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gifts of the present

I heard a great question on a program while driving last night – “how are you slowing down and staying connected?”   What a great question for us all right now.  So how are you doing in that department?  I for one think the pace we keep during the holiday season is potentially maddening.   Rush, […]

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3 easy staircase styles for the holidays

Sometimes the staircase can feel intimidating to decorate for the holidays, as it’s one long structure and focal point all on an incline.  I also think it’s one decorated area in the house that can look messy or cluttered if not styled carefully.  Decorating the staircase/banister doesn’t have to be intimidating or even a grand […]

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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 […]

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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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