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22+ Seasonal Things I’m Loving this Fall

With autumn now in full swing, it’s time to embrace the season! Here I’ve rounded up a collection of personal favorites for fall. Many are little (and inexpensive) finds from Amazon or Target to enjoy this time of year. Whether…

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Accessorizing Our Home for Fall

October is here — and so is the feeling of fall. As I mentioned on Instagram, I’m now 7+ months pregnant and can attest to the phenomenon of “nesting.” With our baby boy joining us in December, I’ve been trying…

Our Gold and Ivory Palm Powder Room

A small powder room was one of the first spaces in our new home to get a little extra attention. Located between the dining room and kitchen, this powder room is a visible spot and one most all guests would…

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Design Inspiration for our New Home

It’s a new year… and a new home, for me personally speaking! After eight wonderful years in Chicago’s Lakeview East, K and I decided to move across the city to a different neighborhood, Bucktown. So far, we’re enjoying the change…

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Holiday Gift Guide: For the Hostess

The best hostess gifts feel thoughtful, personalized, or beautifully useful. Treat your hostess, or someone who simply loves to entertain, to one of these special gift ideas this season… SHOP THE GUIDE Monogram Napkins (Mark & Graham) | Champagne Bucket (Mark…

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Wedding Registry with Pottery Barn

I had the best time sharing our engagement story last week! (In case you missed it, you can find the full post here). While we’re still several months away from officially walking down the aisle, we’ve got a good start on…

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  • Summer feels here 🌿

Thank you @hmrdesigns for the beautiful flowers. If you’re local to Chicago: check out #MaisonHMR for fresh floral delivery — choose a Designer DIY Box, arrangement, or even a subscription. Now’s the time to brighten someone’s day (or your own!)🌷 #supportlocal #chicago #summertime #hyacinth
  • Becoming a mother has been the most meaningful (and fun) experience of my life yet. And it’s just getting started. To William, my firstborn: I love you now and forever! 💙 #mothersday #5months
  • Spring ahead 🌺

I’m sharing my personal wishlist for spring, along with plans for an upcoming vacation (☀️🌴🍹) plus a major sale I’m shopping now through the weekend 💻 brightandbeautifulblog.com
  • Patiently (or, not-so-patiently) awaiting spring... 🌺 Who else?
There are lots of fresh, warm-weather new arrivals for spring in the ‘Shop’ section on my blog 💻 brightandbeautifulblog.com
  • Happy Valentine’s 💗
  • A clean kitchen (and blow-dried hair) feels like a major accomplishment these days 💁🏼‍♀️ #newbornmom @liketoknow.it #LTKhome http://liketk.it/2JLae

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