Some of my favorite memories from my childhood are the perfectly imperfect ones…the messy moments that weren’t anything extraordinary at first glance, but proved to be very special looking back. Every holiday season leading up to Christmas I would bake cookies with my mom and sisters. My dad would work late, so it always felt like a big event when we got to stay up late and gather in the kitchen with my mom and all her baking supplies.
Toddler Gift Guide 2021 Now that it’s November, I’m starting to browse and get some gift ideas. I’ve never been an early shopper and always found myself in the store, waiting in line the week of Christmas, stressed out, shopping for last minute gifts. Now, as a parent, I just need to get all the … Continue reading “Toddler Gift Guide 2021”
finally sharing about Building our southwest dream home It feels so good to finally talk about the house and begin sharing what we’ve been dreaming up for the last year and half now. If you missed the post announcing that we’re building a home in Tucson, take a second and read it here. I feel … Continue reading “Southwest Home Build: A Look at the Design Inspiration”
Tips for Creating the Perfect Guest Space I think we’re all feeling ready to host friends and family again, safely of course. It’s been a wild year and a half, and while we are still doing our best to stay safe and take proper precautions, we are slowly hosting friends and family again. Rob’s family … Continue reading “Tips for Creating the Perfect Guest Room”
Summer Entertaining at Home After 2020, we’re all itching for an escape. Whether you’re starting to travel again safely, or entertaining family and friends at home, one thing is for sure: we’re all looking forward to being with those we love again. Summer is always such a fun time to gather, and I cant think … Continue reading “Summer Entertaining at Home: Colorful Ideas + Sweet Treats with Walmart”
“We are most human when we are purchasing something someone else has made.” — Andy Crouch
So excited to pick back up our M A K E R S S E R I E S today with Jennifer from JUNO. Over the last few years, I started collecting Jennifer’s pottery as I was initially drawn to her warm hues and earthy textures. Personally I love learning about other people’s creative processes, especially women and now even more specifically: mothers.
I’ve had the pleasure of working with some really amazing companies over the years that I’ve grown to adore. I rounded up a few of my favorites below, with some discount codes so you can also enjoy them and maybe try out a new shop or two. Check out some thoughtfully curated sustainable clothing companies, … Continue reading “Discount Codes to My Favorite Shops”
The kitchen is our most used room in the house. Meals together as family, washing dishes, brewing coffee and more…and Oliver joins in on it all with us. We’re not the only ones who have been spending more time at home these days, so I’m sure many can relate to the extra dishes in the … Continue reading “5 Favorites for Making Washing Dishes More Fun”
How to Create an Earthy and Natural, Plant Filled Dining Room Earthy and neutral was the vibe we were going for when we designed and decorated our dining room. Our 1930 Tudor had a lot of charm and refinement from the start, but we wanted to put our stamp on the place by brightening things … Continue reading “Our Earthy and Natural Dining Room: Get the Look”
Floating Shelves in the Kitchen Open shelving: you either love it or you hate it. When we remodeled our house we knocked out the upper cabinets for open shelving and haven’t looked back. It’s a design choice that isn’t for everyone, but we love the interest open shelving adds to a kitchen. They allow easy … Continue reading “Ready Made Open Shelving + Why We Love It”