Now that the weather is finally creeping towards fall here, I can start getting into the spirit of the season ūüôā I say it incessantly, but Target just keeps getting better and better. I know everyone has their favorite department in there. As you might guess, I beeline it straight to the home decor section every time I go.¬†The fall selection has been SO good. Pretty soon, the holiday stuff will be replacing it and so many of these things… Read more »

September Favorites The end of September is upon us, and there are a bunch of random things I want to share with you. Not all of them are worthy of an entire post, so¬†I thought maybe I could do this at the end of each month to recap¬†some fun things I’ve been into lately. I am loving the SkyFit audio fitness app! My friend¬†recommended it to me (thank you Becca!) and I¬†have been using it quite a bit when I… Read more »

It’s home tour day!¬†I’m so happy to introduce you to Tricia, one of my wonderful¬†neighbors. Tricia and her family live right behind us. They are super warm and extremely kind. I think I have mentioned before how much we love our neighborhood, and this family is one of the many reasons why. I am in awe of what a fantastic job they did building this home from scratch. While tackling a remodel project comes with its own sets of challenges,… Read more »

Do you remember a few months ago when I posted about my friend Bonnie’s windowless classroom? Previously the 7th & 8th grade¬†history teacher,¬†she is now the middle school counselor. For the past month and a half, we have been chipping away at her¬†inherited guidance classroom, with still a few more projects left to go. We are taking a little pause for the next month, so¬†I thought it would be fun to¬†give you¬†a progress report today. If you recall¬†from the original… Read more »

Design Lesson: Adding Vignettes in Your Home: The Outside & In

Today I wanted to share with you a tactic¬†that¬†stylists and designers use to elevate a room’s presence. During the decorating phase of a project,¬†pros often create little “vignettes”. When you see the word vignette, what comes to mind? Wikipedia describes a vignette as: ” …¬†a short impressionistic scene that focuses on one moment or character and gives a trenchant impression about that character, an idea, setting, and/or object.[1] It’s a short, descriptive passage that’s more about evoking meaning through imagery… Read more »