May 31, 2016

Super Simple Sorbets for Summer

Looking for an easy and delicious dessert to serve this summer? Check out these wonderful fruit sorbets that you can make in a flash!

May 26, 2016

A 1976 Fixer-Upper Home Gets a Makeover!

Click the link below, or if you click on the image, hit the BACK button on your browser to see the commentary for this amazing home makeover. I don't usually post this sort of thing, but this is, by far, the most amazing fixer-upper transformation I've seen!

My Houzz: Eclectic Bohemian Style in a 1976 Fixer-Upper

May 25, 2016

Boho DIY Outdoor Accents for Summer // Serving Tray

Summer picnics can be a little bit more fun when you serve things up your own special way! I fell in love with these adorable boho chic jewelry trays the minute that I saw them. Of course I'd bring them out of the bedroom and out onto the deck to serve up the goodies this summer!

May 20, 2016

Birdcage Succulent Planter from Garden Therapy

You might remember me talking about the book Garden Made by Stephanie Rose last fall and I wanted to circle back to their blog, Garden Therapy today for an awesome project!

May 17, 2016

The Bee-Friendly Garden by Kate Frey and Gretchen LeBuhn // Book Review

For every gardener who cares about the planet, this guide to designing a bee garden helps you create a stunningly colorful, vibrant, healthy habitat that attracts both honeybees and native bees.

In The Bee-Friendly Garden, award-winning garden designer Kate Frey and bee expert Gretchen LeBuhn provide everything you need to know to create a dazzling garden that helps both the threatened honeybee and our own native bees. 

May 12, 2016

Simplify Your Move with These Tips and CORT

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CORT. All opinions are 100% mine.

Let's face it, whether you're moving across the country or across the street, moving is STRESSFUL! Taking time to prepare can make the difference between looking forward to your move and making a mess out of your move! 

Where do you even begin?

May 11, 2016

Do or Don't // White Walls Back in the Spotlight

You might remember my post from a few months ago, (Don't Take Decorating Too Seriously) lamenting how every single "designer" home that I saw on every single design blog looked exactly the same. (I actually said, "I swear, if I see one more professionally decorated room online that has white walls, a white and black moroccan rug, (you know the one...) and a fiddle leaf fig in the corner, I'm going to throw up!"

Turns out, I'm not alone. Grace Bonney from Design Sponge, one my my favorite design blogs, recently posted "The White Wall Controversy" where she wrote:

May 4, 2016

What I Read Spring 2016 // 12 Books Reviewed

I realized that it's been a looong time since I posted any book reviews and I have read 11 books in the last few months since I my last book post! Here's what's going on in my book world!

May 3, 2016

Eating in the Middle by Andie Mitchell // Cookbook Review & Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

I've been a fan of Andie Mitchell for a looong time. If you haven't read "It Was Me All Along" you SHOULD definitely check it out! It's her journey struggling with obesity, weight loss, and finding balance. 

When I had a chance to receive a review copy of her latest book, "Eating in the Middle" I jumped at the chance! Andie's philosophy on healthy eating is so perfect, and this book is full of recipes that aren't diet recipes, but instead, like the cover says, "Mostly Wholesome". These are the recipes that helped her reach her weight loss goals and helped her to maintain that weight loss!

May 2, 2016

14 Festival Ready Pixie Haircut Styles for Summer

When you think Coachella, or any music festival for that matter, you think long, wavy boho hair - not pixie cuts. But if you have a pixie cut, you can totally rock your look this summer! Here are a few pixie cut street style shots from music fests!