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Mid-Century Modern Lighting for a Bathroom

The most exciting part of our home renovation has come about which was selecting all of our fixtures and things for the house. I know this shouldn’t have stressed me out as much as it did, but it felt like a very permanent part of the process and I wanted to be sure that I selected the right pieces that accurately reflected our design goals. As I mentioned here, we are really trying to keep the historic art-deco charm of our condo while also modernizing it somewhat, so we landed on a mid-century modern-esque type of design aesthetic that folds in some bold art-deco touches. The mid-century modern lights we selected truly tied those themes together! 

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Blackberry Peach Crumb Bars

As we near the end of summer, the fruit gets a little sweeter. The summer rainstorms enable berries and peaches to plump up to the point of bursting, making it the perfect time to infuse them into every baked good our Kitchen Aid mixer can whip up. Last year, I couldn’t stop making this peach

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Never Stop Learning: Why I’m Getting an MBA

I’m going back for my MBA! This week marks the end of week one at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business MBA orientation and so far, it’s amazing. When I announced on Instagram that I was returning for my MBA, I was met with a lot of personal stories of people who just finished or

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How to Cook an Artichoke Perfectly

To me, an artichoke is a summertime indulgence. Growing up, we didn’t have a lot of money to spend on meals, but in the summer, my mom always brought home an artichoke for us to snack on for the weekend. Back in those days, it was steamed in the microwave and served with a side

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One Month In with our Home Reno: The Bathroom

This post is in collaboration with Chase Freedom Unlimited. All opinions are my own. The renovations have started and we have officially moved out of our condo while the nasty work is being done. The hardest part about kicking off this entire renovation was the coordination of moving everything out and preparing so that our

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Viuex Nice & St. Jean Cap Ferat & Eze, France

Once we got our bearings right and settled into our vacation home, we couldn’t wait to explore more of the Cote d’Azur. I think every girl who grows up taking French class always dreams of getting to try their French in Paris and doesn’t really consider the delights that await them outside of the big

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The Ruff Reno: Plans for Our Guest Bathroom

We are 4 weeks into our renovation journey and the workers are really making incredible progress! This week the guys are installing the tile in the bathrooms, which means the bathrooms are almost ready to be operational, which means I need to finally make some decisions on our paint, hardware, and sconces. I think one

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