QUIZ: Which Rock the Block House Are You?

If you've watched either Season 1 or Season 2 of HGTV's competition show Rock the Block - or both! - you know that each design team really differed in style!  And I mean, REALLY differed.  From the 4 competitors in Season 1 (me, Mina Starsiak Hawk, Leanne Ford and...

5 Things to Look For at Goodwill

One not-so-secret thing about me is that I LOVE a good thrift item.  Or trash item.  No, really... I pull things out of the trash all the time and put them in my home.  Basically it comes down to this: I like older things that have a story to them, or a patina to them...

Sunset Hue Cotton Throws: SATURDAY SHOP DROP

You've probably noticed that I've be writing a ton about backyard time, right?  So last week when I took Hazel out to play in the yard, I grabbed a throw blanket for us to sit on and man, was it hot!  Like wool and summer obviously are not BFFs.  That got me to...

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5 Things to Look For at Goodwill

5 Things to Look For at Goodwill

One not-so-secret thing about me is that I LOVE a good thrift item.  Or trash item.  No, really... I pull things out of the trash all the time and put them in my home.  Basically it comes down to this: I like older things that have a story to them, or a patina to them...

Sunset Hue Cotton Throws: SATURDAY SHOP DROP

Sunset Hue Cotton Throws: SATURDAY SHOP DROP

You've probably noticed that I've be writing a ton about backyard time, right?  So last week when I took Hazel out to play in the yard, I grabbed a throw blanket for us to sit on and man, was it hot!  Like wool and summer obviously are not BFFs.  That got me to...

My Go-To Spinach Pesto Recipe

My Go-To Spinach Pesto Recipe

I don’t know about you, but I’m all about PESTO in the summertime.  It’s such an easy condiment to put on all sorts of meals: pasta, grilled veggies or fish, salad, caprese, or just some good old bread!  I’ve been making this Spinach Pesto from Jar of Lemons… have you...

What the Internet Won’t Tell You About Home Projects

What the Internet Won’t Tell You About Home Projects

I'm not gonna lie... I get asked a LOT of questions.  Whether you guys are hitting me up on Instagram or yelling to me across the grocery aisle, I get a lot of home project questions thrown at me.  And I love it!  I do.  I actually always feel bad that I can't answer...

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Hazel’s First Birthday Party Photos

Hazel’s First Birthday Party Photos

Okay, so some people go ALL OUT for their baby's first birthday and while I never expected to be one of those people, I'd say we threw a pretty great shindig for Hazel's first birthday party! Leading up to Hazel's birthday, I think both Brett and I were in denial. We...

Nighttime Patio Ideas for Summer Hangouts

Nighttime Patio Ideas for Summer Hangouts

One of my absolute FAVORITE things about summertime is having people over and hangin' out on the patio or in the backyard.  Since it stays light out longer in the summer - plus, I mean, come on the weather is awesome - it just feels so easy to stay out there all...

My Favorite Summer Chopped Salad Recipe

My Favorite Summer Chopped Salad Recipe

Hi guys!  I’m sharing another favorite recipe today because you all really seem to love them as much as I do 😎  It’s a summer chopped salad from The Pioneer Woman!  This is the salad that I made for one of Hazel's birthday get-togethers and everyone went wild over...

Steal the Look: Modern Hawaiian

Steal the Look: Modern Hawaiian

This living room we did for Hidden Potential Season 1, Episode 7 "Ohana Means Family" has long been a fave on Instagram, Pinterest... you name it!  This Modern Hawaiian look is fresh and warm and unique all at once, so I get it!  In fact, I get so much love and so...

QUIZ: What’s Your Zodiac Sign’s Home Decor Power Color?

QUIZ: What’s Your Zodiac Sign’s Home Decor Power Color?

Whether you're a bold and confident fire sign, a sensitive and sentimental water sign, an intellectual and elusive air sign, or a grounded and patient earth sign, I've got something to tell you: there are COLORS that speak to your zodiac signs!!!  Did you know that?! ...

My Favorite Gallery Walls I’ve Done for HGTV

My Favorite Gallery Walls I’ve Done for HGTV

I'm hard at work on Season 2 of HELP! I Wrecked My House, and filming new episodes always makes me think of the past homes I've done on HGTV.  And this week I've had gallery walls on the mind!  It made me realize: there are some GOOD gallery wall moments from Season 2...

Game-Changing BBQ Spice Rub: Brett’s Recipe

Game-Changing BBQ Spice Rub: Brett’s Recipe

If you guys are gearing up for summer BBQing and grilling like we are, then you NEED this game-changing BBQ spice rub from my husband Brett - aka @themeatatarian!  Brett totally took over my blog plans so he could send you guys the best grilling/BBQ stuff.  If you...