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Transitioning into Fall with Magnolia blooms of the Peninsula: Around the world with Balsam Hill

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When we decorate, we are always inspired by something. It could be from a color palette, time in history or maybe even exotic locales and well-loved cities around the globe. Today I am joining a few blogger friends on this fun campaign with Balsam Hill to do just that. It's all about decorating with inspirations from around the world and making it your own.   If you are visiting from Courtney's (of…

Back to school bedroom makeover: A big girl bedroom reveal

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I have been away from here most of summer trying to soak up every minute of summer break. This homeschooling mama needed the break so bad. I'm pretty sure we all needed it! I still can't believe it's back to school next week for us. But while summer is still here, I thought it was time to finally finish up our big girl's bedroom just in time for kindergarten. In…

The nursery turned guest bedroom: 3 easy tips to a successful summer ready guest bedroom

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Hey friends, it's officially summer and we're kicking off this summer heat with a summer blog hop with 12 of my blogger friends. We each are sharing an area we've styled for summer whether it be our patios, living spaces, our bedrooms or even our yummy dishes ;) If you just came from Caitlin's blog over at This Rustic Cottage, welcome! Glad you made it here! So, who's going to…

Brunch at the Breakfast Nook with Pops of Blue

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Hey friends, who else is like hands on both cheeks, mouth wide open, as the thought of it actually being summer is already here. Okay so I know it's not officially summer yet, but we are a few weeks away people and I am beyond shocked that we're already having summer talks. Well, to get us ready for summer, my friend Mysha over at Remington Avenue, is hosting this Summer…

A Gift Idea Guide For Father’s Day: 3 Fool Proof Tips

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Who else gets overwhelmed when it comes time to pick a thoughtful gift for the special father's in our lives? Today I wanted share the top three things on my list when aiming for the perfect gift when the kids and I try to decide on what to get daddy for father's day. It hasn't always been easy, but I promise, sticking to these 3 tips when choosing a gift…

One Room Challenge: Breakfast Nook (week 5)

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You guys, we are at week 5! I can't believe how fast these weeks have gone by! Between juggling a husband being home on vacation (who is now at a new job), homeschooling 3 kids, nursing a 6 month old and working on a few other projects while this was going on has proven itself challenging. And probably explains the cold and sore throat I had (I never get sick)…