Category Archives: Living


9 U.O. Kitchen Finds

March 18, 2016

I’m rarely surfing the U.O. website like I used to back in my college days, but the other day I somehow ended up in the kitchen section and was blown away by all the cute, yet functional items they have.  There are quite a few hidden gems that every kitchen should have.  Here are 9 items I’m lusting after.

Sushi Making Kit

Complete with a rolling mat, paddle, and chopsticks for easy sushi making.

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Interior Inspirations: 8 Creative Dining Areas

February 11, 2016

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The dining area is a very important area of your home.  It is where two or more gather for a meal prepared from the heart.  It is where connections are made, deep conversation is had and lots of laughter is shared. So, with this post, I wanted to give this special area or room its due. read more


11 Holiday Gift Ideas For The Home Under $200

December 17, 2015

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If you are anything like me, and are still procrastinating gift shopping, or have no idea what to buy, may I suggest a few gift ideas for the home?  I rounded up some beautiful items that any gal with a taste for rad home goods will go gaga over.  And the best part? They are all under $200.  Happy shopping!

White Marble Seashell Box
This beautiful mix of marble and gold is perfect for that dream beachfront home.  A girl can dream, can’t she?  No matter where your home is situated, this is is a beautiful accessory that can go in the bedroom or the living room.

A set of Moscow Mule mugs  
These gorge minimalist copper mugs are a must-have for the Mule lover.  Grab a set of four and DIY a gift box that includes the makings for a perfect Moscow Mule.  Voila!
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Interior Obsessions: CB2 x Kravitz Design

October 12, 2015

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Whoa.  Did I just hear this correctly?  CB2 has teamed up with Lenny Kravitz for a stylish furniture and home decor collection?  I’m abashedly late to the game, as this interior collection launched for presale September 15 – 16.  And I literally can hardly breathe from the inspiration high of this modern take on sexy, 70’s chic interior design.   read more


How To Style Carpets with Area Rugs

August 22, 2015

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As you know, home decorating has been my number one creative priority right now.  Of course, I am still shopping for clothes and shoes.  Sigh.  What!!?  Fall is coming and I must keep the wardrobe on fleek.  Cut a chick some slack.  Lately, I have been eyeing area rugs that will fit not only within my space’s theme, but also within my budget.  I do have one confession to make however; I am breaking the rules.  I have carpeted floors in the living room and bedroom.   And guess what?  I plan to slap those rugs right on the carpet.   read more


7 Interior Design Finds From The Office to The Kitchen Counter

July 21, 2015


I’m brushing up on my interior design skills and currently in the throws of redecorating my apartment to freshen things up, and to make things a bit more cohesive, and simply prettier.  This has me all excited and inspired over home décor and interior design.  It always comes in waves.  Check out my current and favorite interior finds.  Now, if I could only stop shopping for shoes and take my behind to HomeGoods, I could make something happen.

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