Creating a Meaningful Home: Cuckoo 4 Design

July 2, 2014

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Today’s guest post for the Creating a Meaningful Home Blog Series is Julia of Cuckoo 4 Design. Welcome Julia… ******************* Hi SAS Interiors readers! I'm so excited to be here today and so grateful that Jenna asked me. I believe that creating a meaningful home is dear to everyone's heart especially when you are a mom and wife. Who wouldn't want their family to feel like they live in a truly unique home created for their needs? Where you can feel cared for and loved, am I right? So I'm adding my two cents to the long list of amazing bloggers who have shared their stories on … [Read more...]

Our Baby Girl Has Arrived!

July 1, 2014

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What an incredible 9 months (isn't it technically 10 months?) it has been and I am thrilled to share that our baby girl is finally here.  We were blessed with her arrival late last week and have been overwhelmed with joy ever since.  Even though it's been less than a week, we truly feel like a complete family. Here she is... sorry for the annoying watermark near her face, but I'm a bit of an overprotective mom and have heard crazy, scary stories of kids pictures taken from blogs and used by others without permission on the web.  I hope you can enjoy the images despite... She is such a … [Read more...]

Creating a Meaningful Home: Ask Anna

June 30, 2014

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Today’s guest post for the Creating a Meaningful Home Blog Series is Anna of Ask Anna. Welcome Anna… ******************* Hi, I'm Anna from the cleaning, organizing and decorating blog, Ask Anna! I was honored when Jenna asked me to be a part of her Meaningful Home series this year because everything I do in our house is with the purpose of making it feel like home. Almost everything in our home has meaning, from the family pictures above the French doors, to the handmade coffee table, with scratches from when our daughter was little, to the old books I use as decorations (this Bible … [Read more...]

Creating a Meaningful Home: First Home Love Life

June 25, 2014

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Today’s guest post for the Creating a Meaningful Home Blog Series is Christine of First Home Love Life. Welcome Christine… ******************* Hi there! I'm Christine from First Home Love Life, and I'm so thrilled Jenna asked me to be here today to share a little bit of my home with you! When Jenna asked me to share how I created a meaningful home, I really had to take some time to think about it. As a blogger in the home decor/ lifestyle niche, I don't even have a "proper" home tour on my own blog because in a lot of ways our home is in that awkward pre-teen phase of trying to … [Read more...]

15 Must-Try Strawberry Recipes

June 24, 2014

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This post has nothing to do with interiors. But don't go anywhere because it has to do with something really good.  Something that is a favorite of most during the late Spring & Summer...  STRAWBERRIES! Yummy, juicy strawberries straight from the vine are the most delicious treat ever - don't you think?!  Last week, I took my little lady and went with a friend strawberry picking {confession, it was my first time strawberry picking} and we had a blast.  I just loved how organic and natural it felt taking food from farm to home.  We left with a whole lotta strawberries so of course I had … [Read more...]

Creating a Meaningful Home: Worthing Court

June 23, 2014

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Today’s guest post for the Creating a Meaningful Home Blog Series is Suzy of Worthing Court. Welcome Suzy… ******************* How To Layer Accessories For A Finished And Pulled Together Look Hi everyone.  I'm Suzy from Worthing Court.  I'm so happy to meet you and am beyond honored to a part of Jenna's second year of her Creating A Meaningful Home series.  I'm so happy for Jenna as she awaits the arrival of her third little bundle of joy! Every single woman that I know has a passion for her family and her home.  No matter how grand or how humble the abode is, we all desire our home … [Read more...]

DIY: Homemade Circle Crib Mobile

June 20, 2014

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No baby yet.  Still waiting... In the meantime though, thank you all for the kind thoughts on the Nursery Nook that I created for our new soon-to-arrive (any minute) bundle! For the new 'nook' I created this adorable easy-to-make and completely homemade crib mobile too...  As promised, I'm happy to show you all the steps. This type of circle crib mobile is nothing new.  I'm sure you've seen it before in stores and/or created by others (I've seen a few here & there and of course on pinterest), but I've always adored the look and how much color + height it brings to a room.  Plus … [Read more...]

Creating a Meaningful Home: In My Own Style

June 18, 2014

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Today’s guest post for the Creating a Meaningful Home Blog Series is Diane of In My Own Style. Welcome Diane… ******************* Hello - Diane here today from In My Own Style. When Jenna asked if I would like to contribute to her summer blog series, Creating a Meaningful Home, I signed right up since it is the only kind of home I create. I am not a big fan of trends or "stuff" to line up on tables and mantels just to make a room look decorated. I also don't want my house to look like a furniture showroom where every thing matches and looks too perfect. It might look good in a … [Read more...]

Creating a Meaningful Home: Unskinny Boppy

June 16, 2014

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Today’s guest post for the Creating a Meaningful Home Blog Series is Beth of Unskinny Boppy.  Welcome Beth… *******************   Hey guys! I'm Beth Bryan from Unskinny Boppy, and I could not be more pleased to be kicking off the "Creating a Meaningful Home" series on Jenna's blog today! Thanks for having me, Jenna! What does creating a meaningful home mean to me? In my eyes, a meaningful home does not have to be perfectly decorated with wall-to-wall trends from the latest pages of the glossy catalogs. A truly meaningful home starts when you add heart and soul to your space … [Read more...]

Creating a Meaningful Home Blog Series: Year Two

June 12, 2014

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Photo Credit: home of Hanni Liliedahl and Jesse Silacci, featured on Design Sponge "We love that our belongings honor where we are from and where we have been.  Our home houses our story." I'm overwhelmed with joy and excitement for so many reasons right now.  Not only am I days away from delivering baby 3, but I am so happy to be hosting Year 2 of the blog series Creating a Meaningful Home.  Decorating, designing, creating, living (whatever you want to call it) in a home that reflects YOU and your family, is one of the most important parts of life.  As the quote above states so perfectly, … [Read more...]