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Creamy Caramel Iced Coffee

March 12, 2019

I am a coffee addict. With the warmer weather, there is nothing better than some caramel iced coffee from Starbucks. The problem is, that can get expensive, really fast. That’s why I came up with this recipe for the perfect caramel iced coffee. It’s my favorite thing to enjoy during my morning commute to work while I listen to audible (currently Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban). Here’s what you will need: -10 oz of Starbucks unsweetened iced coffee…

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Decor DIY Dream Home

Our Entryway: How a little paint went a long way

February 1, 2019
Floral centerpiece on dining table overlooking entryway with navy blue walls and a settee and small white pedestal table.

The entryway of your home greets you as you walk in the door. It’s the place where you hang your hat, tired from a long day of work. It should be warm and inviting as if it’s actually saying “Welcome home!” with a smile. The problem Our entryway was always one of those areas I just couldn’t “figure out.” This is partially because our last place didn’t have an entryway and this was the first time I decorated one. I…

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DIY Dream Home

DIY Board and Batten Wall

July 1, 2017

We moved into our current place last November. It was a lot of fun to decorate and furnish; I absolutely love the way it’s turning out! Our bedroom, however, has been my big conundrum. The room was painted in a pretty greige, but it blended too much with our oatmeal headboard. The space didn’t feel cozy or warm, and although I tried many different styles of decor in there, nothing seemed to really suit us. I had thought about doing…

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Fall Decor Haul!

August 31, 2015

I understand some may think this is coming a bit early, but I am so over summer and ready for fall. Fall is absolutely my favorite time of year. Between the lovely sweater weather, pumpkin patches, cozy fires, and of course pumpkin spice lattes, what’s not to love? I love seeing what the stores put out in their seasonal sections and I was not disappointed when I went shopping for fall decor this weekend! All of my finds were so…

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Beauty Lifestyle

DIY Lush Oatifix Mask

August 24, 2015

Hello! Let me just say, it feels fantastic to be posting again. I’m so sorry to have been away for a couple of weeks, but I fully plan on being here, delivering posts every Sunday as usual once again. Thanks for being patient with me, I’m so glad you’re here! So, onto this fun DIY. As mentioned in previous posts, I love Lush products and the Oatifix fresh faced mask is one of my absolute favorites. It’s moisturizing, leaves my…

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Upcycling Empty Candles

August 2, 2015

I have a serious problem with scented candles and I frequently get stuck with the leftover jars. I feel bad throwing them out, so I try to repurpose them. This weekend I decided I wanted to add a little pizzazz to my office area by making a sparkly candle holder. Here is what I used: My empty candle. This one smells so good so I’m sad to see it go, but it is about to be so stylish!  Mod Podge,…

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DIY Dream Home

How To Driftwood Stain (Without Really Staining)

July 19, 2015

I love a good DIY, and Ikea has some great stuff begging to be fixed up. There are countless hacks on how to take the inexpensive furniture and turn it into something more custom. Also, I have had this dresser for a LONG time. It has been a great dresser, but unfortunately, it no longer fit my decor. So, I decided to give it a little face lift, and I love the way it turned out! I didn’t have a…

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