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Peyton’s Bedroom Update & Mouse + Magpie Giveaway

It’s not often that Peyton’s room is photo worthy but once my items from Mouse + Magpie arrived, I was motived to bring her room back to life.  Mouse + Magpie is a carefully curated decor and furnishing company for kids with big imaginations.  Mouse + Magpie collections consist of artwork, throw pillows, lamps, clocks and sherpa blankets.  Peyton has a big personality and the only thing that is bigger than her personality is her imagination.  Peyton sees everything as an adventure ready to explore.  I’m happy that her room now reflects her big imagination and encourages her to dream big.  Mouse + Magpie has been so kind to allow me to give away a few items to one lucky reader.  Keep reading for giveaway details and more photos of Peyton’s room update.  Continue Reading

My Quick & Easy Closet Makeover

I’m getting a jump start on my spring cleaning.  Last week I tackled the jewelry and accessories in my closet.  The old system that I had was not working.  My jewelry was tangled and earrings were always missing.  It was taking me too long to pull myself together.  Instead of dealing with a jewelry organization system that wasn’t working, I decided to do something about it.  I already had the Container Store Elfa closet (HERE), so I headed to the store to see what else I could find.  Here’s the solution that I came up with.

 

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The Perfect Accent

This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included furniture and home decor as compensation. Thoughts and opinions are my own.

One of my 2017 goals was to have my home look like a picture in a magazine (or maybe a pamphlet). Unfortunately, I don’t have the coins to hire an interior designer or buy all new furniture. Therefore I’m forced to work with what I got. Instead of starting from scratch in my living room, I added a gorgeous accent chair from Kohl’s.

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5 Home Cleaning Hacks That Work

When my house is clean, even if it’s just for 5 minutes, I feel a since of peace.  My goal is to have a home that when an uninvited guest pops up I won’t feel completely embarrassed.  No, I’m not OCD.  I like to be proactive instead of reactive.  You know, stay ahead of the mess.  Since the new year has started, I’ve been trying to tackle these annoying cleaning to-do lists.  I have a few home cleaning solutions to handle those odd jobs in you home with products you already have.  You be amazed how these tricks will save you time and money.

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Dining Room Goals

February marks two years that I’ve been in my new home.  It really feels like we just moved in.  So much has happened since we’ve moved in this house.  I had a baby and did a full kitchen remodel while I was pregnant (HERE).  The kitchen took a lot out of us (and our wallets) so we’ve been slow to tackle other projects in my home.  My goal for 2017 is to have my house looking like a magazine spread!  Maybe not the whole house but my main level.  You know, the parts that everyone will see when they come in.  One room that you see when you walk through my front door is my formal dinning room.  It has been used as a storage area or completely empty for the last two years.  For our 9 year wedding anniversary, Mister bought a dining room table.  Now I’m ready to rock’n’roll!  I’m wanted to share the current state of my dining area and dining room inspiration.

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