The Very Best Fourth of July Sales

Home: Wayfair: This ones big. HUGE! Up to 70% off + FREE shipping. Lulu & Georgia: 20% off all rugs with code JULY4 Serena & Lily: 20% off everything with code 4TH Williams Sonoma:– 20% off clearance, and up to 75% off American-made brands, including Al-Clad, Kitchenmaid, Vitamin & more. West Elm: 20% off through tomorrow (7/5) with code JULY4 Crate & Barrel: 15% off using code SAVE15 & free shipping on orders over $49 McGee & Co: Free shipping ending today. Use code FREE The Vintage Rug Shop: 30% off all rugs through Friday (7/6) with code SUMMER30 Apparel: J.Crew: 30% off with code ALL-STAR J. Crew Factory: 50% off EVERYTHING! + and extra 20% off your purchase with code SUPERSTAR Madewell: 20%… Read More

Freestyle Friday

*This post contains affiliate links. I’m back and better than ever temporarily disabled!  In seriousness, I apologize from the lack of attention the blog has been getting. Writing took a backseat to some other opportunities (Check us out in the April Issue of Design & Living) and to some DIY projects around the house, namely our basement stairs. Then a week ago, I broke my foot stepping off the side of those just about completed stairs, minutes after meeting with a contractor to finalize the railing measurements.  In my defense it’s less than 2 ft high. I thought my bones could handle it. I was wrong. (Get the whole story here.) It was a very “Katie” thing to do, and I… Read More

Freestyle Friday

Things aren’t always as calm in our home as it may seem. I routinely take pictures of E cuddling on the couch because these moments are precious and fleeting. Very fleeting. Sometimes our house feels like it is being taken over by kid things, but we make a conscious effort to design our spaces in ways that make everyone in the household feel welcome, including the adults. Decorating with kids can be a challenge, so this month I shared my best tips with Design & Living Magazine. Spoiler – My biggest secret is closed door storage. You can read the full article here.     In other news. I swapped out a piece of abstract art from Home Goods with a unique Clare Elsaesser… Read More