American Dream Builders


I have a confession. I am seriously design challenged. I mean, seriously. Don’t get me wrong, I know exactly what I want.  In my mind and when I see it. Thankfully, my husband is the yin to my yang, the perfect compliment. I often tell him the masters degree he earned with his years in Read More

Spring Cleaning Essentials

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It is always time for a little cleaning around my house and I’m sharing a few of my spring cleaning essentials that make the chore a little bit easier. Pin It

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Organizers for Every Room

Organizers for every room | ©

Forget spring cleaning. As soon as I pack away all of my Christmas decorations, I’m ready to start organizing every space in my house! It was the topic of my post featured on Houzz this month that I think you’ll love, too! Pin It

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Lemon Rosemary Potpourri

Lemon Rosemary Potpourri | ©

This Lemon Rosemary Potpourri is what I’m loving in my house right now! I love the smell of citrus and fresh herbs. It is so fresh and clean smelling and makes my house smell amazing. They are so perfect together! A little while back, I shared my Stovetop Potpourri recipe that I love to have going Read More

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Stovetop Potpourri Recipe for the Holidays

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Stovetop potpourri fills my home with a warm, inviting fragrance in minutes. I thought my favorite stovetop potpourri combinations would be a great thing to share with you to use as you welcome guests into your home, especially this time of year. It only takes a few moments and your home will smell amazing! Pin Read More

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12 Days of Gifts :: for the pet and pet lover


My 12 Days of Gifts would definitely not be complete without a gift guide for the pet and pet lover! You know how much I love my three baby furballs, Tinkerbelle the 3 pound poodle, Annabelle the 50 pound golden puppy, and Ranger the 123 pound golden and apple of my eye! I can’t get Read More

12 Days of Gifts :: for the teen girl

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Oh the teen girl. She and I are deep friends at heart. I absolutely adore watching the trends for young ladies. Yes, sometimes I’m shaking my head and then others, I’m inspired. For day 11 of my 12 Days of Gifts, I knew focusing on that sweet teen girl was a must!   1. Emi-Jay Hair Read More

12 Days of Gifts :: for the family

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My family loves giving gifts to friends that their whole families can enjoy, especially at Christmas. I pulled together a gift guide for my 12 Days of Gifts with a focus on gifts for the family this year.   1. Harry & David Tower Gift Set 2. Hot Cocoa Pot 3. Leather Card Case 4. Williams-Sonoma Read More

12 Days of Gifts :: for the accessories lover

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Gifts for the accessories lover are some of my very, very, very favorite gifts to buy! I can spend so much time shopping for the perfect accessory item for one of my nieces, sister, sisters-in-law, mother-in-law, Mama, and the favorite women in my life. Finding just the right accessory to fit their personalities is always Read More

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12 Days of Gifts :: for the beauty queen

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Gifts for the girl who is always looking for the latest in beauty products and styles can be so much fun to pick out and purchase. I guess because I love all things girly when it comes to hair, makeup, nails and the like. The beauty department is like a candy store to me! I Read More

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