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Things That Thrill Me

Remember way back in the day when I promised all of you a master
bedroom reveal? Well, yeah … it hasn’t exactly come together the way I
hoped it would, so I’m starting back at square one on a few things.
Since our bed sits between two windows, I like the idea of tall board and batten as an accent behind the headboard – plus, it helps break up all the black furniture.

This white romper and colorful patchwork jacket are the epitome of cool-girl summer style.

I love to have personal photos around the home to make it feel more personalized, and these hanging frames would make a great addition to either our entryway or upstairs hallway.

It’s hard to believe, but my little Finny is going to be ONE next
week! He’s actually a Cinco de Mayo pup, and while I would really love
to find him a mini sombrero, this sparkly crown
suits him just as well since we call him the prince of the house. Side
note: Finn is extra lucky that we know his actual birth date in addition
to the day we adopted him – July 14. So, he gets two celebrations a

I never thought I would gravitate toward a rustic-meets-modern feel for our home, but that’s what I’m loving these days so I’m rolling with it. This DIY mirror tutorial will look great in our dining room (eventually).

Jenn nailed this recipe for quinoa-stuffed mushroom pizzas – even though I’ve never tried quinoa, I’m going to now since this recipe looks so darn delicious!

Don’t ever let anybody tell you that furnishing a house isn’t expensive. Guess what – it is! This post offers some great tips on how to decorate to your taste while still staying in budget. 

I’ve been trying to incorporate more eggs into my daily meals, so this omelet-grilled cheese deal looks right up my alley.

While perusing the Web for some home inspiration, I came across Dear Lillie, and it’s now one of my new favorite blogs. Her design aesthetic is very similar to what I’m trying to achieve, and many of the signs that she shows in her home are for sale through her store!