DIY: 3 Easy Halloween Decor Ideas

DIY: 3 Easy Halloween Decor Ideas

It’s challenging to appropriately decorate for Halloween while living in a small condo. Unless you’re hosting a Halloween party, decor for the season is more targeted toward making front yards as spooky as possible for trick-or-treaters. However, just like last year's Spooky Halloween Garland DIY, I always feel compelled to create a touch of hair-raising [...]

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – September 2022

Monthly Round-Up: Rose & Thorns – September 2022

September Rose & Thorns – A monthly recap of the highs and lows experienced each month. Rose: Olive You This summer was rough. Many outside stresses were happening throughout July and August that left me not feeling like myself. However, September has felt like I’ve turned a corner for the better. Maybe it’s the change [...]

DIY: How to Paint a Refrigerator

DIY: How to Paint a Refrigerator

How to Paint a Refrigerator Refrigerators are a focal point in most kitchens. They keep your food fresh and act as an art display for vacation magnets, favorite recipes, and holiday cards. I cluttered the doors of my refrigerator with these things to cover the sharpy heart and “I love mom” scribble across the freezer [...]

Best Travel Themed Gifts For Valentine’s Day

Best Travel Themed Gifts For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be all about flowers and candy. If your partner or Galantine is obsessed with traveling, I’ve curated some creative travel-themed gift ideas any globetrotting nomad would love to receive for Valentine's Day. 1. Passport Holders Passport holders are a must for anyone traveling abroad. They protect your passport from damage [...]

Revamping 4 Thrift Store Dress

Revamping 4 Thrift Store Dress

In High School, finding the perfect dress for prom was of the utmost importance. Saturday afternoons were spent trying on dress after dress until you felt that magical Cinderella moment. After twirling around the shop living out every little girl’s princess fantasy, the sales associate would bring over the tailor to make the dress fit [...]

Grocery Store Gift Guide

Grocery Store Gift Guide

At this point in the holiday season influencers and bloggers alike are creating gift guilds for every person and price point imageable. While I can appreciate the effort put into those guides, inevitably, I will find myself standing in a grocery store scrambling to find a last-minute gift. If someone was forgotten on your gift [...]

Home Décor Thrift Haul

Home Décor Thrift Haul

A whole new world of thrifting has opening up since purchasing the condo. Until now, I've never needed to look for decorative items or had the need to fully design a space that reflected my style. So over the past month, I've made several voyages to local thrift stores scavenging for lost treasures. The thrifting [...]