Home accessories gone wild

I love surrounding myself with things that are truly special to me: photos of loved ones, shells I’ve found, antlers found on my parents’ farm, favorite books… the list goes on. An a-ha moment for me was when I realized YOU DON’T HAVE TO EXPOSE IT ALL. So, this is how I keep my home accessories from turning into home clutter. 1.  Once every several months, I go around and...
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Surround yourself with what you love: HOME

While we don’t have much control over the outside world, what’s under our roof is a different story. And speaking of “story” – your home {the “setting” of your story} plays one of the biggest supporting roles in the life you are writing. Your home should be your personal oasis:  one that nurtures, comforts, welcomes you {and your family} – and,...
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Surround yourself with what you love: STYLE

While style may not make quite as deep of an impact as what we do and who we’re with, don’t underestimate it’s power! It can add sparkle to the ho-hum, day-to-day which can have some pretty awesome affects on everything from your mood to your well-being. {It’s all connected!} When most of us think of style, we think: fashion {and hair, makeup, accessories}.  But style is...
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What I Love in my Bedroom + Order Makeover: Before & After’s

Yesterday, you got to meet our order makeover winner, Danielle.  Today, see our Before & After photos. {And further down, check out a few of my bedroom favorites!} Our focus: clearing the clutter in the bedroom… {B E F O R E photos} And now:  the A F T E R S ! Many of us have a “catch all” space for everything not...
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New Favorite! Want to entertain with style AND ease?

I knew this book was a great find when I noticed four of my favorite words in the subtitle: SIMPLE + STYLISH + FOOD + EASY.   My new favorite entertaining / cookbook:  Lulu Powers: Food to Flowers:  Simple, Stylish Food for Easy Entertaining. Lulu shares her fabulous recipes and party-planning tips she’s acquired over the years as a celebrity caterer and event planner. SelfLESSly I...
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Making your lifeSTYLE a-mah-zing

My biggest style icon without a doubt is Rachel Zoe, and today’s post is dedicated to her {Rachel Zoe Project Season 3 premier TONIGHT – on Bravo – cannot wait!!!}! As Kelly Ripa said yesterday when Rachel was a guest on Live with Regis & Kelly, “I can tell when a celebrity starts working with you because they suddenly look better.  They just look more...
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