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5 Vignette Ideas to Spice up Your Home for Fall

September 18, 2014
Who loves to decorate for fall? I absolutely love pumpkins, gourds and fresh fall flowers throughout our home during the fall season. Scented pumpkin candles and homemade apple pie create that perfect cozy home along ...Continue reading
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Sadie loves Halloween. She’s convinced that every princess and superhero is at the front door to pat her on the head and tell her how cute she is. The best part is the moment we close the … Continue reading


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Whether on or off the runway, grid print patterns are huge this season. From Milan to London, it’s hit the catwalk in full force. I am a huge fan of grid prints, as you can see … Continue reading


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It’s always interesting to see how just a few accessories can easily transition and impact different rooms in the house. By changing out five key accents, seasonal or permanent change is easy and budget-friendly. I like … Continue reading

Warm up the Guest Room for Fall Company #DesignHappy @HomeGoods

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I love the beach. In fact, the guest room in my last two homes reflects that beachy love with playful pillows and crisp curtains. (Note the use-what-you-have strategy from the New Jersey house to the Connecticut house.) But … Continue reading


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Who would have ever thought that painted pumpkins would be so popular? Today I am sharing the top 10 painted pumpkins that are sure to inspire you to get busy and create your own. You … Continue reading

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An inviting and clean design is how I envision a cozy atmosphere. There’s always something magical about a place where you can feel welcome or one that takes you to a memorable moment. Perhaps that “something” … Continue reading


Photo by Ivy Deleon

Autumn is perfect time to catch up with friends. Why not gather friends and get outside to enjoy the season? That’s exactly what I did last weekend — an early brunch and apple picking with … Continue reading

Pumpkin - It's Not Just for Pie

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So you’re not ready for cold weather, but be honest, you love pumpkin season. I’m a huge fan of pumpkin pie. But why stop there? Pumpkin is readily available, inexpensive and it’s so good for you. … Continue reading

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If you’ve ever attempted to clean out and reorganize your refrigerator, it can be a daunting task. Here are Joan’s seven steps to making it a more manageable project. 1. Set up a coolers or cooler bags next to … Continue reading


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I know that most people think of oranges and rusty reds for autumn, but I tend to gravitate towards a lighter palette. The subtle green on dried hydrangeas or pieces of lichen and moss from … Continue reading