A Quick Health Update

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that shortly before Thanksgiving I suffered a miscarriage at nine weeks of pregnancy. It’s resulted in things being quiet here on the blog, as it’s been an incredibly sad—not to mention physically trying—event for me. Yesterday I underwent surgery to remove the remains of the pregnancy and […]

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Two Insanely Delicious + Easy Holiday Side Dishes!

Tomorrow is the big day! Turkey and pie lovers everywhere are slipping into their stretchy pants and tucking their napkins into their shirts for the big feast! Every year, I have a debate with myself about whether to stick with my tried and true holiday side dishes or to mix it up with something new. […]

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A Quick + Pretty Fall Bedroom Update

Of my many home decor collections, bedding definitely sits near the top of my “must hoard” list. Our hall closet is practically overflowing with sheets, blankets, shams, and pillowcases of all stripes (and checks and polka dots)! Yet there’s always room for a new addition to my linens lineup, especially when its as soft, sustainable, […]

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Thanksgiving Table Inspiration with Elizabeth Messina and Sunday Suppers

Brace yourselves for a tw0-part (or even three-part!) post so chock full of Thanksgiving table inspiration and holiday entertaining ideas that you’re definitely going to want to grab a pen and take notes! Earlier this fall I joined forces with my wonderful friend Elizabeth Messina to host one of Sunday Suppers’ Sobremesa dinner parties for a handful of lovely […]

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This Modern Vacuum Actually Makes Me Want To Clean House!

Housekeeping has never been, ahem, one of my strengths. In fact, I suffer from a strong aversion to cleaning that I believe is common amongst many creative people. Because my brain is always five steps ahead of whatever I’m doing, when the time comes to tidy a mess that I’ve made, I’m already diving into […]

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8 Beautiful Ways to Get Into the Holiday Spirit ASAP

I’m calling it: The holidays are here. I’ve been trying to hold out ’til Thanksgiving to start up my Christmas carol playlists, but I caved last week and it’s been holly jolly around here ever since. I’m jonesing hard for Pepperidge Farm Gingermen, I have to stop myself daily from lounging on the couch with […]

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Space Saving Kitchen Spotlight: That Modern Tile Floor Mosaic!

Remember the space saving kitchen design by Taylor + Taylor that I shared last week? Well, as promised, here’s a closer look at that jaw-dropping modern tile floor mosaic that takes the kitchen from amazing to out-of-this-world! This floor was the one teeny tiny piece of input I myself had on the design—and not even because […]

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We Made These 3 Small Changes to Help the Planet + It Was Easy!

After Tuesday’s election, with some solid progress in many key areas and some disappointing losses in others, I’m more determined than ever to keep doing my in small, daily ways to keep our country moving forwards. It’s so easy to get trapped in the mindset that as individuals we are powerless—I struggle with those thoughts every […]

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Ideas for Beating Holiday Stress Before It Even Starts

I’ve been having serious hibernation impulses lately. Of course part of it is the natural ebb and flow of energy that comes with shorter days and cooler temperatures, but I’m also chalking up my longing for couch time to how incredibly stressful this year has been both in the news and in my own life. […]

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Reflections On Learning Piano as an Adult

Remember back in January when I decided take up the piano after a fifteen year hiatus? As we head into the final couple months of the year, I thought I’d give you guys an update on how that’s going! As you’ll recall if you saw my posts on Instagram, I played the piano for years […]

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