When Jeff and I moved into our home back in 2015, we knew there were some changes we wanted to make over time. The trouble for me, is that it takes me a long time to commit to a design decision, because I find that I am attracted to so many different styles and aesthetics. I have loved the bohemian trend, mid-mod inspired decor, high-contrast details, and of course, the ever-popular modern farmhouse look made so trendy by my fav TV couple – Chip & Joanna Gaines.
As a result, it has taken a while for me to settle on the cohesive look I want to achieve throughout my home, but little by little, decisions are being made and changes are taking place. Changes that are leaving me so happy with the results that I’ve wondered why I didn’t make the decision years ago!
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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, I’ve been thinking a lot about what I could do for my own mom to celebrate all she has done for me. Truthfully, I don’t think there will ever be anything I can do or say – and certainly not buy – that would ever truly convey how grateful I am to have a mom like mine. And yet, every year, we try our best to spoil our moms in some special way – to let them know that we know just how blessed we are to have them.
Now, being a mom myself, with kiddos who are finally old enough to understand the meaning of the holiday, it’s fun to watch them plan and “whisper” to one another (and to their dad) all of the things they want to do to spoil me this weekend. Some of their ideas are pretty inventive 😉 But at the end of the day, the fact that they are even thinking about it is all the gift this mama needs.
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So, for anyone who has been following my “social media journey”, you will know that it started off very slowly… like, five years ago when I created this blog up. However, it really ramped up about 7 months ago, when I revitalized both this blog and my Instagram account.
Growing on Instagram has been extremely rewarding – and also challenging – in so many different ways. Truthfully, that is probably a blog post in and of itself! However, one of the coolest things about growing on IG has been the many connections I have made with women all around the world.
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