A Birthday Brunch to Celebrate Mom

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My mom is truly one of the most giving people I know. She is kind, loving, supportive and encouraging and definitely deserves to be celebrated. We gave her a special birthday brunch earlier this month to honor this fabulous lady and her milestone day. Here’s a peek at all of the details and how you can create a special birthday brunch to celebrate your mom too…

How to Create an Elegant Winter Mantel

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When you walk through our front door the mantel is one of the first things you see in our open floor plan home. I quickly got to work trying to create an elegant winter mantel that would fit the style of the birthday brunch but that would also be so neutral it would last until spring. Here’s a look at how all of the details came together…

15 Things You Don’t Know About CoCo

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CoCo has officially started her birthday week and is currently out of town right now. I knew she had a lot on her plate so I told her I could handle another guest post. My last one went really well so I figured I could handle it. This post is called 15 Things You Don’t Know About CoCo…

Delicious Open-Faced Breakfast Sandwich

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Breakfast is definitely one of our favorite meals so we’re always looking for an easy, healthy way to start the day. This delicious open-faced breakfast sandwich is super simple to make. It has several layers and is the perfect way to surprise someone with breakfast in bed. Here’s a look at how to create this delicious open-faced breakfast sandwich…

How to Create a Simple Morning Routine in 4 Easy Steps

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Let me ask you guys something, do you have a morning routine? It’s been my observation people usually fall into two camps…you’re either super excited to wake up and start the day OR you’re hitting the snooze button over and over again. I don’t know about you but I feel the most productive first thing in the morning. It hasn’t always been that way though. I used to spend my mornings completely crazed. Here’s a look at how I created a simple morning routine in four easy steps and how you can too…

DIY Lemongrass and Lavender Sink Scrub

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Living in Florida we’re blessed to have an abundance of fresh seafood at our fingertips. While we usually take the trash out immediately after dinner, I feel like the scent of fish sometimes lingers in the sink for some reason. I started using a nightly sink scrub about a year ago as part of our nightly routine and haven’t looked back. This sink scrub is really easy to make and it smells fabulous. Here’s a look at how you can make your own Lemongrass and Lavender Sink Scrub too…

How to Create a Nightly Routine in 4 Easy Steps

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Do you guys have a nightly routine? I have one. I feel like it keeps me productive and on track. Most people I know have some sort of morning routine but it’s my nightly routine that sets the morning routine up for success. Anyone can enjoy a nightly routine, you just have to make it a priority and keep it consistent. Here’s a look at how to create a nightly routine in 4 easy steps…

From the Front Porch

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This week has been in busy but in the best possible way. We’re celebrating my Mom’s milestone birthday tomorrow with a big brunch at our house. I’ve been getting ready for the festivities all week so I’m excited to see how everything comes together. Here are a few things fun things from around the web this week…

Meal Planning for The Busy Girl

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About this time last year, my sisters and I decided we would all meal plan together. We were super excited, traded recipes, called each other when things wrong, way wrong (hello, Moroccan lettuce wraps) and shared a weekly grocery list too. We came up with a solution that so simple any family can use this meal planning system no matter what their dietary needs. Meal planning for the busy girl (or family) in just a few easy steps, here we go…

How to Use Baskets to Organize Your Refrigerator

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We’ve been using baskets to organize our refrigerator for about 2 years now. Almost every time people come to our home and see baskets in there we’re always asked these two simple questions, “Do they actually work?” followed closely with, “Could they work for us?” Here’s a look at how we keep the refrigerator organized with budget friendly baskets and how to decide if they’re right for you too…

Pantry Organization Tips Made Easy

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The pantry is one of THE most consistently organized spaces in our home. It’s been that way for several years now. It took a bit of trial and error, a lot of decluttering and the determination to keep the system maintained but the effort has been totally worth it. Here’s a look at how we made pantry organization easy and you can too…

The Best Way to Organize Your Kitchen

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We’ve lived in this little island cottage for about 7 years now and the kitchen was one of those spaces we just couldn’t quite get right. Given we use the space multiple times a day, you can imagine it drove us (read: me) totally bananas. I moved things around nearly every week trying to make the kitchen more efficient until one day I discovered a simple solution that changed everything. Here’s a look at the best way to organize your kitchen…

From the Front Porch

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Happy first week of January! It’s definitely been a full week trying to get back in the swing of things, right? With the New Year falling on a Sunday and our celebration being out of town it took a bit of juggling and prior planning but I think we’re back on track with everything.

Simple Cleaning Routines & Free Printables

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I know a lot of us will be headed back to school and work this week so I thought it would be a perfect time to share The Busy Girl’s Guide to Simple Cleaning Routines. I used to be able to set one full day aside to clean the house from top to bottom but those days are long gone. I still like to keep a tidy house though so I found a way to get the housework completed while still living a full life. Here’s a peek at the simple cleaning routine that changed everything…

2017 Organizing Essentials

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I truly believe anyone can be organized, you just have to find the right tools to help you out. Here’s a look at items that have helped us cut the clutter and organize our home consistently for year now. It’s a 2017 Home Organizing Essentials list we couldn’t live without …