• Gifts for Mother & Sister-in-Laws

    I’ve always wondered why mother-in-laws and sister-in-laws are so hard to shop for. Am I the only one? I’m lucky enough to have amazing in-laws and even though I know not…

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  • Mad About Magnolia

    Whether it’s used in a wreath, swag, garland or centerpiece, magnolia is a classic and timeless element in any holiday decor. Lately, with the grandmillenial movement that has recently been taking…

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  • Blue & White Gift Guide

    It probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise but a blue & white gift guide was one of the most requested gift guides this season, so this gift guide needs…

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  • Best Black Friday Sales

    Once we’ve eaten our Thanksgiving dinner and possibly had an extra glass or two of wine, for many of us it’s time to pull on our favorite comfy clothes (with elastic…

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  • Gifts Under $30

    Whether you’re shopping for a teacher, friend or co-worker it can be tricky to find gifts that are both affordable and are something you actually feel proud giving. I either own…

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  • Gifts for Him

    I don’t know about you but the men in my life are always the hardest to shop for. They are low maintenance and are always insisting they don’t need anything- and…

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  • Holiday Home Decor

    It’s officially that time of year! We are all starting to make our lists and check them twice and the first place we tend to start is with decorating out homes.…

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  • Gifts for Her

    Gifts for Her are always the most dangerous guides for me to put together because I only pick out things that I would want and then it takes all the self…

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  • Gifts for Toddler Boys

    There is nothing better than Christmas shopping for kids. Period! There is also nothing more expensive. I’ve added a mix of high and low items for my Toddler Boy Gift Guide…

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  • Gifts for Girls Ages 5-7

    Our daughter is five and she is truly the perfect age for Christmas. Rainbows, unicorns and anything pink or glittery are all the rage in our house right now. That being…

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  • Gifts for the Hostess

    Party season is right around the corner! Whether you are looking for gifts to take to parties to thank the host and hostess or if you’re shopping for a friend who…

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  • A Whimsical Long Island Cottage

    Jenna Bush Hager’s Long Island cottage is the perfect place to escape during the summer with her family and was made for entertaining. Decorated by Traci White and featured in the…

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  • Personalized Gift Ideas

    The moment I woke up on November 1st I was in holiday mode and am so excited to share my first gift guide of the season with you! I have a…

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  • The Friday Five

    I hope everyone had a spooky Halloween. I don’t know about you, but now that Halloween is over it’s officially “the holidays” as far as I’m concerned. My poor husband is…

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  • Designer Spotlight: Grace Hill Design

    Grace Hill Design is a Minnesota design firm run by founder and principal interior designer Kristi Patterson. Kristi not only runs a full time design firm that also includes e-design but…

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  • House Tour: Traditional Chic in Chicago

    Chicago based interior designer Shelley Johnstone Paschke is known for her impeccable eye, tailored furnishings, and ability to bring neutral palettes to life. I also personally love her subtle yet impactful…

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  • The Friday Five

    Keeping it short and sweet today so here is a round up of my of my favorite things this week and make sure to read it all…#5 is one of my…

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  • The Art of Styling Your Nightstand

    Our bedside tables are the home to some of our most treasured possessions from family heirlooms, photos of loved ones, wedding rings and favorite books. Although these spaces are small they…

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  • The Friday Five

    Happy Friday! If you’ve been following along on Instagram then you know that it’s been an exciting week in our family- my sister and her husband had their first child and…

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  • The Watch List: Jane Allen Designs

    If you’ve been following along for a while, you might remember that this Summer I began a new segment called The Watch List, featuring up and coming interior designers. I’m delighted…

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  • Loving Lately: Espalier

    I know most of our gardening thoughts these days are focused on mums, magnolias and evergreens but I’ve been playing around with the idea of growing some espalier along the side…

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  • Currently In My Cart

    It’s been an “add to cart” kind of week so thought I’d share a few of my favorites especially since so many of them are on sale. I’ve also included a…

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  • The Friday Five

    Sweater Weather is finally here! Our Halloween decorations are starting to go up and my oldest could not be more excited because she is Halloween obsessed. My uptight rules about Halloween…

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  • Our Blue & White Breakfast Room

    I often get asked why I don’t share more of my house and it all boils down to one simple reason: it’s nerve wracking! One of the main reasons is because…

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  • The Friday Five

    This week was a particularly exciting one for me because I was invited to partner with a brand that I have loved since before I started blogging: ChappyWrap. I hope you…

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  • Fall Home Decor Favorites

    I know I’m a little late to the “blogger game” with this post and even though I’ve been ready for fall for a solid month, the warm weather has made it…

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  • The Friday Five

    Happy Friday! It has been a whirlwind of a week in our house. Thank you so much for all your kind words about our kitchen with Serena & Lily and for…

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  • The Friday Five

    Hooray for the weekend! I often wonder why I count down to the weekend when it is always even busier than the rest of the week. This weekend we are running…

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  • Mirror Roundup

    Now that Summer is starting to officially come to a close and cooler temps are on the horizon, so many of us have started to set our sights on the decorating…

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  • The Friday Five

    It’s the end of another week! Both kids will have officially started school by Monday and tomorrow marks my our six year wedding anniversary, so I am ready to celebrate! I…

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  • The Friday Five

    I know I said I was taking the week off from the blog, but when you are a workaholic and truly love what you do, sometimes you just can’t stay away!…

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  • Loving Lately: The Minted Monkey

    There are few thrills that are quite as exciting as stumbling upon beautiful, one of a kind vintage finds. If you are willing to do some digging, Etsy is a great…

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  • The Friday Five

    Happy Friday! This coming up week is a big one for us. We are celebrating our daughter’s fifth birthday on Saturday (even though she doesn’t officially turn five until Tuesday) and…

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  • Crazy for Cocktail Napkins

    When I posted this boxwood napkin on Instagram last month, I got so much feedback asking for more favorites that I thought I’d share a round up of not only the…

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  • The Friday Five

    Happy Friday! I am swooning over this dreamy bathroom in today’s cover image by Christian Ladd. The soft blues and delicate accents are so peaceful and calming! Here are a few…

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  • The Friday Five

    I hope everyone has had a good week! As I know the end of Summer is drawing near, I am trying to soak up as much time with my sweet babes…

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  • Designer to Watch: Lindley Arthur

    If you’ve been following along with the blog this summer then you are probably familiar by now with my latest series, The Watch List, featuring interior designers who may not be…

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  • Back to School Guide: Mom Edition

    I interrupt this regularly scheduled interior design post to talk about one of the busiest times of year for my fellow readers who are mothers to young children: Back to School.…

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  • The Friday Five

    Today’s Instagram post and featured covered image is from an enchanting, antique filled Cape Dod in the July/August edition of New England Home. Designed by architect Tom Catalano and decorated by…

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  • 25 Timeless Table Skirts

    Table skirts are like wallpaper- you either love them or hate them and there’s usually no in between. While some find them to be dated and old fashioned, I am personally…

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  • The Friday Five

    It’s the weekend. Is it just me or has this week been a particularly long one? Happy Friday! Cover image via Verandah House Interiors ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE I always…

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  • Blue and White on A Budget

    It’s been ages since I have put together a new edition of Blue and White on A Budget– I apologize and have been getting your requests for another one! These round…

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  • The Watch List: Brass Hill Design

    Today I am thrilled to be featuring the work of New York interior design firm Brass Hill Design. Comprised of a dynamic duo, Mariel Goodson and Remi Crisci, Brass Hill Design’s…

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  • Affordable Chinoiserie Panels

    If you follow this blog, chances are you are as much a fan of chinoiserie panels as I am. A room covered in wall to wall de Gournay or Gracie chinoiserie…

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  • Friday Five

    Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a peaceful week and is able to soak up the sun this weekend. Here are my favorites for this week! Cover photo design by M+M…

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  • Home Tour: Hidden Pond Farm

    I was scrolling through Pinterest the other day and stumbled upon the gorgeous New Jersey home of interior designer Janet Simon, Hidden Pond Farm. Let’s be honest, when most of us…

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  • Loving Lately: White Kitchens

    In my opinion, kitchens are one of the most intimate and personal spaces of any home. They are where we gather, where we eat, where we share our highs and lows…

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  • A Classic Connecticut Colonial

    New York designer Victoria Hagan is known for her classic, timeless interiors and her ability to edit to perfection. Veranda magazine describes her as “the reigning queen of restrained elegance” and…

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  • Friday Favorites

    I love how quickly the weekend seems to arrive after a long holiday weekend. We have a weekend full of gardening (as long as the rain holds off), birthday parties and…

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  • Decor Round Up: Spring Planters

    Happy first day of Spring! I know it technically isn’t Spring until 5:58pm EST but close enough! If you are anything like me you have probably already started cleaning out your…

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  • Blue and White on a Budget

    It still amazes me how my Blue and White on a Budget posts are one of the things that really got my blog kick started. I have so much fun doing…

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  • Friday Favorites

    Happy Friday! I hope you all had a good week and have fun plans to look forward to this weekend. If you read last Friday’s post, I have decided to combine…

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  • 25 Stunning Butler’s Pantries

    I think we can agree that when we think about butler’s pantries we all let out a little sigh. They are one of the most coveted and luxurious additions to any…

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  • Design Spotlight: Melissa Haynes

    When I was recently going through the portfolio of Arkansas designer Melissa Haynes for my own dining room inspiration (her dining rooms are my favorite) I found myself saving so much…

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  • Chinoiserie Chic Finds

    Happy Monday! I love getting requests from you all for blog post topics and lately quite a few of you have asked for a Chinoiserie Chic decor round up, which you…

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  • Powder Room Planning

    We are in the process of debating whether or not to redo our powder room on the main floor of our house. Since we are on the hunt for our “forever…

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  • Top 12 Home Decor Finds of 2018

    If I have learned anything about blog posts this year it’s that you all love a good home decor roundup! So I figured what better way to end the year than…

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