Pretty in the Pines

Exploring Greenport and Lavender By The Bay

Family

I mentioned previously that I’ve been in a major road trip mood this summer. I never really wanted to leave NYC those first couple of years here because everything was so new! I wanted to experience everything I possibly could in every season so we...

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Feels Like Summer

Lifestyle

Tomorrow is JUNE! June marks the month where I started this blog 8 years ago and it’s wild to see how much has changed since then. I used to come home after a long day at my office jobs and write away… it felt so...

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Making Non-Removable Wallpaper Removable Hack

Interiors

We have tried EVERYTHING when it comes to putting up wallpaper in our apartment. Renting a space but still wanting to make it unique and your own is possible, especially with all the beautiful wallpaper that is out there right now. But the method in...

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Latest Etsy Finds (Nursery Edition)

Family

I’ve come to the conclusion that I buy way too many things on Etsy. I just can’t help myself with all of the unique vintage shops when it comes to decor. I’ve also found several baby clothing shops on Etsy. It’s just a really favorite...

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Most Used Baby Items Months 1-3

Family

I can’t believe we’ve been parents for over 3 months now. I thought time flew by when I was pregnant but now it’s flying by at a whole other speed… and it makes me highly emotional but also really excited because even seeing just a...

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How We Updated Our IKEA Closet

Interiors

When we moved from North Carolina to New York back in February of 2020 (can’t believe it’s been almost two years), I was willing to give up many things in order to spend more time with TJ (at the time, he was traveling here weekly...

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Paint Colors and Wallpaper We’re Using In The Nursery

Interiors

We’ve been slowly transitioning our second bedroom to a nursery and, while we would have loved to have completed it before the baby arrived, shipping delays combined with my 3rd trimester lack of energy and just overall timing with the busy holiday season shifted our...

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Cyber Week Sales & Gift Guides

Gift Guides

Cyber Week starts earlier and earlier each year it seems and *most* of my favorite retailers have already started sharing the best deals they’ll probably share all week long. I rounded up a few favorites below. Personally, I’ll be shopping for a few last minute...

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Our Most Used Kitchen Essentials

Entertaining & Recipes

With our recent kitchen space addition and the fact that we’re mid-cozy fall, we’ve been feeling extra inspired in the kitchen lately. We’ve been on the hunt for a new soup recipe to make each week to pair with the potato bread we pick up...

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