Serena & Lily’s Biggest Sale of the Year!

One of the best sales of the year by one of my favorite retailers, Serena & Lily, is here! It’s their annual Thank You Event with 25% off almost everything which is the biggest sitewide discount I’ve ever seen them offer! Ever since Serena & Lily opened their store in Westport, CT (and even a… […]

My 15 Favorite Black Friday Home Decor, Gift, & Fashion Deals!

Happy Thanksgiving!! I hope you’re having a wonderful day spent with family filling your belly with turkey, mashed potatoes, pie and all of the other good stuff! With a belly so full that I don’t want to move off of the couch, tonight and tomorrow are when I like to knock out a huge chunk… […]

Remodel Progress! (Plus, The Closet Mystery Solved)

After talking about it for so long, we finally have progress on the remodel! The started yesterday instead of Monday, so after one day of work, it’s still very much in the demo phase. They’re starting on the guest bedroom. Just as a reminder, this is what this room looked like when we bought the […]

Living Room Coffee Table Sneak Peek (Work In Progress)

Y’all, I love how my living room is shaping up now that I have the new pink curtains in there. If you missed that post, you can see it here… Pink Living Room Curtains! It’s amazing how much more “finished” a room feels once the window treatments are installed. I still have two major projects […]

How to Break Unstable Relationship Patterns

“Being willing to accept responsibility for the situation you’re in is the first step to a more fulfilling love life.” ~Renée Suzanne Remember the haunting ballad “Foolish Games” by Jewel? Jewel wrote the song when she was sixteen. She kept a serious journal, and said in an interview that a verse in the song was […]

My Pain Was a Gift and a Catalyst for Growth

“Sometimes pain is the teacher we require, a hidden gift of healing and hope.” ~Janet Jackson I was becoming more and more confused as to what my feelings were toward my husband. Longing for that personal adult male connection, I started to feel trapped in my marriage. However, I still had a very strong sense […]

Pink Living Room Curtains!

They’re finished (for the most part)!! My pink living room curtains are finished, and oh my gosh, I absolutely love them. Pink. After all of the other options I’ve tried in this room, I never would have thought that pink would be THE color that would be my favorite. As you know, I broke my […]

Inside a Panic Attack: What It’s Like When Anxiety Strikes

“Those who suffer from mental illness are stronger than you think. We must fight to go to work, care for our families, be there for our friends, and act ‘normal’ while battling unimaginable pain.” ~Unknown It’s strange having a panic attack while surrounded by people. I’m experiencing something so private and so personal, but unless […]

Our Remodel Begins! (Plus, Some Serious Sticker Shock)

I’ve been working away on my pink living room curtains over the last few days. I thought for sure I’d have them finished to show you by this morning, but I didn’t quite get the last panel finished last night. So I’ll finish it up today and show you tomorrow. In the meantime, I thought […]