Easy DIY Coastal Decor with Burlap!


I have an obsession with coastal décor. And this isn’t just because I grew up at the beach: It’s because the beach is just so darn pretty. I love it all—starfish, sea horses, waves, sand, shells, sea glass, dolphins, and I could go on, and on, and on (but this would be a really long blog post). But since I’ve been living in New Orleans I’ve been in beach decor withdrawal. At home everyone decorates their houses with paintings of the ocean, or lamps filled with sea glass, or sand dollar coasters. But here, no one decorates beachy! And I guess that makes sense because there are no real beaches here, but still, I needed some beach in my life. So, this project was a must. I fell in love with some 6x6 stretched burlap blocks at Michaels and thought of a few project ideas before settling on what to do with them. I tried to keep away from the beach theme, but I just couldn’t resist. My craft room needed a touch of beach :-) I knew I wanted to incorporate different ...

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Barre Results

My 5 Month Barre Results

I usually keep my workout routine to myself, but one of the first things I did when I started doing barre five months ago was Google people’s barre results. So this post is for you guys, who are considering barre and who are moseying around the Internet looking for a definitive answer to whether they…

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Children's books to read

5 Books You Should Read to Your Child

*Affiliate links are noted with an asterisk. Thank you for supporting this little blog! Reading to children is more than just reiterating words on a page. From the beginning, it teaches them how to open up their imagination and explore the world without ever having to leave their seat. Books encourage them to reach for…

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2016 Recap and 2017 Goals

Wow, 2016 has been a whirlwind of a year you guys. I’m going to get pretty candid in this post, because I feel that when you get candid, you learn from each other. I’m going to touch on the good and the bad, how well/not well I’m doing at adulting, and what my goals for…

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mediterranean diet foods

3 Easy Mediterranean Diet Recipes

Hi lovely readers! I have my friend Annabelle here sharing three amazing Mediterranean diet recipes. Enjoy 🙂 Hi there, I’m Annabelle! When I’m not blogging about sewing or writing about dogs, I’m cooking. And while you might be like me and not have a drop of Greek blood in your body, I’m still going to…

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15 Spices every cook should have

15 Spices Every Cook Should Have

Today I have Stephanie here sharing 15 spices every cook should have. As an avid home cook, I can attest that I have every single one of these in my spice cabinet! Spices are valued for their ability to enhance food and add flavorsome, complex tastes to meals. There is a wide variety of spices…

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