I am SO excited to share my family room with you! Alice Lane has done such an amazing job with all of the spaces in our home so far, so I knew our family room would be amazing, but I am seriously obsessed with every single detail!
When we started designing this space, we already had the built-ins so I knew I wanted to play off the color! I chose a range of neutrals with accents of blue and greenery! We spend so much time in the family room so I wanted it to be a comfortable space where everyone could hang out! Being right off the kitchen, I knew I wanted to keep the design style chic and timeless, but with an edge! Alice Lane captured my design vision perfectly and I can’t wait to cozy up in this amazing space with my family during the holiday season!
Alice Lane will be extending their 20% off Cyber Monday sale so you can shop all of the pieces from my family room with ‘Black20’!!! View the collection here and start shopping now!!
I absolutely love the holiday season and I love hosting and decorating for parties! I’ve partnered with Horchow to make sure every detail on my table is perfect for the holidays! Horchow carries so many amazing brands and has the best tabletop pieces that are perfect for the holidays or all year long!
One of my favorite design tips is mixing metals so I knew I wanted to incorporate this on my holiday table setting. I’m obsessed with these mercury candlesticks and love the drama and different heights they add to my table! They make for the perfect centerpiece and they’re 30% off right now! I added these simple gold chargers for dimension and I love how they make the plates pop (also 30% off!) and these crystal glasses are perfect for any occasion!
After finding the perfect staple pieces for my table, I dressed it up with fresh herbs, cranberries, and cinnamon! I love adding natural pieces with the glamour! How are you styling your tables this season?
This weekend was the big race! We do this race every year as a family and it’s something we always look forward to! This year I somehow completely forgot and didn’t sign up until the day before. I hadn’t been running a ton and definitely was not training with the intention to run this race. Lately, my workout routine has consisted of gym classes and hiking, so I decided to just do the 10k. No reason to go get myself hurt, right!? My hubby on the other hand, was not so smart haha! He had knee surgery about 5 months ago and has not gotten back into running since. He heard that I was running the 10k and then randomly decided to show me up by run the HALF MARATHON, he literally signed up the day before the race! I tried to talk him out of it, and now he is paying the price. Watching him limp around the house is evidence that it probably wasn’t the best idea:)
My time wasn’t the best, but it has definitely got me motivated to start running more consistently. We are going to do a couple more 10k’s and half marathons this summer. I will keep you all updated, because (1) hopefully it is somewhat interesting and (2) that will give me the added pressure to follow through on my goals haha!
I got A LOT of questions about the shoes I like the best for running. I LOVE my Saucony Kinvaras. I just got the 7’s the night before the race and had zero issues, they felt great! I normally wear a size 8, but running shoes are not heels, so I move up to a 9.5 to save my toes and the ability to wear sandals during the summer. Also, I know this sounds crazy, but socks are just as important as your shoes and these are my very favorite pair. I only wear them if I am doing a long run or doing a race, but they really do make a big difference for your feet!