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Gluten Free Energy Bars

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Gluten Free Energy Bars

I don’t know about you, but I love having things like these gluten free energy bars prepared and ready to devour when I get the last minute hunger pains.  Otherwise I will reach for things that I shouldn’t be eating.  These are great to eat as a dessert and as a snack between our meals. […]

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Products that I am using for My Hair Loss

This post has been a long time coming.  I have been very open and honest about my hair loss situation from the start.  And, I shared it all over on this post.  At that time, I was so afraid, anxious, confused… all of the above emotions and more.  I went for a few weeks not […]

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Summer Deals from QVC

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY QVC AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. June has arrived and so has the Summer heat. We spend our Summer months enjoying the outdoors, whether that be sitting on our porch swing on a calm evening, working in our garden, or hosting family and friends at our home. These are the moments that […]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is just around the corner, so I want to share some great items that will help you wow the favorite men in your life. All of these gift ideas are from Amazon so there is plenty of time to get them yet.  When it comes to choosing “gifts for him”, Deb and I […]

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Solar Lights in our Garden at Night

Do you remember way back when when we started planning our vegetable garden? Deb and I had this vision.  We wanted it to be a great size with raised garden beds for the obvious reasons. The picket fence, which wasn’t really in our original idea, was added as an afterthought.  And then came the grand […]

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Delicious Gluten Free Four Ingredient Pancakes

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Delicious Gluten Free Four Ingredient Pancakes

You know that Deb and I love to eat healthy.  A lot of times, we stick with whole foods for every meal – meat, vegetables, and fruit.  So we are always on the hunt for different things to add into the normal rotation.  If I have to actually choose a breakfast food for breakfast, give […]

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Recycled Concrete project

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Concrete Border using Recycled Concrete

We are well in the middle of another summer project that has been on our list since last year.  Do you remember when we created our vegetable garden area?  And, we made a grand entrance to it by building a huge pergola in the front of the garden?  Well, we found a bunch of shrubs […]

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D&D Best of May

 The month of May has come and gone, and it was a great month! We shared a few healthy recipes that you all loved as well as some products from Amazon that blew our minds! Let’s revisit all the great things you may have missed over the last month.  D&D Best of May This past […]

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The Project We Have Been Waiting On

Guess what is happening.  I bet you will never guess.  The antique street lights are FINALLY being installed down our driveway.  Can you believe it?  Maybe you don’t even know the story behind the project we have been waiting on since moving to our property.  So I wanted to share the story along with several […]

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Best of QVC for May

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY QVC AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. I am here again to tell you about all the best products and special deals from QVC for the month of May! QVC will be hosting a Memorial Day Sale from May 23rd-28th, so this is a great time to pick up some of the hottest […]

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Four Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

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Four Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe

We eat pretty darn healthy.  Due to several different dietary restrictions, I am limited on anything sweet that I can eat.  And, sometimes, I just need a sweet treat. I am always on the lookout for recipes for cookies, cakes, muffins, etc, that don’t have a bunch of nasty ingredients, which are also lower in […]

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Our Small Antique Haul from Last Week

We went to the Springfield Ohio Flea Market Extravaganza last week. I shared a few things that we were looking for in this post.  Sadly, we were unable to attend like we normally do.  The weather was TERRIBLE.  Our tradition every year is to head down on Thursday, spend the night, and then shop early […]

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Brussel Sprouts, Chicken, and Apple Salad Recipe

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Brussels Sprouts, Chicken, and Apple Salad Recipe

I have shared a picture and video of this meal over on social media a few times recently and got some requests for the recipe. If you love brussel sprouts, this one is for you. If you don’t, please don’t write if off yet, because you could substitute them for cauliflower or broccoli.  I think […]

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How to cozy up your porch

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Ideas to Cozy Up your Front Porch

Have you been cozying up your outdoor spaces like we have?  So far, we got our front porch put together last week after we had our new furniture delivered.  Our screened porch was cleaned and refreshed by using a few things from different spaces around our property.  We moved the urns that we found at […]

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What We Will be Looking for at the Springfield Flea Market

Deb and I have our little traditions that we do every year.  One of those traditions is shopping the Springfield Flea Market Extravaganza in Springfield, Ohio.  They hold flea markets every month at the Clark Country Fairground and I believe most everything is inside the buildings. However, in May and September, they hold the Extravaganza, […]

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The Best Front Porch Furniture with built-in cushions

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The Best Front Porch Furniture with Built-in Cushions

Our porches are in full use.  And I can’t tell you how happy that makes me.  The weather has been excellent here in Ohio for outdoor living.  I briefly mentioned before that normally, we don’t plant annuals and hang ferns until Mother’s Day.  But the two week forecast was so good that our flowers have […]

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Screened Porch Decorating Ideas - What you May Need

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Screened Porch Decorating Ideas

Wow… what a whirlwind that last couple of weeks have been.  We have been getting all of our outdoor spaces spruced up for summer.  What is so funny is that today is May 10.  We have had such great weather here in Ohio this spring that we got everything cleaned and planted a lot sooner […]

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Best of Deb and Danelle in April

Can you believe that the month of April has already come and gone?! The months have been flying by. I don’t know if it is because we have so many projects that we want to complete, or if the saying is true: the older you get the faster time goes. Either way, it is time […]

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The Home Depot Decor Days

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY THE HOME DEPOT AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. The Home Depot’s 2024 Decor Days are here and you can score up to 50% off home items! We are in the middle of a Spring and now Summer home and outdoor refresh, and The Home Depot has all the unnecessary necessities to help […]

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Front Porch Decor

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Our Front Porch Decor for Summer

Are you in full garden mode yet?  We sure are.  Gardening and getting our porches ready for sitting. I am thoroughly enjoying being outside. I always say it feels like I broke out of a cage this time of year.  The cage being winter.  The front porch has been my main focus over the last […]

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Gardening 101 with Deb and Danelle

Gardening is one of Deb and I’s greatest passions these days. We not only love creating and maintaining a beautiful garden space, but we also love reaping the benefits of our hard work – enjoying fresh and healthy fruits and vegetables. It is so rewarding to walk to our garden in the evening and pop […]

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Roundup of Last Years Summer Projects and this Years List

The planning has begun.  Every year we have one major project that we plan around our property.  We call it our “big summer project.”  Our big summer project this year will actually happen late summer/early fall.  And, it’s BIG. I will share more about that later.  We do have several other projects that we are […]

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Antique Finds this Week – Concrete Finials

We have been feeling recently like we are so busy, but it seems like we aren’t doing anything that exciting.  Ha. Do you have those weeks? I have a HUGE, and I mean HUGE, list of things I want to do and they aren’t getting marked off very quickly.  That is unlike me.  We also […]

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High Protein Gluten free lasagna

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High Protein Gluten Free Lasagna

I have been gluten free for years.. maybe 8-10. So we have had to be creative when it comes to cooking some of our favorite meals.  I recently found a high protein gluten free lasagna recipe that is absolutely delicious.  We made it the other night when we got together with our girls and their […]

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Deb and Danelle Best of March

Another month has come and gone. Can you even believe it?! March went by so fast that I hardly realized that we had moved into April! Today, I want to take a look back at all the things you all were loving over the past month.  Best of March I started off the month energized […]

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Outdoor Must-Haves for Summer from QVC

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY QVC AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. April is an exciting month for all of you QVC shoppers! Not only are there some great incentives and specials happening, but I also discovered the Shark FlexBreeze Fan and I already know that it is going to be a Summer favorite!  What’s New from QVC […]

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Spring Mantel Layered look using old shutters

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Spring Mantel in the Dining Room

Did you see the brick wall behind the fireplace in the dining room?  We had that finished last week.  I love the texture that it brought to the room.  It added so much interest.  We have another project coming soon in this area so I will for sure share. I’m excited about it. Anyway, I […]

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Antique Chandeliers in the kitchen

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Antique Chandeliers in our Kitchen

Man, am I behind on catching you all up with our projects.  We recently took a trip to see my sister in North Carolina and I found the prettiest vintage chandelier on the drive home. I wanted antique chandeliers in our kitchen from the very beginning. But I knew it would be way too hard […]

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Brick Wall behind our Fireplace

Another project completed! We now have a brick wall behind our fireplace in our dining room. We did something a little different with our brick than what is standard today, and I love how it turned out! Let me tell you all about it! Our Brick Wall behind our Fireplace From Flat to That- Where […]

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Vintage Finds from our Vacation Last Week

We took a week off from all work and ran to North Carolina to visit my sister and her hubs last week. It was kind of a last minute trip.  When I say last minute, I mean about a week and a half before we decided we could take no more clouds.  Both Deb and […]

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Must Have QVC Finds for March

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY QVC AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. QVC is one of my favorite places to shop online for home as well as beauty items, and I grabbed one new product in particular this month that I couldn’t wait to share with you! QVC offers an engaging shopping experience with ever-changing, quality products as […]

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We added a Runner to our Stairway

As you know, we are adding lots of texture to the walls of our home. We started by adding some bead board wallpaper to the walls of the laundry room.  And, we loved it so much that we added some to the kitchen, as well.  Then came the horizontal shiplap on the kitchen fireplace.. and […]

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How to Add a Cozy Cottage Vibe to your Home

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY THE HOME DEPOT. With Spring approaching, I have been fully inspired by Spring florals, and The Home Depot’s Home Decor department has all the unnecessary necessities to give your home a cozy cottage vibe!  If you are ready to refresh your home for Spring, The Home Depot has a vast […]

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My Small Antique Haul from last Week

 You know I love a great antique haul.  I also love sharing them and I do when I find some great pieces. Well.. I found some great pieces this past weekend so here we are.  We stopped at a thrift store randomly one day when we were doing errands which I brought something home for […]

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Spring Home Decor Items from The Home Depot

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY THE HOME DEPOT AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. As you know, we have been slowly refreshing our entire home for Spring, and we found a few more great home decor items from The Home Depot that I couldn’t wait to share with you! Our goal was to use these items to refresh […]

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Trending Products and Stories from February

We dove headfirst into all things Spring during the month of February and that included Spring holidays, including Valentine’s Day, Saint Patrick’s Day, and Easter. Holiday items have been exceptionally popular this year, and I really think people are enjoying having something extra to celebrate. If something can bring joy, why not! Even we have […]

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Fresh Finds for Spring from tjmaxx.com

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY TJMAXX.COM. We have been slowly making the transition out of Winter into Spring in our vintage-inspired home, and our latest seasonal home decor additions came from tjmaxx.com! When it comes to seasonal decor, tjmaxx.com always has a fresh selection of the latest arrivals and trends for the season on their […]

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Inexpensive Downloadable Prints for Spring and Easter

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Inexpensive Downloadable Prints for Spring and Easter

I recently shared a video of a spring kitchen refresh on Instagram and TikTok, which I will be sharing here soon.  In that spring kitchen refresh, I added some rabbit prints into the new look.  I have had these prints since last year but I love them. They look vintage. One of the most asked […]

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St Patricks Day home decor that's not cheesy - shamrock decor

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St Patrick’s Day Home Decor Items that aren’t Cheesy

I love switching out my home decor quite often as you probably have gathered.  I also love to add a sprinkle of seasonal decor here and there and mix new items with my antiques and vintage decor.  When I decorate for the major holidays, usually our entire home gets an overhaul.  Days such as Valentine’s […]

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Antique Floral Wallpaper in Dining Room

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Floral Wallpaper in the Dining Room

This major project is DONE!  Hallelujah!  I finally got all of the floral wallpaper in the dining room completely hung. It took awhile. Ha!  This room is roughly 30′ x 15′ so it is huge. I really didn’t want to be the one hanging this wallpaper, but there was no one else signing up to […]

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Tin Ceiling wallpaper in entryway

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Tin Ceiling Wallpaper in our Entryway

It feels strange sharing that we gave the ceiling in our entryway a refresh already, considering we just moved into our home December, 2022.  BUT.. that was part of the deal.  We had our builder finish all of the walls with paint and we would add all of the texture.  I knew I wanted vertical […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Entryways

 With a new-build home, it can take a lot of work to put your personality and style into each room and space. Over the last week, Deb and I have been trying to do exactly that with our entryway and landing area.  Our entryway was decorated, but it didn’t have the texture and fullness that […]

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February Must-Have Items from QVC

QVC has become my go-to shopping spot for when I feel like splurging on myself! The items offered by QVC are top of the line so I always know I am getting excellent quality, but I always come away from my shopping experience feeling like I got a great deal. This month, I hopped on QVC to restock a few items we already own (kitchen sponges and my favorite self tanner), and of course I came away with two new items that I can’t wait to tell you about! 

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Parmesan Encrusted Carrots

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Parmesan Encrusted Carrots

Are you getting ready for the big game this Sunday?  I’ve said it before on social media and on other recipe posts that I don’t even like football.  But, the hype around the Super Bowl is so fun.  Because I know I will be sitting on my couch eating good food.  And, I love the […]

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Styles from the Shelves - Part Three

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Styles from the Shelves – Part Three

Have you been following along with our series Styles from the Shelves over on social media?  If not, I just shared Styles from the Shelves – Part Three last night.  Check out the video form of this styling session on Instagram and TikTok.  Also, check out Part One and Part Two, here on our website […]

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Sweet and Spicy Roasted Pecans - Super Bowl Recipe

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Sweet and Spicy Roasted Pecans

Are you all ready for the big Super Bowl?  It’s so funny because I always get excited for the Super Bowl even though I’m not a fan of football. It’s a huge event that everyone talks about, so I think that is part of the excitement.  We never attend parties or have one ourselves.  But, […]

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February Playlist

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My Spotify Playlist for February

You KNOW how much I love music.  And, I also love putting together playlists to not only listen to, but to share with you, as well.  I consider myself a music guru.  Ha!  There is a meme going around that says something like, “I can’t remember what I walked into the kitchen for, but I […]

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A January Refresh – Best of January 2024

January flew by like a whirlwind! We went full organizational mode on our home. We discarded or donated all the things we no longer needed or no longer fit our style. I still have a bit more to go, but I am happy with my progress.  Also.. I broke out of my end-of-the-year funk and […]

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My Small Antique Haul this Week

We visit thrift stores quite frequently and when we do, I keep my eyes peeled for antiques.  When I say antiques, I’m not really talking about furniture… it’s more about my collections.  I have a huge collection of yellow ware bowls, brown mixing bowls, white ironstone, rolling pins, antique sponge ware, and more.  I don’t […]

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

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Blue Cheese Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

We decided we were going to get festive for the upcoming Super Bowl event over on social media.  Here is the funny thing.  We make it an event in our house, but we go nowhere and don’t have anyone over. Ha!  We love watching the commercials and half-time entertainment while scrolling social media.  I do […]

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Styled from the Shelves - vintage wooden toolbox

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Styles from the Shelves – Part Two

OK.  I LOVE this little series that we started last week.  I shared the first part here.  This series is when Deb pays a visit to my home decor room and picks something for me to style in our home.  Last week she chose a vintage remnants box that I had never styled before.. like […]

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Refresh Your Home After the Holidays with The Home Depot

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY THE HOME DEPOT. If you are in the process of undecorating from the holidays, The Home Depot has everything you need to redecorate and refresh every room in your home! One of Deb and I’s goals for the month of January was to get all of our Christmas decorations put […]

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My Latest Thrift Store Flip of a Vintage Silverware Box

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My Latest Thrift Store Flip of a Vintage Silverware Box

I love sharing items that we find from the thrift stores and flea markets. And I share them any time I find something fun and interesting.  Check out some of my past antique hauls in case you missed them.  It’s also fun flipping thrift store items that I pick up.  This lamp was thrifted and […]

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Styles from the Shelves – Part One

We started a new series.  Someone over on social media said it should be something like, Styles from the Shelves. I love that name as it fits perfectly. Deb pulls something off of the shelves of my home decor room and has me style it in our home.  I shared this all over on social […]

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Neutral Valentine's Day decor

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Neutral Valentine’s Day Home Decor

Have you taken down your Christmas decorations?  I have a few friends who love Christmas, and the way Christmas decor makes their homes feel so much, that it stays up for awhile after the holidays. While I love the coziness it brings to our home, I need it to go.  It’s only for the pure […]

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Organizational Finds and January Deals from QVC

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY QVC AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. We all set goals for a new year, and January has been a month of not only establishing goals but also checking those items off our to-do list. One of our biggest goals for January 2024 has been to get our house cleaned and organized. When […]

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Our Coffee Bar Organizational Items and Decor

We have officially lived in our home for a little over a year.  I can’t believe it.  Because it honestly feels like we have been here a lot longer.  As, it feels so much like home.  We have already made a few changes to a few rooms by adding some texture to the walls:  family […]

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Our Small Antique Haul this Week

Deb and I ran to Costco a few days back to get some food for the upcoming snow storm this weekend.  Ha!  Not really because of the snow storm but I like to act like we did.  There is a storm coming in the next day or two, which was supposed to be snow.  And, […]

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Blue light blocking readers

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My Blue Light Blocking Reading Glasses

You will almost always see me wearing one of my favorite pair of reader glasses, or at the very least, you will find them propped on top of my head like the must-have hair accessory of the season. What you may not know, though, is that all of my readers are blue light blocking. Today, […]

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Styling my Peg Rail in the Kitchen

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Styling my Peg Rail in the Kitchen

Ever since we finished adding bead board wallpaper and trim to the kitchen, I have been wanting to style this little area.  It is the outside wall of the pantry between the kitchen and laundry room.  We hung the peg rail and finished it right around the time that I started decorating for Christmas, so […]

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A Small Antique Haul: Watt Apple Pottery

I had my monthly massage yesterday.  While I LOVE massages, I don’t like appointments.  Ha!  But they are a must for me.  My shoulders and back muscles will get so tense, which in turn give me terrible headaches.  Headaches that are so bad that I have shooting nerve pain into my head.  It has actually […]

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Fireplace in the family room - downloadable art for frame TV for winter

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Frame TV Downloadable Art for the Winter Months

Televisions hung above a fireplace are very controversial. People either love them or hate them.  I personally love our televisions hung above our fireplaces for functionality. Meaning that I love seeing most of the furniture facing the fireplaces so that we can enjoy them.  However, I don’t enjoy seeing a big black box while the […]

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Starting a Tool Collection

This week, we had someone comment that they would love to start doing small projects on their own (without having to ask her husband for help) and asked if Deb could put together a list of all the tools necessary to get started with basic projects around the house. So, that is exactly what Deb […]

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Storage and Organization for the New Year

January 2024 is going to be a month for cleaning up, organizing, and refreshing our home! If you want to go into the new year feeling good about your home, here are some great tips and products to make that happen! Storage for Christmas Decor STORAGE AND ORGANIZATION We live in a new-build home. That […]

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My Spotify Playlist for January

You know how much I love music.  And, actually, I love all kinds of music.  If I had to choose ONE genre it would probably be the oldies which you all know that if you listen to us on social media.  I love putting together playlists and have created several already.  If you love music […]

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Our Top Selling Amazon Products of 2023

We have bought and tried so many great products from Amazon this year! Like anyone else, we had a few misses, a few items that didn’t meet our expectations, but we also found so many things we can’t live without now!  As we wrap up 2023 (that is so weird to say), I want to […]

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The Top 9 Posts in 2023

Here we are wrapping up 2023 already.  That went fast!  And, wow.. what a year! I dove into my analytics on our website and found the top 9 posts in the year 2023 according to you.  I thought it would be fun to share them, in case you missed any of them.  They include all […]

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From Flat to That Series Roundup in 2023

We started a little series this year called From Flat to That.  It is where we are adding texture to all of the walls in our new home.  When we built, we decided to have the builder finish everything to the drywall.  And, we would add textures as far as shiplap, bead board, wallpaper, etc.  […]

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Our 2023 Year End Review

Have you been with us for a while?  We had a busy 2023 in the fact that we moved into our new home at the end of December, 2022.  So January, 2023, was a new beginning in lots of different ways.  We already had a list of home projects in hand going into the new […]

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One Mistake We made When Building

I have always been in charge of all of the decisions about designing our homes.  That includes not only home decor and where to display each piece of furniture, but it includes paint colors, curtains, and flooring.  We were very careful when chatting with the architect about what we wanted in our home.  We got […]

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The Best Breakfast Casserole

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The Best Breakfast Casserole

We have a tradition in our Christmas celebrations.  Deb and I make the best breakfast casserole for our four girls and their families ever single year.  It started several years back. If you get our newsletter, you know that it is so hard to get them all together due to timing. One of mine lives […]

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Appliance Pantry / Coffee Bar/ Repurposed

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Our Coffee Bar and Appliance Pantry Makeover

We have two pantries… one for food and one for small kitchen appliances.  We had an antique buffet in our storage unit for a few years while we built.  And when we emptied our storage unit after we moved, we had no place for that buffet.  So we decided to use it in our appliance […]

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Bead board in the laundry room

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We added Texture to Our Laundry Room Walls

I am sure some of you can’t believe that we moved into a new home December, 2022.  And, here we are messing around and adding things here and there to each room.  Well, we kind of set it all up that way.  Deb and I wanted to be the ones who got to do the […]

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Our Utility Closet Makeover

This post is NOT aesthetically pleasing. That is your warning.  I wasn’t going to share this utility closet here but I love to cross post everything for those who aren’t on social media. Because you need to know what we have been up to.  Ha!  Deb recently revised our coat closet in the laundry room […]

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All-Season Dyson Fan/Heater from HSN

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY HSN It’s time to donate that old, dusty box fan! It’s also time to ditch the clunky personal heater. I am going to tell you about your next must-have item from HSN that will replace both of these items.  The Dyson AM09 Hot and Cool Bladeless Fan/Heater with Jet Focus […]

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My Favorite Finds from HSN for December

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY HSN. HSN is at it again! I check their site weekly, if not daily, because their weekly promos and Today’s Special are constantly changing! I can’t wait to share the exclusive products and top brands I found for the month of December!  New customers can use code HOLIDAY23 to receive […]

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Antique Doors in our Laundry Room

Have you ever had something that you needed to do in your home, but you kept putting it off?  And, then you finally just ignored that project and you really didn’t see that it needed done anymore?  Ha!  That was us with the closet doors in our laundry room.  Do you remember when we ran […]

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Picture Light above our TV

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Our Picture Light above our TV and Several Other Options

I shared our Frame TV and all of the benefits of that a few years back in this post.  We love them so much.  When they aren’t in use as a television, you can turn them into a picture.  And, you can add any type of artwork that you want.  The television comes with a […]

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Christmas Spotify Playlist

If you have been around for any length of time, you know that I love music.  I have put together many Spotify playlists for you all to enjoy.  If you like the oldies like I do, you need to check out my 70s list, which is the best of the best.  I have rounded up […]

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Gift Ideas for the Beauty Lover

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY QVC Sharing my top picks from QVC is one of my favorite things to do, but more so than ever in the month of December! Everyone is shopping diligently for their loved ones and so many retailers are sharing their best deals of the year, including QVC! This month, we […]

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Bombas Socks are the Gift for Everyone

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY BOMBAS.  When you have scrolled and scrolled and still can’t find the perfect gift, socks! Yes, socks! We all strive to reach the ultimate level of comfort, especially while also maintaining a level of style, which is why Bombas is exactly what you need this holiday season for everyone on […]

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Evergreen Sprays on our Kitchen Pendants and Different Ideas for Them

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Evergreen Sprays on our Kitchen Pendants and Different Ideas for Them

I started decorating for Christmas mid-October because of the magazine shoot that is no longer happening.  I’m not sure if you knew that or not, but I announced it over on social media a few weeks back.  This post should explain why I cancelled it. I didn’t think adding any more unnecessary stress to my […]

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Peanuts Stocking Stuffers from Target

This post is sponsored by Peanuts.  The Peanuts characters give me that nostalgic feeling from my childhood, so when I ran into this small backpack clip of Sally at Target, it instantly brought a smile to my face. I picked up an assortment of Peanuts giftables that will make the perfect stocking stuffers this year!  […]

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Amazon Gift Guide for Everyone on Your Shopping List

Holiday shopping can be a little overwhelming because we all have that one person on our list that is super hard to shop for! These gift guides from Amazon include something for everyone to help you take the guessing out of your Christmas shopping.  Gift Guide for the Seniors Shop the entire gift guide for […]

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Adding Shiplap to the Family Room

Today we are continuing our series From Flat to That.  If you missed it, my goal this fall and winter is to add a lot of texture to these walls here in our new home.  With our home being all white, it helps to add a lot of interest by adding texture.  I wanted to […]

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Health Update:  Hair Loss After Covid

This isn’t going to be your typical post here on our website.  But, if you aren’t on social media, I feel like you all can tell that there has been something going on with me.  I mentioned it a few times on our newsletters, but I wanted to share everything here, as well.  Something has […]

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Adorning Your Tree with Luxurious Ornaments from Wayfair

This post is sponsored by Wayfair! Have you heard?! It’s Cyber Week at Wayfair!! This means you can shop home deals for up to 70% off with free shipping for an entire week! I found some gorgeous Christmas tree ornaments that will give any tree a luxurious look, but I also love that any of […]

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas from HSN

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY HSN For the month of November, I rounded up some of my favorite products from HSN that would make the perfect stocking stuffers and would leave anyone feeling spoiled! Best of all, HSN‘s Black Friday deals are currently live so you can score some amazing products right now!  If you […]

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Best of Amazon’s Cyber Monday Event

Cyber Monday deals are here, and we are here to save you some time and tip you in on some of the best deals available from Amazon!  Amazon Cyber Monday Deals The prices you see are subject to change as products and prices continue to change from day to day, but I will continue to […]

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Creating a Timeless Holiday Tablescape with The Home Depot

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY THE HOME DEPOT. If you haven’t jumped on the bandwagon yet, it is time to start preparing your home for the upcoming holiday season, and The Home Depot has an amazing selection of home products to create a warm and timeless space for entertaining guests. Better yet, this is the […]

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November Deals from QVC

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY QVC AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. I love scoring new products from QVC, but as I was searching the best deals for the month of November, I discovered some amazing products that I already have and absolutely love! This is the perfect opportunity to pick up some of our favorite items that […]

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Simple Centerpiece Idea for the Holidays

I visited the hair salon yesterday to get my roots touched up and get all of my hair cut off.  It was looking so terrible after losing probably 60% over the last months. I was losing HANDFULS every morning and every night.  It was all over our house and all over my body.  I would […]

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Gift Guide for People Who need to Relax

It is getting to that time of year when I get easily burnt out and need a break! I think a lot of it is knowing that the cold weather is setting in and we are about to be stuck inside all winter. Blah….  So, today I am going to sharing a gift guide for […]

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookie Bars

Tomorrow is November 1, and I am already starting to go into hibernation mode.  I wish I wasn’t but it’s almost uncontrollable.  It feels like the leaves disappear overnight, the cold air starts stirring around the property, and the sun shines less and less, and it feels overwhelming.  I have been wanting to try this […]

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Four Easy Ways to Subtly Introduce Winter Decor

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY KOHL’S AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. This is the first year we will be decorating for Christmas in our new home, and we jumped in headfirst! We got all of our old Winter decorations out of storage, but we needed to add a lot more decor this year due to having more […]

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3 Tips to Styling a Coffee Table

We are in full Christmas mode here in our home getting ready for the magazine shoot in a few weeks.  I have added lots of small trees here and there to get a good start on this year’s decor.  The bigger trees will be coming out soon with all of the twinkle lights, etc. I […]

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A Jingle Bell Christmas Mantel

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A Jingle Bell Christmas Mantel

Is this my first holiday fireplace mantel look?  I think it is.  I know it’s a bit early, so in case you are wondering to yourself why we are decorating for Christmas already, this is why.  A magazine is coming to our home to shoot our holiday looks for their winter, 2024, edition.  It is […]

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Replacing Cold Air Return Covers

I am all about the details.  When flipping homes and even decorating our own homes, I like to pay attention to the small details as I think it puts your home over the top. And, makes it stand out from others.  I changed this one little thing in two rooms of our home.  Can you […]

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QVC Finds for October

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY QVC AND COLLECTIVE VOICE.  You know I love sharing my favorite finds from QVC each month. It is my one stop shop for apparel, electronics, home, beauty, and so much more. But, I especially love shopping QVC deals as the holiday season approaches! They offer something for everyone on your […]

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Antique Candelabra on a Column

Did you see our antique haul from the Springfield, Ohio, Extravaganza Flea Market in September?  I found this strange looking candelabra light and knew exactly what I wanted to do with it.  I mentioned it to Deb and, of course, she was all for it.  Here is what we did. I thought it was so […]

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My Order from The Nested Fig

My Order from The Nested Fig Have you ever heard of The Nested Fig?  They have an ENTIRE selection of home decor items.  And, they do such a great job of selecting gorgeous home decor for each season.   I received an order from them recently and wanted to share my haul.  Of course, we are […]

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Shiplap on the Fireplace in the Kitchen

Today, we are continuing our series, From Flat to That. I started this over on social media sharing how we are adding texture to the walls in our home.  We started by adding bead board wallpaper and trim to a few walls in our kitchen a few weeks back.  The next project on the list […]

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Mouth-Watering Paleo Pumpkin Bars

Deb and I love food, but we have a particular sweet spot for desserts! I can’t have gluten in my diet and we both try to avoid refined sugars every chance we get. So these paleo pumpkin bars are the perfect Fall treat to appease my sweet tooth! You will love making these, eating them, […]

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A Christmas Woodland Look in the Kitchen

I know. I know.  Don’t yell. Ha!  I’ve been saying that over on Instagram.  Nobody yell that our Christmas decor is going up so early.  People tend to freak out.  Even though we style seasonal home decor way earlier than normal around here, this is actually a little early for me.  But, I have an […]

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Best of Prime Big Deal Days

Get a head start on your holiday shopping with Amazon’s Prime Big Deal Days which runs October 10th and 11th! Here are some of the top deals of Big Deal Days, as well as a bunch of deals that you specifically asked us to find. This is a great time to check off some things […]

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Bead Board Wallpaper in the Kitchen

We started a new series over on social media.  It’s called From Flat to That.  It is something that I absolutely could not wait to start.  All summer long, while we worked on our outdoor projects, I was dreaming of ways to add texture to the inside of our home.  Well, I started this series […]

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How to Electrify an Antique Oil Lamp

Do you remember when I found this adorable electrified antique oil lantern on one of my small antique hauls?  Well, I have several old oil lanterns in our home decor room that I have collected throughout the years.  One was my grandma’s that I got after she passed.  A few of the other ones were […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Wallpaper

Did you see the beadboard wallpaper we just received!? I am so excited to get it hung in our kitchen! Today’s in-feed inspiration is all about wallpaper: the different prints, textures, and even colors.  Wallpaper Edition Beadboard Wallpaper Like I said, we are about to add beadboard wallpaper to our kitchen, and seeing this post […]

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What to do with an old lamp

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My Latest Thrift Flip using an Old Lamp

As you know, I love stopping at thrift stores.  In fact, I don’t get out of the house much since I work from home. But, when I do, I normally try to stop at a few to nose around and see what goodies I can find. A lot of times I see things that I […]

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Lights Above our Pantries

If I could go back and do things differently, I would have added lights above our pantry doors from the start.  And, only because it cost so much more to do it after the fact.  BUT, we did it. We added these lights above our pantry doors this week and I absolutely love them. Lights […]

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Turn an Old Library Table into a Coffee Table

Do you remember when we got this library table at a garage sale and used it as our dining table in the old house?  Man, I loved that thing.  I was so excited when I saw it advertised at a sale on the marketplace.  And the price was unbelievable.  We actually had to take the […]

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Large Chunky Candle Holder DIY

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Large Chunky Candle Holder DIY

  Do your remember the large wooden tray that Deb made me several years back?  She used all scrap wood that was leftover from other projects.  I originally had it on our outdoor table at the old house.  You can see it here in this post.  And, I have actually use that wooden tray in […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Adding Texture to Walls

Today’s in-feed inspiration is devoted to adding textures to your walls! Deb and I are adding beadboard to our kitchen wall as part of our new series, From Flat to That. As you know, we don’t add a lot of color to our home, so we make up for that by adding a lot of […]

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Gorgeous Home Items from The Home Depot

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY THE HOME DEPOT AND COLLECTIVE VOICE.  October is basically here, so if you haven’t started decorating for Fall now is the time! I am here to tell you that The Home Depot has everything you need to fall into Fall with their wide assortment of products and styles in their […]

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Setting a buffet style table

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Set a Buffet Style Table for Fall: Woods and Whites Edition

This past weekend, I got a bit creative and set a buffet style table for fall here in the house.  It’s one of my favorite ways to set a table when we entertain.  So I thought I would share what I came up with. You might have figured out that this will be a “woods […]

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Update on the Huge Oak Cabinet in our Dining Room

I wish the title of this post was, The Massive Cabinet is Done!  But it’s not.  Ha!  We have been working on this thing every day for several weeks.  Not an all day type of work, but we have done something daily.  So today, I wanted to give you an update on this huge oak […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Antique Storage Cabinets

I have been working so hard on our very large antique cabinet, and while there is still so much to do, I feel like I can finally see the end! As I work ever-so-diligently to refinish its 18 doors, let’s take a look at some accounts that use beautiful antique pieces like this as storage […]

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My Latest Thrift Store Flip using Crackle Medium

I asked over on Instagram stories this past weekend what the people wanted to see:  a thrift store flip or a styling session with a few items that we found at the Springfield Flea Market.  There were an overwhelming amount of people wanting to see a thrift store flip.  So that’s what I did on […]

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What to use on Antique Doors for Privacy

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What We use on Our Antique Doors for Privacy

We have been working so hard outside these past several months on the garden pergola, the garden itself, the chicken coop, etc.  While I absolutely love working outside, I have been itching to get inside and do some fun things.  Well, I finally crossed something off of one of my lists inside our home yesterday […]

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Our Antique Haul from the Springfield Extravaganza

Well another Springfield Extravaganza Flea Market is in the history books.  Man did we have a great time.  We did our normal tradition of leaving home on Thursday afternoon and spending the night somewhere close to Springfield, OH. And then shopping until we drop all day Friday.  This year the weather was absolutely perfect for […]

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Fun Finds from QVC this Month

This post is sponsored by QVC and Collective Voice.  It’s that time again! It’s time to share my favorite finds from QVC for the month. I love sharing my QVC finds with you because they have so many different products from so many different categories. I never know what fun finds I am going to […]

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Styling Kitchen Shelves for Fall

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Kitchen Shelves Decorated for Fall

This is something that I have been dying to do for so long now.  I decorated the shelves in the kitchen for spring and summer months ago.  For probably a month, I have been staring at those thinking how badly that I wanted to add all of my fall items to this area.  But dang, […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Thrifting Accounts

This week, Deb and I are heading to the Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Springfield, Ohio.  It is our all-time favorite flea market! In preparation for the big hunt, this week’s in-feed-inspiration post is dedicated to some of the best thrifting accounts on Instagram.  Also, if you want to see what we are […]

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What We Will be Looking for at the Springfield Flea Market

We love yard sales, thrift shops, and flea markets.  Our all-time favorite flea market is the Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market in Springfield, Ohio.  They host a flea market every month of the year at the fair grounds.  But we have only been to the Extravaganza events which are held every May and September.  […]

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Decorating the Kitchen for Fall using berry stems and pumpkins.

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Decorating the Kitchen for Fall

Have you gotten a lot of fall inspiration around the web this year?  Or are you one who are still in 100 degree temps and simply not ready?  Either way, it’s OK.  I happen to start early because of what we do but I actually enjoy it.  Because it seems like I get to enjoy […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Decorating Your Kitchen for Fall

This week, we started decorating our kitchen with Fall decor! I have gone a little extra with our Fall decorations this year and splurged on my purchases. And with the nights getting colder, I am loving the warm, cozy feeling that is enveloping our home! So for this week’s in-feed inspiration, we are focusing on […]

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The Best of August

Today, I want to slow down, take a deep breath, and just reminisce on everything that has happened in the last month. When I think of the best things about the month of August, my mind goes in 100 different directions!  August was an absolute whirlwind for Deb and I!  Seriously, I don’t know where […]

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The Perfect Slipcovered Dining Room Chairs

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The Perfect Slipcovered Dining Room Chairs

Do you ever have a room in your home that you struggle with decorating?  Honestly, this dining room has never been put together to my liking.  And I am realizing that dining rooms are hard for me to decorate. And, I think it’s due to the fact that there is a long, thin table in […]

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Tips for Transitioning Your Wardrobe for Fall

THIS POST IS SPONSORED BY KOHL’S AND COLLECTIVE VOICE. You have probably noticed that we are in full Fall mode! When I think of this upcoming season, my mind concocts an image of sitting on the porch swing in the crisp evening air with a cozy knit sweater and a chunky throw blanket while surrounded […]

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A Few Items for Our Back Porch

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot and Collective Voice. If you don’t watch us on social media, you may not even have a clue that we have a back porch. Our back porch is right off of the utility room which is right off the kitchen.  It is where we have our grill […]

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A Simple Fall Mantel with pumpkins

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A Very Simple Fireplace Mantel Look for Fall

We have been wrapping up several outside projects that are on our list:  the garden pergola, the garden itself, the chicken coop, the paths and steps to the garden, the back steps, and so much more.  And, as much I love working outside, I’ve really been itching to get inside to start my fall decor.  […]

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Our Fire Pit is Done

Remember when we did our first bigger project in the woods?  That project happened to be our fire pit.  We used products we already had laying around in the woods.  And got some pea gravel from the local stone quarry to finish it.  Well, we loved and used that fire pit so many times, but […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Fall Fireplace

Here is all the inspiration you need to create the perfect Fall vibe for a warm and cozy fireplace mantel! I found some great accounts and tips from both Instagram and Pinterest that I think you will enjoy just as much as I did. With Fall Decorating in full swing in our home, it’s time […]

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Fall candles under $15

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16 Candles for the Fall Season Under $15

When I decorate any space, the first thing I do is put on some great tunes and light a candle.  Background music always puts a pep in my step.  And, the light of a candle gives me the feeling of a cozy space and makes the house smell so good.  Since we are all gearing […]

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A Grand Entrance to Our Garden

We are in full fledged end-of-summer mode around here. The garden is doing fairly well for just getting it planted mid-June.  We have enough tomatoes right now to have 1-2 for every meal including breakfast.  But, I have a feeling in about 2 weeks or so, we will have an overabundance of them and have […]

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Artificial Baked Goods

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Artificial Baked Goods to Use in your Home Decor

When I think of the fall and winter months, I think of a warm cozy home with candles burning and cookies baking in the oven.  The house usually smells like pumpkin spice, I’m not going to lie.  Ha!  Deb and I cook every meal at home, but we do not make sweet things.  We just […]

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The Best Artificial Pumpkins

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The Best Artificial Pumpkins

I shared a post a few days back of all things cozy for fall.  So, if you are in the market for a few new items, check it out.  We share a lot over on LTK which is an app that holds all of the links that we share here and on social media.  So […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Fall Recipes

You can’t jump into Fall without some really good Fall recipes, because… food!! For this week’s in-feed inspiration, we are going to dive into five healthy Pinterest recipes that you will want to save for when that crisp Autumn weather arrives! Each of these would make the perfect side dish or snack.  Also, if you […]

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Fall Decor

Cozy Fall Items for Around Your Home

Have you started scouring the internet for any fall decor yet.  I know, I know.  Some of you live in places where it is still 107° and you can’t even walk outside without melting.  While I love summer so much because we of the longer days, I also enjoy the cooler mornings that we typically […]

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A few New Fall items for Our Bedroom

In case you haven’t noticed, I have slowly been incorporating fall into my content.  I’m not going full force yet, but it’s coming.  Since we were living in Deb’s workshop (aka the cottage) last fall, we didn’t buy anything new.  In fact, I’m not sure I really decorated that much because we were supposed to […]

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Casual Cozy Sweatshirts for Between Seasons

This is a strange time of year.  Ohio Augusts can go from a chilly morning to warm afternoons.  And, then sometimes beastly hot.  So we have to dress accordingly.  I grabbed a few new pieces for fall that will work for this strange in-between stage.  You know my gig is casual, so here are a […]

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Our Favorites from QVC this Month

This post is sponsored by QVC and Collective Voice.   It’s one of my favorite times of the month.  I share all of the best finds at one of my favorite places to shop.  QVC!  If you have been around for awhile, you know I do this almost every month.  QVC has some of the best deals […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Back To School

Can you believe it’s already that time of year again?! Summer break is over and all the kiddos are heading back to school! Parents are picking up those packs of 24 crayons, rounded scissors, and brightly-colored folders. The young adults are packing their mini fridges, shower caddies, and twin-sized sheets for their dorm room to […]

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Inexpensive Way to have New Fall Artwork

You know I love decorating for pretty much every season.  Some seasons are more elaborate than others.  I usually go all our for fall and winter.  After the holiday looks get put away, I like to simplify every room.  But, one thing I always do is switch out my pictures.  I found an inexpensive way […]

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Fall Decor

Antique Pieces that I Incorporate into my Fall Decor

If you have been around here for two minutes, you know that I love antiques. I also love fall.  Since we are sharing all things fall, why not combine the two.  I thought it would be fun if I shared the antique pieces that I incorporate into my fall decor.     Antique Pieces that I […]

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Spotify Playlist for Fall

I love music so much.  It really doesn’t matter what genre but I prefer the oldies.  Songs take us back to an exact moment in time.  The song, Summer Breeze, by Seals & Crofts, takes me back to being at our city pool when I was probably 7-8 years old.  I remember sitting on the […]

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Our 127 Garage Sale Haul - 2023

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Antique Haul from the 127 Yard Sales on Day One

You know how much I love sharing my antique hauls.  I love seeing other people’s antique hauls and what they do with their items.  Also the prices are so different throughout the country so I love sharing that, as well.  This year’s 127 yard sales did not disappoint.  I shared a lot of information in […]

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What we will be Looking for at the 127 Yard Sales

Today is a major event!  It is the day that we head out to the 127 Yard Sales.  The World’s Longest Yard Sale happens every year on the first Thursday – Sunday in August.  Highway 127 is 690 miles long and spans 6 states including Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama.  We live up […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Fall Edition

Well, it’s happening! August 1st has arrived and the retail industry is making the big change to everything Fall. I know, I know… you aren’t ready! Part of me isn’t ready either; Deb and I have so many outdoor projects we want to complete yet. None the less, pumpkin spice, orange leaves, and chunky sweaters […]

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Fall Decor

Our Favorite Fall Looks from the Past

This is the first fall we will be living in our new home.  And, guess what today is.  It’s when I start all of my fall content.  I have so much planned for this season and cannot wait to share what has been going through my head.  A few weeks back I did a big […]

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Casual Pants and Tops for Summer

  This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and Collective Voice. I love wearing a plain pair of shorts and tee shirts in the summer.  It is what you will find me in 99% of the time.  Comfort is the key.  I also love to  mix and match my items as well.  I was online shopping […]

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Healthy Carrot and Chic Pea Salad

I love finding new-to-me recipes. I especially love healthy recipes.  This is one that I saw on TikTok (follow us) and have had it saved for quite some time.  We were in the midst of our garden pergola project (aka the project that never ends) and I told Deb that I would run in the […]

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My Favorite Items from QVC this Month

This post is sponsored by QVC and Collective Voice.    I love sharing my favorites that I find on QVC every month.  They have some of the best deals.  I usually check QVC every day because a lot of times, they have items I have never seen before. QVC has pretty much everything you need….from the best deals in home decor […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Pergola Edition

Mid-progress shot of the project that never ends   We have been working so hard to get the posts in place in front of our recently added garden area. We had one set of posts in place, and thought we could easily replace the missing tops and bottoms of them.  But they were going to […]

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Antique Trellis Idea

Are you up to date on the garden and chicken coop progress?  If you watch social media stories, you may be.  But if you aren’t, you have a lot to catch up on.  Make sure to check out all chicken coop related posts and the garden posts.  We have been working as much as we […]

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Solar lights on chicken coop

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Solar Lights on the Chicken Coop Run

We recently added some solar lights to the chicken coop run. This is something that we really weren’t planning on doing.  But, we bought the lights for something else, and then decided at the last minute that we liked them better here around the door to the chicken coop run.  If you haven’t seen this […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Watermelon

I searched all of the tips for picking the sweetest watermelon, watermelon recipes, and I even eyed some watermelon drink recipes (because we are also in full wine making mode). I even found watermelon dog treat recipe! Check out some of the great accounts I found on both Pinterest and Instagram that include watermelon-related information. 

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Facebook Marketplace find - columns for garden entrance

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Facebook Marketplace Find for the Garden

  We have been working on our chicken coop and our vegetable garden pretty much non-stop for the last month.  We really got a lot done over the 4th of July weekend.  It’s when we usually do a huge project since we normally have that time off from any work.  We thought we had the […]

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Prime Day Deals 2023

Today is the day: the start of Prime Day 2023! I asked you all in my stories last week what items you would be shopping for on Prime Day, and you didn’t disappoint. I got so many responses! I read every single one and am going to try to hardest to find as many deals […]

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The Outside of the Chicken Coop is DONE

  This project feels like it has drug on and on and on. I can’t even believe that I typed those words.  The outside of the chicken coop is done!   And, while we have 1-2 more smaller things to do, I’m calling it.  Just because I want to. Ha!   And because those smaller things will […]

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Early Prime Day Deals and Where to Find Us

Amazon Prime Day is just around the corner, and early Prime Day deals are already flooding my phone with notifications! Prime Day is set for July 11 and 12, 2023, and I will be sharing all of my favorite finds on those days. In preparation for this giant shopping event, I want to share all […]

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Let’s Cozy Up our Guest Room

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot and Collective Voice.   We just moved into our new home last December. So it’s been a bit over six months ago.  My sister and brother-in-law have been here a few times and spent time in our guest room.  And, most recently, Deb’s brother and sister-in-law stayed […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Guest Room

With Summer in full swing here in Ohio, we have been spending most of our time outdoors: creating our garden area, landscaping, building the chicken coop and run, and really… just all the things!! But on days when the weather just won’t cooperate and we are forced indoors, I have been making plans for our […]

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High Protein Pancakes - Deb and Danelle

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High Protein Pancake Recipe

I LOVE pancakes.  As a little girl they were always my number once choice for breakfast when we went out.  My sister and I used to make them every chance we got when we were younger, too.  We would add a layer of peanut butter between two pancakes and then douse them with syrup.  Also.. […]

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Updates of our Vegetable Plants using Electroculture

This is something we are doing over on our social media stories.  And, I wasn’t sure if I even wanted to share this experiment over here on debanddanelle.com.    But, since I like to document pretty much everything we do on the property, I figured I had to.  So…. have you heard of Electroculture?  Wait, […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: American Style

We don’t do anything super special for the Fourth of July, maybe have a cocktail or two, but we know a lot of people who go all out for this holiday. That includes two of our girls, who will spend the weekend camping, fishing, shooting off fireworks, sitting by a campfire, going to a parade, […]

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Cute Summer Sandals I am Loving

  This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and Collective Voice.   I am a sandal lover.  Once it is cool enough here in our area, the shoes get put away and the sandals come out.  Give me all of the sandals, please.  Every year, I add a few new pairs to my collection to keep […]

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Our Clearance Shrub Haul for the Garden

We are on the latter part of this HUGE project.. project veggie garden.  Deb and I both have said that we didn’t think this garden would take this long.  Ha.  And lots of people over on social media say that they can’t believe we got this much done so fast.  Maybe when you are actually […]

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Back Steps to the Garden - Deb and Danelle

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The Back Steps in the Garden

Did you see that we added some steps to the entrance of our vegetable garden?  We used some old concrete that we got last year from a neighbor.  It creates the base for a perfect “grand entrance” that we have in mind to our garden.  I know some of you are probably thinking..what in the […]

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What We used to Fill our Raised Beds

If you have been following along with social media stories, you know that we have been working so hard on our vegetable garden area.  I got you all caught up in a few posts.  If you missed them, make sure to check them out:  The Beginning of our Raised Beds, Our Picket Fence around the […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Grilling

If you have been following along, you know we have a small back patio area that was still mostly empty. Well, last week, we finally filled some of that space when we purchased a Napoleon outdoor kitchen gas grill! We already had a gas line in place specifically for this purpose, so now we just […]

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The Steps to Our Vegetable Garden

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The Steps to Our Vegetable Garden

  Oh my gosh, have we been working hard.  You know that we are running around like mad women trying to get our garden finished.  Well, I can safely say that as of this afternoon, everything will finally be planted.  Yay!  We got a few of our raised beds in this space last week and […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: English Gardens

If you have been following along, you know we are getting so close to being done with our garden area! So close!! This week, we are dedicating our time to finishing up the picket fence that will not only provide an added visual appeal to the space but will also keep out unwanted animals that […]

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Our Picket Fence around the Garden

We have been working so dang hard on our picket fence around the garden.  I wanted to give you all an update of how far into this project we are.  And, also I wanted to share how it’s turning out.   First off.. have I ever told you about the very first fence that we […]

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My Favorite Finds from QVC

This post is sponsored by QVC and Collective Voice.    It’s that time again… when I share my favorite finds from QVC.  They have some of the best deals.  I usually check QVC every day because a lot of times, they have items I have never seen before. QVC has pretty much everything you need….from the best deals […]

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The Beginning of Our Raised Vegetable Garden

  We are in full-fledged beast mode here on our property.. trying to get our garden done.  Yes, it’s pretty late in the season.  Normally we plant our veggies some time the middle of May, so we are running a few weeks late.  But, better late than never, I guess.  I did pick up a […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Veggie Gardens

Let’s take a look at some accounts, tips, and tricks from both Instagram and Pinterest that I found helpful when preparing our vegetable garden. 

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Tips and Tricks to Styling Outdoor Spaces

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot and Collective Voice.   We are all living our best porch lives.  I’m not sure that we went in the house this past weekend, except to get more water.  I’ve said it before, but we live every single day outside when the weather is nice.  And, by […]

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Deb and Danelle's Vegetable Garden with Vego Gardens

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Plans for our Vegetable Garden

Can you even believe it is June?  Where did May go?  I know where it went.  We had our planned trip to Alaska in the middle of the month.  Before that, we randomly got chickens and had to get our chicken coop put together.  That took up a lot of time.  So between preparing for […]

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Tour of Squatter’s Camp with Updates

Do you remember when the Squatter’s Camp was formed two years ago?  TWO years ago.  Time flies.  I truly cannot believe it’s been that long.  Jake will be 16 in December.  I love having Squatter’s Camp on our property as I think it’s such magical little place. Things maybe have changed since the last time […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Garden

It is gardening season in Ohio! We are so ready for fresh tomatoes, peppers, onions, and so much more, but first… we have to plan it!  So, in preparation for this year’s garden, I am checking out all of the amazing gardens of Instagram.  We were in Alaska last week, so if you missed the […]

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A Few of my Favorite Products from QVC this Month

This post is sponsored by QVC and Collective Voice. By now, you probably now that Deb and I love QVC.  They have something for everyone in every category imaginable, including fashion, kitchen essentials, beauty favorites, electronics, travel must-haves, and so much more.  I love picking out the best of the best from QVC each month […]

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Cottage Style Porch Decor

This post is sponsored by Zulily and Collective Voice.   It is porch and patio time!!!   We spend so much time on our porches and outdoor spaces whenever the weather warms up.  Every waking hour, weather permitting, is spent outside.  So I go all out and make our porches look like the inside of our […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Alaska

Our big trip to Alaska is almost here and Deb and I are anxiously awaiting our departure! So, while last week was all things chickens, this week is all the beautiful Instagram accounts about Alaska!

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Progress on the Chicken Coop Run

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Progress on the Chicken Coop Run

All work has resumed on our chicken coop.  Have you seen it yet?  If not, you better start from the beginning to get caught up.  This post is where I talked about what we found last year to use as a chicken coop.  I shared an update after we worked on it for a few […]

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Small Antique Haul this Past Weekend

My sister came for a visit from North Carolina this past weekend.  She was here only for a few days for a get together with the family.  She arrived late Thursday evening and had to leave early Sunday morning.  Being my only sibling, I hated to see her go.  Because we always have so much […]

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Comfy Activewear Staples

  This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and Collective Voice. To be honest, I have struggled ever since going through the wonderful change of life – menopause.  It is perfectly normal to go through so many different bodily changes, including weight gain.  But it is SO HARD.  Over the last couple of years, I have […]

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In-Feed Inspiration: Chicken Edition

Hey everyone! If you are like me, you spend a lot of time aimlessly scouring social media with absolutely nothing in particular in mind. I did this a little bit in the past, but I want to start sharing some of my favorite accounts from Instagram that I discover in my search! This week, with […]

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We got our Chickens

I cannot even begin to tell you how happy it makes me that we got our chickens.  After a very rough few weeks, this gave me the boost I needed.  If you read the newsletter this week, you know that my mood has been very strange, almost a FLAT feeling.  I am blaming it on […]

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Happy Amazon Pet Day

Yes, it is a real thing! Amazon hosts an Amazon Pet Day and showcases the best deals on all things pet related. So, if you love your precious pets as much as we do, then this is for you!! This year’s Amazon Pet Day is on May 2nd-3rd. As you already know, we are madly […]

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Vintage Fluorescent Business Sign in the Workshop

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Vintage Fluorescent Business Sign in the Workshop

Deb is starting to get her big workshop in order.  She’s been moving all of her cabinets from the little garage, that she temporarily turned into a workshop, to her permanent one.  This workshop is something that has been a long time coming.  We recently hung her vintage fluorescent business sign and I wanted to […]

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How to Style a Footed Serving Board

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How I Styled my Footed Serving Board

I have met so many good people since I started my website.  Along with writing my first post on our website on April 1, 2017, I started my social media accounts, as well.  I have talked about The Nested Fig here many times.  And, I’ve shared them in my stories a lot because they have […]

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A Few Random Antique Finds this Week

  I haven’t done one of these antique hauls in awhile.  If you love seeing different antiques that people find in their areas and what they paid for the items, check out my posts.  I like to share them… because I also love to read about everyone else’s hauls.  We found a few random antique […]

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Tips to Make your Outdoor Spaces Feel like the Inside

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Tips to Make your Outdoor Spaces Feel like the Inside

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and Collective Voice. Did you see that I have been working on the porches?  I have been so excited to get the outdoor spaces spruced up like the inside of our home.  That is one thing that I don’t skimp on.  We both love the inside of our home […]

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Four of the Best Summer Items You May Need

This post is sponsored by QVC and Collective Voice. I found a few great items recently and I wanted to pass them along.  Especially since all of these are things you would love for the upcoming summer months.  They are great for ball games, your garden area, keeping the kids entertained, and traveling.  Keep scrolling […]

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Tour of our Fireplace Mantels

Did you know we have four fireplaces in our home?  We told the architect that we definitely wanted one in the family room and would love a gas one in the bedroom.  I never even thought of the kitchen and the dining room, but she did.  I thought I would give you a little tour […]

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Our New Rugs for the Front Porch

I have been taking advantage of the beautiful weather we are having here in Ohio and working on our porches.  Did you see the artificial plants that I used?  I shared them a few days back.  I am LOVING them so far.  It gets pretty cold at night and I haven’t even had to worry […]

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Artificial plants on the front porch

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Artificial Plants on our Front Porch

The porch decor has begun, which is what I have been waiting for.  Decorating outdoor spaces is one of my favorite things to do.  Because I like to decorate them like I do the inside of our home.  We spend so much time out there so why not make it comfy and cozy.  I started […]

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How to Create a Neutral Color Palette in your Home

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot and Collective Voice.   How do you create a home that is cohesive?  Where do you start when making the switch to a neutral color palette?  How do I get that calming feeling in my home?  Those are a few questions that I receive on the regular.  […]

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Our Fireplace Seating Area in the Kitchen

Did you know we have four fireplaces in our home?  If you weren’t here from the beginning of the build, this may be new information to you.  When I first saw the plans from the architect, my heart jumped.  The thought of four fireplace mantels thrilled me to the core.  Especially when I saw the […]

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Three Different Ways to use a Wooden Tray

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Three Different Ways to use a Wooden Tray

  One of my favorite things to do is style one item several different ways.  I shared six ways to style a cake stand within your decor a few months back.  And, do you remember the post on several different ways to use a pedestal tray in your kitchen?  We were at the rental and […]

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Our Little Cabinet of Curiosities in the Bathroom

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Our Little Cabinet of Curiosities in the Bathroom

When I started decorating our bathroom, I knew I wanted to add this little cabinet to this room.  But I wasn’t sure where.  It was behind the toilet in the old house and held a lot of random little items.  But, we already had the wooden one that Deb made from an old window hanging […]

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Cottage Style Corner in the Dining Room

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Cottage Style Corner in the Dining Room

As you probably already know, I have been working on the dining room the last several weeks.  Putting together one room at a time is really working for me.  It helps with my ADD brain.  We have the massive oak cabinet for the dining room in place.   If you missed stories, I will be sharing […]

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Overnight Oats Recipe with Protein

A new thing that we have incorporated into our day recently is ending our evenings with a quick chat about what our meals will look like the next day.  It is specifically so that we can keep on track of eating healthy and use up anything in the fridge that will soon expire.  It also […]

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Our Porch Decor for this Upcoming Season

  We have five porches to decorate this year and make cozy, which includes the two at Deb’s workshop.  I cannot believe it.  I also can’t believe that it’s April already.  Which means that soon, we will be spending every waking moment outside on our porches.   I recently ordered a few things for our porch […]

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Bessie and Barnie Dog Bed for Ivy

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Ivy’s New Dog Bed and a Roundup of More Choices

Did you hear about my dog bed scam?  You have no clue how much I despise scammers and thieves.  I have a few pet peeves but that has to be one of my top ones.  Get a life and make your own money and stop stealing from others.  There.. I got that off of my […]

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A Small Antique Haul this Week

You know us.. we love to stay home.  We pretty much order everything online, except for a few grocery items here and there.  But everything else is delivered.  And, I love it that way.  We, for sure, leave the house once a month when our cleaning lady is here and usually do any returns we […]

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How to Make your own Candle

I’ve been talking a lot about styling each room individually recently and it’s been way easier for me to focus.  Because I have adult ADD.  Well, I am currently working on getting the dining room put together.  I have about 1/3 of it styled and have been working here and there on the other parts.  […]

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Antique Chandelier for the Bedroom

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Another Antique Chandelier Find for the Bedroom

Do you remember a few weeks back, I shared this cozy corner in the bedroom?  Well, since then, we emptied out our storage unit.  And, we had a lot more furniture and home decor that I had to find a place for. So, I wanted to update you.  A few weeks back, Deb came home […]

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Update on Deb’s Workshop

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and Collective Voice.   Everything Deb is wearing in these photos is from Kohl’s.   Right now, Kohl’s is having up to 30% off when you use your Kohl’s card!  Which means it’s a great time to shop for your spring items.   Do you even KNOW how excited […]

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Spring Neutral Fireplace Mantel

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Neutral Spring Fireplace Mantel

I have been working hard on getting the dining room put together, as you may know.  It’s a process decorating rooms and I take it seriously.  Ha!  And, I finally got the mantel in the dining room decorated for spring.  It’s the first time this mantel has had any decor on it since we moved […]

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Different Ways to use a book stand

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Four Different Ways to Use a Book Stand

Did you know that I have another collection out with Antique Farmhouse.  It is so good!  All of the pieces in the collection go so well with my woods and whites theme.  I actually shared all about it over on social media stories and shared a few different things you could do with a few […]

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Our Bathroom and the Decor I Used

As you know, we have been working very hard at getting this house put together.  You need to check out a few of the posts that I shared over the last several months, if you missed them.  Here are posts on the laundry room, the kitchen, the family room, and the bedroom.  I shared how […]

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My Favorite Home Decor Items from QVC

  This post is sponsored by QVC and Collective Voice.   I love sharing my favorites from QVC every month, and boy did I find some goodies this month.  They have really stepped up their home decor game.  I found so many things that would match my woods and whites theme.   Since I don’t like to […]

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High Protein Dessert for Lunch

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High Protein Dessert for Lunch

OK… don’t come at me for the ingredients in this high protein dessert.  Also, don’t knock it until you try it.  Ha!  We are always looking for ways to add more protein in our diet.  Whether it be through an extra protein shake or bar, or simply adding some extra meat into our meals.  I […]

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Stained Glass Window in the Bathroom for Privacy

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Stained Glass Window in the Bathroom for Privacy

Have you seen all of the stained glass windows that we have hanging in different rooms?  This is what I have been waiting for since we built our home because we have several of them.  I had a few ideas for them up to this point.  But now that we are living here, I am […]

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Three Rugs that will Work in our Bathroom

Little by little, our new house is turning into our home.  That “feeling” happened when we got all of our furniture put into place.  And when the treasures are displayed exactly how I want them displayed.  Will everything stay this way forever?  Absolutely not.  But we have been finding things in the storage unit that […]

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Spruce up your Home for Spring

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot and Collective Voice. Do you spruce up your home for spring?  As you probably know, we are full into decorating our forever home!  And I am having such a blast. I finished the bedroom last week and am now on to the main bathroom.  I am one […]

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Stained Glass Windows in our Kitchen

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Stained Glass Windows in our Kitchen

We hung these stained glass windows in our kitchen and I love how they turned out. They are a little controversial over on social media, but what isn’t anymore?  Ha!  I heard, “Why would you want to cover up any views?” more times than I thought I would. To be honest, there isn’t really a […]

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Check List for the Dining Room Cabinet

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Check List for the Dining Room Cabinet

Did you see what was delivered this past week?  Our cabinet for the dining room was delivered on Tuesday.  If you missed it, you need to read this post.  I shared the history of this massive cabinet, as we know it.  Also… what we planned on doing as far as repairs, etc.  Upon further investigation […]

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How to Make your own Linen Spray

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How to Make your own Linen Spray

Did you know you can make your own linen spray?  I was looking online for some linen spray to buy.  And, of course, I wanted it to be CLEAN. Because if you are spraying something on your bedsheets, you want it not to contain poisons.  The kind I was looking at was pretty expensive and […]

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Inexpensive Neutral Pillow Covers

Sources:  Large Pillow / 2 Side Pillows / Ruffle Shams / Pillows in Chairs / Rug / Baskets on Tables / Greens   See our headboard transformation here!   One of my favorite ways to switch up a space is by using inexpensive neutral pillow covers.  I have a pretty good sized collection of pillow […]

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My Antique Finds this Week

I have’t done an antique haul for awhile.  We don’t go antique shopping every week, of course. But when we do, I usually find a few little things to add to my collections. If you love seeing people’s antique hauls, I have a bunch of mine posted.  I personally love to see what people find […]

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The Best of HSN this Month

  This post is sponsored by HSN and Collective Voice.   It’s that time again.  I rounded up several great deals from HSN. This time it’s for the month of March.  I found several products that would be great for garden work and outdoor spaces. Because the time is coming and we cannot wait to […]

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Our Kitchen Lights Above our Island

 I have shared so many different posts on our kitchen.  Our kitchen range hood was completed several months ago which was a bit controversial.  People couldn’t figure out what the heck we were going to do with this big box on our wall.  It wasn’t until Deb got it all trimmed out and the large […]

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Simple spring fireplace mantel

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Simple Fireplace Mantel for Spring

Did you know we are working on getting our bedroom put together?  Ha!  I’ve shared so many different posts on it, like this leaded glass window and this cozy corner. It is the one room that we couldn’t wait to complete.  While we don’t spend a ton of time in here, it’s important for it […]

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Large Columns on the Kitchen Island

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Large Columns on the Kitchen Island

DO NOT PANIC! This is not a permanent situation here in the kitchen.  Let me give you a backstory.  When we visited my sister in North Carolina for Thanksgiving, I found these gorgeous columns.  (See my entire antique haul here.) My first reaction was how cool they would be on our kitchen island.  I had […]

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Leaded glass window above bed

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Leaded Glass Window over the Bed

As you know, we have been working on organizing and decorating our bedroom.  I’ve said this a million times, I know.  But it’s been so much better for me focusing on putting together one room at a time.  And, then taking each room and dividing it into sections.  My ADD brain has been a lot […]

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Cozy corner in the bedroom - Stained glass

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Cozy Corner in the Bedroom

It has been so much easier for me to focus on one room at a time with this move.  And, I have mentioned several times that we are now working on getting our bedroom put together.  When I say “put together,” I mean decorated and organized.  When we moved in December, we plopped our bed […]

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ZLine Range Hood Insert - Large Range Hood - DIY Range Hood

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Our Range Hood Insert by ZLINE

I shared a post about our range hood in the cottage a few years back.  That range hood is by ZLINE.  And we love it.  It has such a unique look and matches our decor so well.  When we were in the planning stages of this house, we gravitated toward ZLINE products again.  Because why […]

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Massive Antique Oak Cabinet

Ever since we started working with the architect to design our new home, I was planning what large cabinets would go where.  I had everything pretty much figured out.  There was one wall in question.  And, that is the long expansive wall in the dining room.  It is 12′ long.  We have a few large […]

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A New Cozy Warm-Toned Rug for our Bedroom

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A New Cozy Warm-Toned Rug for our Bedroom

I’ve already told you that the next room we are putting together is our bedroom.  My goal for our bedroom is for it to feel warm and cozy.  And, I want it to blend with the rest of the house, so that means warm colors with woods and whites.  I have had a large rug […]

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Unlacquered Brass Kitchen Faucet

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Our Unlacquered Brass Kitchen Faucets

  It never fails… any time I share our unlacquered brass kitchen faucets on social media, I get lots of questions.  It looks very old and worn.  And since this is a new home, I think it catches people’s attention.  I wanted to share our kitchen faucets today but I wanted to share a little […]

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High Protein Snack Idea

I shared this high protein snack idea over on social media stories a few days back so I wanted to share it here.  It needs a permanent spot because it is so dang good.  I saw it on TikTok, I believe.  And, knew I had to try it.  First off, I love peppers and I […]

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A Round up of my Favorite Spring Decor

Happy March 1.  We are in full-fledge spring mode here in the house.  I have the kitchen decked out for spring and am currently working on the rest of the house.  I picked up a few new items but have lots of my older items displayed as well.  It’s looking pretty “fresh” in here.  Fresh […]

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A Few New Home Decor Items

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and ShopStyle Collective.   I recently grabbed a few new home decor items for our home.  I’m thinking they will work perfectly for our bedroom… since it’s the room I am focusing on next.  I want to get that room cozied up in the next week or so.  If […]

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Kitchen Curtains, Linen Curtains, Neutral Curtains

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We Hung Curtains in the Kitchen

We moved here, in our new home, in the middle of December.  As you know, we are slowly getting things situated in each room.  We have our home decor room getting fuller by the day as we empty our storage unit.  I LOVE that room and am so grateful we have the extra space.  And, […]

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HSN Favorites this Month

This post is sponsored by HSN and ShopStyle Collective.   Here we are again… time sure does fly!  It’s time for me to roundup several great deals from HSN again.  I love this type of post because I always find several everyday products. This month didn’t disappoint. HSN is known for their low prices and competitive […]

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How to make a laminate headboard look like an antique

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How to make a Laminate Headboard look like an Antique

We are currently working on our bedroom. When we moved into the house mid-December, we basically just plopped down our bedroom furniture.  And called it a day.  Well, it’s time to get the ball rolling and get that room decorated and put together.  I bought a tufted headboard about a year ago.  I loved it […]

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Chippy Cabinet and Table in the Laundry Room

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Chippy Cabinet and Table in the Laundry Room

Slowly but surely, we are getting things put together.  Every time we bring a new load over, I’m thrilled to put it away.  And get everything organized.  Did you see my home decor room?  Since I took those pictures, it looks a lot different and lot fuller.  Deb added a few more shelves for me.  […]

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A Simple Spring Look in the Kitchen

Have you seen my home decor room that Deb got all set up for me?  I realize not everyone has a huge empty storage room, as this is our first space like this.  But, I highly recommend having all of your extra home decor in a specific space like a closet, a cabinet, etc.  I […]

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Our Washer and Dryer and other Details of the Laundry Room

  You have seen quite a few pictures of the laundry room here in our new home.  We had just moved in a few weeks before Christmas so I added a few small trees on the countertops.  Once Christmas was over, I swapped out the trees to every day decor and added a stained glass […]

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Stained Glass Window in the Laundry Room

  Did you see what our home decor room looks like?  I shared a few pictures over on this post.  It is a lot fuller now than it was in that post.  Because we are slowly, but surely, bringing things here to the house that are in the storage unit…. including a huge stack of […]

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A Simple Shelf Behind the Sofa

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A Simple Shelf Behind our Sofa

  This may be the slowest move in history.  And, I’m fine with that.  We have lived in chaos for so long that both of us have PTSD from it.  We had no storage in the rental or the cottage.  There were things tucked behind every piece of furniture, and we both got so overwhelmed.  […]

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The Best of QVC this Month

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopStyle Collective.    I am back for my monthly QVC round-up.  QVC has some of the best items around. We find lots of great home items that we would never have found elsewhere had we not checked QVC.  This month’s list consists of several items that we have […]

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Mirror Made from a Church Window

Several years ago, we found the coolest window at the Springfield Ohio Flea Market.  The guy we bought it from had four.  And he said they were out of an old church.  I fell in love with the details around the top of the window.  So, we ended up buying one, and I believe he […]

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Our Home Decor Room

  This isn’t your typical home decor post but I wanted to share it with you anyway.  If you aren’t on social media, you have never seen this are of our home…  our home decor room. When we were in the first stages of planning the layout of our new home build, Deb wanted storage.  […]

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The Story Behind Our Large Wooden Lamps

I receive daily questions about our large wooden lamps.  You have probably seen several pictures of them here and on social media.  They were in the House on Winchester, the rental, and the cottage for awhile.  And now they are here at the house.  But, I realized that I have never shared the story behind […]

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Our Wicker Dining Chairs

I shared this a few days ago over on our social media stories.  And, I knew our wicker dining chairs needed a space here on our website.  We are still moving everything in and as I have said before… we are moving slowly.  We are putting everything away as it comes into the house.  Because […]

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Bonus Room

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The Products We used to Finish our Painted Floors

This is a long overdue post for sure.  I receive regular questions on our white flooring that we had installed in our new home.  If you missed all of the other posts that I shared previously, you need to check them out.  I have one post with pretty much all of the frequently asked questions, […]

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Tray Styling 2 Different Ways

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Tray Styling: Two Different Trays with Two Different Looks

I love to style trays.  They are so versatile and come in so many different shapes and sizes.  I think they are a great foundation for a little grouping on the kitchen countertop, coffee table, and dining table.  If you like to display lots of smaller things, adding some type of tray is a must […]

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New Warm-Toned Rug for our Family Room

I found a new warm-toned rug for our family room and it works perfect with our woods and whites decor.  In my opinion, it is so hard finding a warm-toned rug so I knew I just had to share.  To be honest, everywhere you look, most rugs have gray undertones, which are not for me.  […]

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The Best of HSN in January

This post is sponsored by HSN and ShopStyle Collective.   I get messages quite frequently about our favorite power washer.  We have shared it several times throughout the year and highly recommend it.  It is at such a great price right now at HSN that I just had to share it with you.  And while I […]

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Crockpot Cream Cheese Chicken Chili Recipe

It is 33 degrees outside currently with probably 6 inches of snow on the ground.  We are in the middle of a winter storm warning.  And, both Deb and I have colds.  So we are struggling to get very much done today.  Those two things mean that it is a great time for soup in […]

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Vintage Decor in the Bathroom

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Vintage Decor in the Bathroom

Did you see that I shared the shower door in our main bathroom a few weeks ago?  It is the prettiest shower door ever.  I talked about the details of that but I never shared our vintage decor in the bathroom.  I added a few things a few weeks back.  But as we are moving […]

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Custom Pull-Out Drawers in the Kitchen Island

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Custom Pull-Out Drawers in the Kitchen Island

Another moment that I have been waiting for.  Our custom pull-out drawers in the kitchen island are installed.  Hallelujah!  If you missed it, our kitchen island is a 12′ store counter that we found on the Marketplace.  We gave it a makeover once we brought it home.  And as soon as our kitchen was far […]

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The Best Artificial Plants

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The Best Artificial Plants that Look Real

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot and ShopStyle Collective.     I love to fill our home with plants this time of year.  Because after I take all of the Christmas trees and the winter garland down, it looks and feels lifeless.  Artificial plants do the trick of freshening up our home.  And, they […]

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In-feed Inspiration: Woods and Whites

You KNOW how much I love woods and whites decor.  My eyes are drawn to anything woods and whites because it feels so calming to me.  It’s how I describe my own style.  When people ask, I usually say, “Vintage and antique in woods and whites.”  It probably doesn’t make much sense to many, but […]

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The Doorknobs that We Chose for Our New Home

I shared the doorknobs that we chose for our new home over on social media stories.  And, I got SO MANY requests for links.  And, I can see why.  I think they are so dang pretty.  It has always been a goal of ours to build this house with very little to no maintenance.  We […]

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My Favorite Finds from QVC

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopStyle Collective.   Well, here we are in the new year, 2023.  Can you believe it?  Something popped up on social media the other day that the 1970s were 50 years ago.  That seems unreal.  It more or less seems like they were about 20 years ago.  Let’s […]

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This Week’s Antique Finds

When Deb and I go visit my sister in North Carolina, our favorite thing to do is thrift and antique shop.  The last time I went to see her, we found several fun things.  I shared my haul with you, which is something that I do frequently. I love seeing what people find in their […]

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In-feed Inspiration – 5 Cozy Family Rooms

Several months ago, I thought about what I was going to do that was fun in the new year.  I wanted to do something different.  So, I put up a question box over on Instagram stories and asked for suggestions.  And, I got a lot of new ideas.  I also added a poll to my […]

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Antique Bar Stools and Brass Foot Railing

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Our Antique Bar Stools and Foot Railing

When we originally started planning our new home, I had this vision for our kitchen.  I wanted to use an old store counter and add some antique bar stools.  But I didn’t know where I would find 4 matching antique bar stools.  Long before our house was started, we visited my sister in North Carolina.  […]

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Woods and Whites Decor in our New Entryway

We are having a blast moving our antique furniture over here to the new house.  And, we are making it feel exactly like our home.  It’s funny.  I said the other day to Deb, “I can’t believe it.  This place is starting to look like our home.”  Deb said, “It is… and every time we […]

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DIY Soap Dish

OK… I just think this is the cutest idea ever.  I saw someone else make this little soap dish over on Instagram and I had to try it out.  And, if you like quick little DIYs, you will love this, too.  I shared it on a reel during the blizzard last week, but I haven’t […]

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Our Bathroom Items for the New House

So many people have asked us where we found our bathroom items for the new house. We found several of our bathroom items on the Build with Ferguson website.   I had someone say, “Weren’t you overwhelmed making all of the choices for this new house?”  And, to be honest, I wasn’t.  Thank goodness… I am […]

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A Cozy Corner in the Living Room

I have said a million times.  This move is so much easier than any move we have ever been through.  First off, the new house is right across the driveway.  So one load takes so little time.  Second, we aren’t on someone else’s time schedule.  When someone else tells you when you need to be […]

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The Most Beautiful Shower Door Ever

We are at the end of this new build of ours.  Can I get a hallelujah!  This has been a long and eventful process as most new builds are.  When you build a home, you pick out products for your new space months before it gets installed.  I actually picked out the products for our […]

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Adding Woods to My Whites in the Kitchen

We are slowly moving ALL OF THE STUFF over to the house.  And, I mean slowly.  There is no reason to go all out and move every single thing here and have a huge mess.  Number one, there is no rush.  We don’t have a timeline of needing to be out of the cottage.  Number […]

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Cozy Candles for the Winter Months

  This post is sponsored by Nordstrom and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   When we owned our storefront years ago, I was adamant on making sure that it appealed to several of our customer’s senses.   I not only wanted it to LOOK pretty when people walked in to shop.  But, I wanted […]

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Food Pantry Shelves

We have been so dang busy.  I am trying to share every single thing we accomplish as soon as I can.  Because once one thing gets done, we move on to the next.  Have you been watching the pantry work on social media?  If you are new here, we have two pantries.  One is for […]

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One-of-a-Kind Wooden Christmas Trees

  Deb made a few little wood Christmas trees last year. And, decided to make a few more this year for a giveaway we had.  This is a cute little project that is so simple and takes so little time. This year, she made them all a little different than the ones last year.  And […]

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Simple Winter Fireplace Mantel

  At this point in the game, I will decorating our home for winter rather than Christmas.  We have less than a week to go and there are bigger fish to fry.  Like closing on the house and moving in.  The builder gave us the OK to move some things in to stage our home […]

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Six Ways to Style a Cake Plate - Deb and Danelle

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Six Ways to Style a Cake Stand within Your Decor

Do you remember when I used to share different ways to style certain things?  I shared how to style a pedestal tray a few a few different ways years ago.  And I also shared different ways to use a farmhouse dish rack after I got sucked into a Facebook ad.  That dish rack must be […]

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The Best of QVC this December

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopStyle Collective.   I absolutely love finding great deals. And, I also love searching QVC for those great deals. I have been sharing THE BEST OF QVC posts for several years now.  And, I love it.  We find some of the best items that we would have never […]

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Antique Mirror Above our Stove

I have the decorating bug.  And my job of decorating is just about to start.  A few electrical things need wrapped up, and the house is officially done with contractors.  Because I have so many ideas for our home, it will never be DONE.  We want to add different wall treatments, including wallpaper, possibly brick […]

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Comfortable Finds from Kohl’s

  This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and ShopStyle Collective.  Thanks for supporting the brands I love.   Comfort is key, especially during the holidays.  I love looking put together but feeling casual. I tend to gravitate towards leggings and oversized sweatshirts, because, hello… they are stretchy.  Deb is a lover of jeans, casual shirts […]

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Woods and Whites Home Decor

This post is sponsored by Zulily and ShopStyle Collective.   I get asked a lot how I would describe my decor style.  While I don’t think anyone has only one particular style, the best words that fit me are woods and whites.  Home decor in woods and whites are so calming to me.  It’s why […]

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Cozy Winter Laundry Room

It is late in the season for decorating for Christmas according to the internet and what we do.  So, I am calling this my “winter decor.”  And, of course, I don’t know how long it will last here but I couldn’t help myself.  They are ALMOST done with the entire house.  There is a punch […]

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Vintage Looking Laundry Room Sink and Faucet

Things are wrapping up in our new/old build.  I say “new/old build” because while it is a new build, we added lots of things to make it look old.  That was one of our goals.  We wanted to build a new house as maintenance free as we possibly could for the future.  By adding old […]

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Gifts for People who Love to Entertain

This post is sponsored by JCPenney and ShopStyle Collective.   One of my favorite gift guides to create are gifts for people who love to entertain.  However, it’s funny… because neither of us like to host parties or entertain.  I love dishes, cutting boards, silverware and anything fun for the kitchen.  As you know, I […]

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Top Picks from QVC for the Month of December

Gosh these months roll by, don’t they?  It seems like I just shared my top picks from QVC for the month a few days ago.  But, here we are in a new month and it’s rolled around again.  It’s one of my favorite things to do.  QVC has such great items, sometimes exclusive to them, […]

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The Gifts for All Event at Sephora at Kohl’s

  The post is sponsored by Sephora and ShopStyle Collective.   Did you know that Sephora is now in Kohl’s?  Two of the best stores are together.  I was shocked when I ran to Kohl’s to pick something up, and there they were.  I have actually shopped at Sephora a lot throughout the years.   So […]

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A Little Glimpse of Our Laundry Room

We are a little late to the game when it comes to Christmas decor.  Being a content creator, decorating for each holiday comes really early.  I normally start sharing holiday looks at the end of October.  And the house is usually completely overhauled by mid-November.  But, as you know, we are in the midst of […]

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaways

  ‘Tis the season for gift giving.  We will all be so busy hustling and bustling through this next month, gathering everything we need for a peaceful holiday.  Whether you are a family that gives each other gifts, or a family who just hangs out and enjoys each other, there is still a lot of […]

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How to Hang Winter Garland – Damage Free

Can I just say that it was so dang fun hanging my garland around these kitchen windows. My heart is so full.  The painter’s heart will be full too when he comes back to touch up the paint.  Because I did this all without causing any damage to our walls or trim.  So, today I […]

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Great Toys at Great Prices from Zulily

  This post is sponsored by Zulily and ShopStyle Collective.   If you have been around for any length of time or pay attention to social media, you know that we have five grandsons.  FIVE.  Can you believe it?  We have a little granddaughter on the way, who will make her appearance in a couple […]

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A Few Great Gift Ideas from QVC

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopStyle Collective.   I am sure you are not done with your holiday shopping yet.  At least I am not.  We have a few more people to buy for but we have a great start.  Today, I am bringing you a few great gift ideas from QVC to […]

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Everyday Gift Ideas that Don’t Break the Bank

  This post is sponsored by Nordstrom and ShopStyle Collective.     Gift giving can be so expensive.  Buying gifts for everyone on your list can feel so overwhelming sometimes.  Not to mention that spending a few dollars here and a few dollars there can really add up.  One of my favorite things to purchase for […]

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Our Vintage and Found Collection with Antique Farmhouse

You know by now that vintage and found items are my passion.  I just love incorporating mainly vintage items within our decor.  And, I love when I can actually use them every day, too.  Wherever I can find vintage items, whether it be a flea market, antique shop, garage sale, or online, count me in.  […]

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Our Antique Finds this Week

  Well, we came to North Carolina to see my sister for the Thanksgiving holiday.  I think we invited ourselves, but that’s OK.  We are having an absolute blast.  When we visit her, we love running around to visit our favorite antique malls here.  We always find a few small things.  And, we almost always […]

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A Few Practical Gift Ideas

  This post is sponsored by HSN and ShopStyle Collective.   Today is the day! I am rounding up several great deals from HSN again.  This time it’s for the month of November.  I found several everyday products that we own and use regularly for excellent prices.  If you are looking for a few practical […]

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Update on our Guest Coat Closet Door

  I shared the door that we found for our guest coat closet door several months back.  It needed a bit of work and the original stain was bubbled.  So, I removed that soon after we got it.  As you know, the crew was there hanging all the trim in our home a few weeks […]

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Gift Ideas for the Beauty Lover from Sephora at Kohl’s

This post is sponsored by Sephora at Kohl’s and ShopStyle Collective.     Two of our favorite stores, Kohl’s and Sephora, are giving us the best shopping experience online this year!  Did you know that Sephora can now be found at Kohl’s.  And right now, they have discounts on all of our Sephora favorites!  They have […]

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The Best of QVC this Month

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   Gosh these months are flying by.  It’s already that time again.  I have been rounding up the best of QVC for several years now and I love it.  QVC has some great items that I never would have found elsewhere. […]

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Perfect Kitchen Gifts for the Hostess or People who Love to Entertain

This post is sponsored by JCPenney and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   Have you seen these adorable serving trays?  They come in different shapes:  a Christmas tree, an acorn, or a simple wood and marble tray?  These would make the best gifts for the hostess or people who love to entertain.  Or […]

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Comfortable Casual Pieces you may need for the Upcoming Holidays

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   I don’t know about you, but when I think of Thanksgiving gatherings, I think of the food first.  And, then I go directly to what I am going to wear.  Because everyone wants to be comfortable during the holidays.  There […]

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Our Open Shelving in our Kitchen

If you aren’t on social media, you don’t even have a clue about the saga that went on regarding this wall in the kitchen.  I have truly been trying to figure out over the last couple of months what I was going to do with the sink wall.  Because it has three large windows above […]

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A Closer Look at the Trim in Our Home

We lost count, but we have flipped 12-15 houses.  This is the very first home we have built.  It’s funny.  I’ve heard horror stories about building.  People telling us that they almost got divorced while building their home and that they would never do it again.  And then there is a handful of people who […]

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Our Large Range Hood with Antique Corbels

 “What is that big box on the wall in the kitchen going to be?”  It’s one of the things we were asked about a lot over on social media.   I had this vision of what I wanted our range hood to look like.  It was to be a focal point for that wall with a […]

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Our Place Cookware and The Biggest Sale of the Year

This post is sponsored by Our Place and ShopStyle Collective.  Of course, all opinions are my own.   We love to cook almost every meal at home.  Not only because home is our favorite place to be, but we know exactly what is in our food. When we go out for dinner, both of us […]

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7 Simple Christmas Decor Tips to Get you into the Spirit

  Have you begun decorating for the upcoming holidays?  Since we are currently in the midst of chaos, I am left feeling a little uninspired.  Strike that.  I am feeling VERY inspired to decorate for Christmas, but not here.  We have completely grown out of this cottage and have stuff shoved everywhere.  Why take everything […]

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9 Items to Freshen up Your Home for the Holidays

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9 Items from The Home Depot to Freshen up Your Home for the Holidays

This post is sponsored by The Home Depot and ShopStyle Collective.     The holidays are coming!  And I’m pretty excited about it.   Are you a “prepare-early-for-the-holidays” person?  Or are you a “throw-everything-together-at-the-last-minute” type of household?  I am somewhere in between.  I love to freshen up our rooms pretty early and make our home feel really […]

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Wallpaper in the Pantries and Roundup of Vintage Wallpaper

Ever since we started the process of building our house, I knew I wanted wallpaper in the pantries.  Is it extra, yes!  But Deb and I are both a little extra, only in different ways.  I wanted to share a little backstory of my own pantries throughout the years. I bought my first house when […]

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The Story Behind our Yellow Ware Bowl Collection

I love a great story.  And, I love to share them.  I’ve been around the block for 57 years so I have many of them.  Yesterday I shared a small little antique haul that we found this past week.  It included a yellow ware lid to something. I’m not sure if it’s old or new […]

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A Few Antique Finds this Week

Deb and I have been working really hard.  She has been doing so many things around the property to be prepared before the snow flies.  And, with the busiest advertising season of the year upon us, I have been working like a fool in our business.  Add crossing off all of the last details of […]

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Christmas Decor from Amazon and Different Ideas to Display Them

I have been pulling out all of the trees to start getting our space ready for the upcoming holidays.   And, also to give you guys a bit of inspiration for your own spaces.  I have started adding cozy holiday decor here in the cottage hoping that I can start decorating over at the house soon. […]

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Simple Cozy Christmas in the Bedroom

I had some Christmas content  for the bedroom that I needed to record for a brand over on TikTok.  So naturally, the winter greens and Christmas decor made their appearance.  For that content, I wanted to create a simple cozy Christmas look in the bedroom. To be honest, I was completely hoping that we would […]

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Fireplace Mantel in the Living Room

Things are moving right along in our new home.  Did you see the pantry doors that I shared yesterday?  I am beyond grateful with how that project turned out.  It’s exactly how I saw our pantries in my head when the architect drew up two pantries for our new kitchen.  Well…  today I get to […]

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Our Antique Pantry Doors are Hung

Guess what!  Our antique pantry doors are hung.  It’s truly something that I absolutely could not wait for from the moment we bought them.  If you remember, we drove to Tennessee for 6 1/2 hours to pick up these beauties.  Ever since we brought them home, they have been sitting in our garage here at […]

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Gift Guide from Nordstrom

  I have been compensated by Nordstrom and ShopStyle Collective for this post, however, all opinions are my own.   We have just started our Christmas shopping.  Deb and I don’t take things too seriously until this time of year.  And, then it is game is on.  I have been thinking a lot about smaller […]

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Kitchen Cabinet Handles and Pantry Pulls

Normally, I wouldn’t create an entire post on our kitchen cabinet handles and pantry pulls.  But, I found the most gorgeous handles for our kitchen that I wanted to share. Not only because they are so dang pretty, but the price is so good.  Oh, and because they are listed on Amazon so they are […]

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Early Holiday Gift Guide from QVC

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   You all know my hardcore love for QVC, so I thought I would share my favorite QVC items for all of you early holiday shoppers.  QVC has become one of my favorite places to shop because they have fantastic deals […]

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Antique Doors in the Utility Room

The antique doors in the utility room are hung! As you probably already know, we have several antique pieces that we are incorporating into our house house… doors and fireplace mantels.  Well, we are at THAT phase of this building process.  These items are currently being installed and we are THRILLED.  This week, the antique […]

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My Favorites from QVC this Month – Great Gift Ideas

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.    I have been sharing my favorites from QVC almost every month for a few years now.  And, I love it.  Well.. I’m back today with all of my favorites from QVC this month.  I have found some of the best […]

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Our 200 Year Old Fireplace Mantel is Home

Who remembers this fireplace mantel?  And, who has been watching social media stories over the last several weeks and has been seeing Deb stripping the paint off of it?  Well, she was ready to give up so I took over the process for awhile to give her a break.  This fireplace mantel was in ROUGH […]

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Antique Doors for the Guest Bathroom are Hung

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Antique Doors for the Guest Bathroom are Hung

I changed the layout of the guest bathroom a little during the building phase of our house. I wanted the tub in the middle of the bathroom window rather than on the side like we originally planned.  Actually, I think we originally planned a shower with a tub, but then I had this vision of […]

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Wayfair’s Big Sale is Back – Designing a Bedroom

  This post is sponsored by Wayfair. All opinions are my own.   You all know we are in the middle of a new build.  Well, there are a few things that I am looking for including several rugs for a few different areas.  One of those areas is our bedroom.   The bedroom is a […]

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The Main Stairway is Done

  The crew that is doing the trim work in our house is doing such a great job.  They are responsible for hanging all of the doors, installing the pocket doors, hanging the trim around the windows and the baseboards, and putting the stairways together.  When they first started, he explained to us that stairways […]

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Outerwear from Kohl’s

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   ‘Tis the season!  Are you excited for the cold weather?  I actually don’t mind cold temps, as it’s the darkness that I associate with the winter months that throws me for a loop.  But it’s coming whether we like it […]

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Our Favorite Finds from HSN in October

This post is sponsored by HSN and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own. Today, I am rounding up our favorite finds for the month of October from HSN.  We love to shop HSN because we never know what we will find.   From home essentials like sheets and pillows, vacuums, and kitchen appliances, to jewelry and fashion, […]

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The Back Stairway in the House is Complete

I just had to share with you here that the back stairway in the house is complete.  And, I am beyond thrilled.  Now if you remember… we wanted to build our home to look like it has been around for 100 years.  We wanted the large ticket items to be timeless and classic because we […]

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We Have Chosen Our Paint Color

I have gotten several emails and messages asking what paint colors we are using on the walls of the new house.  I’m not sure if you know this, but I love our entire house, yes every room, painted the same color.  We all know it will be some color of WHITE.  But, do you realize […]

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Fossil items for Fall - Deb and Danelle

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The Heritage Collection by Fossil

This post is sponsored by Fossil and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   I love classic leather handbags, but I bet you already knew that.  I can guarantee you didn’t know that I’ve been a long-time fan of Fossil.  One of the girls got me hooked on Fossil handbags years ago after she […]

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Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Tablescape - Deb and Danelle

Fall Decor

Jack-O-Lantern Halloween Tablescape

I have created a few Halloween looks over the last several years.  I personally love decorating for fall and also Halloween. And, I usually combine the two from the very beginning.  Recently, I added my jack-o-lanterns to the middle of our dining room table and thought they looked really cute all lined up.  By adding […]

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Our Project Checklist for the Kitchen Island - Deb and Danelle

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Our Project Checklist for the Kitchen Island

We took the kitchen island over to the new house a few days back and I think it’s going to look smashing with the white wood floor.  I thought it was the perfect time to give you our project checklist for the kitchen island of everything we have yet to do with it.  Because there […]

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Antique Finds - Deb and Danelle

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This Week’s Antique Finds

When I see people share their garage sale or flea market hauls on social media, I am completely tuned in.  It’s fun to see what others pick up for a few dollars here and there.  It’s why I like to share my antique finds with you all here in this space.  If you love them […]

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Our House Sources - Deb and Danelle

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Sources for our New House

  I have been giving lots of updates of the new house over on social media stories but I haven’t done much updating here.  If you receive and read our newsletter, then you may know a little more.  Because I tend to share a lot there as well.  I did update you on the entire […]

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Great Beauty Items for Fall

This post is sponsored by Nordstrom and ShopStyle Collective.     I often get asked why I get ready and apply makeup every day when I work from home.  Or why I wear makeup when I am working outside on the chicken coop or decorating the porch.  Well, I can answer that.  It is because I […]

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Inexpensive Painted Pine flooring - Pine boards as flooring - Deb and Danelle

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Our Pine Flooring is Painted

Well…the moment I have been waiting for.  Our pine flooring is painted. Deb keeps saying, “You are so excited about this part of the new build, aren’t you?”  Yes, Deb… Yes, I am.  I have several posts on our pine flooring.  I have an entire rundown of frequently asked questions that I shared regarding using […]

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Key Staples You Need This Season

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and ShopStyle Collective.   I’ve said it before, but Fall is pretty much my favorite season of all.  It is a bit too short here in Ohio, but I try not to focus on that.  AND… there is no better fashion than fall fashion.  Oversized sweatshirts, cardigans, and leggings […]

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Simple Fall Dough Bowl Idea - Deb and Danelle

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Simple Fall Dough Bowl Centerpiece

Did you see the simple centerpiece hack that I shared several weeks ago.  If you have a wreath and you have a pumpkin, you have a really great center piece idea.  Well, I found this gorgeous antique dough bowl at the Springfield flea market a few weeks back.  If you want to see my entire […]

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Seed's DS-01™ Daily Synbiotic - Deb and Danelle

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Probiotics and Prebiotics: Why We Chose Seed

Do you take a prebiotic and/or a probiotic?  I have heard about them for years.  But I didn’t understand the importance of them.  And, I didn’t take the information about them too seriously.. until the last couple of years. We have been really focusing on our health and doing everything we can to prevent future […]

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Warm Neutral Fall Table Decor - Deb and Danelle

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Warm Neutral Fall Table

I put together this warm neutral fall table and loved how it turned out. If you have been around for just a bit, you know that woods and whites are my thing.  And, you probably figured out by now that I am a neutral home decor lover as well.  I haven’t gotten much into why lots […]

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My Favorites from QVC this Month

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopstyleCollective.  All opinions are my own.   It’s that time of the month.  It’s time to share all of my favorites from QVC.  And there are several things that made the list this time.  If you are new here, I scour the website to see what great products […]

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Using pine boards as flooring - FAQs including cost - Deb and Danelle

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Pine Flooring FAQs

 Using pine boards as flooring is something we have done several times throughout the years.  I have already shared a few posts about our pine flooring in the past.  The first post was when we were installing it in the entryway of our old house.  And the second post was a Q&A type of post.  […]

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Jalapeno Popper Dip - Deb and Danelle

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Jalapeno Popper Dip Recipe

OK…  This isn’t my normal type of recipe.  Normally we eat pretty healthy here in this household, so typically those are the recipes that I share.  See all of them here.  BUT… as you know, you must indulge every now and then.  We are attending our oldest grandson’s 5th birthday party today and they requested […]

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Cozy Campfire Capsule Wardrobe

  This post is sponsored by JCPenney and ShopStyle Collective.    ‘Tis the season for campfires, football games, apple picking, attending fall festivals, and hiking through the woods to see the changing leaves.  It’s also the season to go through my closet and purge anything that doesn’t fit. And, also, donate things that I no […]

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Old school lockers repurposed - Deb and Danelle

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Old School Closets Repurposed

I cannot tell you how many people tagged me in this Facebook Marketplace post.  It was A LOT.  I was either tagged or I was sent the listing.  I believe someone even text me.  There was an old school being taken down and they were selling several things inside, including the old slate chalkboards, flooring, […]

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Flea Market Finds Springfield Ohio Extravaganza - Deb and Danelle

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Flea Market Finds from Springfield Extravaganza 2022

Oh my gosh.  Did we have fun!  Both of us said this was the most fun we have had at the Springfield Extravaganza in Springfield, Ohio… like in ever.  This is a flea market that we have attended for years.  I probably many more times that Deb because I used to go in my pre-Deb […]

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Neutral fall porch decor, porch swing, woods and whites - Deb and Danelle

Fall Decor

Neutral Fall Porch Decor

Are you on social media?  If so, did you see that Deb and I shopped our storage unit this past week in order to find some goodies for our new porch?  We moved from the House on Winchester in September of 2019.  That was three full years ago.  We lived in the rental with most […]

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Quick and Easy Transition to Fall

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Quick and Easy Transitions to Fall

Fall is my favorite season to decorate.  Here in Ohio, it is WAY too short though.  The leaves change color and then they are completely gone in about 3 weeks time frame.  BUT, our house usually stays decorated for a good 6-8 weeks.  I start fairly early to give all of you ideas for your […]

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Elevate Your Space with These Pieces

  This post is sponsored by The Home Depot and ShopStyle Collective. I always get the itch to switch during the fall and winter months.  Tis the season to make our home feel a bit cozier.   It’s a great time for me to move all of the furniture around and deep clean at the same […]

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Delicious Beet and Apple Salad - Deb and Danelle

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Delicious Beet and Apple Salad

When someone shares recipes that are easy and healthy, I’m all ears.  That is why I LOVE sharing the ones we make with you.  This really isn’t considered a recipe because it is so dang simple.  But, I wanted it to have a permanent spot here on our website. Because it’s a salad that I […]

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Converting a shed into a chicken coop - Deb and Danelle

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Project Check List: What’s Left on our To-Do List on the Chicken Coop

You know as well as I do what is coming.  Living here in Ohio, the cold weather will be here before we know it.  It’s not that we can’t do anything outside in the cold weather, because we can and we still do.  BUT, there are certain things we want completely wrapped up before the […]

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Layered Vintage Fall Look

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Layered Vintage Fall Look

  We are full into fall here in the cottage.  I really wasn’t sure we would still be here for fall, however, we should be moved in way before Christmas.  And you know what that means. 🎄 Anyway, today I wanted to share a layered vintage fall look that I created a few days ago. […]

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Artwork for Frame TV - Deb and Danelle

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Samsung Frame TV Artwork for Fall and Halloween

  You know how much I love fall.  I realized that fall is my all time favorite season to decorate.  And, I figured out why.  It’s because most of the pumpkins, fall stems and flower bunches are in the same colors as all of my woods here in the cottage.  So, it’s basically adding more […]

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Cozy Fall Scents - Deb and Danelle

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Fall Scents to Cozy Up your Home

Do you love seasonal scented candles and other seasonal items to fragrance your home?  I do.  In fact, I have gotten lots of compliments from people saying, “Your house smells so good!”  And I love it.  I will never forgot this story.  When my oldest was in grade school, she had a bestie that spend […]

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Great makeup products for mature skin - Deb and Danelle

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Great Makeup Products for Mature Skin

  This post is sponsored by Nordstrom and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   I LOVE makeup and I always have.  Since I have gotten older, over 50, LOTS of changes started happening to my skin.  My old makeup no longer looks or feels the same.  I have been on the hunt for […]

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Small Antique Haul - Deb and Danelle

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Last Week’s Small Antique Haul

If you watch social media stories last week, we decided to attend the Tri-State Antique Gas Engine and Tractor Show in Portland, Indiana.  It’s about 30-40 minutes from our house.  Deb was in the middle of a project and I was finishing up some work and we both got a wild hair and decided to […]

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Old Time Pottery Pumpkin DIY - Deb and Danelle

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Old Time Pottery Pumpkin DIY

Did you see my reel over on Instagram?   I got this idea of making a pumpkin to look the same way as my yellow ware collection.  I have been collecting antique yellow ware bowls for YEARS…  probably since my early 20s actually.  The bowls have a patina that is unlike anything new today.  You know […]

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Coat Closet Door in the Entryway - Deb and Danelle

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Coat Closet Door in the Entryway

As you know, we are in the middle of building our house.  There are several rooms in the house that we want accent doors.  I shared our pantry doors already, which I cannot wait to see them hung.  Let’s be honest… I can’t wait to have two pantries.  We have a little more work to […]

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Quick Centerpiece Idea for the Season - Deb and Danelle

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Quick Centerpiece Idea for the Season

Do you ever need a quick centerpiece idea for your seasonal decor for a last minute gathering?  Picture this.. your friends are on their way over for hors devours and drinks on the patio.  And you want to make your space a little cozier for the season.  I have a very quick way to make […]

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Details on Our Favorite Cookware by Our Place

  This post is sponsored by Our Place and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   Do you prefer to cook your own meals, or would you rather grab take out or actually go out for dinner?   If you ask Deb and I that question, BOTH of us would answer the same way.  […]

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What to do with an antique architectural piece

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$5 Yard Sale Find

Remember when I shared my haul with you from the 127 Yard Sales?  We found so many great things.  I always say that I will share what I end up doing with the pieces, and since we aren’t in the house yet, a lot of items are being stored….  aka setting behind a piece of […]

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Casual and Comfy Fall Staples

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Neutral Mix and Match Comfortable Staples

  This post is sponsored by Kohl’s and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own.   I am a comfy casual girl every day.  I love a comfy pair of pants or leggings with an oversized sweatshirt. It is what you will find me in 99% of the time.  Comfortable is the key.  If I […]

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My Favorite Products this Month at QVC

This post is sponsored by QVC and ShopStyle Collective.  All opinions are my own. It’s that time of the month again.  I have been sharing my favorites from QVC almost every month for a few years now.  And, I love it.  I have found some of the best products at the best prices through QVC.  […]

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9 Different ways to decorate with wreaths

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9 Different Ways to Style Wreaths

  I recently grabbed several fall wreaths from Amazon.  And I had this idea as I was sharing them over on social media to share with you actually where I style wreaths around our home.  They aren’t just for your front door!   Shop our Amazon Storefront!   ALSO….  I used photos from my old posts […]

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Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe with High Protein - Deb and Danelle

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Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe

Do you like peanut butter?  What about smoothies?  I am a huge fan of both.  If you are too, I have a great smoothie recipe that you need to try.  And using the ingredients that I use, this smoothie has 27-28 grams of protein.  I believe I have told you before that I am trying […]

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Neutral Fall Decor - Deb and Danelle

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Quick Neutral Table Decor

  It has been BEASTLY hot here in Ohio.  The humidity has been very high which makes you melt the second you walk out the door.  Which is a reminder that it is still summer.  I am, however, getting the itch to get out my fall items.  Have you seen how many different looks I […]

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127 Yard Sale Finds

Oh my gosh…  The 127 Yard Sale is one of the most fun things Deb and I try to do every year.  We missed it last year, but wasn’t about to miss it this year. If you have never heard of it, here is a bit about it.  The 127 Yard Sales are the world’s […]

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