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The 2019 haus2home Ecofriendly Shopping Guide

Shopping in an ecofriendly way means shopping local, finding responsibly made products, buying organic goods or thrifting second hand and vintage items. To make it easy, I’ve put together the 2019 haus2home Ecofriendly Shopping Guide just for you! Take a look and jump at all the ecofriendly deals this holiday weekend to get your shopping…

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The Most Magical Lavender Farm is Closer Than You Think! Plus: GIVEAWAY

Its true. The most magical lavender farm is just a hop, skip and a jump away from Buffalo, NY. A drive to the country and you’ve found yourself nestled within the Niagara Wine Trail in an oasis so calming, you will never want to leave. I had the pleasure of attending a baby shower at…

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Vegetarian Meal Idea: Zucchini Noodles with Lentils

Eating vegetarian is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Let’s talk about eating vegetarian for a hot second. Eating a plant based diet is not only good for your body, but its good for the environment too. Forks over knives is a great place to get information about everything on the topic. They do a…

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It Doesn’t Bring Me Joy, Now What Do I Do With All This Sh*t? The Ultimate Guide on How to Konmari Responsibly.

You’ve watched every episode on Netflix, ripped your house apart like the apocalypse is coming, and now you’re quite literally knee deep in a pile of things that don’t spark joy. Read on for the ultimate guide on how to Konmari responsibly.

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All Roads to Unique, Witty, and Handmade Treasures Lead to ShopCraft

Every year the holidays roll around and I’m immediately in search of the best gifts to give and the most unique items to dress up our house with.  From Friendsgiving to Christmas, I always love to shop local and find new items to make each moment feel a little merrier, brighter and festive- both to…

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Decorating for Halloween

I love decorating for the season and with Halloween coming up, it is no exception! I’m not really one to go over the top with Halloween decor because I feel like fall shall reign forever, however I think I successfully married fall with Halloween and I’m in love. I’ve been looking for a magical excuse…

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$3 Trader Joe’s Eucalyptus for the Floral Crown Win

Floral crowns are a trend I’m fully embracing with open arms.  The first floral crown I fell in love with was at my dear friend Molly’s Adirondack wedding. I was a bridesmaid in the wedding and was lucky enough to witness her mom’s floral wizardry skills. She arranged all the flowers, including Molly’s floral crown…

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Wedding Gown Repurposed into a Beautiful Baptism Dress

A lot of girls dream about the day they get to wear their dream wedding dress on their big day. I did and enjoyed every minute of it to the infinite max. Admittedly, I was a bit sad when my wedding day was over because that meant I wouldn’t have another reason to ever wear…

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Safe, Easy and Stress-Free Way to Remove Paint from Hardware

Sometimes the best of us make the worst of mistakes. Mistakes like thinking its a good idea to glob paint over functioning hardware expecting it to last and look good. No beuno. I have to think that the previous homeowners did this with the best of intentions but alas, its time to say see ya…

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A Day for Upping DIY Skills with The UpSkill Project

This post is sponsored by Lowes. The thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you ever worked on a DIY project and found yourself stuck on a step? Or maybe there was a tool necessary to complete your project, but you were just too intimidated to use it? I can speak from personal experience that…

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The Upskill Project Comes To Buffalo, Making DIY Dreams Come True

If you could win an opportunity to bring a DIY project to life right in your own home with help from professionals AND a $2,000 gift card to Lowe’s to make it all happen, would you enter? Well that’s exactly what took place with The UpSkill Project Contest and let me tell you, the contest entries were nothing short of amazing. Five local residents were selected and got their DIY dreams to come true with The UpSkill Project. The results? Nothing short of incredible.

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Dog House to Be Auctioned Off at SPCA’s Hounds and Heroes Event on June 2

I’ve built a couple of dog houses in my day, but I have to say this one very well may take the cake for the most famous, special, and philanthropic. Say what? Here’s why! I originally built this dog house for my friends over at Valu Home Centers from nearly 100% reclaimed materials. They filmed a…

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Nature Neutral Nursery Reveal

After months of planning and renovating, I’m super happy to report that the nursery is done-zo…complete…FINISHED! If you remember back to the nurery inspo post, you’ll know that we’re not finding out the gender of our baby so that meant gender-neutral all the way. But if I’m being honest, I think even if we knew the…

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Enter The UpSkill Project Contest with Lowe’s

Do you have a home project you’ve been looking to tackle but aren’t quite sure where to start? Or maybe you wish you had the chance to learn from a professional and improve your skills to complete a project you previously tried to take on? Well Buffalo, do I ever have the opportunity for you.…

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A Magical Winter Wonderland Maternity Photo Session

Its safe to say winter is not going out like a lamb but luckily for us, we got to capitalize on the snowy winter weather for our maternity photo shoot! Snow is a big part of our life here living in Buffalo, so it was only fitting that it was the focus of our photos.…

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Join haus2home at the Buffalo Home Show this March!

The 2018 Buffalo Home Show is upon us! The weekends of March 9-11 and 16-18, the Home Show will take over the Buffalo Convention Center helping attendees brush up on all the latest home trends and brands, get some inspiration for home projects, and even win some awesome giveaways! Quite possibly the best news? For the second year,…

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Hosting the Best-Ever Winter Olympic Games Family-Friendly Party

The Winter Olympics have been so much fun to watch this year! What made it even better was being able to participate in the games and feel like an Olympian too, that’s a pretty stellar bonus.  In this post, I’m going to show you how to host the best-ever winter Olympic games party, fun for the…

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Valentine’s Day Giveaway Instagram Contest

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I decided it was the perfect time to spread some love! I’ve teamed up with Buffalo’s finest creative talents to bring you an Instagram contest for a Valentines Day giveaway! If you’re not following haus2home on Instagram, now is the perfect time to start because you could win…

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Nature Neutral Nursery Inspiration

I must admit, I’m a wee bit excited about designing a nursery! Okay, lie.  I’m REALLY excited about it.  Also, aside from our bathroom renovation  we haven’t completely overhauled a room since we moved in, so I’m really jazzed to tackle this nursery project for our little bundle of joy! The room we’re using was…

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2017 in Review

What a wonderful year it has been.  Thank you so much to everyone who made it such an amazing year – yes, you!   Although there were many memorable moments in 2017, I’m recapping my best 9. 1: Being featured by the University at Buffalo for my ecofriendly passion through haus2home ♻️ Thank you to my awesome…

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