Our desert den doing double duty as a makeshift kitchen
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In the midst of a big kitchen renovation, my family still has to eat! Our goal is NOT gourmet perfection, but ease & efficiency. Here’s how we’re making it work.

4 Tips for Surviving A Kitchen Reno

Wellness

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

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DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

We are GUTTING our kitchen. And that means we have pulled out every dish, pan, pot, and glass. It’s just like moving, and you end up finding a lot of stuff you no longer need (or want). 

Preparing for a Kitchen Remodel

Organization

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Anita sits on her bed in an easy white tee & jeans

When it comes to forward-looking ‘resolution’ alternatives, some people love goals, others love intentions. But I believe in both!! After all, a goal without intention is only benchmarking. Let’s upgrade it with a motivating intention.

Hello, New Year. I Mean Business.

Anita's Journal

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The bathroom is such an important space, since we start and end our days here. It’s a room where you must look yourself in the eye, and that relationship deserves a room where you can feel like your best self! 

Top 3 Super-Easy Bathroom Updates

Design

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Creating a mindful home that honors both your private and public sides from the moment you walk in the door is so beneficial to your mental health—especially when we’re doing more at home than ever before!

The 3 Key Spaces in a Mindful Home

Design

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I’ve partnered with Walmart to show how I’m transforming my master bedroom into a warm and inviting holiday escape! Between home renovations and mom-life, I need a space where I can relax, too. 

Cozy Holidays at Home with Walmart

My Picks

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Travis has been such a trooper through the tiling process! He lays most of the tile & double checks my work!

Even though we’re not nearly done yet, this DIY has been so empowering. We’re really acting like we know what we’re doing, and I’m so proud of us. It feels good to know that Travis & I created a whole shower ourselves!

Desert Bathroom: The Trials of Tile 

DIY

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Anita holds a crystal in hand sitting beside the christmas tree

In the rush of a sale, we can end up buying the wrong thing—or too many things. There’s a reason Santa keeps a list! 😉 Prepare for the holiday, and come out feeling oh-so-good about your purchases.

Be *Well* Prepared for Black Friday

Wellness

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Buying a new dining table is a great opportunity to visualize the kind of connection you most want to have, and then create it! After all, when form follows function, magical things can happen.

How to Pick the Perfect Dining Table

My Picks

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Nothing brings a home back to life faster than a can of paint! Sorting through a million swatches can be daunting, but I’ve got a shortcut for you: my all-time favorite shades of
blue & green to revitalize any space. 

My free guide to the best blue & green paint colors 

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