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We just moved from central PA to our new home in the Greenville area of South Carolina and it was hard! Having survived the move (just barely), I thought I’d share my favorite moving hack tips with you on how best to pack your things for the move. This post contains affiliate links to a […]

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I’m so glad you’re here! Welcome! This is the place to link up your latest and greatest tips and tutorials for a chance to be featured in a weekly roundup of some of my favorite ideas. I look forward to browsing through your posts this week! LINK PARTY GUIDELINES: What counts as a tutorial or […]

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Summer is in full-swing and it’s time to seize the day! Bloggers have been linking up their best summer ideas for weeks now, and this post is all about making the most of summer-time fun. Thank you to all the bloggers who shared their creativity with us! If you are a blogger and would like […]

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Welcome to the party everyone! This is my first post published from our new home in sunny South Carolina! We moved over the weekend and are still waiting for our moving truck to arrive with all of our belongings. You might be able to catch a sneak peek of the house in my Instagram stories […]

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Love the farmhouse look? We do too! Here are some great farmhouse style kitchens for you to gather inspiration for your own home. Click the blue/gray links on each picture to see more from each blogger. Thanks for stopping by the blog today. 🙂  1. URBAN FARMHOUSE KITCHEN BY HOME STORIES A TO Z  2. […]

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If you tuned in last Monday or Tuesday to link up to the party, I apologize for not having the link ready for you! We are moving this week from Pennsylvania to South Carolina and life has been incredibly chaotic as we say our goodbyes and tie up loose ends. Thanks for understanding and for […]

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Learn how to refresh and transform a porch using BEHR® products and on trend paint colors from BEHR® Paint.  This post is brought to you by PopSugar and BEHR® Color that’s True to Hue. If you follow my blog, then you know that my front porch is lovely! It has great curb appeal with on-trend paint […]

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If you’re looking for chicken recipes, you’ve come to the right place! Here are some great recipes that have been linked up in the weekly blogger link party. Thank you to all the bloggers who shared their recipes with us! Be sure to click over to you favorite recipes and pin them. Click the blue/gray […]

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How to Refresh a Bedroom with Low-Cost Updates This post is created in partnership with Better Homes & Gardens products found at Walmart; post contains affiliate links. If you’re unfamiliar with Better Homes & Gardens products I highly recommend checking them out! They have some super cute items at a price-point that will make you […]

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    Summer is here! Bloggers have been linking up their popsicle treats, and I’d love to share their recipes with you. Click over to your favorite recipes, and be sure to pin them!  Click the blue/gray links to be taken to the recipe. 1. WATERMELON MINT PALETA BY SATORI DESIGN FOR LIVING     […]

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Hi everyone and welcome to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! I look forward to seeing your latest and greatest projects! If you missed this week’s round-up featuring your bedroom makeovers, be sure to check it out!   LINK PARTY GUIDELINES: What counts as a tutorial or tip? Any blog post that makes our lives […]

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Decorating your master and guest bedroom can be a challenge. To help you gather some fresh ideas for your next bedroom makeover, here are 17 different bedroom blog posts featuring bedroom decorating ideas. Thank you to all the bloggers who linked up their bedroom reveals and makeovers. Be sure to click on the blue/gray links to be […]

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I munched on a piece of calamari and stared into the eyes of the love of my life in sadness. It was our 18th wedding anniversary and both of us felt a little lost as we looked for the millionth time on our phones at house listings. I choked back tears and felt sheepish explaining […]

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Welcome to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party! I hope you had an enjoyable weekend and are feeling rested and ready to tackle the week ahead. I look forward to seeing your latest and greatest projects!   LINK PARTY GUIDELINES: What counts as a tutorial or tip? Any blog post that makes our lives better […]

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Hi everyone and Happy Mother’s Day! Farmhouse decor resonates with so many people because of the inherent design – simple and classic beauty. I love incorporating farmhouse style in my kitchen and bathroom (Click here if you want to see my new farmhouse bathroom!) If you love farmhouse style, you can make it work in any […]

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This year appears to be the year for gorgeous farmhouse bathroom renovations by bloggers! There have been so many great bathroom remodels linked up at my weekly Monday night Tutorials & Tips blogger party, and I’m excited to share some of the best with you today. Be sure to click on the blue links in order to see […]

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We are moving! I will update soon in a blog post with all of the details about our new journey, but today I’d love for you to take a full home tour of our cute city rowhome. We bought this house as a flip 10 years ago this October, and I started blogging shortly after we […]

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It’s been a full week since I posted on the blog–and the only post I managed was last week’s link party! Ack! I’m currently running on fumes, caffeine, adrenaline, and prayers. We are moving this summer and between a bidding war for the purchase of our new home, and trying to get our current home ready […]

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Happy belated Mother’s Day to ALL women who nurture and mother! I hope you felt loved and cherished yesterday. 🙂 If you are new to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party, welcome! This is a place where bloggers link up their latest tutorials, DIY projects, and tips, and I choose some of my favorite entries […]

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Wondering what plants and flowers to choose to style your front porch container planters this year? Here are some easy and beautiful container garden ideas for your porch! I love a beautiful porch! If you click on my porch link here on my blog, you’ll find many posts about porch living. One of the prettiest and easiest […]

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Endless Summer® Hydrangeas. The opinions and text are all mine. Living in an urban area my entire adult life has cultivated a passion and appreciation for container gardening! Whether you have a small patio or a sprawling porch, container planters allow you to instantly add […]

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If you are new to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party, welcome! This is a place where bloggers link up their latest tutorials, DIY projects, and tips, and I choose some of my favorite entries to highlight each Sunday night. This week in honor of Cinco de Mayo, I featured 18 Yummy Mexican Inspired Recipes! […]

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As one of Shaw Floor’s Style Board members, I get to choose a certain amount of flooring for my home through a sponsored relationship with Shaw. It could not have come at a better time! Our carpet had definitely seen better days after two boys, three dogs, and an unfortunate incident involving a lizard’s heat lamp (don’t […]

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Cinco de Mayo is coming up, and I thought it was the perfect week to share some Mexican inspired recipes! I hope that you enjoy these traditional and not so traditional recipes, and can gather some inspiration for your own fiesta. 🙂 Thank you to all the bloggers who linked up their recipes! 1. PORK CARNITAS […]

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Home Spring Cleanout with eBay This post is created in partnership with eBay.  Spring is in full swing here in Pennsylvania, and it’s time to let go of the old and make room for the new! Last week, we removed all of our belongings from our second level in order to install new carpet. It was a wonderful […]

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Happy May Day! If you are new to the Tutorials & Tips Link Party, welcome! This is a place where bloggers link up their latest tutorials, DIY projects, and tips, and I choose some of my favorite entries to highlight each Sunday night. This week I featured easy and beautiful container garden ideas for your porch! I hope […]

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7 things to consider before beginning a bathroom remodel. Learn how to save money on your remodel, what to expect, and the one thing you shouldn’t forget! Back in the fall, I was invited to Delta Faucet Headquarters to take part in a blogger trip and to compete in a design competition. I had no intentions […]

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Spring is finally in full swing here in Pennsylvania and I could not be happier! Every little thing is easier to accomplish when the sun is shining and the earth is celebrating life with a confetti of flower petals. Just call me twitterpated because I love spring! I shared this picture on Instagram last night […]

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Mother’s Day is in a few weeks, and I’d love to share some ideas for all budget sizes. Some of these ideas are for purchase, and some ideas are projects that you can make at various skill levels.  Thank you to the bloggers who linked up their amazing ideas and for sharing their creativity with us each […]

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Top 5 Tips for Designing an Efficient and Beautiful Laundry Room Create a well-designed laundry room that is so beautiful and efficient you won’t even mind washing your kids’ dirty clothes! Thanks to BLANCO for sponsoring this post and for offering gorgeous laundry sinks that help us implement beautiful sink design “beyond the kitchen.”   Let’s face it, no […]

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