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A Fresh Take on Traditional Christmas Dishes with Villeroy & Boch

I have two sisters and we frequently tease my mom that some day we will be fighting over her dish collection.  Who gets the Thanksgiving dishes? The Christmas dishes? The wedding china?  Her pantry and cabinets are filled with adorable gravy boats and salt and pepper shakers to accompany each pattern.  It’s different than what you will find if you open my cabinets. I think my generation is much less formal when it comes to entertaining, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find a way to incorporate things like seasonal dishes and beautiful …

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How I Prepped our Laundry Room to get Ready for Baby!

The pregnancy nesting bug is not only very real, but very necessary!  Somewhere around the third trimester you realize that another human is moving in soon and suddenly the organizing, cleaning and preparing gets kicked into high gear!  We are currently in a rental with limited space, so I was adamant on everything having a place and being well stocked and organized before baby’s arrival.  In particular, I wanted our laundry room in tip top shape before the big day which meant stocking up on all of the essentials so that I didn’t have …

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Our Austin Casa || 3 Weeks ‘Til Moving Day!

It’s very possible that this will be the last update of #ouraustincasa before move-in day.  How is that possible?!  We have been plotting and planning the possibility of this house since the summer of 2015, purchased the lot in May of 2016, broke ground in December of 2016 and are now about to move in one year later.  It’s been really surreal to see thoughts and ideas that we had over coffee or while driving down the 101 become a 3 dimensional reality that we will soon be calling home.  Every last detail was thought about, …

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Home Tours || Shannon’s Eclectic Vintage Family Room

Remember when we featured this incredible boys room?  (I’m still dreaming of that wallpaper and delicious color palette!)  Well, Shannon of Shannon Eddings Interiors is back today and this time she’s sharing her stylishly curated and incredibly practical family room with us.  I rarely call living rooms family rooms, but this room is just that.  She’s managed to make a space just as conducive for lounging, glasses of wine and adult conversation as it is for three rowdy kiddos that also call this place home.  Keep reading …

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