Blogging | Blue House | Curb Appeal | Life

2017 Goals and My Word of the Year

This year, I’m planning to simplify my goals a bit and only concentrate on a few for our home. Instead, I’m going to focus on a word this year. In years’ past, I’ve definitely had a major, overarching goal that could have been summed up by one word. For example, last year would have been […]

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Entertaining | Family | Holiday

New Year’s Eve Favorite Things Brunch

Happy new year! The ladies in my family have started a new tradition of having a favorite things brunch around the holidays where my younger cousin and I host our moms, aunts, and grandmothers at my house for a fun morning of fellowship and gifting. (Click here to read more about the favorite things game.) […]

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Blogging | Blue House

2016 End-Of-Year Goal Check In

Back in January, I made a list of goals for the year ahead. Then, I checked in again in June to see if I had made any progress and also to see if I need to make any adjustments to my goals for the remainder of the year. Now that the year is over, it’s time to […]

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Decor | Entertaining | Family | How To

Florida Room Inspiration

The weather has finally turned to winter, and I’m dreaming of escaping to the beach for a few days. I’m fortunate to live near enough to Florida to make annual trips. I’m also fortunate enough to be able to visit my dad’s Florida condominium whenever I’m able. While it’s not directly on the beach, it’s […]

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Christmas

All I Want for Christmas, 2016

Hello friends! This month has been crazy busy for me with wonderful opportunitites, which left little time for blog posting. But, I’m back today sharing what’s on my personal Christmas wish list for 2016! 1. Bose Bluetooth Speaker I’ve long wanted some sort of a Bose sound system, and I think this mini bluetooth version […]

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Blue House | Curb Appeal

Goodbye Rusty

I wrote about our new garage door awhile back. When our old door finally gave out on us, we decided to upgrade to a carriage-style garage door. We love the windows at the top of the door, the panel details, and, of course, the hardware. However, we were not loving the lights on either side […]

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Crafting | Decor | DIY Art | Wreaths

The Evolution of a Wreath

I’ve made a lot of wreaths, but one I made recently for my new sitting room might just be my favorite ever. I captured a SnapChat story of the process, and it seemed like a fun thing to share here on the blog, too. Step one: Step Two: Step Three: All of the flowers came […]

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Blue House | Decor | Life

Sitting Room Inspiration

A few months ago I realized that I had a desire to create a retreat within our home for me. Now that I work from home, I spend the majority of my time in our home’s office. I absolutely adore working from home, but sometimes I find myself craving a change of scenery. At first, […]

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Blue House | Decor | Entertaining | House Tour | Tablescapes

Blue House Tour: Dining Room

When we bought our first house, a dining room was on the wish list, but it wasn’t meant to be. (I made the most of what we did have, though.) Before we even moved into our blue house, I was beyond excited to finally have a dining room and spent some time dreaming up a mood board. […]

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How To | Recipes

Energy Bites Recipe

Energy bites have become quite the popular sweet snack lately. It seems that everyone has their favorite way to make these delicious morsels that actually taste more like a cookie than something that is actually good for you. Today, I thought I’d share my favorite way to make energy bites. My aunt texted me her […]

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