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Q + A day – let’s chat!

For many years, I’ve done a once a year Q+A day.

Well, today’s the day!

Here’s how this works:

Since I chat at you post after post, sometimes it’s fun to switch things up and find out what you want to talk about.

For the next few days, I’ll be hanging out on comments answering your questions.

Any topic is open for discussion: family and life, faith, random things that you’ve wanted to ask but haven’t, decorating, blogging, business curiosities – any of it – I want to know what you’re wondering about.

I wish we could all sit together and chat in real life and actually have a conversation, but this Q+A is the next best thing for us online friends.

So go ahead and ask me anything in the comments and I’ll reply back as best I can.  Feel free to chime in and join the conversation as well! No topic is off limits and I’m a fairly open and honest girl … so … ask away!

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office switch-a-roo

So you know that pretty space above the garage that we finished out to use as my studio? Well, we decided to switch things around. This is the current state of my new office: A couple of weeks ago, Ryan threw out the idea of switching offices and I was quick to agree with the […]

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What to do with all your phone photos

You know how it goes … You take one million photos of your travels/your kids/your adorable puppy and they just sit in an album on your phone. This was totally the case for us with all of our roadtrip photos. As I’ve mentioned before, we took hundreds (and we’re so happy we did!) but we […]

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What I’ve been wearing

Back in the day I used to play along with a blog thing called what I wore. Today seems like a fun day for the next installment! While I am far from a legit fashion blogger, I do think its fun to see what other people are wearing to help put together outfits or try […]

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Use your phone to take eye-catching photos

Two summers ago, when our family took a long roadtrip, we packed 6 cameras: 2 DSLR cameras – our good camera and the older one as a backup 1 GoPro 1 video camera 2 phones (Ryan uses an android, I’m an iPhone girl). Why? Well, we knew the roadtrip would be a once in a […]

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What I learned in May, June + July

So the idea behind this series of posts was to take a few minutes at the close of each month this year to reflect on what I learned. It will act as a snapshot, of sorts, of the year and a way to mark and remember the big and little things I’ve discovered about me […]

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How to water the plants while you’re away

It’s vacation season and that means there are a few things around the house that need to be looked after while we’re away. One of those important (at least to me) things are the potted plants. There are a couple of good options when it comes to keeping your plants watered while you are away: […]

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Modern Semi-DIY Fire Table

At the center of our newly made-over patio is a modern/classic fire table. It is powered by a small propane tank stored inside which makes it super easy to turn on and off for evening ambience, roasting marshmallows and staying warm. I love a good outdoor fire, but I don’t love going inside smelling of […]

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Back Patio Makeover

For just over a year, our back patio has sat unused. When we moved in, there was a large pergola covering the patio that was charming, but not quite right. Besides being bulky and causing the patio to sink in the corners, it also blocked a lot of light into the house. Since we’re surrounded […]

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Cute summer pajamas

There are many things about my mom that I’m thankful she passed on to me: Her natural way with children. Her preference for baking. Her love of flowers, pretty gift wrapping, a good musical, chocolate, meaningful conversation, family. And also her appreciation for cute pajamas. The thing about pajamas is that because you don’t wear […]

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front porch love

My sister and brother-in-law and their kids spent the weekend with us. We were craving some family time so on a whim, they packed up and drove the 1.5 hours to come for an overnight. Yesterday, we spent the majority of the day sitting out on the front porch. It started with coffee and Sunday […]

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