Candlesticks: Countryside Comfort + More

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Sometimes a room can gain so much from something so small. Candlesticks bestow a room with mood and atmosphere. This atmosphere is easily adjusted through placement and use. Additionally, these candles give a dull room undeniable personality with their versatility. Mellow Charm These candles let a room adopt a charming vibe. Candlesticks add a charming simplicity into your home. Their […]

Snap Hair Clips: Nostalgia Never Looked So Good

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Looking for something practical yet stylish? Snap hair clips have come back into their prime. They come in fun colors and even offer elegant designs to perfectly match any occasion. These pins can add a pop of color to any outfit. In addition, they keep your hair under control with distinct charm. Simple & Eye Catching An alternative to hair […]

Winter White: All-White Outfits

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It’s the season of “trans”. The beauty of trans seasonal Winter white outfits is that they bring the hope of Spring! Trade in your black for a day and opt instead for wool fabrics in light neutrals. You will be a breath of fresh air to everyone you meet. Winter White Outfits Without the Labor First the staples. Go ahead […]

SMEG: When Retro & Trendy Is Your Middle Name

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Home appliances are becoming more advanced by the minute. The company SMEG keeps up with this ever-evolving industry while keeping its cool retro look! This company is a titan in the home appliance manufacturing world. They offer much more than just their iconic refrigerators. Humble Beginnings Every large company has its own humble beginnings. SMEG found its roots in the […]

Posh Winter Coats: Your Wardrobe Deserves One

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The cold has officially kicked into gear. We are salivating over posh fur coats in various lengths, styles, and colors. If your winter wardrobe can manage just one more, teeny investment; may we suggest something glamorous? You’ll be surprised at how wonderfully versatile a fur coat can be. Not to mention a total mood booster! Posh Fur Coats Criteria What […]

Southwestern Jackets + Coats AKA Indians + Cowboys

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Our last hurrah for Fall fashion couldn’t be helped.  These Southwestern jackets and coats are keeping us warm and fuzzy; inside and out.  A thick layer of wool layered over dresses and denim is in the print of the moment.  Brought to us by Native Americans and hailing from the Aztecs, the geometric print contains symbols of both nature and celestial […]

Fall Hygge: Settle Down Into a Healthy Lifestyle

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Ahh, Fall.  Cool enough to hunker down with a good book; warm enough to enjoy the great outdoors.  This season, our Fall Hygge guide focuses on enjoying the best of both.  Try our yummy (low-glycemic) recipes and add natural decor touches to your home.  Treat yourself to a spa night, or simply take it easy in the morning.  Hygge is […]

Console Styling Tips for Mid-Century Modern Mavens

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Part of the fun of getting ready for Fall is creating new vignettes with vintage decor and collections from Summer’s travels. Console styling is a bit of an art form and takes a little bit of restraint and an eye for balance. Check out these mid-century modern beauties that boast an equal dose of both qualities. Extend Your Console Styling […]

Wood Element Personal Growth With Feng Shui

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Never change! But if you’re looking for a little personal growth, the wood element can certainly help. This is one of the 5 Feng Shui elements that can contribute to the energy in your home. Learn how to incorporate some upward momentum into your environment with these easy tips. Wood Element Energy To channel this energy properly, think of your […]

Ranch Style Fashion: So You Think You’re a Cowboy

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Summer/Fall transition seasons can sometimes be the most fun.  The weather is still warm, but ranch style is bringing fashion back home.  The trick is in the accessories!  Check out these country-cool looks that will help put a spring in your step this month.  “Don’t wait for tomorrow to bring you your dreams/ ‘Cause by the time that you get there […]

John Steinbeck: 5 Favorite Novels/ 5 Life Lessons

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Time to hunker back down and get some reading done. Now that school is back in session, you might have a little extra time for novels and the like.  Need a good suggestion? One of my number one favorite authors is John Steinbeck. I’ve read countless novels by the Nobel Prize winner and have learn little life lessons along the way. […]

Summer Hygge Essentials: Take it Easy

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Feeling in the mood for Fall, but it’s still a little too hot for “cozy”? We have a solution for all of your end-of-August problems. Adding a little more Summer hygge to your lifestyle will help you slow down and enjoy the changing season. Learn how to unplug and appreciate being in the moment a little more this week. You’ll […]