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 […]

Leo: Get The Royal Home Decor Treatment

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Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide for adding decor that is personal to each sun sign. Since this is the month of Leo, we’ll focus on the details that make their homes bold and exotic. If this […]

Cancer: Home Decor Goes With the Flow

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Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide for adding decor that is personal to each sun sign. Since this is the month of Cancer, we’ll focus on the details that make their homes heaven on earth. If this […]

A Peacock Chair Gives You The Royal Treatment

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Summertime.. and the living’s easy.  Time for seating in natural fibers such as wicker and rattan to come front and center!  Nothing looks better propped up on a porch or by a sunny window than a gorgeous peacock chair.  Take a look at how designers are adding Bohemian charm to their no-so-humble abodes.  Every girl deserves to be queen for […]

See-Through Purses For Gals With Nothing to Hide

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Summer is just around the corner and it’s time to start adopting a less-is-more attitude. Think of the things you love/need most and put them on display with one of our favorite see-through purses or bags. Make a statement without saying a word! Take a carefree approach to what you have to have on hand and ditch the stress. This […]

Taurus: Home Decor You Can Depend On

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Hey baby, what’s your sign? We’re enthralled with the hidden art of astrology and how the stars align with personalities. Just for fun, we’ve put together a reference guide for adding decor that is personal to each sun sign. Since this is the month of Taurus, we’ll focus on the details that make their homes stable and substantial. If this […]