09/14 Food

No-Knead Bread Recipe

I had no idea how incredibly easy it is to make bread at home.  You don’t need a bread maker, any hard to find ingredients, or sophisticated kneading skills.  All it takes is 4 ingredients and a dutch oven to make fresh, delicious, crusty bread that you won’t be able to stop eating.  Partnering with Copper Chef to share this simple no-knead bread recipe, plus a giveaway for one winner to win a Wonder Cooker (link to enter is at the end of the post!) Read More

08/01 Seasonal/Holiday / Tips

Tips + What to Pack for a Beach Picnic

We’ve been talking since winter about going on a picnic at the beach the first chance we get this summer, so I’ve been bursting with much anticipation for what might be my favorite summer tradition of them all.  I love a beach day on its own, but bring your favorite foods and people and it becomes a breezy celebration at one of the most beautiful free venues there is.  The beach takes care of the scenery, and all we need to do is pack the right things and keep it simple for the best time possible.  Partnering with my friends at Uber to share my tips for throwing a beach picnic, using Uber to enjoy the ride and have peace of mind utilizing their new safety features.   Read More

07/24 DIY / Seasonal/Holiday

DIY Minimal Floral Chandeliers

A simple summer inspired table that’s my answer to the very practical question of where to put the food if there’s a bunch of decor on the table.  Usually we’re able to deal and it’s not a big issue, but maybe instead of flowers on the table we can put them above the table- we like doing that around here, I think you might have noticed.  Read More

07/13 Tips

Q&A: Your Questions from Instagram Answered

I held an impromptu Q&A session on Instagram to test out the new questions feature and received a lot of great questions!  Mostly ranging in topics like how to decorate, blogging, and photography, and since I know not everyone is hanging out over there, I’m transcribing here a few of the questions I answered in case you may have wanted to ask me the same things but didn’t catch the session.  I’m also going to expand a little on some of my answers since we have the space for it, yay blog!  Read More

07/09 Design / Seasonal/Holiday

Summer Mood Board


Admittedly summer is not my favorite season.  In comparison to fall and winter holding the best holidays and spring gifting me with my favorite weather, summer doesn’t receive the most excitement probably because I dread living through the heat with AC units that cool only parts of our home.  This is not to say that I dislike summer either!  Summer brings longer days, more frequents trips to the beach, outdoor movies, and barbecues, but despite all that fun I find my creativity tends to go through a lull during this time.  I’m not sure why and wonder if this is common among others, but to get myself hyped for the season I compiled this mood board that’s part inspiration on colors, textures, and feels and part summer bucket list.  What kind of things are you looking forward to this summer?   Read More