the best of #smallspacesquad this month

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Remember when we started #smallspacesquad, a weekly round up of my and my friend & designer Erica Reitman‘s favorite small spaces on Instagram? (Catch up here!) Well, it’s time to share even more amazing, small space goodness with you guys — and encourage you to keep on tagging! The inspiration has been damn good lately, especially with the mix of dark and light, lots and lots of plants, and incredible styling.

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new fall fragrances from Candelles + giveaway

Get your home ready for fall with these delicious fall fragrances from Candelles! PLUS, enter to win $100 of candles for your home via

Let’s be real here: my house was built in 1908 and kinda smells like it… there’s just this weird old house smell that I’m not totally loving. I’ve been a long time fan of Candelles, so I was delighted when they sent over the newest fall fragrances: Pomegranate Cider (Gwen’s favorite), Pumpkin Roll, Vanilla Maple, and (my favorite) Cabin Getaway. These yummy soy candles have done wonders for making my house feel way more home-y and ready for fall! They’ve been kind enough to also offer a giveaway for you guys, so be sure to enter below!

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Recipe // quail egg morning muffins (gluten free)

The perfect breakfast idea for meal prep planning — I whipped up a batch of morning muffins that are not only gluten free, but full of veggies and topped with an adorable (and delicious) quail egg! Get the full recipe on

I’m about to enter my busiest time of year with work, so I don’t always have time to eat a proper breakfast. The closer we get to the holidays, it feels like the busier I get! I’m trying my best to stay energized and on top of my work out routine, so a good, filling, healthy breakfast is key. We whipped up a batch of morning muffins that are not only gluten free, but full of veggies and topped with an adorable (and delicious) quail egg!

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my search for the perfect round dining table

I'm searching for the perfect round dining room table for my makeover! Check out my top picks on from @atgstores + pin this post for later! Tons of interior design inspiration for sleek, modern, simple, mixed materials, and wooden tables.

After rounding up some gorgeous black dining chairs, I figured it was time to move on to the main event: the perfect round dining table! Finding a good table for my oddly shaped space was a little bit of a challenge, but with the help of ATG Stores, I was able to weigh all of my options and pick a gorgeous table that will be the perfect centerpiece for all of my upcoming fall entertaining!

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DIY // vinyl monstera leaf koozies

Make a custom boho koozie in minutes using heat transfer vinyl and a free downloadable monstera leaf design. For the full tutorial and more easy DIY projects head to

With the frenzy of summer dying down and Labor Day weekend behind us, it’s the perfect time relax and hang out with friends. Maybe have that backyard barbecue you’ve been meaning to do while the weather’s still nice, or take a long-overdue camping trip… whatever it is, we’re here to encourage you to live it up a little bit!

Even though here in the Pacific Northwest summer is nearing the end, it’s all the more reason to spend time outdoors while you can. Whether it’s camping or hanging out at the beach, I love bringing the Underwood wines in a can with me. To keep their tasty sparkling wine cool, we DIY-ed the perfect DIY koozies!

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Recipe // roasted white wine chicken, the ultimate comfort food

In the mood for comfort food tonight? These roasted chicken thighs in white wine are absolutely delicious and super easy to make — get the full recipe on + pin the recipe to save it for later! In partnership with @fosterfarms #NewComfortFood

As traditional as it can be, there is both a science and an art to the perfect roasted chicken. I’m not one to roast an entire chicken — instead, I opt for my favorite cut: bone-in thighs with the skin still on. There’s something so simple about perfectly crisped chicken skin. It reminds me of those comforting meals I enjoyed with my grandmother as a kid. It’s essentially comfort food… which is such a personal thing, right? Today I teamed up with Foster Farms to share my favorite comfort food dish, roasted chicken thighs, and why locally raised, organic, high-quality ingredients are key.

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Dinner on the 50 with American Express

Today on the blog, I'm revealing something that I'm not sure most of you guys know — I am a huge football fan. So imagine my excitement when @AmericanExpress invited me to their exclusive Dinner on the 50 event for Card Members! Find out more on #amexambassador #Amexseahawks #bluecasheveryday #sponsored

I’m about to reveal something that I’m not sure most of you guys know — I am a huge football fan. So imagine my excitement (actually, that word is an understatement) when American Express invited me to their exclusive Dinner on the 50 event for Card Members… literally, we had dinner on the 50 yard line at Century Link field and had the epic adventure of meeting Seahawks players, scoping out the Super Bowl trophy, and feasting on some amazing dishes.

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