Jimmy, Lily and I are finally feeling “settled” in our new home. I didn’t feel like I could really enjoy the house until things were unpacked, cleaned, and we had all the basics furniture. We also didn’t budget very much to fill the new house. I am going to be really transparent with you because… Continue reading 5 Steps for Filling a Home on a Budget
One of my favorite bloggers recently did an edition of “Currently- Thoughts about Life Lately” and I loved it so much, I am doing it myself. When I think about my favorite blog posts from others, they are always either 1) something I want learn about and can apply to my life or 2) a peak… Continue reading Currently | Thoughts about Life Lately!
The Nook Girls are so excited to finally share our Galentine’s Party and styled shoot! For those who are new, the Nook Girls, Rachel and Allison, are lifestyle bloggers in Raleigh, NC. We enjoy bringing bloggers together in the area to learn from each other and grow together as bloggers and social media influencers. Recently,… Continue reading Galentine’s Party: The Nook Girls Edition
Hi there! My name is Christin and I am the co-founder and co-owner of Southern Sugar Bakery here in Raleigh, NC. I own a cookie decorating company with one of my greatest friends, Angie, and it is a daily blessing to be able to work alongside a friend like her. I am a school counselor… Continue reading A Cookie Recipe from Our Sweet Friends: Southern Sugar Bakery
Since I’ve had my own home, I have really tried to get into seasonal decor. I love creating my home to be inviting, cozy, and pretty. I tend towards neutrals rather than bright colors because I find it more calming. I’m also a minimalist and try to decorate with only what’s essential for the space… Continue reading Fall Home Decor on a Budget!
I love parties. I love creating a place that is comforting, pretty, fun, and encouraging for others. I definitely have a system for how I plan and execute my parties, but I always like to think of a fun “theme” (NO DRESS UP THEMES!!!) to give each party a different flair. This past weekend I… Continue reading Easy Guide for Party Planning
Like many of you probably have, in the past I have spent way too much time editing photos with multiple apps just for one picture. Whether I am planning to post my photo on social media or keep it for personal use, I almost always edit the photos I take, even if it’s just a… Continue reading The Secret to How I Edit my Photos
Today I am going to share with you something I am SO excited about. It’s a not so little thing called- SkillPop….BUT first, a little back story. I have always enjoyed learning new skills. I am someone who has always preferred being well rounded versus focusing one particular skill or hobby. A skill that you… Continue reading SkillPop in Raleigh!
You’ve probably figured out by now that Allison and I both love hosting parties in our home. Whether it’s a wedding shower for a good friend, a surprise birthday party for a family member, or a spontaneous cookout over the weekend- we love inviting and hosting people in our homes. A few weeks ago, I had the… Continue reading Tips for Hosting a Small Party
Here is a light and fun post for your weekend! Is it just me or does every year seem to have a different trendy fruit? Maybe last year it was blueberries?! I don’t know but I am seeing pineapple everywhere this spring. Wow…like everywhere people! And it’s so fun. Now, not only is pineapple a… Continue reading Weekend Likes and Links: Pineapple Addiction