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This Italianate home in Church Hill is probably the house that has stretched me the most of all the homes we have built. Italiante by nature is outside of my wheelhouse but I wanted to build a house that matched the neighborhood’s character on the exterior while adding in a little more of my personal […]

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So admittedly I had never really had a front yard before we moved into our home a couple years ago. I had always lived in condos, apartments, or my parent’s house so I had NO idea how much work it takes to landscape a front yard that’s the size of ours. I thought “oh I […]

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Hi friends! So last week I was invited to tour the Richmond Homearama homes in Hickory Hill. For those of you who aren’t familiar with  Homearama it’s an event put on each year by Home Building Association of Richmond that showcases several different custom home builders in a particular neighborhood. These custom builders each build one home that […]

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By popular demand (*Drum roll please!*) I give you my favorite white paint colors for the exterior! Now white paint is tricky. The trickiest of all colors because I think it can change the most drastically depending on lighting and there are just so many shades, tones, undertones….I mean picking a white paint color can […]

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Dave and I were reflecting last night on some of the positives of being quarantined and we both agreed that we are so happy to be able to find time to work out and prioritize our health. I’ve been using the 21 day free trial of OpenFit and am loving it! I can stream the […]

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One of my favorite spring sales is going on now! You can get 25% off when you use the code SPRING. I went through and rounded up some stuff I have my eye on! 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 […]

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If I am splurging on one thing in a home, it’s ALWAYS lighting. Honestly, a lot of times I will start in the kitchen, pick pendants, and then pick everything else on the first floor-based off that choice. So, if you are looking for the biggest bang for your buck. Lighing. I am telling you. […]

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Parents are some of the hardest people to buy for! At least mine are. Anything they want they just go buy themselves, which is why I’ve created this 2020 gift guide for parents. I love gifting them things that maybe they have never heard of or don’t want to splurge on themselves. It’s the perfect […]

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These before and after renovation photos in the historic Union Hill neighborhood of Church Hill is shockingly one of the easiest renovations we have done. The house itself actually had really good bones. toaster / backsplash / crock / We lovingly brought this home built in the 1800s back to life and the once abandoned eyesore is now the […]

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Healthier Starbucks Fall Drink Menu

Not going to lie here, I’m usually not all about the Pumpkin Spice flavored everything. But this year I felt like the Grinch when his heart grew two sizes haha. I can have enough of it! I literally craved it for the first time the other day! Usually its really hard for my to order […]

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Fall is here and I am here for it! Pumpkin flavor everything, comfy clothes, booties, sweaters, bonfires! Without a doubt, sign me up for it all! I put together a list of my favorite fall nail colors below. So, whether you are wearing a chunky beige sweater with jeans and booties or a graphic tee […]

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Hi Friends! I cannot tell you how many amazing things I have found on Amazon recently! Especially Dupes! There are some thing I really believe in getting the real deal but if its not a staple, I just can’t justify paying $300 for sunglasses. So I rounded up the best Amazon Dupes for you and […]

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How-To-Create-A-Modern-Farmhouse

This is probably my favorite project so far! I am calling it “The Modern Farmhouse.” It’s a little modern, a little coastal, and a little traditional. All of my favorite styles! This cute 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath rowhouse is definitely one of a kind! You can shop this post at the bottom of the page! […]

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packing-for-europe

Hi friends! I cannot believe it’s almost time to start packing for Europe! To be honest I am super nervous about leaving Noah for two weeks. If you’ve been following for a while you know Dave and I travel a good bit without Noah (and every time is really hard for me) but this will […]

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ten-apps-you-didnt-know-you-needed

If you guys are like me my phone is basically an extension of my body and I am that person that has like 100 apps on their phone. If I can figure out a way to make my life easier with an app I am downloading that baby immediately! Whether its finding a place to […]

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