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It’s October and the holidays are fast approaching! As a working mom I know how hard it can be to balance everyday life…and then layer on top all the “to-do” lists of the holidays! It can be overwhelming for sure! And then we find ourselves in survival mode instead of enjoying the holidays. I speak from experience for sure! So I have learned to plan and schedule out all the tasks and add them to my calendar starting in October. It’s never too early to plan and prep to take the stress out…well, July would be a bit early! Here are my top 4 tips to get organized and start planning to thrive during the holidays, not just survive.
We are back to our self-care series this month. This one is going to be short and sweet, because sometimes it really is just that easy! Here are 10 tips on how you can start taking care of yourself right now.
We are well into another month and it’s time for another Self-Care boost. What are you doing to take care of you? If you don’t have an answer or you need a little bit of inspiration, here are my Top 3 must-do’s to take care of me.
Summer is active and busy, but sometimes as working Moms and Dads we want to just stay home on a week night and relax in our own backyards. But how to include and keep the kids busy, or have an impromptu get together with neighbors? It doesn’t take much to create an outdoor space that ticks all the boxes of entertaining a gathering of all ages. Here are some ideas:
Self Care Series: Summer Care
Spring is in full bloom and Summer is approaching fast. It’s that time of year to get beach sand in between our toes, enjoy poolside afternoons, float the river, or simply relax on the patio. While you are out basking in the sunshine and loading up on some Vitamin D, don’t forget to take care of your sun kissed self! From sunscreen to sun hats, here are a few of my favorite (and new found favorite things to keep pretty and protected this Summer.
Interior designers are constantly drawing inspiration from all aspects of life and our surroundings – from architecture, global trends or even by a walk through our own city streets. Design inspiration is all around us and the sources are endless. One of the biggest sources being the fashion design world. Both interior design and fashion design tend to follow the same trends, prints, colors and texture from season to season. I thought it would be fun to share with you just how those worlds merge by drawing a little bit of inspiration from my very own portfolio.
The word SELF can easily be seen as selfish or self indulgent but caring for your “self” is one of the healthiest things you can do! Trust me, as a busy working mom running my household and my company can be way too much and overwhelming. I speak from experience and learned the hard lessons of not caring for myself and making that a priority.
If you haven’t started your Christmas shopping yet, it’s time to get it wrapped up! If you’re in need of some gift ideas or a little shopping inspo, read on for my Holiday Gift Guide. From monogrammed totes, holiday scents and Christmas cleaning – my gift list is overflowing!
As a “dog mom” to a Golden Retriever I am a firm believer in a livable home. Our home would not be the same without our beloved pup Koda, and if you are as devoted to your pets as we are, they are even included in your family photos. With this said, a home that withstands the loving wear and tear from clumsy paws and golden fur is a must! I like to base my designs around pet-friendly and durability without skimping on the luxe look. One of the top questions I ask new clients is, do they have pets and to find out how their pets are included in their home on a daily basis. Here are 5 pet friendly tips for your home.