A colorfully moody tabletop -- fall centerpiece ideas with velvet pumpkins, matte black dishes, copper accents and loads of style.

A Colorful Pumpkin Tablescape

As I was brainstorming ideas for colorful fall decorating and table arrangements (Thanksgiving!!!), I kept coming back to the beautiful Hudson Grace shop in San Francisco. Matte black interiors, loads
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October Memories

This weekend was a mix of a basketball game for Jude, errands, cleaning house, and naps. We’re on the downhill slide of October and Jude turns nine next week. NINE.
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New York City travel guide on what to do with kids in the big city (written from a boy mom's perspective)

NYC with Kids

Last week a reader requested that I put together an NYC with Kids post in light of our last trip to Manhattan with Jude (see my San Francisco with Kids
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Gorgeous red chinoiserie Pagoda mirror from LampsPlus for my One Room Challenge makeover -

One Room Challenge: Week 3

Week 3 of the One Room Challenge – we’re halfway there! The biggest things that have happened this week involve lots of waiting. Since there wasn’t any major renovation happening
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