How To Have a Happy Home

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I woke up to a Lion King sunrise here in Uganda. My 16 year old texted that we might get the first snow in over a year back in Charlotte, North Carolina. The first snow at our new house. And here I am with a sunburned face and two pitted out tee shirts. Today we […]

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Grace. At Home.

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From the moment you get that dreaded email from Shaun Groves all you can think about is two things. The first is how many planes am I going to have to ride to get to wherever it is he wants us to go? And the second and most daunting is, what in the world is […]

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Weekend Links

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DIY Studded Tree Stump // A Beautiful Mess   The Year We Hoped // Annie Downs via (in)courage  Oatmeal Peanut Butter Snack Squares // How Sweet It Is The Humility of The Artist // Seth Godin Three Timely Books I Accidentally Read Before Traveling to Uganda –my post at (in)courage We leave tomorrow and start […]

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UnWord 2014

It’s time to link up with your unword for 2014! If you have no idea what I’m talking about, read this post.    

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Weekend Links

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The Dollhouse Diaries @ The Handmade Home. This? Is spectacular. Changing Taste Nicole talks about how since moving to a different home, she finds herself making different choices in her furniture. She captures how a house can speak to us and help guide us on what it wants inside. Pinterest & the Pacman Problem // […]

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How to Decorate for Any Party

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I’ve decorated for lots of events from weddings to book release parties to outdoor parties to blogger slumber parties, conferences and birthday parties. And I’ve noticed a trend. Here’s how I decorated for our last event, a Barn Gathering, and what I’ve learned… Pin It

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Un-Word of the Year

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I love the popularity of claiming a word for the year. This year I’m joining up with three friends (& hopefully you will join us) in declaring a word that we ARE NOT. An UNword. The UN-word is a word that you are rejecting for the new year. You would like to Un-Do it.  It doesn’t […]

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Trending in our House in 2014

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Over the years I’ve noticed trends in our home. I can usually see them coming and often they don’t correlate with actual trends as much as they correlate with the season of our family. Here are my 2014 predictions for trends for the things in our home: Pin It

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Kitchen Update :: Five Months In

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Years ago I figured out that I wasn’t one of those bloggers who did big impressive reveals. I LOVE those kinds of blogs and I am so inspired and impressed with them. But I am not one of them. If I waited until I had a glory shot of each project I’d have about three […]

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Rescued Crystals. To the Rescue, Again

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Whenever we move (which has been often) I look forward to hearing from the house on what it wants to be. I’m usually surprised. I don’t really hear voices. But each house speaks… Pin It

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