Chocolate Coffee Cake with Whipped Mascarpone Frosting + My Holiday Kitchen

This recipe originally appeared in this month’s (December 2018) issue of Midwest Nest with in-progress pictures taken by the talented Micah Zimmerman. Copies are available throughout the Fargo/Moorhead area or you can read the issue online here. *All images in this post are my own. I teamed up with Eco Chic Home and Love Always Floral to bring holiday cheer to my kitchen. I don’t know about you, but when the holiday’s roll around I survive on two things to get me through decking the halls, wrapping gifts and hosting my family, and that’s coffee and sugar. But I’m a mom and that means I’m all about efficiency. Enter my holiday cake, where I’ve combined my two great loves (other than… Read More

Get the Look: Our Christmas Tree

This is the first year of my adult life, I actually get to decorate my way for Christmas. Due to life events and seemingly constant construction it didn’t make sense to “design” a holiday look. That’s not to say we didn’t decorate, but we mostly made do with hand me downs from my in-laws… most of which originated in the 80s… Now there were some winners, like the hand me down vintage skis, snow shows AND sled, but I assure you that the items we inherited were not all winners. Particularly, the tree. I’m sure it was once a perfectly nice tree… three decades ago. Imagine my excitement when we splurged and upgraded to this tree from Balsam Hill. I… Read More

Our McGee & Co Sale Picks

Get 20% off all McGee & Co product with the code THANKYOU. Murchison-Hume Hand Duo: My personal favorite soap and hand lotion. We have a soap bottle by every sink in the house. This set even comes with a pretty tray. Forrest Green Teapot: I already own two teapots, but I’m really tempted to make that three. Salamanca Rug: Affordable and pretty. You get the appeal of vintage without the actual age. I’m considering this one for our basement. Oxford Woven Plaid Pillow: Just the right amount of color and texture. Holborn Lantern: If I ever build a new home, these are going in the kitchen. I’d even consider putting them in my current kitchen if the hubby would allow… Read More

2018 Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales

Our most asked about home items are on sale! Including these kid-friendly chairs by Serena & Lily for 25% off! Plus our dining pendant for up to 25% off at Rejuvenation. I’m not sure why we call it Black Friday and Cyber Monday anymore because the deals are already here. Don’t wait; start shopping our list of holiday sales below. We’ll be updating the list throughout the week. Plus, we’ll be posting our favorite deals on Instagram. Give us a follow (@prettydomesticated). These comfy and stylish chairs are on sale for 20% off through McGee & Co with the code THANKYOU. Get our rug for up to 30% off during the site-wide Lulu & Georgia sale. Get our Frame TV for… Read More