front entry gallery wall of family photos in a variety of black frames mixed with gallery-wrapped canvas prints with black borders

Front Entry Gallery Wall: Step-by-step Instructions

Family photos provide a big impact in the foyer with this front entry gallery wall! Get step-by-step instructions to simply install one in your home below. I’m a professional photographer. And a mother. So photos are the thing I love to use most to decorate my home. There is nothing else I’d rather see than […] Read more…

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College Packing List: Everything You Actually Need

This college packing list includes everything you actually need for college. These are the essentials you’ll really use, plus a free printable checklist. Today we’re sharing our college packing list – everything you actually need.  We’ve included all the essentials you will really use plus a FREE printable checklist. Have these catalogs made an appearance […] Read more…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

As Father’s Day rolls around, we’ve made it simple to find something special for the dads in your life with our Father’s Day Gift Guide! To make it even easier, we’ve included links to some of our favorites. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. That means we may make a small commission […] Read more…

Family making hearts with their hands and the sign for I Love You at high school graduation

The Long Goodbye: How to Survive Their Senior Year

The process of saying goodbye to your high school student begins long before dropping them off at college or basic training. Being prepared for this will help you to survive their senior year. Reflections I wrote this post the summer after my oldest child’s high school graduation. As we approach graduation season once again, I […] Read more…

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How to Display Keepsake Letters

Do you have keepsake letters from a loved one that you are saving?  Are those notes, cards or keepsake letters tucked away in a drawer somewhere?  I hope you’ll be inspired to display those memories after reading this post. Why I Display Keepsake Letters Shortly after my mom died I found a letter in her […] Read more…

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