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Modern + Cozy Christmas Kitchen | Seasons of Home Holiday Decor Series

The older I get the more I just go more with the flow and I don’t stick to rules (and most of the time the rules I created for myself). Even a few years ago I made sure we didn’t decorate for Christmas before Thanksgiving. I felt like it wasn’t honoring of Thanksgiving (like Thanksgiving was all upset about it or something). Instead, I am just diving into cozy and we will enjoy it even longer. We are still present …

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Brand New Mini Course |Instant Abstract + Frame

  It is Friday! That means the weekend and extra time and…   If you have been wanting a gorgeous abstract painting on that perfect wall in your home but don’t want to spend a ton of money you will love my news! When I first saw that Jennifer LeBrun O’Brien had painted her own piece for her gorgeous home and popular DIY and decor blog City Farmhouse (go right now if you haven’t ever checked her out) I asked …

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Finding Fall Home Tour 2016

This is our first fall on our new land and in our home and we are loving all of the surprises. Want to know the surprise we are loving the most right now? We have a huge apple tree! We had no idea because we bought our land and home in the middle of winter. I have always wanted an apple tree and this home has THREE! We have already made apple crisp and we are making another one today. …

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Fall Kitchen and Recipe Tour 2016 | Mini Home Video Too

Welcome to our first home tour in our new home! Thank you for joining me for the Farmhouse Holiday Series. Come back each week over the next few months and get peeks into our home dressed up for Fall and Christmas.  Our hope is that this series will be glimpses into our homes during the holidays, and that we will be sharing inspiration for simple cozy spaces. We went on a crazy home journey within the past year and you …

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Feel Home: Creating a Timeless Feeling Home

I know that one of your favorite courses that we offer on our creative network is anything with home! Being creative and creating a comfortable and beautiful space is at the heart of many of us (and even more desire to know how). But where do we begin? How do we make decisions that truly reflect our heart, style, lifestyle and budget? How do design spaces today that we will be happy with tomorrow? I am honored to share that …

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Our New Home In Pictures

It has been 2 1/2 months since we have been in our new home and land.  In some ways it feels like we have been here forever and then we are reminded we don’t even know this land or home yet.  Before we moved in we had the whole interior painted white and all of the window frames painted black (except for the children’s bedroom window frames were painted white).  We have never done this before and it was the …

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Come and Check Out My Curated Sale With Joss and Main! {come and also enter our giveaway}

**THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED** The winners of 2 complete online class packages worth over $1500 each are: Michelle Wooderson commented: December 23, 2015 at 2:55 am (Edit) Everything is so you Jeanne. I love the black bar cart as we’re getting ready to redo a few things in our living room to make it easy for entertaining and more cozy.   Angi eharis commented: December 23, 2015 at 9:23 pm (Edit) Loooove everything about your home and your style, always …

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Art of Home Launch and a Celebration Giveaway!

I MAY be a few days late for this! It was my intention to open the giveaway the day Art of Home | Modern Simple Living began and then we have been so crazy busy with the new courses that I didn’t make it over here! THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED Better late than never and this is such a good giveaway! I asked each of the teachers of Art of Home to share some of their favorite things that …

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I Feel The Changes Coming {Do You?}

A new year is upon us! It is always crazy and amazing that we get to be a part of this beautiful life and what we choose to do with our days. I waste many. I makes others full of goodness. I have felt a change coming for awhile now and I love how everything is falling into place for a new year. The year of rest! The building years have been amazing, long, exciting and tiring. It is time …

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Want To Get Your Heart Into The Holidays? {This year make it simple and meaningful}

One of my most popular online course is Creatively Made Home {home for the holidays}. This three week course is all about the heart of home and how to make the holidays all about the people you love. I wanted to offer this beautiful and rich course at a discount for the next 72 hours. For the next 72 hours you can get this course for $29!  This is 50% off! *There will be 65 videos.  30 project videos and …

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Fall Decorating Ideas {Finding Fall Home Tour}

Do I get to wear boots yet? That is what fall is all about! OK, maybe fall is amazing for other things too. How about I was married in October, two of my babies were born in the fall, the cooler temperatures, bulky sweaters, getting all cozy and reading a book, family and friends gathering together more, crunching of the leaves under your awesome boots that you finally get to wear again… I’m sorry I didn’t mean to go back …

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All Roads Don’t Always Lead Home {We are learning that is ok}

I would have to admit that I am probably a little more (or a lot more) sentimental than my siblings. There is nothing good or bad about this but I do find myself affected differently than my siblings at times. When my parents sold the house we grew up in I was a wreck! I love connections to the past and places. Not surprising with my love of vintage items, history, art and traditions. They bought a small farm about …

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A Living Magazine {and a video for you too}

Before I get started I wanted you to see a video that I made just for you. I wanted you to hear a little bit from me about the course and why I would even make it in the first place. {and yes…I have bangs now…and I am really diggin’ them and so is my family…we need to get out more} {to watch the video at the highest quality click the HD in the right hand corner} In 7 days …

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Finding Fall Home Tours 2013 {Decorating For Fall}

So excited that today is here! I am honored to be a part of such an incredibly talented group of women. Thank you Better Homes and Gardens for sponsoring the tour and sharing our homes. {You can find more fall inspiration on our Finding Fall Home Tours Pinterest board through BHG} If you are coming from Laura or Sarah’s blogs I know you are already inspired for fall..their styles are amazing! Fall is my favorite time of year! When the …

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Creating a Cozy Home {Part II}

Obviously I like writing about this because I am back for more:-) My last post was supposed to be longer but I needed to make dinner for my family. I thought it would be weird to tell them to go make themselves a sandwich while I write about creating a cozy home. So….here is the second part of “Creating a Cozy Home”. Really it is just some of my favorite things that make me feel good about our home and …

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Making a Cozy Home {time to cuddle up}

I know I am not alone when I say that the cooler weather inspires and encourages me to love on my home more. The leaves falling and the cooler days and nights just make everything just a bit more cozy. I love having a cozy home and making my family feel warm and loved. Sometimes it is just the little things that can change the whole feel of a home. My home is rarely as clean as I would like …

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Play House With Me {and we have a giveaway}

Today is the official launch of Creatively Made Home! So many awesome, fun, beautiful projects and videos are underway and I thought it was about time that we celebrated all of the goodness coming out of our next e-course! I am hooked on e-courses because… *The connection I get to have with all of you *The ease of the videos and the convenience of watching them whenever and wherever you want *The live chats *Watching creative women connect with other …

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Ramblings of a crazy woman!

The photos will be as random as my words. You’ve been warned! First off I want to thank all of you that left comments on the last post about France ideas and all of you that emailed me privately! I loved your suggestions! Have you ever tried to plan a trip to France, order curriculum for your kids, run a business, attempt to get your home from going into utter despair, pay bills, call a friend or two a month………? …

Protect This House {I Will}

(pause my music below before you watch the video) This week I went into Under Armour to get some new clothes for Jack. Every time I am in there I love their slogan. I think it is genius and it is thought provoking to me. {Protect This House. I Will} We make choices every day in how we care for our bodies. Right now I am not wanting to write about protecting our bodies and keeping them healthy. I am …