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June 2012

Finances Tips + Tricks

6 TIPS FOR SAVING MONEY + WASTING LESS

6 Tips for Saving Money + Wasting Less

Since getting our kitchen in “working order”, one thing Ash and I’ve really enjoyed doing is cooking together. The kitchen in our old apartment was pretty small, and the layout wasn’t conducive for more than one person cooking at a time. Despite having a new-found love for spending more time together in the kitchen, we find ourselves making too much or too little way too often. Honestly, sometimes it feels like cooking for 4 or more people is a little easier than…

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Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: RIFLE PAPER CO.

****THIS GIVEAWAY IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIES**** Scroll down to the giveaway widget to see who won! I’ve mentioned it about a bazillion times, but I adore pretty paper. Jotting down a note, a recipe or even a shopping list on a piece of pretty paper makes my day. That being the case, I was super excited when the awesome folks over at Rifle Paper Co. gave us the opportunity to put together a prize pack especially for our readers.…

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Reader Reno

READER RENO: AMANDA’S DIY KITCHEN

A few weeks ago, we received an awesome Reader Reno submission from Amanda. She and her husband started with a dated kitchen and ended up with something much more modern, yet cozy. The transformation is amazing by itself, but there’s a sucker punch coming at the end of her email… Hello Ashley and Greg! I’ve been reading your blog for the past few months and love what you’ve been doing!  You kitchen is fantastic.  And, I’ve got a kitchen to…

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Currently Loving DIY Decor

LIVING IN A NUTSHELL

living in a nutshell

I love interior design books. I love the nice hardback covers and pretty photos of gorgeous spaces. It’s especially awesome when you come across an interior design book that not only has pretty pictures, but is filled with simple DIY projects and practical ideas for everyday living. Last week, I picked up a book such as this! Living in a Nutshell by Janet Lee. First of all, a little bit about Janet. She’s an Emmy Award-winning television show producer and has…

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On the Road

PERFECT WEATHER + RYAN GOSLING

I’m rounding off week one here in sunny California and loving every second of it! If you didn’t catch the where, who and why, check out this post here. I’m having so much fun hanging out with my fam and getting to see all the things I’ve only seen in magazines, movies and online. Any other TMZ readers out there? haha! On the other hand, I terribly miss Greg and of course, Bentley. I’m constantly saying things like, “Oh, Greg would…

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