A Modern Day Struggle: Sharing vs. Keeping Memories

 I saw this quote from the olive tree on Pinterest the other day and I have had a hard time getting it out of my head since then.  While I love to snap photos and share them on Instagram and Facebook,…

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Dining Table Redo

I’ve been living in this Arlington apartment for just over a year now, and I’ve redecorated my dining table many many times (as you can see here and here).  I tend to start feeling uninspired if things don’t change very…

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Three Years Later

Hi everyone.  Today is one of those days where my post is going to be a bit more personal than normal.  Three years ago today, on June 25, 2011, my husband and love of my life, Dimitri, was killed in combat…

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White Hot Fashion

I’m a big believer in wearing white year round, but in the summer time I simply can’t get enough of it.  Whether it’s a pair of white jeans, a little white dress, or even a simple white cotton tee, summer…

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Jewelry Trays: Reader Submissions

A few months ago I shared what I consider are the essential pieces to create a beautiful and useful jewelry display.  Many people submitted their own Life with a Dash of Whimsy inspired jewelry trays, and today I’m happy to…

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DIY Bulletin Board

Hi everyone!  Before you read this post, just know that I that I do not claim to be much of a DIY blogger.  I get so excited to create something that I hardly want to deal with taking pictures.  I…

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