Its time for tooth talk. The current oral care routine? I brush my teeth before bed.  I used to leave dental floss in my car and floss at red lights/ longer stops, which I can no longer do. I try to remember to brush in the morning but honestly? Mornings are busy so its only sometimes that it…

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Eleventh Avenue

*This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own.  I buy from GroupDealz for myself ALL the time, and I figure if I love it, you will too!* My favorite deal site, GroopDealz is now Eleventh Avenue – A Handpicked Boutique Marketplace with so much to love!  I am excited to share the site…

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My Master Bedroom Mood PLUS a $200 Giveaway

I have been thinking of updating my master bedroom for a while now, but I just can’t decide what I want.  Designer problems, right?  I can put a room for someone else together, no problem.  The issue is that I can make almost anything work.  It then becomes a battle of deciding what you not only…

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4 Decor Trends That Need To Die #bendtherules

4 Design Trends That Need To Die I feel horrible saying these trends need to die, because they can be done well.  I don’t want to hurt any feelings as I know a lot of people have these trends in their homes.  I don’t want to be mean, I just want to make a stance. I…

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What Would Be Your Dream Studio?

I was so lucky to get the chance to attend Alt summit again this January.  I say  lucky because it feels like a bloggers dream come true to be surrounded with the talent and creativity that exists at ALT.   This year I was given the opportunity to help with the Microsoft and Wayfair space…

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My Designs


Pillows Poufs and Throws

The best items to add to a room are pillows, throws, or poufs.  These key items add the finishing touches to a space, the personality, and the cozy ...

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Boys Budget Bedroom

Its hard to run a design blog without renovating your house completely.As much as my house could use some major updates and renovations, my wallet ...

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Book Review: Heart of Gold By Jeanette Miller

About The Book: Ashlyn Carter feels as brittle as the lifeless roses that line her new house. A year after the tragic death of her husband, the young window discovers a horrifying secret. Heartbroken and humiliated, she resolves that no one could ever know. Now, back in her hometown with her three-year-old daughter, she’s ready…

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Book Review: Jeremy’s Promise by A.R. Talley

I loved the story of David’s Song because it was so true to real life, rather than a fairy tale ending we get in books.  Sometimes I enjoy the happy endings of these books because they are unlike real life, but something about the truth was refreshing to read. Jeremy’s Promises begins a few years…

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Book Review: CANE AND ABE by James Grippando

 In this spellbinding new novel of suspense from New York Timesbestselling author James Grippando, Miami’s top prosecutor becomes a prime suspect in his wife’s disappearance, which may have a chilling connection to the woman he can’t forget. Unbelievable was the word for her. Samantha Vine was unbelievably beautiful. It was unbelievable that she’d married me….

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Spencer Ogden Calgary Office 1

The rapidly growing recruitment firm Spencer-Ogden just opened its new office doors in Calgary last week.  What makes it stand out to me is not its ...

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Gopher Museum

Fun and Frugal Kids Activities My friend Karrie has 5 kids, including a teenager, a toddler, and several in between.  In an effort to find different ...

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Calgary Zoo

The Calgary Zoo As awkward as it is to see yourself on video, I love watching this.  Watch for 1:55 where my child is acting like a lion. We ...

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