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What You NEED to Know – Black Friday 2017

We’re almost there everyone! One of the most anticipated days of the year is almost upon us – with Black Friday only two days away, we wanted to break down what shopping at our stores on that day means. It’s always good to be prepared, especially if you’ve never shopped with us on Black Friday before. Keep on reading if you’re interested in getting the inside scoop on what to expect on Black Friday this year!

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FOOD + DRINK

Last Minute Inspiration – Food for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than a week away, and if you haven’t already decided on what you’re preparing this year, chances are – you’re already stressed out. In today’s blog post, the topic is all about food – different ideas to inspire you to spruce up this year’s menu aside from the traditional aspects of Thanksgiving like the turkey.

Before you leave, be sure to let us know what your favorite of these are in the comments!

 

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INTERIOR DESIGN

Our Current Favorites

It’s that time of year again. In the midst of all the new releases you are surely seeing from all your favorite businesses, it is easy to get overwhelmed with all the options. We want to make sure you are as prepared as possible as we head into the busiest time of the year – and what better place to start than with a few of our current favorite pieces!

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LIFESTYLE

Decluttering Before the Holiday Chaos

Ahh, the sweet smell of November. Can you hear those sleigh bells ringing? Or smell that pumpkin spice scent? We sure can. Now that we are that much closer to the two major holidays of the year, we are (inevitably) that much closer to having to make sure our homes are as clean and tidily kept as possible for all those guests and parties. It can seem like a daunting task, so we wanted to let you in on two tips to get you started in decluttering your stuff while still making sure your home is nicely decorated and presentable.

Categorizing

Categorizing your items into seasonal uses is one of the first things you could do in order to minimize which items you still want to leave out on display. Take down any summer-esque decorations, random knick-knacks, or anything that doesn’t fit your fall theme. Thinking about it in terms of what fits the season will make it a bit easier to determine what you should stay and what should get put away (for now).

Storing

Once you’ve determined what is staying for the fall and winter seasons, it’s time to put them away. How, you might ask? There are many options you can take when it comes to how you organize things that are not currently in use – you can throw them under the bed, pile them up in the garage, or in the corners of your house and hope that no one asks about it. But is that most effective? Certainly not.

Instead, we suggest investing in a few boxes (very cost effective) that double as decor. You can find these at Target, Walmart, or IKEA to name a few places. Most of the time, you can buy a small shelf to store them in – feel free to mix and match patterns, colors, etc., to also spruce up your space at the same time. We have also included a few of our favorite picks for shelves (on sale)!

If you are wanting a more durable, stylish option, investing in a chest or storage ottoman might be one of the best decisions for you. Easily a statement piece, they can really liven up the appearance of your living room or bedroom, and often times double as a small table/space to place more decor on top. Be sure to check out a few of our picks (that are also on SALE)!

 

Have any other tips for decluttering your home? Be sure to leave us a comment below!