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DIY: Sharpie® Teacher’s Gift

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Teachers make the world go 'round! Year after year, men and women give their very best to teach our children. Though my children "homeschool" they really are enrolled in a "tuition-free online public school". With that being the case, they have teachers that they meet with weekly (live sessions) and other opportunities (testing, open house,…

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One Room Challenge: Week 3

It's here. It's here! Week three of the design challenge is here. I've been officially working on my master bedroom for three weeks, meaning we are halfway done! Or halfway not done. I'm definitely behind schedule and that's got my nerves really bad. Plus, I was sick this week so that has slowed my productivity…

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One Room Challenge: Week 2

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Guys, let's be honest for one minute! I've never put together a space, like an entire room in six weeks. Can it be done? Obviously, it can. Look at the beautifully designed bedrooms that have come out of this design challenge. But I've always felt like true design, especially designing a home, takes time. It…

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One Room Challenge | Week 1: Master Bedroom

Guess what guys?! I'm a guest participant in the fall One Room Challenge!!! This is a bi-annual, interior design challenge where I have six weeks to transform a space. I'm super excited to reveal that I'll be giving our master bedroom a makeover! Yeah!!! Guys, there is a ton of awesome and inspiring design ideas…

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4 Things Parents Love About ZURU MAX Build More + Unboxing Video!

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As parents, it's very important that we find find toys that our kids love and that don't break the bank. Nowadays, good quality toys cost a lot of money too. However, I don't feel like I need to sacrifice my kids imagination or creativty for money's sake. Their learning is utmost importance to both Brandon…

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Family Travel: Destin, Florida Highlights

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We love traveling as a family! As our kids have gotten a little older, traveling has turned into an adventure for the whole family. I really enjoy the anticipation that the kids share for upcoming trips and all the fun traveling brings. This past week we spent the end of our summer in Destin, Florida.…

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6 Back to School Goals (Just for Mom)

Did someone say "back to school"?! Yes, unfortunately (well, at least I feel that way), school is now back in session. Though it's still technically summer, summer as we know it, is over. Guys, you know how much I love summer. I took most of it off to spend time with my family and re-evaluate…

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Meal Plan Menu – Week of August 27

There is no better day than TODAY to start meal planning. Are there better days to do it? Of course! But you can still get on track with meal planning today.  Yes, you can start today! Once you have a process in place, it's so easy to jump back into things. During the summer months,…

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Rosé Wine Sangria

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Have you noticed that Rosé is trending? It's on tee shirts, handbags, and more. Winemakers and vineyards are shipping more Rosé than ever before too. Rosé is a great summertime wine and perfect for outdoor entertaining. It's served chilled, a lot of times has a twist top, and it's really refreshing. Even if you're not a…

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Say Hello to Summer with a Summer Sizzle

It's here! It's here! The very first day of summer! I've been talking about this season since winter. Yes, I was excited about spring but summer is my favorite season. There is something in the air that I just can't get enough of. You can't see it but summer has an infectious way about itself.…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.