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How to Care for Table Linens
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Every day, we spend an average of 7 hours sleeping, but so many of us underestimate the power of what a truly goodnight sleep can do for our health! Zan and I have been sleeping on a fairly cheap, 10 year old mattress. The middle is now sunken in and we usually wake up, lumped together […]

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Shopping For the Right Mattress
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We absolutely love our cast iron skillet and use it throughout the year! We make cakes, steaks, frittatas… you name it! When you first buy one, it needs to be properly seasoned! So here’s a fun guide we made showing you how to season a cast iron skillet!

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How to Season a Cast Iron Skillet
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A smooth, relaxing morning is imperative since it can really set the tone for the day! Hectic mornings always seem to flow into crazy days. Being a working mom, I’ve finally figured out a few tips and tricks that have helped brighten my morning and work life too! The one thing people don’t like hearing […]

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10 Ways to Brighten your Morning
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We’re super excited to have Seattle-based food photographer Steve Hansen sharing his 10 food photography tips for the home cook! We’re big fans of his splash and crash series as well as his styling and overall aesthetic! For any of you who love food photography or have blogs, these tips are excellent for creating stunning photos! Take […]

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10 Food Photography Tips for the Home Cook
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I’m constantly trying to find a work/life balance. The past few months I felt like I’ve had no organization, with loads of work and a family to tend to. I know some things suffered and overall it just makes me feel totally stressed! I personally wanted to seek some enlightenment from the one person I know truly does […]

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Staying Personally & Professionally Organized
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Today I’m excited to have Kurt Boomer sharing his tips on shooting with film for those of you interested in it! Kurt and I met many years ago  when we worked on a Southern Weddings shoot and I’ve been a fan of his work ever since. He’s an expert at shooting with film to capture beautiful moments from weddings […]

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10 Tips for Shooting with Film
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Do you ever consider the meaning of colors when decorating or dressing? I think it’s so interesting how every color has a meaning, symbolizes something and can affect your mood. Gray can be calming but too much of it can leave you feeling depressed, which makes sense — think of constant cloudy weather! If you’re […]

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The Meaning of Color Chart
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When Zan and I visited Costa Rica a few years ago, we stayed in the Nicoya Peninsula region which is considered one of the 5 demographic Blue Zones. A Blue Zone is an area where they have the most living centenarians, people who live over 100. On our trip, we truly learned the importance of […]

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15 Ways to Live Like a Centenarian
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I came across this idea on Torie Jayne’s blog and I think it’s about time I reorganize my baking cupboard. My cupcake wrappers have always been a pain to organize, so I adore this idea of storing them in a spaghetti jar! I also have all of my sprinkles in mini plastic bags, but I would rather […]

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