Do you have all of your Thanksgiving plans figured out? I’m working on finalizing mine, but since I’m not hosting this year, the pressure is pretty low. Still need to figure out what dishes I’m contributing, though!
This modern DIY napkin holder would be a cool addition to a holiday tabletop.
Does your family have any traditional pre- or post-Thanksgiving dinner activities? Mine doesn’t, but writing this article about fun family games to play on Thanksgiving made me want to start some new traditions!
Definitely going to be keeping an eye on the Black Friday sales for these sneakers. I feel like they’d be good stylish-mom shoes.
I didn’t include it in my round-up of my favorite One Room Challenge rooms because it’s from a featured designer rather than a guest designer, but the built-in bunk beds in this tiny room are insanely good.
Yum, the pictures of this fall harvest salad are making me definitely want to make it for my next meal. (I seem to always be thinking about my next meal these days….)
Too healthy? How about a batch of these (plant-based!) caramel chocolate pancakes instead?
These alcohol-ink Christmas ornaments are a chic way to update plain glass ball ornaments.
Have you guys been following the Fall One Room Challenge? I like to think of it as playoffs for people who care more about design than professional sports. Except instead of a competition, it’s a supportive community. It’s a goal of mine to participate one day, but for now I’m just appreciating all of the hard work and beautiful results of the people who did.
Today I’m highlighting the work of the guest designers because they don’t get the kind of attention (or sponsored products) that the featured designers do, but some of them do amazing work with impressively small budgets. Which means lots of hardcoare, inspiring DIY. So while there are lots more great rooms that I could have called out, here are 6 of my favorite spaces from the Fall 2018 One Room Challenge guest designers.
Since cold and flu season is almost upon us (PSA: get a flu shot, if you haven’t yet!), I’m sharing this recipe for vegan no-chicken noodle soup just in case you need a comforting bowl of soup to help you make it through. It’s hot, easy, full of veggies, and I think it tastes just like traditional chicken noodle soup.
Recently I’ve been making plans for the room that was formerly my office, but which will be a nursery/baby room in the near future. After I had already moved my desk out of the room and into the basement, I realized that I’ve never really shown the space here. So I wanted to give you a peek at the space before I totally change it up, and get some input on a few design ideas.
After I finished making this little Begonia rex kokedama last week, I started thinking about how the dark purple leaves would make it a good fit for a Halloween terrarium. So I spent a few minutes styling this one up, and I have to admit that it turned out really fun. Want to make your own? Here are some quick instructions.
This weekend I have plenty of projects I’d love to take on. My yard needs to be cleaned up to prep for the winter (and I’m going to plant garlic and fava beans), I have some things I need to make for Curbly and this blog, and I even want to start tackling some nursery plans. But even though I’m feeling pretty good these days relative to the first trimester, fatigue tends to slow me down quite a bit. Plus I have to stop and eat constantly, ha! It’s kind of frustrating for someone who’s used to getting more done, but understandable that my body is busy with other work.
Speaking of, this article about our culture’s disdain towards motherhood definitely had me re-examining some of my attitudes and assumptions about women who are mothers. It’s worth a read, even if you’re not a mother, because of what it points out about attitudes towards women in our society.
This patterned vase is a cool DIY take on a fun trend.
I really enjoyed this piece on life lessons from older women.
After writing this roundup of modern rattan pieces, I kind of want to add a few to my home. Are you tempted?
Recently while on a trip I stumbled upon this book, and I was so impressed that I ordered a copy as soon as I got home. It’s super inspiring, and even though I’m not even halfway done reading it, I already want to re-invent my whole look.
This vegan deep dish veggie pizza looks amazing. Definitely need to try it soon!