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How to easily add color to a neutral space for Spring

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Who's patiently waiting for Spring? Not quite sure "patience" is a good word for what I've been feeling but definitely waiting and looking forward to Spring time over here! Honestly, here in California, it's been looking like Spring for about a week now and the kids and I have been loving every bit of it! Being able to swing my windows open.. (ok I wish I was swinging them open,…

Saying hello to Spring 2017 in the dining room

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Hey friends! Oh boy am I ready than ever to welcome Spring. Who's with me? It is just right around the corner and today is about an everyday Spring day in the dining room. Notice anything different? If you guessed lighting?? Finally changed it! Do you love? I sure do! My idea of welcoming Spring is pulling from nature. Being in California, lots of greenery is everywhere and tons of…

making a shelf both functional and pretty every time

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My hubby and I decided to make a little video for you today. We did a stop-motion video; it was so much fun. We laughed a lot throughout the whole process. Especially when my big head would cast shadows when I thought I was completely out of the frame. Poor Jason, he's so patient with me. Anyway, any videos I ever post on the blog can easily be found here…

Let’s talk main living area FLOORING!

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Many people have asked me on Instagram, here on the blog and through private messages for details on our flooring that we installed in the main living areas so today I wanted to give you the details right here. I waited this long to share because I wanted to give it time to really form a sincere opinion.   I've already shared that I got them while they were on…

Kitchen progress at the almafied ranch reno

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You guys, have I been lagging on showing you the kitchen progress or what?! Can I be totally honest with you right now? Truthfully, it really makes me cringe a little sharing a half done project with you all. Especially since it's already been 7 months since we first started on the kitchen but it's come to a halt because we had to wait on my dad who is helping…

How we welcome winter + our living room tour at the cozy modern cottage ranch

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Brr.. its cold in here! Probably the hubby's least favorite line right now. I've been like a broken record the past week to him about how cold it's been. I don't like to think of myself as a high maintenance girl, but man when it comes to temperature, I equally strongly dislike being in super hot weather or super cold. Please tell me I'm not the only one! Who gets…

thanksgiving tablescape 2016 #2: an easy last minute neutral table

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Hey again.. In yesterday's post, I mentioned a neutral table I'd be sharing with you today. Well here's an easy swapping of a tablescape with color turned neutral with the table I set up yesterday. I know some of us may be having multiple tables to set for separate thanksgiving parties and maybe you wanted to have 2 different looks. Or maybe you just wanted an idea for a neutral…