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This year we are keeping things simple and scaling our Christmas gifting way back. My love language is giving, so I can get a little carried away around the holidays. Our intention of keeping this small this year will be achieved by staying focused on this simple guide. “Something to wear, something they want, something […]

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Gift Ideas | Our Christmas Book Picks

11/22/22

Gift Guides

This year we are keeping things simple and scaling our Christmas gifting way back. My love language is giving, so I can get a little carried away around the holidays. Our intention of keeping this small this year will be achieved by staying focused on this simple guide. “Something to wear, something they want, something […]

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Gift Ideas | Our Christmas Book Picks

11/22/22

Gift Guides

Nothing is better than walking into a home with the warm scent of cinnamon and citrus. It brings all the holiday feels and makes your home smell like Christmas. Simmer pots are a wonderful way to freshen up the air in your home without the use of toxic or expensive candles. It just takes a […]

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How to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

11/22/22

Christmas, Clean Home, Holiday Decor, Winter

Nothing is better than walking into a home with the warm scent of cinnamon and citrus. It brings all the holiday feels and makes your home smell like Christmas. Simmer pots are a wonderful way to freshen up the air in your home without the use of toxic or expensive candles. It just takes a […]

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How to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas

11/22/22

Christmas, Clean Home, Holiday Decor, Winter

Did you want to know what you are probably wasting your money on? Soup stock! You can easily make your own homemade chicken broth from scraps for pennies. I know chicken and beef, even veggie broth is only a couple of dollars from the store but it adds up, and to be honest, we have […]

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Homemade Chicken Broth From Scraps

11/22/22

Canning, Dinner, Freezing, Winter

Did you want to know what you are probably wasting your money on? Soup stock! You can easily make your own homemade chicken broth from scraps for pennies. I know chicken and beef, even veggie broth is only a couple of dollars from the store but it adds up, and to be honest, we have […]

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Homemade Chicken Broth From Scraps

11/22/22

Canning, Dinner, Freezing, Winter

For the longest time, a tree topper wasn’t my first priority and I think that may be for most as well! When we think of Christmas trees we usually think of string lights and ornaments. But there is something about a tree topper that just finishes a Christmas tree. Throughout the years, as I continue […]

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Timeless Tree Toppers | Cottage-Inspired Christmas Decor

11/07/22

Gift Guides

For the longest time, a tree topper wasn’t my first priority and I think that may be for most as well! When we think of Christmas trees we usually think of string lights and ornaments. But there is something about a tree topper that just finishes a Christmas tree. Throughout the years, as I continue […]

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Timeless Tree Toppers | Cottage-Inspired Christmas Decor

11/07/22

Gift Guides

The summer has come to an end and our garden is almost ready to go to bed before the sub-zero temperatures arrive. The kale plants are still going strong, but before I got into the hustle of the holiday season, I wanted to get them pulled before the heavy frost finally takes them. I thought […]

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Freezing Kale From Your Garden

11/03/22

Freezing, Gardening

The summer has come to an end and our garden is almost ready to go to bed before the sub-zero temperatures arrive. The kale plants are still going strong, but before I got into the hustle of the holiday season, I wanted to get them pulled before the heavy frost finally takes them. I thought […]

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Freezing Kale From Your Garden

11/03/22

Freezing, Gardening

I love drying oranges for the holidays. They can be used in so many ways to decorate your home for a cozy traditional winter feel. I must admit, I have had many attempts at drying oranges and I failed a few times. So I have the experience and tips on how to NOT dry orange […]

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How to Dry Orange Slices in an Oven

11/03/22

Autumn, Christmas, Dehydrating, DIY, Holiday Decor, Winter

I love drying oranges for the holidays. They can be used in so many ways to decorate your home for a cozy traditional winter feel. I must admit, I have had many attempts at drying oranges and I failed a few times. So I have the experience and tips on how to NOT dry orange […]

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How to Dry Orange Slices in an Oven

11/03/22

Autumn, Christmas, Dehydrating, DIY, Holiday Decor, Winter

If you have been following my stories on Instagram you would have seen some behind-the-scenes of Oliver’s new bedroom redesign. Since he is getting older, and almost at the age where he would appreciate his own space we decided to move him to the loft area where our primary bedroom used to be.  In the […]

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5 reasons to shop Juno instead of IKEA

10/17/22

Everyday Living

If you have been following my stories on Instagram you would have seen some behind-the-scenes of Oliver’s new bedroom redesign. Since he is getting older, and almost at the age where he would appreciate his own space we decided to move him to the loft area where our primary bedroom used to be.  In the […]

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5 reasons to shop Juno instead of IKEA

10/17/22

Everyday Living