Category Archives: HOME & GARDEN

How Apartment Sized Sectional Sofas Help You Save Space

When I lived in New York City, I dreamed of having BIG furniture. Most of the apartments I lived in were TINY. I remember vividly barely being able to get my sleeper sofa up four flights of stairs when Modern Boca Dad and I lived in our first walk up apartment. It was a nail-biter of a move!

To clarify, a sofa by definition has three seats, though they can vary in overall length. This is in contrast to love seats that have seating for two. Even though some people buy love seats and call them a sofa when it is sitting in the living room…this was especially common in NYC.

However, I have found a better option when living in a small space: sectional sofas! Because it can be uncomfortable to try to crowd people together, even if you are short on space yourself. Continue reading How Apartment Sized Sectional Sofas Help You Save Space

How to Host a DIY Boho Picnic Party for a Birthday or Baby Shower

With more and more celebrations moving to “the great outdoors” these days, why not consider hosting a DIY boho pallet picnic for your next party?

All photos by Sweet Memories Photography

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This Boca Raton Home Services Company Makes Homeownership Easy

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cinch, a Boca Raton home services and warranty company. All opinions are 100% mine.


Homeownership certainly comes with its challenges, am I right? Being married to a Boca Raton handyman, you think it’d be super easy to maintain our house, but it’s not always the case…especially when it comes to appliances and systems. Luckily, I have an amazing Boca Raton home services and warranty partner: Cinch Home Services. With a home service plan from Cinch, I have the peace of mind that if something breaks down in our house, we’re covered!

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Here’s How a Cinch Home Service Plan Works:

Request. Repair. Relax

  1. Request service if something breaks down. You can find a complete list of the appliances and systems Cinch covers HERE.
  2. Cinch sends a verified pro to fix it.
  3. Life is good again!

Pretty simple right?

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Boca Guest Room Makeover Featuring Custom Curtains by Excell in Design Group

Having houseguests is one of our biggest joys in life–I’m being totally serious! Now that Modern Boca Dad and I are lucky enough to have an actual guest room at home (instead of having visitors crash on our NYC couch or air mattress), it’s become our mission to make our guests feel as comfortable as possible. From a newly remodeled bathroom to comfy pillows, sheets and custom curtains in Boca from Excell in Design Group, our goal is to show our family and friends how much we appreciate them when they visit us. Continue reading Boca Guest Room Makeover Featuring Custom Curtains by Excell in Design Group