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Hygge at Home: How to Create a Cozy Space

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Images courtesy of Crane & Canopy


We are living in a time when life is busier and more hectic. With the world at our fingertips, it is hard to detach and give ourselves the space and time to disconnect. As a society, we are working harder and longer. This is why it’s more important than ever to find that balance of well-being and allow ourselves to relax and enjoy the small things in life. Therefore, we should all embrace the Danish concept of hygge, which many believe is the reason Danes are continuously polled as the happiest people in the world.
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Weekend Sales // Invest in Classic Winter Pieces

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I don’t know about you, but with all this rain, staying home sounds like a good idea to me! Therefore, I am currently curled up on my couch with a cozy blanket browsing all the great President’s Day sales. Shopping sales this time of year is the best. It’s when I invest in classic winter pieces that I can wear season after season. Continue Reading

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Galentine’s Day Celebrations with Style Collective

*Galentine’s Day: coined by Amy Poehler’s Parks and Rec character Leslie Knope, It’s the perfect chance to get your best gals together and CELEBRATE.*

When I first started blogging, I thought I was entering a world of me, myself and I. However, I quickly realized blogging is not a solitary endeavor. The blogging world is filled with people supporting one another and rooting each other on to be the very best at their craft. When people ask what I enjoy most about blogging, I always say the community. Continue Reading

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Bedroom Decor on a Budget

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Six years ago we became new home owners. Starting a new chapter in our lives in our new home had us giddy with excitement. We eagerly moved around furniture, bought new decor and painted endless walls and ceilings to suit our taste. I spent that entire summer cutting edges, avoiding getting paint on the crown molding and learning about correct painting techniques. Although the final product was rewarding, the process became tiring. After being on all fours, trying to get the area behind the toilet painted, I vowed to myself I would never paint again.

Fast forward to a few months ago. As much as I loved the periwinkle blue and the ocean-themed decor I had chosen for our bedroom, I wasn’t loving it anymore.  So, I decided to…paint!  I knew this time I wanted white walls, as they make the perfect blank canvas. Walking into the paint store with great confidence in my decision, I was surprised to find not one white color, but at least twenty different shades! To say I was a bit naive as to what I was getting myself into is an understatement. However, I stuck with my mission and started looking for the perfect white. Continue Reading

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Why I love Valentine’s Day

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Dress: Anthropologie // Ankle Boots: Nordstrom // Sunglasses: Nordstrom // Lip Color: Stowaway Cosmetics

Roses are red,

Violets are blue,

I love Valentine’s Day,

Do you?

Things I love on Valentine’s Day

  1. Coral color roses
  2. Chocolate truffles from Chocolats du CaliBressan
  3. The smiles on my students’ faces as they open cards from their classmates
  4. A homemade meal cooked with love
  5. Red lipstick

And, of course…

  1. Putting together a Valentine’s Day outfit!

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