Category Archives: My Home

what really makes a home beautiful

There are images of beautiful and perfect houses all around us – whether it’s pinterest, instagram, blogs (ahem), magazines, movies, or maybe another home on your street.  Sometimes it’s easy to feel the pressure of wanting things to be better…or even perfect.  I let go of the idea of perfection ages ago, but confess that […]

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southern living plants on my porch

Earlier this year, Southern Living Plant Collection contacted me and offered to send over some of their beautiful new blooms for spring.  My first thought was “Who, me?  The girl who accidentally kills plants?!”  I went over in my head all kinds of fake excuses I could use to say no: Florida rain, Swahili lessons, chickens […]

Also posted in About me, Budget projects, Gardening, My Design Work, Style Sessions | 4 Responses

classic fall decor + $100 giveaway

I love the Fall, but I’m pretty picky about styling with fall-inspired decor.  Not a big fan of things like plastic-y orange pumpkins, candy corn colored canisters, or faux leaf wreaths.  I like to keep things as fresh, simple, and elegant as possible.  Partly because I’m already trying to disguise the inevitable kid piles and messes dotted […]

Also posted in Accessories, Halloween, Living Rooms, Thanksgiving | 55 Responses

my favorite cleaning product

We’ve officially entered that time of year of cooking holiday meals and entertaining friends and family…which means a lot of fun, memories, and added calories.  And also a little more cleaning and keeping up our homes and kitchens.  I’ve mentioned before that my favorite eco-friendly cleaner is Branch Basics, and today I’m here to show […]

Also posted in Bathroom, Kitchens | 3 Responses
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    SeletaI‘m Seleta, a city girl living the beach life with my husband, fabulous four offspring, happy horses and frisky fur babies. A former TV personality turned Designer, I love to share the sparkly side of life. Read more here.
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