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WINTER HOT COCOA BAR

Holiday Hot Chocolate Bar

I bought supplies for a Holiday hot chocolate bar weeks ago. (The chalkboard tree printable is from my friend Kristin at Yellow Bliss Road.) Since then, I’ve been waiting for inspiration to strike. And waiting…and waiting…and waiting. See I wanted to create a pretty hot chocolate bar. With a whole new chalkboard drawing to go… 

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GREY CHRISTMAS HUTCH

Christmas Hutch Decorating

Our dining room Hutch is one of my favorite spaces to decorate each season. Sometimes I fill it to the brim. At other times it's a little more sparse. This Christmas I just added a few bits … [Read More...]

CRAFTSMAN SINGLE DOOR PEWTER MAT

Curb Appeal – Pairing Exterior Doors with Lighting and Accessories

Sometimes increasing your home’s curb appeal can be as simple as adding a new planter or mailbox. A quick fix, if you will. But what about when it's time for a more in-depth look at your home’s ext … [Read More...]

SLOW COOKER ROAST BEEF DINNER 2

Slow Cooker Roast Beef Dinner

A roast beef dinner is one of those classic meals that is all at once comforting, filling, and nutritious. And there is nothing like coming home to a home cooked meal all ready and waiting after a … [Read More...]

LANTERN PLAID THROW OUTSIDE WINTER

Simple Winter Porch

Sometimes the simplest decorations are truly the best. We were a little late getting our Christmas decorations up this year. Well, late for us. I was feeling all blah because our neighbors … [Read More...]

WHEN ITS TIME TO DONATE INSTEAD OF ORGANIZE

When It’s Time to Donate Instead of Organize!

Normally I'm a huge fan of organizing. I think any room or space can benefit from "a place for everything and everything in its place". But Christmas is fast approaching with its onslaught of … [Read More...]

BOSE SOUND LINK BLUETOOTH SPEAKER

Top 20 Christmas Songs| My Christmas Playlist

One of my absolute favorite things about the Holidays is the music! Late each fall I can hardly wait to start playing Christmas songs - and I'm probably the first one to be insanely happy when the … [Read More...]

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Weekend Retreat Link Party #96

Can you believe it's already only three weeks until Christmas?! THREE WEEKS! Between you and me, I'm totally excited and can hardly wait! That's probably not much of a secret though, is it? Do … [Read More...]

downlinens gel pillows and duvet

Enter to Win Super Comfy Bedding! (Closed)

Merry Christmas a little bit early! Why? Because today I want to share about the most comfy pillows and down-alternative duvet EVER!!! We used both of these in our Girls' Room Makeover … [Read More...]

DIY BUILT IN DESK AND SHELVES

DIY Built In Desk and Shelves

So yesterday we showed you our Girls' Bedroom Makeover Reveal. Today we're going to show you how we made the built in desk and shelves. DIY Built In Desk and Shelves Supplies 4 - 3/4 … [Read More...]

girl's room makeover before and after

Girl’s Room Makeover Reveal – with Built-in Storage!

Our girls FINALLY have an organized, functional and beautiful room to call their own! We started this project months ago and we are relieved happy ecstatic that it's all done. (It wasn't a … [Read More...]

A VINTAGE STYLE RED AND WHITE CHRISTMAS WITH AKA DESIGN AND WORLD MARKET

A Vintage Style Red and White Christmas Kitchen

Many of you visited our Christmas Home Tour last week so you know that we're happily going with lots of traditional reds for our holiday decor again this year. Even for the Christmas touches in ou … [Read More...]

AKA DESIGN 2015 PLANNER

Blog Planner & Editorial Calendar (FREE PRINTABLE)

With a new year fast approaching - and my current planner quickly running out of pages - I decided I'd design my own blog planner for the new year. As much as I adore technology, I'm also a very … [Read More...]