Home Improvement Spruce Ups to Tackle at Home Now

If you find yourself with a little extra time at home in the coming days (smart social distance + #earthisshutdown), perhaps spruce ups will (1)…

Airy Coastal Cottage Bedroom Inspiration + Encouragement

Though I live in the land-locked heartland as a resident fairy on the prairie, there is something utterly irresistible to me about coastal cottage style.…

8 Kitchen Essentials in My Simple Shaker Kitchen

8 Kitchen Essentials in My Simple Shaker Kitchen takes a closer look at those kitchenware items I rely upon day in and day out. It…

10 Simple Decorating Ideas That Won’t Cost a Fortune

My last post shared 11 simple decor tweaks, and today’s Simple Decorating Ideas That Won’t Cost a Fortune offers a few more. We sometimes simply…

11 Simple Decor Tweaks to Enhance Your Interiors

11 Simple Decor Tweaks to Enhance Your Interiors explores a few friendly priced decor ideas as well as no-cost decorating reminders. After all, design should…

Yep, I’m a Real Life Renovator For Realz!

If you are newer to this blog, you may not know that in 2015 we sold our perfectly finished French inspired home and bought a…

Decor Inspiration: Slow Living At Home & Ideas for Peace

Yesterday, I cleared the front porch of the remaining ‘wintry less-Christmasy’ decor, so things are looking bare like our deciduous trees. Since I am in…

Apron Front Farm Sinks: Why I Chose One for Our …

When we bought our Chicagoland fixer upper in 2015, there were two elements I knew the kitchen design would incorporate: a crisp white palette and…

Decor Bargains For Home Under $25 + Uplifting Quotes

This frugalista glanced around her own home to arrive at the collection of decor steals below, so I hope you’ll play along! Decor Bargains for…

Shop My Closet + Closet Makeover Ideas & New Year Decluttering

Shop My Closet + Closet Makeover Ideas & New Year Decluttering gets us (yes us…girrrrrl, I need encouragement since I am tempted to play the…

My Home: Decor Ideas & Secrets From Around the House

My favorite thing about blogging at the moment has little to do with writing or researching decor inspiration to share. What I love is hearing…

14 Easy Healthy Food Swaps to Make in 2020

14 Easy Healthy Food Swaps to Make in 2020 is not about guilt or deprivation. Rather, let’s be creative with gentle loving ideas to be…