Join Me at The Hello Sessions

Join Me at The Hello Sessions

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I’ve never been to Portland (of the Oregon persuasion) before so I’m pretty excited to be packing up my bags in October to head off to The Hello Sessions! Following their inaugural conference last fall (which I was sad to miss due to being approximately 42 months pregnant), founders Melissa and Joy reached out to ask me if I’d lead a workshop at this year’s event. In a word, my answer was yes! I would really really love if you …

Fruity Summer Cocktails in a Jar

Fruity Summer Cocktails in a Jar

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A few weeks ago when we made this super fun and colorful DIY picnic blanket, I hinted at my current favorite summer cocktail, which is where these super fruity and refreshing cocktails in a jar come into play, friends. Made with loads of fresh fruit, mint and lemonade they’re perfect for summer picnics, backyard parties or sipping on the …

9 Awesome Brass Light Fixtures Under $350

9 Awesome Brass Light Fixtures Under $350

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I mentioned in my renovation update last week (and also multiple times on Snapchat) that we would be looking to swap out the existing light fixture in our dining room sooner rather than later. Frankly, it’s just not our taste so we had always planned to change it at some point, but then we discovered a bare ground wire hanging by a thread and we decided it was going to need to be a higher priority item than we expected. …