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10 Day California Coast Road Trip | Day 4: Ojai & Santa Barbara, California
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10 Day California Coast Road Trip | Day 4: Ojai & Santa Barbara, California

Overview: Plans changed due to extreme weather and our Channel Islands trip was cancelled. The day was spent visiting Ojai and Santa Barbara, California. Prior to coming on the trip, my husband booked tickets for our family to venture out to the Channel Islands on a cruise ferry and then embark on a semi-private half-day…

Coffee Chat

Coffee Chat

Hello my lovely readers! Welcome to another week of Coffee Chat! I hope you have had a great week – I spent the majority of this week digging us out from 12″ of snow! With being stuck inside, after shoveling or snowplowing, I found myself actually watching TV. Something I don’t typically do. AI (Artificial…

Petits fours à l’anis | Anise Cookie Recipe
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Petits fours à l’anis | Anise Cookie Recipe

Tiny French inspired anise flavored cookies lightly glazed with sweet icing. Perfect for a tea party! Recipe Inspiration We were really looking forward to our first Christmas in our home in Wisconsin (after moving from North Carolina), but, our plans were thwarted when our house was struck by lightning and caught fire…making our home unlivable. …

Coffee Chat

Coffee Chat

Hello friends! Happy 3rd week in 2023! Haha! The year is already going by so quickly! I’ve taken some time off from writing my weekly Coffee Chat editions, for no good reason, but with the new year (let’s just pretend this is the 1st week), I’m going to reinstate it on this ol’ blog! We’ve…

Homemade Petits-Beurre Recipe | French Butter Cookies
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Homemade Petits-Beurre Recipe | French Butter Cookies

My husband and I took our kids on the most magical Christmas adventure back in 2019. We had just moved to Wisconsin from North Carolina, our house had been struck by lightning and caught fire – so we couldn’t live there and we wanted to do something special to salvage our crappy year…so we planned…

How To Decorate with Wicker Baskets in Fall
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How To Decorate with Wicker Baskets in Fall

How to easily decorate for fall on the interior and exterior of your home using wicker baskets from thrift stores. There is something about wicker baskets that I just love. They not only have the ability to store or hide things, they also have the ability to cozy up a space. My friend Kristin, is…

7 Ways To Use Fresh Apples
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7 Ways To Use Fresh Apples

We have a family tradition of going apple picking each fall. When we lived in South Carolina we would travel up to the gorgeous North Carolina mountains and go apple picking at the cutest family owned and operated apple orchard. When we moved to North Carolina we continued that tradition…now that we live in Wisconsin,…

Painted Shelving Unit Before and After with Chalk Paint
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Painted Shelving Unit Before and After with Chalk Paint

One of my biggest to-do items this summer was to go through our storage units (after our house fire) and start purging stuff we no longer need, or bring it back to our house. One of the items I found over in one of our storage units was a three-shelf shelving unit. I was given…