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Thoughts and advice about living and loving life authentically from Cynthia Harper

How to Create Your Own Halloween Boxtume using Amazon Prime boxes

This post is sponsored by Amazon Prime but all ideas are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support me. When thinking about Halloween costumes this year, I decided to get creative and repurpose Amazon Prime boxes into a costume (aka: Boxtume!). Using things I had around my house, I decided it was […]

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Ready for School 2020 with Amazon

This post is sponsored by Amazon.  Thank you for supporting the brands that I believe in. As a little girl, I dreamed about being a teacher.  I’d play “school” for hours on end with my plastic hot pink desk filled with half-used pencils and the remnants of workbooks from my previous school year.   Fast forward […]

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Quick & Easy Pesto Flatbread Pizza

If you want a family-friendly dinner that can be on the table in just 15 minutes, then you need this recipe in your life! It’s one of my go-to recipes on busy days around here because I can make it, bake it, and have it on the table in only 15 minutes. It’s only 5 […]

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DIY Wood Slat Wall

DIY wall treatments are one the best ways to add more style & personality to any space in your home! I decided to add this wood slat wall to my bedroom corner nook to add loads of texture & visual interest. The best part of this DIY project is that it is SO easy that […]

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4 Steps to Refresh a Small Bathroom

Step 1: The Power of Paint By far, my favorite way to easily change the feel of a space is to paint it! ?I wanted something very neutral in this space and so I opted for a warm taupe color. ?Knowing that I?d be adding Champagne Bronze accents to the powder room later on, I […]

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Paleo Banana & Coconut Chocolate Chip Bread

With extra time on our hands, and my recent diagnosis of hypothyroidism, we have been trying a lot of new recipes around here! I’m focusing on limiting grain & sugar in our diet, so I decided to give this Paleo Banana Coconut Chocolate Chip bread a try! (FYI: this is gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free) Ingredients: […]

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The New Neutral

One of my favorite things to do is to hunt around at thrift stores looking for items that could be transformed with a little TLC.  I came across this table for 50% off and was instantly drawn to the charming vintage caning on the top.  However, it’s dark glossy wood was definitely not a look […]

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Supporting Artisans through Amazon Handmade

Intentionally Supporting Artisans & Makers Did you know I actually got my start on Instagram as a small shop owner selling vintage goods?  True story.    I no longer run my shop, but that experience has left a lasting impression on me, as I now make an intentional effort to support artisans & makers by shopping […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

I am so excited to decorate for the holidays!  Personally I love to savor these moments and decorate intentionally one room at a time.  Armed with a few new beautiful festive decorations from Garnet Hill and some oldies-but-goodies of my own, I had everything I needed to get the living room looking holiday-ready in no […]

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