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Stay at Home.

Like many of you, I’ve been glued to my television for days on end now. I’ve watched as the numbers of infected people in our country steadily climbed, and then began skyrocketing. I’ve also watched the news as “leaders” argue about how best to handle this crisis. Some states are locking down, some are “business as usual”. Some people support closing all nonessential businesses, some do not. Some people are socially distancing…. and some ARE NOT. The ONE thing that […]

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15 Fun Spring Finds for Your Home

15 Fun Spring Finds for Your Home to usher in spring, both inside and out. Ideas for home decor, porch, and patio! You guys. I’m craving spring so badly. Here in Iowa, we’ve been getting teased with little tastes of warmer weather, only to be rudely reminded by Mother Nature that spring is not quite here yet. In fact, we have some snow and “mixed precipitation” in the forecast still this week. 🙁 So, to soothe myself with thoughts of […]

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Spring Home Tour 2021

Today I’m excited to participate in a spring home tour hosted by Cindy from Cloches & Lavender and Terrie from Decorate & More with Tip! This is such a fun way to get a little peek inside each others’ homes and find fresh inspiration. If you’ve found your way here from Chloe’s lovely spring tablescape tour, welcome to The House on Silverado! I can’t wait to show you around. Spring Home Tour Spring Centerpieces in the Kitchen I love having […]

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How to Create a Romantic Valentine’s Dinner at Home

How to Create a Romantic Valentine's Dinner at Home

Sometimes, it’s more relaxing to stay in for Valentine’s Day. Here are some easy tips for how to create a romantic Valentine’s dinner at home. Three Easy Steps to Create a Romantic Valentine’s Dinner at Home 1. Set a Pretty Table When you go out to eat at a nice restaurant, there is typically a certain “ambiance” that makes it special. That’s what you want to recreate at home. You want to create your romantic Valentine’s dinner at home so […]

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Romantic Dinner for Two at Home

A romantic dinner for two at home is a fun way to celebrate a special occasion. My husband and I celebrated our anniversary this week. I wanted to do something to surprise him, because he always has sweet little surprises up his sleeve for me. 💕 For example, this is what I stepped out of the shower to on the morning of our anniversary. Since we still aren’t eating in restaurants due to the pandemic, I decided that a romantic […]

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Cooking at Home during Quarantine–Week #3

This is my 3rd edition of “Cooking at Home”, but definitely not “week 3”. Time is starting to become irrelevant to me, and apparently one week equals 7.26 million years now. Don’t you agree? But, I am back today to give you another run down of what we’ve been preparing for meals around here. Since we’ve been cooking at home 95% of the time, that requires a lot of planning, and frankly, I’m starting to run out of ideas. I’ve […]

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Homemade French Bread and Herb Dipping Oil

Homemade French Bread and Herb Dipping Oil is so easy to make and so worth the little bit of effort! A whole lotta baking has been going on around here lately. It serves as a sort of therapy, it makes my husband happy (his eyes practically roll back in his head when I offer him a slice of warm, fresh baked bread 🤣), and it’s practical right now, because bread has been hard to come buy in the stores, and […]

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Cooking at Home during the Coronavirus Crisis: Week #2

Another week down, and we’re still here, still staying at home, and still trying to minimize our trips out of the house by maximizing our resources. I shared my first Cooking at Home during the Coronavirus Crisis at the end of our first week of staying at home. We’re doing much more cooking at home than ever. My husband and I really enjoying cooking, but even for us, cooking every single meal at home for weeks on end can start […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Home Decor

This St. Patrick’s Day Home Decor Vignette will brighten things up in your home as we usher in spring. You guys, is it spring yet??? St. Patrick’s Day Home Decor is the way to help combat the cabin fever that is killing me right now. Valentine’s Day has come and gone, Easter is still a loooonnng way off, and in Iowa today, the temperature was a whole 3 degrees when I woke up this morning. Plus, it doesn’t help when […]

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Valentine’s Day Date Night at Home

Making time to “turn-off” life, and enjoy some time with your spouse or partner is important. We all lead such busy lives, that time can fly by at the speed of light, and before you know it, you haven’t connected in days. But let’s face it, at the end of a hectic work day, I’m tired. And often, the last thing I feel like doing is getting fancied up to go out for an official “date-night”. At my house, we […]

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