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What We’re Loving This Week!


These roller shades come in several colors and sizes. We love how they look on the French doors in our kitchen and in our third floor. This patio set from Wayfair is super cute! We have it and so do our friends, and we’ve seen it at several coffee shops in Lawrenceville. I made hamburgers using THIS RECIPE and they were so good! Crushed up crackers and a little bit of milk are the secret…

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Let’s Talk Throw Pillows!


We’re talking throw pillows today! I’ve linked my favorites below. Most of them come in several colors. When it comes to inserts, don’t forget to order the next size up so that your pillow cover is filled out and fluffy! Miulee embroidered Decorative lumbar Windowpane pillow Linen farmhouse Woven navy Striped pillow Cognac leather Gray farmhouse Blush linen Pillow inserts are HERE.

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What We’re Loving This Week!


I shared on Instagram last week that I tried a new hair pomade off the shelf at Target and LOVED it. It’s the Kristin Ess pomade, and I use it to texturize and piece out my hair after curling it. For those of us who swear by dry shampoo, I’ve found that Dove works great for blondes. Sometimes there’s a little leftover on the scalp after I’ve massaged it in, but since my hair is…

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What We’re Loving This Week!


I’m a sucker for a good drugstore beauty product. I read ALL the blogs and articles about them and found a great new sunscreen. It’s called La Roche-Posay Anthelios Melt-In Sunscreen Milk. It’s SPF 60 and there’s no chalky white residue left on your face. This week, I shared that my parents got their first dose of the COVID vaccine. Lots of followers shared their tips for getting appointments. Here’s a Pittsburgh Facebook page that’s…

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Our Go-To Places For Countertops!


I get so many DMs and messages about where we go for countertops, so I figured a quick list would be appreciated! The following places are where Mark and I have found countertops for our homes or sourced them for client projects. We’re always looking to check out new places, so if you’re favorite spot isn’t on here…leave a comment or send me a message on Instagram or Facebook! Y&Q Granite – We go to…

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The Best Things About Your Late 30s & Early 40s


Courtney’s favorite things (at 38 years old!) I now understand the true pleasure of a hot bubble bath with lavender epsom salt (I use Dr. Teal’s), plus a book (currently reading We Were Liars) and a small glass of red wine. This is my favorite way to relax, and I probably do this 4 times a week! Finally found some solid business podcasts and blogs about finance and investing. My favorites are here, here and…

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What We’re Loving This Week!


Mark’s favorite slim cut jeans are on sale at JCrew Factory. The feta-tomato dip/pasta bake that’s all over TikTok and Instagram is worth the hype! I actually made my second batch this weekend just because it’s so good. I don’t do fake lashes, but I do use L’Oreal voluminous mascara in all black. It’s been a staple of mine for years, and it’s only seven dollars. 2 Netflix recommendations…Dead To Me and Call My Agent….

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Why I Stopped Watching The Real Housewives


I must start by saying that I was (and still kinda am) a HUGE Housewives fan. I loved the New York City crew and I love me some Erika Jane and Lisa Rinna on the Beverly Hills side. About a month ago, I saw there was a new crew…the ladies from Salt Lake City. I hadn’t watched in awhile so I thought I’d try it. Instead of it being a fun escape or a guilty…

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Our Kitchen Renovation


Our kitchen was one of the first rooms we renovated almost completely before we moved in! We still need baseboards and a few decorative touches, but we’re almost there. 🙂 Lots of people have asked how we did our kitchen and where we got the materials. The cabinets are Malibu White shaker style from Cabinets To Go with black knobs and handles from IKEA. Our countertop is maple butcher block also from Cabinets To Go…

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Our Favorites On Sale This Holiday (That We Love All Year Round!)


Today, we’re doing a roundup of our favorite products and items that are on sale during the holidays but that you’ll use all year long! Distressed vintage rug – get the rug pad for underneath.Coffee table with pop up storage – we’ve had ours for 6 years and it still looks terrific!Slip on house shoes – you’ll be able to wear them outside once Spring is here.Faux fig leaf tree – looks real and fills…

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