The STYLE Mix | #bhfavmoment Edition

The Style Mix | links from the week

  Happy Friday!! So, instead of the regular mix today, I thought I’d link to all of you! My Instagram #bhfavmoment feed has been filled with so much amazing style!! I couldn’t just pick one! So get ready for some serious eye candy!! For realz, you guys are blowing me away with your “moments”. It’s my…

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Why I Paleo | My Journey to Healing and Living with a Chronic Disease

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This is one of those posts that I start to write and I decide to stop and hit Delete Delete Delete! I am veering from my usual DIY or design post today and I am talking about PALEO. To some, those five letters are a dirty word and to others it has been a real…

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Why I Love My HomeRight SteamMachine Plus and a GIVEAWAY!!

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I’d like to thank HomeRight for sponsoring this post.    Howdy! Today, I am talking about love. The kind of love that comes from a husband…and a steam mop.  I am sharing my favorite new HomeRight product, the HomeRight SteamMachine Plus.  You will also have a chance to win one of your own at the end…

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Our Valentine’s Day Dinner Table || Splurge + Save


Today is the day we celebrate those we love in an extra special way! We started a fancy Valentine’s Day dinner tradition with the boys a few years back. They look forward to it–especially the food! I make one of my most liked recipes, my Vodka Cream Pasta with Prosciutto. They all gobble it up…

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Our Trip to the World’s Fair Exhibit at The Field Museum


I recently had the opportunity to take the family to see the new Opening of the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair exhibit at The Field Museum in Chicago. Living in northern Illinois, I have the pleasure of being able to hop in my car and in just a couple of hours be in the 3rd…

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Latest Thrifty Finds and DIY Projects


I thought I’d share with you some our latest thrifty finds and what we’ve been up to this weekend. We started our fireplace makeover which I am so stoked about! We finalized our mantel plans and started the task of making a level surface on the stone. Here’s the thing about DIY projects…they teach you…

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Cabin Weekend


I just finished a project that I need to write-up, so I thought today I’d share a few of the moments from our magical birthday weekend in the cabin. It was just the perfect setting to really relax and enjoy spending time together. There was no need to get all dolled up. We all had messy…

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Halloween Candy Table with DIY Chalkboard Labels & a $200 Target GIVEAWAY!!


Today I have a fun and easy Halloween project to share and a great giveaway for a $200 Target gift card!! One of my hands-down favorite things to do on the blog is offer you guys a giveaway and this is a good one!! I also got to team up with some of my favorite…

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Good For You || Lean Cuisine Honestly Good


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Lean Cuisine, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #HonestlyGood #ad Hey Friends! Today I am going to give you a peek into one of my mornings around here. Are you excited?!? Well, this glamorous lifestyle I…

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Perfect Mornings || One Week of Modern + Fresh Home Tours


I am back from our trip and catching up on everything. I also came home to two sick little boys which makes me sad. I guess it’s that time of year when we are going to be passing the sick germs around! Here’s a little moment from our trip. We had a big porch on…

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Fall in Motion || Fall Touches + Travels


Hey Buddies!! This October is getting busy! We have quite a few great things to share in the upcoming weeks. One of them being the Modern + Fresh Fall Home Tour. I’ve been adding some cozy touches in our home between all the other projects we have going on around here. Without giving too much…

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Our Visit to The Tile Shop


Howdy! So, you saw our October preview yesterday which I’m sure most of those projects will roll into November. A big part of that will involve what we were up to this past weekend. On Saturday, we took a little road trip up to The Tile Shop for a day of learning and fun. Let…

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September Recap + October Happenings


Today we are doing our Best of September Recap and sharing what’s coming up for October. It’s been busy, busy, busy around here and that seems to be the trend for the rest of the year. We just got back from our trip to The Tile Shop and have some exciting transformations planned to start…

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