Navigating a Social Media Disconnect

A friend of mine is a fairly well known blogger with a large social media presence. Her boyfriend, on the other hand, barely ever posts anything. In fact, he’s a borderline Luddite when it comes to social media. Given such social media disparity, you’d think that it would be a source of tension between them.... read more

A Delicious Breakfast in Bed is Your Anniversary Solution!

Your anniversary is coming up and all of a sudden you start noticing ads for tropical vacations, expensive jewelry and big, grand gestures of love. Panic starts to sink in and you begin to feel anxious. You love your spouse but a vacation just isn’t in the budget this month nor is a big, extravagant gift. Don’t... read more

3 Ways to Style a Backyard Porch with Lively, Upbeat Details

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Admit it—it's nearly impossible not to smile when you see this whimsical outdoor space. The amount of color and pattern is just brimming with excess, where it's clear there was some point the designer could have stopped to throw in a few more neutrals, but decided swiftly against it. There is a joy in playing with details here... read more

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

With just a few simple steps, you can bake a batch of deliciously chewy on the inside, crispy on the outside, Chocolate Chip Cookies. Each heavenly bite is packed with dark chocolate chips and toasted pecans. What You'll Need: (Makes 15 cookies)  1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 stick... read more

DIY Your Own Summer Twister Board

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Memorial Day is over (so bitter sweet), but that means that it's officially time for outdoor parties and entertaining! Have some fun at your next backyard shindig with a fun game or activity! Put your own twist on the classic Twister game but creating your own board and spinner with bright and bold summer colors.... read more

A Lavender-Infused Sparkling Wine Cocktail You’ll Obsess Over

The warmer months mean we'll be sitting outside, sipping a refreshing beverage with our besties more often than not. And since we just adore a garden party, we thought you'd need a sparkling cocktail that's perfectly suited for such occasions. With a few simple ingredients with a hint of lavender, this sparkling wine cocktail... read more

Halloumi Cheese: Your New Favorite Grilling Ingredient

Grilled Halloumi Cheese and roasted tomato salad.Grilled Halloumi Cheese and roasted tomato salad.
Looking to jazz up your grilling game or need a new dish to spice up Meatless Mondays? We've got just the thing — halloumi cheese. It might sound messy, but this delicious mild cheese can seriously stand up to heat and makes a mean addition to any meal, making it the perfect ingredient... read more

10 Must-Haves for a Stylish Summer Kitchen

Whether you’re redecorating after a renovation or just looking to spruce up your space, here are ten accents you need for a well-styled kitchen.

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Tray Chic

Trays are great for grouping smaller items like salt cellars, pepper shakers and cooking oils.

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8 Gifs That Perfectly Sum Up Buying Your First House

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Congrats! You’re ready to buy your first home. While the process is fun and exciting, we know it can also be a little nerve-racking. Don’t worry--everything that goes through your head is perfectly normal. In fact, we’ve got a few gifs that will prepare you for what you’re about to experience. Enjoy! 1. You’ve got... read more

3 Ways to Spice Up Your Next Dinner Party

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Once you are in a serious relationship, you are contractually obligated to participate in a minimum number of couples-only brunches and dinner parties per annum. But then I assume you knew this already. The upside is that, who doesn’t like a good brunch or dinner party? The downside is, especially when it comes to dinner... read more
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