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Changing Table Essential: The Diaper Pail

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In an earlier post, I wrote about the perfect changing table arrangement. While I felt confident in deciding the decor of Jackson’s nursery, I had absolutely no clue about the most useful essentials to have at my fingertips next to the table. Quickly, I discovered I needed advice from mothers with more experience than I had.


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One item they unanimously suggested was a good diaper pail that would keep the smell of dirty diapers out of the nursery. Overwhelmingly, they recommended the Arm & Hammer Diaper Pail by Munchkin. The top of the pail has an odor-busting Armor & Hammer baking soda that deodorizes as well as a self-sealing lid. I think the best part for me is the ability to open it with one hand. As Jackson becomes more active, it’s important that I can accomplish changing him while always keeping a firm hand on him. Luckily, along with having great function, it also looks great. Sleek and simple design make the pail unobtrusive and visually pleasing.

 

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Do you have a favorite item you couldn’t live without for your changing table?


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On the Hunt: Dining Room Chairs

On The Hunt : Chairs | Sacramento Street

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A great way to avoid having a home that looks cookie-cutter is to make sure there is a mix of both old and new. What better way to do this than mixing modern and vintage chairs at your dining room table.

On The Hunt : Chairs Inspiration | Sacramento Street1.) Burke Tulip Chairs


2.) Mid-Century Modern Arm Chair


3.) Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Armchairs


4.) Knoll Tulip Chairs


5.) Stratham Mid-Century Modern Loveseat


6.) Nicos Zographos Chairs


At my table I have four modern chairs with sheepskins on the seat to add a bit of comfort. In between these chairs, I’ve added two vintage bentwood chairs from Spain.

 

Another trick is to have a loveseat on one side of the table. Not only is this a comfortable option, but it helps to make your dining room warm and inviting.

 

Finally, why not have an upholstered chair at each end of the table? I guarantee it will draw you in and you’ll linger with a good book and a cup of tea. These easy ideas can be the difference in a dining room never being used or a place you enjoy and choose to use.

 

One of my go-to places for unique items is Chairish. This is a site you want to use often, as the merchandise is always changing. You can find a unique set of chairs to mix with those you already have. And before you know it, you’ll want to hang in the often-overlooked dining room.

 


Shop more of my favorite side tables on Chairish.


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Bring the Picnic Indoors

Bring the Picnic Indoors | Sacramento Street


Everyone is dreaming of spring, blossoming trees, warm sunshine and temperatures above freezing. With Arctic temperatures hitting most of the country, no one wants to go outside. It’s time to get creative with what you can do indoors. I’ve been day dreaming about gathering friends for an outdoor picnic for months but that’s not really possible for awhile so I decided to bring my picnic indoors. Why should I wait until the weather gets warmer?


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My first order of business was to create a cozy spot where everyone would want to sit, eat, drink and enjoy themselves for hours on end. The key ingredient – comfy pillows and blankets to cover the floor. When creating an indoor picnic you want to be sure everyone will want to kick off their shoes, curl up and enjoy each other’s company. Be sure to have yummy treats and wine of course. I referenced our guide to creating the perfect cheese board that our team put together this past fall.


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Picnic Essentials | Sacramento Street

1.) Natural Sheep Skin Rug | 2.) Grey Two-Tone Geometric Throw


3.) Faux Cowhide Throw Pillow | 4.) Ivory Unscented Pillar Candle


5.) Mini Spreaders Set of 4


Thanks to World Market I was able to create the perfect environment for this day dream to actually come to life. I paired their beautiful throws, pillows and much more together to create the ultimate indoor setting that no one wanted to leave. See more from our selection on the World Market Blog.


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On The Hunt: Jams and Spreads

On The Hunt : Jams and Spreads | Sacramento Street

 

This past summer and fall I went through a serious nesting phase while pregnant. I made dozens of canned pickles and jam. Well, I just used the last spoon full of my homemade jam and my heart sank a little bit. Since it’s not berry season I went on a quest to find an alternative because my mornings and snacks would not be completely with either a jar of preserves, jam or honey. There is nothing I love more than a warm biscuit and tea in the morning.

 

On The Hunt : Jams and Spreads | Sacramento Street

1.) Dalmatia Fig Spread, Set of 2


2.) Duerr’s Blackcurrant Preserves, Set of 6


3.) El Brezal Spanish Honey


While it’s hard to top homemade these World Market jams and spreads definitely hit the spot. Pop over to their blog to find out which were my favorite, I can tell you one thing my pantry has been elevated to a whole new level.




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On The Hunt: Candleholders

On the Hunt: Candleholders | World Market

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In my eyes, you can never have too many candleholders. I use them for just about event dinner party and around our house. They cast a beautiful light that makes dinner parties feel magical and a cozy evening indoors special. There is probably a candle being burned at all hours in our house.


On The Hunt : Candles

1.) Recycled Glass Pillar Candle Holder


2.) Grey Opaque Glass Honeycomb Lantern


3.) Clear Glass Teardrop Lantern Candleholder


As we see a glimmer of hope that spring might be around the corner I’ve pulled together a handful of my must haves for this season that can be used both inside and outside – weather permitting of course! Buy a handful as an excuse to throw a big dinner party with friends. Afterwards you can style them around the house for a new look on your mantle or coffee table.


Check out my favorites over on World Markets blog that will have you inspired to throw a dinner party this weekend!


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