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Comfy Casual Light Winter Outfit

I'm in Dallas for the Dallas Total Home Market and I don't know when I'll be able to get back to Dallas so of course I had to squeeze in an extra day to visit Magnolia! 

Black front door, Tricorn Black

You guys have NO IDEA how excited I am that the EXTERIOR of our house is on the project list this year. We spent 3 years updating the interior little-by-little and there's still more to do but we're finally at a point where we can focus on the curb appeal, and I'll be straight up with you - our house has NONE.

Pink Suede Flats, Pink Backpack

Pops of blush are my thang! From my house to my wardrobe, I just can't help myself. I'm just as frugal when I shop for clothes as when I shop for home decor, so if you like name brands you probably won't find much of that here. If you like good finds, then you're in the right place!

CGHI Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Does anyone else feel like they blinked and 2017 was over?! Good grief. The fun part is, that means CGHI is turning one year older! The not-so-fun part is, that also means I am turning one year older. BLAH. The big 4-0 is creeping up way too fast! 

EASY Christmas Table Decorations & Place Settings

While I may not be an avid seasonal decorator, one thing is for sure – my formal dining table can always count on getting some holiday love. I may even find it a little therapeutic – I’m weird, I know.

Simple Traditional Christmas Decorations, Painted Brick Fireplace

Welcome to the second part of my Christmas tour! If you just came from Kristi’s blog over at The Pickled Rose, I bet you’re already swooning so hopefully I can keep that going. Her home is truly a magical winter wonderland during the holidays! 

10 minute daytime makeup with Maskcara

If you're a product junkie that enjoys spending tons of money on makeup products you barely use and you like spending more than 10 minutes to put on a full face of makeup every day, then this video tutorial probably isn't for you. However, if you lead a busy life and would love to simplify your makeup stash and routine, then you definitely need to see what I'm about to show you! 

Boho Inspired Christmas Decorations

Whether you're stopping by after visiting Martha at Simple Cozy Charm's incredibly beautiful and cozy winter bedroom retreat, just stumbling across my blog, or a loyal reader – WELCOME!

No-Fuss Disposable Holiday Table Settings

What if I told you that you can host a holiday gathering, create beautiful table settings and then recycle the flatware, plates, napkins and wine glasses?

Simple Thanksgiving Table Setting

Life is already busy, and if you're hosting for the upcoming holidays you might be feeling the added stress of cooking, cleaning, shopping and decorating. I'm here to help take some stress off of you in the "decorating" department. We are hosting Thanksgiving this year and making my home feel extra inviting for my guests, and because my formal dining area is the first thing they see when they walk in, I give a little extra attention to that tablescape.