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One Room Challenge: Week 2

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Guys, let's be honest for one minute! I've never put together a space, like an entire room in six weeks. Can it be done? Obviously, it can. Look at the beautifully designed bedrooms that have come out of this design challenge. But I've always felt like true design, especially designing a home, takes time. It…

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Design

One Room Challenge | Week 1: Master Bedroom

Guess what guys?! I'm a guest participant in the fall One Room Challenge!!! This is a bi-annual, interior design challenge where I have six weeks to transform a space. I'm super excited to reveal that I'll be giving our master bedroom a makeover! Yeah!!! Guys, there is a ton of awesome and inspiring design ideas…

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Family / Kids Life

4 Things Parents Love About ZURU MAX Build More + Unboxing Video!

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As parents, it's very important that we find find toys that our kids love and that don't break the bank. Nowadays, good quality toys cost a lot of money too. However, I don't feel like I need to sacrifice my kids imagination or creativty for money's sake. Their learning is utmost importance to both Brandon…

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Travel

Family Travel: Destin, Florida Highlights

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We love traveling as a family! As our kids have gotten a little older, traveling has turned into an adventure for the whole family. I really enjoy the anticipation that the kids share for upcoming trips and all the fun traveling brings. This past week we spent the end of our summer in Destin, Florida.…

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Life

6 Back to School Goals (Just for Mom)

Did someone say "back to school"?! Yes, unfortunately (well, at least I feel that way), school is now back in session. Though it's still technically summer, summer as we know it, is over. Guys, you know how much I love summer. I took most of it off to spend time with my family and re-evaluate…

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Food & Drink

Meal Plan Menu – Week of August 27

There is no better day than TODAY to start meal planning. Are there better days to do it? Of course! But you can still get on track with meal planning today.  Yes, you can start today! Once you have a process in place, it's so easy to jump back into things. During the summer months,…

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Food & Drink

Rosé Wine Sangria

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Have you noticed that Rosé is trending? It's on tee shirts, handbags, and more. Winemakers and vineyards are shipping more Rosé than ever before too. Rosé is a great summertime wine and perfect for outdoor entertaining. It's served chilled, a lot of times has a twist top, and it's really refreshing. Even if you're not a…

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Food & Drink

Say Hello to Summer with a Summer Sizzle

It's here! It's here! The very first day of summer! I've been talking about this season since winter. Yes, I was excited about spring but summer is my favorite season. There is something in the air that I just can't get enough of. You can't see it but summer has an infectious way about itself.…

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Food & Drink

Make Your Own: Sweet & Spicy Beer Shooters

To help celebrate the ongoing Soccer Championship Game, you may be looking for some authentic Mexican recipes to share with family and friends. Traditionally, a Michelada cocktail is served throughout Mexico and Latin America so it would perfect for watching soccer matches. A Michelada is a Mexican cocktail made with beer, lime juice, and assorted…

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Fun Stuff Inspiration

Summer Fun Bash – Instagram Live Series

Summer is knocking at our door but it's already begun around here. Once the kids are out of school, that officially starts summer everywhere. I've been staying busy trying to keep the kids busy with activities. It takes resources to keep kids entertained - time, money, effort, etc. We definitely don't want them getting bored…

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DIY

DIY:Wine Tasting Card

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Summer is right around the corner and I am so ready! It took forever for spring to arrive and I've been soaking up all the sun lately. I have a funny feeling that this summer will be one to remember! How about you? Summers are super hot in Louisiana so it's no surprise that one…

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Food & Drink

Blue Hawaiian Cocktail

Spring is well underway and it's hot already! Ah! I love this time of year though, so I'm hanging in there. It's only going to get hotter...like barely can breathe out your nose it's so hot. HA! The heat is definitely worse in Louisiana. I'm working hard on some new recipes to keep us all…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.