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Baked Egg Recipe

When I was at my mom's house over Thanksgiving, she made me one of her "easy baked eggs" for breakfast and now I am hooked! I can't stop making these babies. I had never tried a baked egg recipe before, so I'm not sure how this one compares to others that are out there. All I can say is that I've made dozens … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {189}

Eek! Only 9 days until Christmas! How did this happen? I seriously feel like someone is pushing the fast forward button this season, don't you? Hopefully you all have your shopping complete and are able to just sit back and savor some Christmas cookies with your loved ones! I still have to bake some Christmas … Read More...

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A Few of My Favorite Things-Gift Ideas

Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? It is in procrastinator moments like these that I am so grateful for Amazon Prime! Today, I am teaming up with several other bloggers to share our favorite gift giving ideas with you. These are all items that I personally own, love, and recommend. They are all … Read More...

Christmas porch decorating idea

Christmas Porch Decorating Ideas

My husband told me the other day that he thinks the front porch is the new mantel. I laughed out loud because I knew exactly what he meant! I used to LOVE decorating my mantel and would change it up at least once a month. And while I still appreciate a good mantelscape, I have to agree with the hubs that in … Read More...

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Christmas Kitchen Decorating

Welcome to my Christmas kitchen! Can I offer you a lukewarm Pellegrino? Just kidding. That would be mildly unpleasant. And to let you in on a little secret, those bottles are actually all empty. I stuck them in my new Christmas present to myself because they looked so pretty and matched my decor better than … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {188}

Hello everyone! Welcome to another edition of the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! I know you all have been creating up a holiday storm, and I can't wait to check out your projects and feature those that catch my eye. Holiday Home Tours have been in full swing for over a week now and Part 1 of mine went … Read More...

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Christmas Home Tour {Part 1}

Hi everyone! I'm honored to be one of the home's kicking off Just a Girl's week-long Holiday Home Tour. Today I'm excited to share Part 1 of my tour! Yes. There was too much Christmas going on over here to pack into just ONE home tour. :) If you are visiting from Kevin & Amanda, welcome and come on … Read More...

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DIY Oversized Ornaments

To quote Miles Finch from the movie Elf, “I’ve got one idea that I’m especially psyched out of my mind about. Ya’ know, it’s one of those ideas where you’re just like, YES!” This sums up how I feel about today's project! My Lowe's Creative Ideas Blogger challenge this month was to create holiday decor using … Read More...

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Semi-DIY Antler Ornament Tutorial

I am currently waist deep in Christmas bins right now preparing for Just a Girl's Holiday Home Tour which kicks off this Monday, but I wanted to pop in and share a semi-DIY antler ornament tutorial with you. I found these antler ornaments at Walmart for $1.97. Each ornament  came with a set of antlers … Read More...

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Birch Lane Sale #12DaysofBirch Contest

It is no secret that I am a HUGE fan of Birch Lane. I get giddy when a new catalog arrives in my mailbox, and I admittedly study it as if there will be a pop quiz afterwards. I also have the pleasure of owning several home decor accessories from Birch Lane and the quality and beauty of each item is second to … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {187}

Hi everyone! I hope you all had an enjoyable Thanksgiving! If you’re new to the Tutorials & Tips link party a special welcome to you. Please take a minute to read the guidelines below before linking. Enjoy and thanks for linking up! Some things to remember: Please link up your original work. … Read More...

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Do Hair Vitamins Really Work

Do hair vitamins really work? It's a valid question that deserves an answer. There are so many beauty products on the market right now, it can be overwhelming to sift through what is worth the time and expense. I'm a skeptic, but I like to try new products that others say are working for them. So when … Read More...

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Holiday Coffee Bar Cart with Nespresso

Oprah and I have something in common. We both chose the  Nespresso VertuoLine and Aeroccino+ Milk Frother as one of our 2014 favorite things! I was so inspired by my new machine that I created an entire holiday coffee bar cart with Nespresso and am sharing some drink recipes with you today. I have tried a lot … Read More...

How to match the right window and door styles to your home

How to Match the Right Window and Door Styles to Your Home

Whether it's feeling a gentle breeze through an open window, basking in the warmth from a skylight on a chilly day, or welcoming guests through a craftsman front door, our home's windows and doors contribute greatly to our everyday enjoyment! They provide character to our home and connect us to the exterior … Read More...

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Tutorials & Tips Link Party {185}

If you’re new to the Tutorials & Tips link party a special welcome to you. Please take a minute to read the guidelines below before linking. Enjoy and thanks for linking up! Some things to remember: Please link up your original work. Round-ups are fantastic–I’m a fan of them! However, this party is … Read More...