I’ve finally compiled a list of all my top beauty and lifestyle favorites of 2017! I tried tons of new things last year, and these are the ones that I would say were my most favorite, the most successful and worth the money. Hope you enjoy and find some of these recommendations helpful! Not everything is pictured since I am out of a few of them currently.
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Audible: This was my all time favorite discovery of 2017 because of how much power it has to change my mindset and my life! Obviously, I have heard people talk about using audible for a long time now but it took me forever to jump on the bandwagon. Now I’m IN LOVE. Reading is one of my favorite things in life, and because I have been keeping myself busy recently on other things, I never make the time to actually sit down and read a physical book. But I also had this huge list of recommendations from my friends and things I was intrigued to read too, so I decided to do it in a way where I can also be multi-tasking and completing my mundane tasks at the same time. I will do a whole post soon with more details of why I love Audible so much and my favorite books. It is well worth the money!! Continue reading
Happy New Year everyone!! Did you have a good Christmas?? I had a really nice low-key Christmas with my hubs and our two cat children! 🙂
So even though Christmas is over and it’s already New Year’s, I wanted to share my Christmas mantle decor that I never got to post about yet! Better late than never, right? 🙂
My favorite part of my Christmas decor turned out to be the mantle and fireplace. I was so excited to get a fireplace in our new house and especially excited to decorate it for Christmas! Stockings hung on an actual mantle, and not the countertops or somewhere else, imagine? 🙂 Continue reading
As a general rule of thumb, I really like simplicity and try to be somewhat minimal in not having too many of any one thing in the house. You know, like collections. I do a pretty good job most of the time of ruthlessly purging and keeping the clutter at bay, and try not to have duplicate items that do the same thing. However, there are a few categories of things I can rarely say no to and constantly buy. My weaknesses, if you will. One of those things is…super soft and cozy blankets!
Welcome to our Master Bathroom! This is one of the cooler features in our new home. It makes getting ready in the morning a nice and relaxing process since there is lots of space to spread out! This bathroom was updated by the previous owners and it has some super nice and luxurious upgrades. I will say that depending on how far we get with making this whole house updated to our specific taste, I may or may not be updating this bath a bit in the future. We will see!
The layout and lots of things would stay the same, just possibly going with a more white and grey color scheme which we will slowly be transitioning the rest of the house to as well. Just our personal preference! For now, though, we love getting to use this awesome bathroom. Really, all I have done in here so far is just putting little touches here and there with accessories and decor! I love how it is working out so far, it feels very streamlined and organized.
Hi guys!!! I am SO excited to finally be able to share our new home tour with you! We recently bought our very first home just over 3 months ago and are nicely settled in now. You will see that it is still a bit empty and bare since there is tons left to do! But we are enjoying the process and taking our time making it perfect. It already feels like home! I hope you enjoy the video. Welcome to our home! 🙂 Continue reading
Coffee bars have to be one of my favorite areas to style. Maybe it’s the fact that I am very slightly obsessed with coffee (and have been since I was 17!) or maybe it’s just because they always seem to look so darn cute! I am pretty passionate about creating moments in your day that are experiences. Small moments that make up part of the daily grind, where you stop for just an extra minute or two to really revel in it and soak it all in. Of course, one of those for me is my morning coffee. So I really loved setting up this whole experience to add just a touch of magic to the day!
Something that was also really special is that I put this together in our very own home. Finally getting our own place has been so completely grounding for me, and I love the feeling of rootedness it has created. I know that we aren’t going to leave anytime soon so it makes me feel very content to finally settle down and nest. Does anyone else out there know the feeling? That’s what over 10 years of renting will do to you! Especially those of us who are extra “nesty” and feel very overwhelmed by change in our routines. I feel that sense of finally “being home”.
So, enough of all that jabbering-lets get on with my fun coffee bar reveal! Isn’t she pretty?
Hello friends! It has been such a long time since I last blogged. Life got a bit crazy with some life changes, and I will be posting an update on that very soon!
Today I am finally sharing a very exciting, long awaited project: my Master Bedroom reveal! This has been one of my favorite spaces to put together in our apartment, and now that it is finally done I just love walking in here and taking it all in!
As a young girl, I was incredibly inspired by beautiful spaces and would just soak up all the beauty in certain homes I would visit. I remember so vividly one day where I attended a church small group gathering in a young family’s home and needed to use the restroom. For some reason, the one I was pointed to was in their master bedroom. It was the prettiest “mom and dad” bedroom I had ever seen! I remember walking in and admiring the beautiful four poster bed, and the gorgeous, serene space that had been created in that room. It was truly a retreat, and I promised myself that one day I too, would create a beautiful master bedroom!
A dream of mine since we got married 11 years ago was to one day have a black iron canopy bed, and I was SO excited when we finally decided to take the plunge and get one, and also allot the budget to complete our entire room. Pretty much everything is new in here, and I just love how it all came together. I planned my vision for it out on a Pinterest board, and stuck to it pretty much, with minor tweaks here and there. So without further ado, welcome to our romantic, french inspired master bedroom!
Today I wanted to share this simple little Autumn Vignette I styled on the dresser in our dining room area. I use it kind of like a mantle at the moment, since we don’t have a fireplace in our apartment and it serves as the perfect place to style for the different seasons. Sometimes I use it as a coffee bar, but for now it is decorated for fall! Continue reading
Hey guys!!! If it seems like I fell off the planet, I’m sorry! Things have been radio-silent here on the blog since my husband and I recently embarked on a cross-country move and life got very hectic. We moved from south Florida down to Austin, Texas and we are LOVING it so far! I will go into way more detail soon when things are all un-packed and life slows down a little. But I wanted to pop on today really quickly to show a simple Fall/Harvest themed gift wrapping idea in case anyone needs last minute ideas for Thanksgiving favors or a hostess gift for your big get-togethers this week!
Hi, my name is Bekah and I am an online shopping addict. Seriously! I subscribe to a ton of home decor websites and a bunch of different blogs too. The convenience of shopping online in your PJ’s or comfy pants is way more fun to me than walking through stores with tons of other people!
While I browse around a lot of stores before I make any decisions on what to buy, I always find myself coming back to a few key websites. I mostly look at the selection they offer, but the layout and usability of the website play a big role too. Here are the sites I really like, and find the coolest stuff at:
One Kings Lane