Thanksgiving Turkey and more

The festive season is just within reach, and we are starting to plan for those wonderful days and meals when we are surrounded by family and friends. Especially on Thanksgiving—not only to celebrate the savory foods of the fall with our table and menu, but to also give thanks for all we have. The perfect way to celebrate is with a perfect Thanksgiving turkey and more. The story The story of Thanksgiving ...

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Thanksgiving Centerpiece

A festive Thanksgiving centerpiece is one that marries the beauty of autumnal colors with nature and the harvest of the season. Here, our entertaining editor and founder of soon-to-be launched flower brand Bouquet Box, How2Girl Courtney Sixx, shows us how. She uses red, orange and peach roses along with lush green antique hydrangeas. She complements these with crisp fall leaves and small apples set on skewers. Set up and ingredients To create, ...

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Online Marketplace, LeMarché

There are just some people who can walk into a space and imagine the possibilities. Those who with a stunning vision influenced by color, textures, global cultures and other details. Renowned LA-based designer Carole Carr is one of those talented individuals. Thankfully she is making her style available to all. Her recently launched online marketplace, Le Marché, is a curation of her favorite furniture and home decor pieces. And is ...

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Easy and Casual Fall Table Setting

As we head into a season filled with holidays and gatherings, it is sometimes  overwhelming to decorate or create the “perfect” table setting. But no need. To help relieve that stress, here's an easy and casual fall table setting that can be used every day or for an upcoming holiday celebration. The best part is it’s incredibly budget-friendly and the elements can be re-used every season. Scroll down for all ...

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Bring in the Birds

Fill your gardens with beautiful plants that produce an abundance of seeds the birds will love. You’ll enjoy the flowers as well as the birds that visit to dine on the seeds. Best of all, there is no feeder to refill or clean. So read below to learn how to bring in the birds. Sunflowers Firstly, sunflowers are the initial seed-producing plants that come to mind. Their dark brown centers turn to ...

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Creating an At-Home Gallery Wall

We can thank the French for yet another chic idea. The gallery wall, formerly the salon wall, made its debut in the 1600s as a way of showcasing students' artwork. These displays varied in size, color and content. Soon after, salons served as a source of community engagement offering an exciting place to view cultural, political and thought-provoking art. Placement on the wall was everything—with the best selections garnering the ...

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Ten Unique Vase Ideas

It’s the perfect time of year to snip from a cutting garden or purchase flowers at the market to arrange. Instead of reaching for the ubiquitous glass vase or ceramic container, think outside the box (or vase, in this case) and go for one of these inspired vessels for an arrangement instead. Check your shelves and cabinets for similar pieces you already own, whether vintage, second-hand or antique shop finds. Find ...

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Fixer Upper Queen LEANNE FORD Comes to Your Living Room in a Whole New Way

Dive deeper with Leanne Ford AND other celebrities with stellar home decor and design side gigs. When we think of celebrities, it’s often on the red carpet wearing fabulous clothes with hair and makeup to match. We don’t think of them tucked in at home enjoying comfy downtime. When we do picture them there, it is likely surrounded by perfectly laid out and accessorized rooms arranged by a well-known decorator. While ...

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Great gifts by black-owned businesses

It’s summertime. Let’s soak in the sun. We are slowly stepping out into the world again. So, let’s celebrate at a social distance. We are taking on racism, fighting for equality and understanding that a thoughtful and determined approach is what is necessary to ensure that all people get the justice, fairness, safety and peace they deserve. Let’s support black-owned businesses, and all their items which are certainly on our ...

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Staging Your Home for Sale

The concept of “staging a home” can be anything from decluttering and cleaning to working with your realtor to spruce up each room. Also hiring a professional stager who actually boxes belongings, brings in new furniture and completely transforms your home. However, if you don’t have the budget for that, we suggest a DIY approach in consultation with your realtor. We sat down with Rosemary Allison, named 2020 Woman of the ...

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