Keep Your Home Under Control Throughout The Year

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Keep Your Home Under Control Throughout The Year

Our homes are our pride and joy, and because of that, we always want to ensure that it is looking it’s best as often as possible. The idea of making this happen though can be rather stressful because you immediately imagine having a deep clean from top to bottom that takes you at least four days to tackle without any sleep. But this really isn’t the case, and there’s no need to run around like a headless chicken to get to where you want to be.

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What It Takes To Open A B&B In Your Farmstead

Farmhouse Setting

What It Takes To Open A B&B In Your Farmstead

Just picture the scene. You are cooking breakfast in the kitchen – warm and light pancakes made with fresh eggs and milk. Somewhere in the house, you can hear someone opening a window. A shower is running in the distance, and when you strain yourself, you can even make up the sound of a voice singing the latest Beyoncé’s hit. You didn’t get to have a lie-in, unfortunately: You’ve been awake for almost two hours even though it’s barely past 8 AM. You got up early to pick the last berries of the season in the garden. You placed them in a bowl on the wooden kitchen table. They look sweet and juicy like hundreds of candies from Mother Nature. Next to them, there’s another bowl of yogurt, which you’ve made the evening before; its thick and shiny surface reflects the sunlight. You’ve also remembered to put out a few jars of homemade jams – strawberry, peach and figs – and a little pot of honey from a local beekeeper. Now, you just need to wait for the bread to finish baking in the oven, and you’re ready to welcome your guests. Does it sound compelling?

 

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Create Special Spaces At Home

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Create Special Spaces At Home

One of the biggest things that we often want to get out of having a home, is safety and comfort. We want to return after a non-stop day at work and be greeted by the warmth of our home that welcomes us in and takes all of that built-up stress and pressure away from us, leaving us to drift off into a peaceful state where we can recharge and start again. So if your home isn’t giving you that whenever you step foot in the door, there is definitely something wrong. Continue reading

Farmhouse Decor You Will Love!

Ok let’s just take a minute and really appreciate all that farmhouse decor has to offer. Farmhouse decor is classic and downright gorgeous. I have compiled some of my favorite decor staples, that can easily transform any room into your own little farmhouse.

I love the rustic and vintage feeling that farmhouse decor embodies. I have headed over to one of my favorite small shops sites Cottage and Design to share some easy items to add to your cart to instantly get the Farmhouse look at great prices.

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Christmas In July

I know. I know. It’s only July. But it seems this year is going by so quickly and it has me dreaming of a farmhouse Christmas. I dream of Christmas all year-long. I think I get more excited than my children, when we pull out all of the decorations. I hope you all enjoyed reading Jen’s Noting Grace Christmas in July Blog Hop blog post. Thank you to King of Christmas for sponsoring this post.

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Home Dynamix Christian Siriano Rug

I fell in love with this rug the second I laid eyes on it. The neutral and blue tones tugged at my heart-strings. It is even more amazing in person then I could have imagined.

Home Dynamix’s core philosophy is centered on highly designed and quality products, unyielding retailer relationships and competitive pricing. With more than three decades in the floor covering business, Home Dynamix has distinguished itself as a trendsetter that is tapped into customers’ needs. Continue reading

Bits of Vintage New Home Wishlist Decor

So most of you who have been following us for the last few years know we just retired from the Army after 20 years of service. My husband is loving the idea of turning our new house into our “forever” home. So he has plenty of projects ready to go as soon as we move in on June 4th. I on the other hand am over the moon about painting everything white, adding some shiplap and butcher block countertops and the list goes on and on. I am also excited to finally decorate my home how I have been imagining it in my head. So with that said I wanted to share one of my go to decor companies Bits of Vintage.

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Tommy John

So this is the time of year when all our spouses are looking for “Gifts for Him” and this is a one stop shop. They have all your apparel needs right at your fingertips. Everything from underwear, undershirts, socks, and clothing. Here are a few items I purchased that I wanted to share a review with you.

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#IGfriendsthatinspireus Julia @olivewooddesigns

We are so honored to have Julia from @olivewooddesigns be our featured guest for #IGfriendsthatinspire us for this week. Julia creates the most amazing signs and other wood decor. Her feed is full of encouragement, happiness, and a feeling of joy. Keep amazing us Julia, we can’t wait to see what you come up with next.

 

 

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Brittany from @ourblessedlittlenest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So excited to share Brittany’s IG story from @ourblessedlittlenest. I love sharing background stories on my IG friends and she was one of the first people to purchase a sign off me on Instagram and she is just a doll!  Continue reading