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JORD Wood Watch & Giveaway


June is upon us and you know what that means… Father’s Day is just around the corner! The kids and I started a little tradition for Father’s Day, where we quietly wake up and make “daddy’s” favorite breakfast. His ultimate favorite stack of homemade pancakes with a good old cup of joe. Nothing could be better with this mighty breakfast than a sweet Father’s Day gift sitting on the table waiting to be opened. Read more

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Home, Inspiration

Decorating With Eco Deer


Happy Wednesday to you! I hope you’re all having an amazing week. So far, so good here in Southern California. Last week I received a beautiful package all the way from Ukraine. As I opened the package I couldn’t hold in the excitement… my little Botanical Deer wall vase was home! And I couldn’t wait to decorate it! Read more

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Home, Inspiration

Finding Your Style – Beach Cottage


Welcome to our Beach Cottage! I wanted to share my journey on how our style changed from farmhouse to beach cottage. The past 8 years I’ve been searching for “my style” as much as I love the vintage farmhouse look I always felt like our home was incomplete and that it was missing something. After many years of contemplating I decided that it was time to let go of the farmhouse style and transform our home into the beach cottage that I longed for.  Read more

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Home, Inspiration

A Rainy Day At The Beach Cottage


I love rainy days, I wish we had more rainy days around here! We had a wonderful week of sunshine-filled days and warm gentle breezes. Sadly I spent most of my time sanding, staining and painting our kitchen table… which took way longer than I expected. I reached a point where I had to walk away from the project because it was starting to overwhelm me. After a day of rest I came back refreshed and ready to finished it. It was such a big project that I still can’t believe that it’s finally done. Read more

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Food, Recipes

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake


This Spring weather has had me craving strawberries. Strawberries are my to go fruit, I serve them in breakfast fruit bowls, on top of pancakes, in a bowl of oatmeal and I even put them in my kids cereal… and that’s only breakfast! Since strawberries have become part of our daily diet, I thought I would share with you my strawberry shortcake recipe. It’s one of my favorites and easy to make.  Read more

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