Our Austin Rental

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 Rental || The Front Porch Two Ways

Welcome back to the latest in our adventures of decorating our rental!  We showed you our kitchen two ways here, my favorite room in our whole house here, and even a peek of our living room in this post.  We moved into our place in January and by March I was already itching to add outdoor seating. Parker loves to be outside and we constantly found ourselves sitting in the driveway watching her ride her scooter or on the edge of the front porch while she colored with chalk.  I knew I wanted something simple and modern and also something …

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Our Austin Rental || The Dining Room of My Dreams!

After months of eating at the bar, picnicking on the floor in an empty dining room, and gathering around a coffee table, at long last, we have a dining table, friends, and I couldn’t be happier!  I pondered, shopped, fell down the rabbit hole of interior blogs, and picked all of your brains both here and on social media before finally choosing one. There was so much to consider as I have seriously high hopes for this dining room space.  I imagine dinner parties with friends that go hours later than expected in the best possible way, …

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A California-Inspired Mother’s Day Brunch

If you’re still looking for a way to make mom feel special this weekend, can I offer you a hint?  A little effort goes a long way.  It doesn’t have to be a grand gesture or an over-the-top expensive gift.  Just make it look like you planned something and didn’t scramble last minute for the woman who raised you or is raising your children! Last week, I hosted a California-inspired Mother’s Day brunch of my own to celebrate the launch of Parachute’s new Tabletop Collection and some of the mamas from whom I get …

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