My Thoughts on Stuff

My mom died unexpectedly this month. She was only 69 years old just days away from turning 70. My relationship with my mom was complicated. It was something I never shared with others other than my inner tribe because I didn't want anyone to feel like they needed to chose a side. There were not sides in my opinion. I wanted people to love her according to their experiences rather than my experiences. Many loved her. I loved her. As…

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Shopping on Etsy

This post can be helpful if you're looking for Christmas gifts that are extra special and support small businesses. Or if you're like me helpful for planning your next projects once Christmas is over.  These are my current favorite Etsy shops. Recently I got a little stuck on the main level design on my house. I feel like I'm done with what I call the first layer of my house. Now I want to work on making it feel a…

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My 10 Favorite Instagram Photos Decorated for the Holidays

It's no big news that Instagram is my favorite social media outlet. Instagram is the only outlet where I primarily only follow interior design accounts. Give me all the pretty photos. I like the feature on Instagram where you can save images. I wish it was easier to transfer the photos to Pinterest though. I know not everyone is on Instagram so I thought I'd share my 10 favorite Christmas images I've run across this holiday season! The photos are…

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Truth...I'm not a big let's go shopping type of gal. I've been known to getaway to Target (50% off winter outerwear), World Market (30% off Christmas linens & 40% off cold weather accessories right now) or Pottery Barn (20% off entire purchase under $1,000, 25% off entire purchase over $1,000, 30% off beds, sofas & dining tables) but that's more about escaping for some alone time. I actually prefer to shop online when I'm buying gifts. I get overwhelmed when I go out…

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Christmas Front Porch

Today I thought I'd show you my Christmas front porch! Honestly I didn't do a ton this year. We bought our house back in April and I've been busy working on the main floor. We haven't touched the exterior of the house yet. This post contains affiliate links. Funds from affiliate sales helps pay to keep this blog running! Thank you for supporting LJH! We are completely new to living in Nevada. The houses are being sold quickly and the prices are…