Decor, Home

How to Hang A Gallery Wall The Easy Way + Photowall Review!

So, I have to admit that I am absolutely horrible when it comes to ordering photo prints. Actually, I’m pretty bad at even remembering to take photos most of the time. This may come as a surprise to some considering that taking photos is definitely something I do often as a blogger, but it’s true. Usually, I rely on my husband to capture important moments, because I just never seem to have my phone ready at the right time. Plus, it seems like the photos I do manage to take never seem to make it past my phone, anyway. Can anyone else relate to this? Continue Reading

Dinner, Lunch, Recipes, Soups, Vegan, Vegetarian

Creamy Tomato Soup

As much as I love fall, I don’t always love what comes after it. In Michigan that often means below zero temps, white-knuckle driving conditions, and a strong desire to want to hibernate in bed for the next three months. Sure, waking up to that first sparkling white snowfall of the year can be pretty exciting. But that feeling tends to fade pretty quickly as the beautiful new snow turns into endless amounts of gray slush, you forget what dry feet feel like, you have to plan an extra two hours to plow the driveway and start the car before work, and the cold air turns into “omg it hurts to breathe” air. Continue Reading

Decor, Home

Spooky & Stylish Halloween Decor Ideas

October is here! Can you believe it? We all know what that means – Halloween is coming! I love this time of year – the spooky decorations, scary movies, haunted houses, hayrides, and of course, candy! As a kid, I think my entire month of October was spent planning out the perfect costume for trick-or-treating. Even though I don’t get to go door-to-door collecting free candy anymore, I still get excited for Halloween. I love decorating the house, watching scary movies, drinking hot apple cider, and passing out candy. Continue Reading

Decor, DIY, Home

DIY Mercury Glass

I absolutely love mercury glass. It’s one of my staples when it comes to home decor because it’s so versatile for any season. It has that beautiful shiny but distressed finish that creates the perfect balance of glamorous and rustic. Continue Reading

Decor, Home

Fall Farmhouse Amazon Finds

Happy Saturday! I hope everyone’s weekend is off to a great start. It’s not often that my mornings are as slow paced as this one has been.  I spent the morning browsing Amazon and thinking about my fall decor. I just wanted to pop in really quick and share a few of my favorite finds with you today. I’m in love with the rustic farmhouse look, and Amazon has tons of super cute and affordable farmhouse themed items. So grab some coffee and browse through some of my favorite fall farmhouse finds. Hopefully you’ll find a few items that will inspire your fall decor as well! Continue Reading

Lunch, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Panera Inspired Mediterranean Veggie Sandwich


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If you’ve ever eaten at Panera Bread, you’ve probably tried or at least heard of their Mediterranean veggie sandwich. It’s been on the menu forever. In fact, I believe this may have been the first sandwich I ever tried from Panera. Over the years it has become my go to sandwich, and to this day I still find myself craving it on a regular basis. Continue Reading

Cleaning Tips, Decor, Home, Organization

10 Essentials for a Cozy Fall Home

Can you believe September is here? As much as I hate to see summer go, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t completely stoked for fall!

I have always loved fall in Michigan. The weather is getting colder, which means we get to break out the cozy sweaters, boots, and flannels. The leaves are turning colors everywhere we look. There are so many fun and festive activities happening all around – apple picking, pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, and more. Continue Reading

Desserts, Recipes, Vegetarian

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today I am going to share a recipe with you that is near and dear to my heart – my mom’s homemade chocolate chip cookies. I don’t actually know where the recipe originally came from, but these are the cookies that I always remember my mom making when I was a kid. So to me, they will always just be mom’s chocolate chip cookies. Continue Reading

Decor, DIY, Home

DIY Succulent Centerpiece

Most of my home décor is inspired by nature in some shape or form. I love decorating with natural elements like flowers, leaves, branches, rocks, pine cones, and the list goes on and on. Since our home is surrounded by acres of woods, it’s easy to find inspiration right outside our door. Continue Reading

Decor, DIY, Home

DIY Picture Frame Tray

Hello everyone! It’s been a busy past few weeks here lately. Between a couple of unexpected trips out of town, trying to build our deck, and simply keeping up with everyday life, it’s safe to say we haven’t had much down time lately. But I did manage to sneak in a simple little DIY that I’m here to share with you today.

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