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Home & Design: 5 Ways To Maximize Relaxation In Your Home

Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels. A house becomes a home once you can depend on it as your sanctuary to revitalize and restore the energy, willpower, and motivation you’ve lost throughout the day. If your abode isn’t entirely giving you the comfort you need, there are a few ways you can change this, 5 in fact! So, follow the below tips, to make your house into a home that’s comfortable, inviting and relaxing all rolled into one. Soft Furnishings Soft textured fabrics are essential when you need to step up the cozy in your home. To fulfill this tip, you could choose …

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5 Things Every Home Needs To Have

Photo by Designecologist from Pexels Let’s not kid ourselves: there can be something slightly overwhelming about owning a home. It’s going to take a lot of work just to keep things in tip-top condition. But a home shouldn’t be a chore, they should also be enjoyable, relaxing, rejuvenating! And the good news is that making your home all of these things isn’t some impossible task. By incorporating just a few simple additions to your property, you can make them all of that and more. We take a look at some house essentials below. Here are the 5 things every home needs to have… …

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Home & Design: Creative Uses For Your Basement

Photo by Vecislavas Popa from Pexels. If you’re lucky enough to have a house with a basement, then you may be wondering what exactly to use it for. Until now, it could have been used as that room where everything just gets stored, which is fine, but after a while that starts to become like a bit of a waste of a perfectly good room and just another excuse to keep holding on to old junk that you probably no longer need, use, or want. So, in this post, we’re going to share with you some of the creative ways that you can …

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Last Minute Foodie Gift: Recipe Calendar App!

We are 1 week away from Christmas and there is panic in the air! We still need gifts for those last few hard-to-shop-for people on our list. But fret not, for I have a fabulous and super easy idea for the foodies in your life. The Recipe Calendar App! I had the chance to play with this beauty for the last few weeks and it is absolutely fantastic. So today, not only am I going to show you what a fabulous (and easy!) gift it is to give last minute, I will also partnered with the app to offer a …

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Custom Holiday Gifting with Amazon Handmade

This post was sponsored by Amazon Handmade as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. We all have that diehard foodie in our lives that are impossible to shop for. A trendy new kitchen gadget? They were first in line to buy it. Fancy stemware for cocktail parties? They already have 4 different sets. Exotic ingredient from a far away land? They already traveled there and brought back a crate. I know this impossible-to-gift person because I am that person! I literally have every appliance imaginable times two. No …

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Holiday Dessert

Thank you Edwards® Desserts for sponsoring this post. Head to the frozen desserts aisle of your grocery store to pick up your favorite Edwards pie and make entertaining a breeze! We’ve all been in this nightmare situation. The roast is basting, the house is sparkling clean, the cider is being warmed, you’ve fastened on the beauty spots, and your guests will arrive within the next hour. But then you realize, you completely forgot about dessert! Frantically you search the cupboards for a hidden cookie tin or boxed brownie mix, but to no avail. Your mind flutters as you try to find …

Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor

Entertaining in Memphis

Today we have a guest writer! Wahoo! Teresa Daniel is a photographer living in Tennessee and she loves to entertain. She gives us a glimpse inside her Memphis home, lays out her entertaining style, and even offers up a classic Mint Julep recipe… From mint juleps to charcuterie boards, I can’t get enough of crafting appetizers and drinks in our little kitchen and serving up the good stuff on our classic farm table.  My aesthetic for our kitchen and dining room is light and airy, with a color palette of white and seafoam green tones, while our oversized wooden table, …

Farm to Feast in Rockwall Texas

Farm to Feast in Rockwall, Texas

I grew up in a big city and always dreamed of living in a quaint town where everyone knew your name. My yearning for such a lifestyle could probably be matched by those small-town kids dreaming of the big city. I continue to hop from one big city to the next, but my urge for a more homey feel hasn’t wavered. That’s why when I hear about a place like Rockwall, Texas, I want to pack up and move immediately. Rockwall holds a bi-annual Farm to Feast community dinner in their downtown center. What?! Yes, it’s like they live in …