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Sing Street Movie DVD Release + Giveaway

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Sing Street is the best coming of age movie out of the last, I don’t know how many years, with a 1980’s soundtrack to knock your socks off. From writer/director John Carney’s (ONCE, BEGIN AGAIN) the movie is filled Duran Duran, a-Ha, The Cure, plus a huge helping of the fictional newbie Irish teen band, Sing Street.  Let’s discuss. // This post is in partnership with Anchor Bay Entertainment.  Thank you for always being so gracious to Petit Elefant sponsors….
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Home Made Corn + Goat Cheese Pizza Recipe

homemade goat cheese + corn pizza

Goat cheese pizza with fresh summer corn! One of our favorite family recipes in the summer is this fresh, homemade goat cheese + corn pizza with prosciutto and basil.  It’s seriously the bees knees, and is in my dinner menu rotation at least once a week all summer long. I didn’t even know you could put corn on a pizza until we tried it on our family trip to Europe a few years ago.  We spent a few days in…
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5 Reasons You Need To Watch Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls, 5 reasons you need to be watching right now. Have you ever watched the TV show Gilmore Girls?  I’ll admit, I was late to the game, but there was no turning back once I started. I got into the series in about 2004 when the series was already 4 seasons deep.  The reason I initially started watching, (aside from the raving recommendations from friends) is that one of the main characters, Rory, attends a highly snooty private prep…
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How To Make Your Own DIY Hat Cleaner

DIY hat cleaner

Hat cleaner: make your own DIY hat cleaner with this cool hack! If you’ve ever tried to wash a baseball cap at home you know how hard it is to get a flat brim hat clean without ruining the shape of the brim.  You can buy a special baseball hat washing frame, or you can use this easy, free DIY hack to wash your hats. I accidentally discovered this trick one day when I was loading my salad spinner into…
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Roundup Four Fourth Of July Recipes

Four Fourth Of July Recipes

The Fourth of July!  It’s my favorite holiday of all holidays.  What’s not to love?  It’s summer, the pools are open, parades are everywhere, the freezer is stocked with popcicles, BBQ’s are front, left, and center, everyone is making festive American-as-apple-pie desserts, and the night ends in fireworks.  A girl could live in July forever. To celebrate, I’m sharing four of my favorite, very American, Fourth of July desserts with you.  The American Flag cake has been my go-to 4th…
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Round-Up Of 9 Delicious Summer Drinks

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Drinks!  It’s officially summer and all I can think about right now are delicious, cold, refreshing summer drinks.  I have an archive of so many summer drinks I thought I’d share a roundup of my top 9 favorite drinks to get your summer off to a tasty start!  Enjoy. Grapefruit Citrus Cooler Mint Watermelon Cooler Summer Fruit Slush Tasty Homemade Iced Coffee Strawberry Slush Healthy Veggie Smoothie Orange Julius Vegetable Juice Smoothie Citrus Springtime Punch There you go, I hope…
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After Photos Of Our Newly Designed Study

mid-century modern study redesign

Finally, photos of our newly redesigned study!  If you’ve been checking in lately, you’ll know that for several months we’ve been redesigning and redecorating our old, very brown, family study.  And today, the finished room, choc-a-bloc with pretty photos is here! I’m in love with the new room, and would love to hear what you think. The old study was, well, a study in brown. HA. But seriously, so. much. brown.  Which is my least favorite color, but just kind…
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Our Study Redesign Before With Photos

study redesign

Our study redesign is finally finished!  But before I show you the new study, I wanted to give you a peek at the before photos of the old study before I do a reveal of the after photos. Our study was perfectly lovely before the current redesign, but awfully brown, on brown, on brown, on BROWN and I was ready for some light. We put the study together on a major budget, as we did most of the house, when…
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Make Strawberry Lime Summer Slush

make your own strawberry slush

It’s slush time!  Summer is the very best, in every way, but one of my favorite things about the hot summer months is making delicious, fruity, slush drinks. I don’t drink alcohol, but any slush can turn boozy if you just swap out a couple ingredients, including this strawberry lime summer delight. This strawberry lime slush is SO EASY to make and only takes a few ingredients, 2 of which are forms of water.  Unless you’re making it an alcoholic…
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