Gold Boots Got Me Like—

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It’s true what they say: “all that glitters is gold”.  One of the quickest ways to update your Spring wardrobe (while staying warm) is to add a pair of gold boots to the mix.  Tap into your inner Wonder Woman and twinkle baby, twinkle! Gold Boots Boogie Nights They are also the perfect accessory to an outfit that begs for […]

Bookshelves Should Live in Every Household

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You don’t have to be an avid reader to have a loving collection of books.  Bookshelves will remain one of our favorite home decor furnishings—even in this digital age.  They add tons of character to any space and every homeowner is entitled to at least one. Bookshelves For Home Libraries Take stock of your space.  Do you have an unused […]

Chili Recipes That Wind Down The Winter Waistline Woes

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Photo courtesy: Vegetarian Ventures | Recipe: Creamy Healthy Vegetarian White

If you like recipes with less than 20 ingredients, this is still the article for you.  You might be surprised at how easy chili is to make regardless of its ingredient count.  Pick a recipe that you haven’t tried or that contains the ingredients you have on hand. And let’s talk about healthy! This is the perfect season to start […]

Denim Skirts Are Fresh Again

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Start shopping for skirts if you’re looking for a Spring trend that will freshen up your wardrobe.  This season, denim skirts will update your outfit with classic comfort and tailoring. There is no magic length to shop for but a few styles stand out above the rest.  Take a look at how denim is being styled on the runway and […]

Hygge Hostess Helpful Hints: Keep it Simple

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You don’t have to be a regular AirBnb hostess to keep your home ready for guests.  Use our hygge hostess tips to make visitors feel at home with minimal effort. The trick is to keep things cozy and simple.  A few personal touches go a long way to making friends and family feel right at home. Hygge Hostess Bare Necessities […]

February’s Seasonal Vegetables in Recipes You Will Love

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Photo courtesy: Killing Thyme | Recipe: Chili + Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes w. Lime

One of the best things you can do for your body is to eat more vegetables.  February’s seasonal vegetables work to detoxify your body and aide with digestion.  We will be focusing on the veggies that are harvested each month so you can start building your recipe file.  This makes grocery shopping more fun and will give your menus more […]

Modern Grunge: Hip Like Junk

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Girlfriend: Elle Fanning | Photo courtesy: Nylon

90s grunge has been trying to make its way into street style but with little success. However, a few magical moments of modern grunge have surfaced and we’re ready to give you the 411. With a few of our tips and some outfit inspo, you’ll be ahead of the trend and rocking it right. Modern Grunge v. Gothic We first […]

Herringbone Wood Floors

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Gorgeous flooring is like a blank canvas waiting to be filled with all of the things that bring you joy. If you have herringbone wood floors at home, you really don’t need much else. The gorgeous pattern can act as a standalone piece and brings character with a touch of glam. Take a look at some of our favorite spaces […]

Skincare Oils Are 100% Part of Our Beauty Regimen

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Time to trade in your heavy lotions and creams for lightweight oils.  Today’s skincare oils work to treat skin issues and can be used by every skin type.  Take a look at the bare bones of basic oils that can be used together or alone as needed. Skincare Oils Prevent Acne Breakouts are not reserved for teenagers!  This sad fact […]

Tennis Shoes Tiptoe Through The Tulips

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Girlfriend: Julia Sarr-Jamois | Photo courtesy: tumblr

We were hesitant to put this article out because it might seem a little too behind an obvious trend.  However, our favorite tennis shoes are just too cool to pass up and these days go with any outfit you can dream up.  Take a look at these styles and we’ll put you in touch with the best brands to shop […]

Pianos Take Center Stage in Home Decor

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Small gatherings will warm your heart when winter’s chill drives everyone indoors.  We love pianos for such occasions because they add informal music to the atmosphere.  A small upright in a social location will lift everyone’s spirits. Add a few collectibles and your own source for musical inspiration and you’ve got the perfect touch. Pianos + Hygge Don’t box yourself […]

Tarot Card Art: Illustrations Rich With Symbolism

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The Hermit by Lisa Sterle

If you have a love for mysticism, you are probably familiar with tarot cards.  Many decks contain tarot card art that can be just as personal as the reading. Artistic styles range from classic to contemporary and the devil is in the details (as they say). Classic Tarot Card Art Tarot cards were initially created by wealthy Italians in the […]