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How to Welcome a Guest When You Don’t Have a Guest...

This post is brought to you by The CitizenryA few small details can transform your room into a welcoming destination for guests.Pictured: San Cristobal Wall Hanging and Beso Pillow from The Citizenry I’ve spoken and written at length about how to make a guest feel welcome, whether it be changes you can make ahead of…
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5 Secrets to Scandinavian Christmas Decor

The Scandinavian style is famous for its beautiful celebration of the holiday season. From its Northern Lights to its snowy winter scenes, the style set by the Nordic countries is great inspiration for your home this year. If you enjoy modern design and minimalism, you’ll especially love the simple palette and sleek silhouettes. But Scandinavian…
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Our DIY Ornaments—Some VERY EASY Ideas and Some Pinterest Fails

I’ve started crafting. It’s could be part of a larger post titled “My Shocking Shift into the Parody of a Domestic Housewife” that I’ll write later, but for now, I’m very happy to report that my crafting blood has been ignited by a 4 and 6 year old. FINALLY, they are old enough to participate…
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An Order of Rage with My Coffee, Please

"I wanted to scream at the top of my lungs but I feared if I did, no one would ever listen to me again. For women, a lack of credibility lives next door to a bad temper—and I would rather internalize the rage than lose being taken seriously." Today contributor Brittany Chaffee is writing about…
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An Easy Holiday Dinner You Can Make for Guests in No...

Happy Sunday, friends. It's time to schedule in a holiday party and jot down a few simple additions to your grocery list! Today Sonja Overhiser from A Couple Cooks is making a case (and quite a convincing one, we might add) for throwing a no fuss dinner party this holiday season. She's sharing exactly how…
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15 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Mood This Holiday Season

As we move into what is, for many, the busiest time of the year, we thought it was an apt moment to reshare this post contributor Kathryn M. penned in 2017. In it she breaks down little ways we can take care of ourselves this holiday season, from tiny 1-minute fixes to 30-minute activities. Continue…
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The Need To Do Vs Nice To Do Productivity Hack +...

A little while back my friend Claire shared a productivity hack which has been a game-changer for me. It’s simple, so effective and easy to keep front of mind. Over food at by Chloe (side note: so good, go if you can get to a location!), Claire and I were chatting about how to prioritise…
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Friday Finds: The Good Kind Of Left Overs From Cyber Monday

Photo by Sara Ligorria-Tramp | From: Mountain House Reveal: Our Soft Yet Secretly Sultry Downstairs Guest Bed & BathAccording to American tradition, last week was the week to be thankful and this is the week to buy stuff. I don’t know who made this up and to be honest, I’m utterly confused by it so…
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How to Find Presence in Five Simple Steps

In today's world, it can be easy to get distracted—to have our minds going in eighteen different directions and to miss out on the present moment happening right in front of us. Today contributor Jill Elliott is writing about a technique she uses to quickly bring herself back to the present in five simple steps.…
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The Personalized Under-$40 Gift I’m Getting My Family This Year

I used to believe that there were two kinds of people in the world: those who have calendars hung in their kitchen and those who don’t. Like many other lessons I’m learning about motherhood, I didn’t really get that as your kids get older with more activities, you need a physical calendar, so now we…