I Did NOT Move to Utah

Okay, okay, let me set the record straight: I did NOT move to Utah!  The day after Christmas Brett, Hazel, my mom and I packed up the car and drove to the Tiny Mountain Home, and we’ve been here ever since.  A lot of you have been watching our experiences on social -...

What I’m Making for My Design Star Viewing Party!

Okay, as you guys know I'm SUPER EXCITED to finish work today.  And for those of you who don't know why I’m excited, HERE'S WHY!!!  One word… POPCORN.  JK, jk, just kiddinggggg.  It's actually because Design Star: Next Gen is BACK ON HGTV tonight at 9:00PM ET|PT with...

5 Things You Can Do to Get Ready for Spring Cleaning

It's not too early to start thinking about Spring Cleaning, in my opinion!  If you want to go off the actual start of Spring, that's March 20, but there are a handful of things I like to get a jump on before actual Spring Cleaning starts.  Why?  Because that way it's...

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What I’m Making for My Design Star Viewing Party!

What I’m Making for My Design Star Viewing Party!

Okay, as you guys know I'm SUPER EXCITED to finish work today.  And for those of you who don't know why I’m excited, HERE'S WHY!!!  One word… POPCORN.  JK, jk, just kiddinggggg.  It's actually because Design Star: Next Gen is BACK ON HGTV tonight at 9:00PM ET|PT with...

5 Things You Can Do to Get Ready for Spring Cleaning

5 Things You Can Do to Get Ready for Spring Cleaning

It's not too early to start thinking about Spring Cleaning, in my opinion!  If you want to go off the actual start of Spring, that's March 20, but there are a handful of things I like to get a jump on before actual Spring Cleaning starts.  Why?  Because that way it's...

My Small-Space Laundry Room Must-Haves

My Small-Space Laundry Room Must-Haves

I've had small-space laundry room must-haves on the brain lately, and there's a reason for that.  I've been spending a lot of time up at the Tiny Mountain Home in Utah this winter, and when I say "tiny," I mean tiny.  This home is 643 square feet, and I've been...

QUIZ: What’s the Best Headboard for Your Bedroom?

QUIZ: What’s the Best Headboard for Your Bedroom?

If you're trying to find the best headboard for your bedroom, but don't know where to start, fear not!  Yes, I've made another one of these fun quizzes!  Picking the best headboard for your bed isn't always the easiest thing to do.  There are a lot to choose from, and...

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The Guy I Lived With Before I Was Married

The Guy I Lived With Before I Was Married

Okay, that's a racy subject for a less scandalous story, but in case you were wondering, the guy I lived with before I was married is BRETT!!  If you're signed up to get my emails you've already heard this story (but if you aren't and you want to hear cool stuff...

My Favorite Work-From-Home Outfits

My Favorite Work-From-Home Outfits

I don't know about you guys, but I went from being someone who never worked from home to someone who now has a lineup of favorite work-from-home outfits.  When the pandemic first hit, I was a little caught off-guard, to say the least, because I'm used to leaving home...

My Fave Valentine’s Day Gifts and Decor

My Fave Valentine’s Day Gifts and Decor

Okay guys, I'm not really a Valentine's person, but for some reason this year I'm actually into Valentine's Day gifts and decor.  Maybe it's because I'm a mom now and I love celebrating even the smallest things with Hazel.  And let's be honest: in a pandemic, little...

Clothes That Are Under $30: 10 Things in My Closet

Clothes That Are Under $30: 10 Things in My Closet

You guys might not realize this because I'm on TV, but most of the things in my closet are clothes that are under $30.  I'm serious!  If you see me on HELP! I Wrecked My House or Hidden Potential on HGTV, chances are I'm wearing something from Target or Madewell. ...

How to Use California Casual Style In Your Interior Design

How to Use California Casual Style In Your Interior Design

If you're looking to use California Casual style in your home, and you need some pointers, you've come to the right place.  If you've been around here a while, you know by now: my bread and butter is a design style I like to call "California Casual."  This is a design...

QUIZ: What’s The Perfect Wallpaper For Your Personality?

QUIZ: What’s The Perfect Wallpaper For Your Personality?

If you're looking for wallpaper ideas but don't know where to start, I feel you - it's hard!  There are so many wallpaper styles out there that it can be downright dizzying trying to find the best one for your personality and your home.  It's also a little...

7 Kitchen Update Ideas That Don’t Involve a Full Renovation

7 Kitchen Update Ideas That Don’t Involve a Full Renovation

If you're looking around your house and are in desperate need of some kitchen update ideas, but don't want to or can't do a full renovation, I got you.  The kitchen is one of those rooms that feels like a ton of money needs to be spent - or a ton of stuff needs to be...