Browsing Category : everyday Living

Kitchen Renovation


We completed our kitchen renovation seven months ago, which was a little over a year after we moved in.  I love everything about our home, but upon purchasing we knew the kitchen was one area we wanted to make some improvements and changes in.  We spend so much time cooking, baking and hosting that it was an area we really…

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My favorite cut-out cookie recipe!


It is February!  I love baking with the kids, although it is sometimes messy, everyone always has fun!  This is my favorite cut-out cookie recipe, it has evolved over time and trial of different recipes.  They are NO CHILL (who has time for that), so soft, and delicious!  We used heart cookie cutters to be festive for Valentine’s Day, but…

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Valentine picks: for the home


Turn on your JavaScript to view content Also, be sure to check out these adorable free Galentines Day printables by my good friend Arin, and head over to Jenifer’s blog for her Friday Favorites- Valentine edition.  Happy weekend everyone! xoxo, Jenny

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getting out of a social media rut


If you know me, you know that I am a very optimistic person.  I always try to see the best in everyone and everything.  But we all have our moments, and lately I have been having one when it comes to this (my creative space).  I was in a social media rut. I was feeling that my direction and cohesiveness…

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Sharing Holiday Moments with Basic Invite


Sending out and receiving Holiday Cards has always been something I look forward to.  December is the most exciting month to check your mailbox!  This year I designed our Holiday Cards with Basic Invite,  it could not have been easier or more fun!  As for capturing our family moment,  let’s just say that was not as easy (ha!).  It took three…

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Gift Guide for the Ladies


I love shopping in general, but holiday shopping for others is my favorite!  Whether it be for your mom, friend, or sister here is a gift guide for the ladies of your life during the holiday season! 1.UGG- Duffled Double Knit Robe:  I own this exact robe, and seriously live in it during the cold months.  It is on the…

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Cozy Sweaters


Even though we have been having amazing weather around here, you can tell that it is officially fall!  Give me all the cozy sweaters, beanies, tea, blankets and fireplaces.  Sweaters are by far my favorite piece of fall clothing in my closet.  They just make you feel good (it’s all about the hygge).  Speaking of hygge, if you’re into or want to…

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Beauty Staples Under $10


I have put a list together of a few of my go-to beauty staples that are under $10 and can be bought right at target or even a drug store.  I always have these items in my bathroom, they are tried and true!   1. Dry shampoo- I have tried many different dry shampoos over the years, some were successful and some…

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Mirbeau Spa & Resort: Mom’s night out


Located on the north end of Skaneateles lake, Mirbeau Inn & Spa is the perfect retreat.  Whether it be for a “Mom’s night out” or romantic getaway you wont be disappointed by the attentive staff, award winning treatments and gorgeous facility. The second you pull on to the grounds you are surrounded by the lush majestic gardens.  The resort truly…

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Friday Favorites: Tidy Up


Hello friends!  I hope everyone had a stellar week, and is checking off all of their end of summer to-dos!  This week I have put together some of my go-to favorite items revolving around keeping things tidy!  Be sure to check out Friday favorites of my friends below! 1.  Bobsweep Pet Hair Plus:  I just got this baby, and so far…

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