• I am so excited to share this post with you today about How to Design a Beautiful Kitchen Banquette.  Almost 8 years ago we built a house and I had this crazy idea to scratch a formal dining room and do one large built-in kitchen banquette instead. Mike Miller thought I was crazy. Of course he did! The contractors and workers tried to talk me out of it but thank goodness, I held my ground. That la

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  • The fiddle leaf fig tree is a must have for home decor in my humble opinion, which is why I’m writing this post on 10 Beautiful Faux Fiddle Leaf Fig Trees for Home Decor. Fiddle leafs are absolutely gorgeous and as you will see from the pictures below, they add life and beauty to any room but unfortunately, they can also be extremely finicky. The thing is, real fiddle leaf fig trees need A L

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  • I have a million presents I should wrapping right no, but instead I’m writing this last minute post about Holiday Drink Ideas to let you in on a little secret: Be Mixed Zero Calorie Drink Mixers. Last night I had a girl’s night and Be Mixed was so kind to send us over some of their drink mixes. Let me just tell you, we were all so obsessed with them and we couldn’t get enough. We

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  • CC and Mike are all about reducing that holiday stress which is why I’m writing this blog post on 21 Easy Christmas Decor and Gift Ideas from West Elm—to help make holiday Christmas decor and gift shopping easier on everyone!  Let’s just put it this way—how many stores can you shop both for your home and get everything you need for your Christmas Decor, as well as pick up gifts for eve

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  • If you’ve been seeing all those gorgeous posts of that blue green color that is so hot right now and swooning, like I have, this post is for you because not only am I revealing our dining room (finally) —but I’m also sharing my top 3 blue green paint colors for dark and dramatic walls!  I knew when we moved into our house that I wanted to paint my dining room walls a dark and dramatic

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  • I am so excited to share this Tulsa Wind River Home Tour with you guys. Undoubtedly my favorite part of my family photography days, was doing  lifestyle sessions and newborn sessions. Why, you ask? Because I was able to photograph families in their element, where they are most comfortable, in the place they spend more time than any other—their home. Okay, and if I’m being honest, I also love

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  • The once a year Lulu and Georgia Friends and Family Sale is going on so I had to let you know about some of my Lulu and Georgia favorites so you can take advantage of this 25 percent off sale. My favorite rug in our breakfast nook—the Elodie rug—is from Lulu & Georgia and they have a cool new pillow in the same fabric that is to die for. Lulu and Georgia also has the closest rug that I have be

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  • We hosted our first Holiday Party this weekend and I had so much fun dressing up my Christmas Dining Room Table.  We don’t eat in our formal dining room on a weekly basis—I guess we’re more of a sit at the kitchen bar or breakfast nook kind of family—so when I get to set my table and have all of my friends and family gather around it to eat, it makes my heart happy. Ok so first things

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  • It’s funny how life works.  I signed us up for the One Room Challenge to teach Mike Miller a lesson (just keeping it real) but it was me who needed to learn the lesson; and I did just that throughout the course of this One Room Challenge. To catch you up if you are finding our lifestyle blog for the first time, we build our own houses and move constantly and do the occasional home and RV fli

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  • There is a modern home decor sale going on through the end of the weekend that I just had to let you know about!!! If someone put me on the spot and asked me, “If you could only shop at one home store for the rest of your life, what would it be?” I’m pretty sure I would say Lulu & Georgia without hesitation.  I heart Lulu & Georgia AND they are celebrating their 4th anniv

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