Li’s Wild Grass Art: Minted | 16) Lamp: Bellacor | 17) Media Unit: AllModern | 18) Helina Chin’s Seascape Art: Minted |19) Sectional: AllModern

Lifestyle Personal Posts Scenes from my Week

Scenes from my Week

photo shoot
I’m not going to lie, it’s been a pretty exciting week. Between meetings with a potential wedding planner, a photo shoots with Style at Home, and a wonderfully inspiring coffee date with my powerful, ambitious, beyond talented friend Anna, AND a washer and dryer giveaway(!!) I’m feeling inspired in the very best of ways. Throw in the fact that we’ve been blessed with a short week, and I’m admittedly flying high. Continue Reading


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