15 Summer Home Maintenance Must Do’s

Owning a house is a lot of work, but it can be even more work if you let the maintenance slip away from you. I’ve found it’s a lot easier to do a little bit of work each weekend to keep my house in good repair, instead of putting things off and ending up buried in work (and expense) later on. Here are my must-do’s for the summer months to keep my house in good condition, inside and out.

 

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Guide to Create the Bed of Your Dreams

Sleep is one of the most important parts of health and well being, and your bed is a part of that. You really only need to love your bed and your mom, right?

I’ve worked in product development for bedding during my career, and I know there are so many options out there for bedding. It’s hard to know what is worth it’s price tag and what isn’t. Here is the truth about what you really need to create the comfiest bed ever.

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Kitchen Remodel: Favorite Details

Looking back on my kitchen remodel, there are some pieces of the project that surprised me with how well they turned out. We did majority of the work ourselves, and with little experience in some of the projects, it’s always a little scary whether they will turn out or not!

In fact, the only part of the kitchen that I am not totally happy with is the seam in the counter top (shout out to Home Depot installers). They didn’t fully fill in the seam crack and im STILL fighting with them to fix it.

Other than that, here are some of my favorite details of the project!

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How to Get My Home Decor Style

Over the last few years of owning my home, I have crafted my home from being a broke 23 year old trying to decorate with a budget of $0, to finally being able to invest more into intentional decor pieces. I’m still all about that budget life, but it’s enjoyable to be able buy things instead of just piecing together hand-me-downs.

I’ve finally been able to create my own personal style in my home, and wanted to share my top tips for creating a stylish space.

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My Favorite Things

The other day, I was telling my coworker about how much I love the Target Beauty Box, and she had never heard of it! I realized that I don’t talk about some of the products that I’m obsessed with, and should really start sharing the products that I can’t live without (because we all know I shop enough to try it all!).

Here’s all the deets you need to know about the Target Beauty Box and a few of my other favorite things.

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Debunking Pinterest Home Style Myths

Pinterest is full of amazing home inspo, but it can also be full of style “rules” that people think they have to follow in their own space. The truth is, each space is unique and there is not set of rules that applies to everyone’s space or personal style.

Keep reading to see some of the biggest myths debunked, and what you should really think of when decorating your space.

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