Entertaining

Sugar Plum Fairy Party 2017

It's now a tradition-- our annual Stagg Sisters Sugar Plum Fairy Party.  This is our third year hosting a gaggle of giggling little girls dressed in tutus and tights and it may be my favorite party of the entire year.  What, I ask you, is cuter than Read More
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It’s a WONDERful Halloween 2017

I can't believe the big night is almost here!  This year has flown by it seems.  Speaking of flying... and all things super... Anna asked to dress up as Wonder Woman clear back in July.  Ruby quickly jumped on board and soon, I was putting together Read More
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Halloween Home Tour 2017

It's one of my favorite times of year for seasonal decorating:  Halloween.  I love the way our home feels this time of year-- cozy and fun and a little bit spooky.  I switch things up slightly each year.  Here's how this year's Halloween Home Tour Read More
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Welcome Life In with Crate and Barrel

We woke up on the morning of the BHG and Crate and Barrel shoot filled with excitement (you can read all about getting the space ready here and here).  This shoot was a dream and I'm so excited to share the finished product with you!  So, here we go! First Read More
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Behind the Scenes of Big Shoot

After a crappy contractor left us high and dry (yep, I said it.  C.R.A.P.P.Y.), a spring snowstorm that left us wet and muddy, and a day spent in the cold and muck trying to make sense of the patio, we made it to shoot day with one of my favorite furnishing Read More
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Our favorite steak marinade recipe

Summertime means grilling at our house.  A whole lot of grilling.  This is hands down our favorite steak marinade recipe.  After a lot of trial and error, I came up with this steak marinade recipe and we use it again and again and again.  If you're Read More
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Dinner & a Movie at Home

I don't get out much.  Nowadays with three little ones aged four and under, a trip to Target solo or an uninterrupted shower sounds like a vacation.  That being said, we get a date night in when we can, but most often our nights out are more like nights Read More
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Sugar Plum Fairy Party 2016

Last year we started a new annual holiday tradition: a Sugar Plum Fairy Party for our girls and their friends.  Since Anna and now Vivie are a bit too little to participate, it's mostly Ruby and her girlfriends.  It's quickly become one of our favorite Read More
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Jewel Tone Holiday

I love when someone can give a typically traditional holiday a bit of a twist-- sort of like turning it on its head, and looking at it a new way.  Non-traditional Christmas decor is one of my favorite takes on this.  Who says it has to be all red and Read More
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Holiday Home Tour 2016

It's holiday home tour time!  Christmastime is without a doubt my favorite time of year in my home.  Everything just feels so cozy, inviting, and cheerful.  This year, I set everything up early, as we welcomed our third little girl the first week of Read More
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