Outdoor Living

Cool Hunting || Outdoor Entertaining Essentials

Sara, here!  Oh the warm, breezy evenings that summer brings. Something about them makes me create any excuse to invite my nearest and dearest over for cocktails, dinner or a dip in the pool…or all of the above! I have this strange obsession with outdoor entertaining to the point where just maybe I like to pretend I live on a sprawling ranch in an estate somewhere near Napa Valley and my evenings are spent around a bonfire sipping the most perfectly chilled rosé, swapping stories with my besties about that time we very much misbehaved and …

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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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DIY Succulent Planters for Earth Day

My mind is often wandering into the world of actionable things that can be done to make this world, and our day-to-day, a brighter, more hope-filled place.  We chatted a few months ago about what it looks like to raise the next generation in a kinder, more compassionate world and after watching this documentary I felt compelled to learn more about composting and the waste we create.  There’s so much work to be done that it can feel overwhelming, but I love the way Aveeno’s Earth Day campaign is creating actionable steps …

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DIY Message Doormat

Can we talk about moving?  When was the last time you moved? Do you hire movers or rally friends?  I have a good handful of skills, but moving is not one of them. If all of my abilities were ranked from best to worst moving would be at the very, very bottom of that list. So low in fact, that if you didn’t properly format your printer, it might just be inadvertently cropped off which would actually make just as much sense.  We moved just last week into a rental that we’ll call home until our house is completed in September.   …

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