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The Castles of Kent: Hever Castle

If you’re a fan of anything related to the Tudors, then you’ll be really excited to know that I visited Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn (Henry VIII’s second wife and mother to Queen Elizabeth I). The castle is not as large as Leeds Castle (takes just about an hour or less to cover), but it […]

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My 2018 IKEA Faves

OK, yes – I’m slightly biased because I love IKEA so much, but seriously they’re KILLING it! There are so many amazing new items from their 2018 catalogue plastered all over various blogs and interior websites, so I just had to show you my personal favorites! For my Saudi folks, many of these items should […]

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The Castles of Kent: Leeds Castle

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I don’t know if it’s my insane love for Game of Thrones, or just a bizarre obsession these days, but I decided that I needed to go visit some castles this summer. While London definitely has its fair share of historic sites, I was craving to see something outside of the city, so I chose to go […]

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Kew Gardens, London

If London is one of your vacation spots this summer, rather than spending all of your days shopping on Oxford Street, I would highly recommend a day trip to Kew Gardens. It is one of London’s largest UNESCO World Heritage sites, and holds a huge collection of plants that is considered to be the most […]

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My Top Five Eats: London

I find that food pretty much makes or breaks my vacations. I could be in the most beautiful or in an extremely significant historic location, and would probably not want to go back because of my “hate” relationship with the food. I know. It’s horrible. London, however, never fails me. Not all of the restaurants […]

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An African Chic TV Room Makeover

While this room is not totally complete – we still need a great coffee table – I just couldn’t wait to share this project with you! I’ve been working on it for a while along with a formal living room that I will also share with you a little bit later. When Helen moved into her home, […]

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A Cozy & Stylish Home and Garden Tour

When I start thinking about the kind of outdoor space that I’d want for myself, it would look a lot like what Jennifer has done in her home. Her ability to extend the stylishness of her indoor living space into the outdoors is truly inspiring. I never imagined this type of compound house to look quite like […]

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