2018 Fall ORC Ashley’s Eclectic Modern Master Bedroom Week 1

2018 Fall ORC Ashley’s Eclectic Modern Master Bedroom Week 1

Hi everyone, Ashley here! I am excited to let you all know I am going to be a guest participant on the 2018 Fall ORC ! I decided to take on my master bedroom. It has needed a refresh for years now. It’s time!! I am going for a eclectic modern master bedroom. I hope you enjoy reading and watching the progress over the next 6 weeks for me and all the other One Room Challenge participants. You can find their posts linked here.

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the radiant Collection by Legrand review

the radiant Collection by Legrand review

This is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions are our own.

Our home was built in 1954. The outlets and switches were cutting edge….. in 1954. Very little had changed until now. Thanks to the radiant Collection by Legrand that is about to change. The results have transformed our space. Here is what we think of them…. Continue reading “the radiant Collection by Legrand review”

Surf Shack Pirate theme little boy room refresh

Surf Shack Pirate theme little boy room refresh

If you have been reading for a while you probably remember my daughter’s Heart room makeover. In our last house both kids shared a tiny bedroom. When we decided to move, one of our goals was to get a house with enough bedrooms so that each kid could have their own room. I talked a lot about the reasons in the linked post above, but long story short separating them meant that everyone would get more sleep. We took on Big sisters room first since it was our previous guest room furniture and the whole room desperately needed some attention. She was also going to start school soon and I wanted her adjusted to her new space before the year started. I knew then that my sons room would come next and I decided on a surf shack theme. Since we live in San Clemente, have views of the ocean from our house and frequent the beach it seemed appropriate. So, with that in mind, as I saw things that could work in his space I started picking them up on clearance and stock piling.

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Entertaining For A Crowd

Entertaining For A Crowd

Having a party, big or small, can be a daunting challenge at times. Rocky and I both entertain a lot. Here are a few of our tips and tricks when entertaining for a crowd. 

First things first, you need to have an accurate head count, or at least close. There is nothing worse than preparing for 12 and 35 show up. You wont have enough (of anything!) and your guests are likely to feel as if they weren’t really invited or are a burden as they see you running around frantic looking for extra dip. Continue reading “Entertaining For A Crowd”