Tis the season for holiday parties!

Whenever I’m invited to a party, formal or casual, I always like to bring a little something.  Sometimes it’s food or drink, sometimes just a little something to say thanks. Hosting a party can be a lot of work–planning, cleaning, cooking, decorating–it’s nice to bring a small token of gratitude for the host or hostess.

During the holidays there are so many parties that sometimes they can sneak up on you.  

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Halloween is over, which means it’s officially the holiday season! That means it’s time to start getting in the holiday spirit and decking the halls with all sorts of festive decorations. Today I’m sharing my picks for farmhouse style Christmas pillow covers, all from Amazon, and all budget friendly.

I love farmhouse Christmas style: neutrals with pops of red and green, buffalo plaid, burlap, and linen. I’m planning to order either the red or black buffalo plaid (or maybe both!),

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Farmhouse Style Wreaths

If you know me or have been reading this blog for any length of time, you know I love farmhouse style AND I love doing farmhouse style product roundups for you all! It gives me an excuse to window shop online, and hopefully it helps you find just the right piece of farmhouse decor to add to your home.

Today I’m sharing my picks for farmhouse style wreaths. I found all of these cuties on Amazon,

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I don’t know about you guys, but October has been super busy around here! We’ve been packing our weekends with fall festivals, pumpkin festivals, apple picking, and all sorts of fall fun.  My kids have already had a couple opportunities to wear their costumes, but for those times when they want to be festive and Halloween-y, but they can’t wear their costumes, I whipped up these cute DIY Halloween shirts for less than 5 bucks each!

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Hello friends and happy October!

New England is a beautiful place to live any time of the year, but fall, my friends, is nothing short of magical. The leaves have started changing, the air is (finally) getting cooler, and I’ve been adding some fall touches to my decor. Read on to see my new living room bookshelves and an adorable burlap banner free printable I’m sharing with you!

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Fall is in the air here in New Hampshire!

The weather has actually been super hot and humid the past few days, but the leaves are starting to change, which is one of my favorite times of year.

I finally took out all my fall decorations and started to sprinkle a little autumn cheer here and there around my house last week. I’m hoping to share a few pics soon!

I had a few fall pillow covers from previous years that I used on my couch,

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Hello friends! I wanted to share two new watercolor fall printables with you today.

It’s officially back to school season, and for many, that means fall! Even though it is still technically summer a tad bit longer, once back to school hits summer is over for most of you.

My husband, who teaches high school English, went back to work yesterday to start meetings and preparing for his students arriving on Tuesday next week.

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One of my favorite pieces to use when decorating are farmhouse style pitchers. They are fairly inexpensive at Amazon, Michael’s, Target, etc, and they are super versatile pieces to have in your decor. You can keep them up all year, and easily change out the accessories to add some seasonal decor.

Below are some ideas for using farmhouse style pitchers in your decor.

Fill your farmhouse pitchers with:

  • fresh flowers from the grocery store or market or wildflowers from your yard or neighborhood
  • mini American flags for 4th of July
  • dried or faux flowers in fall and winter
  • real or faux branches
  • evergreen clippings in winter (clip them off your Christmas tree like I did!

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This summer I’ve really been trying to tackle as many organizing projects as I can. I’m trying to streamline our house so things are easier to keep clean and the house stays a little neater. If an area of my house seems messy or isn’t working, I try to find a solution to the problem.

First I tackled the entryway. I solved the mess problem by adding hooks my kids can reach,

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Hello friends!

How is your summer going? I feel like it’s going by so fast! I can’t believe it’s the end of July already. August usually goes by in the blink of any eye, and back to school is around the corner! I’m looking forward to fall, because it’s my favorite season, but I don’t want to wish away summer! I’m trying to enjoy every ice cream cone, beach day, and barbecue and savor it while it lasts!

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