Author Archives: Cyndy

Slow Cooker Texas Chicken Spaghetti

Slow Cooker Texas Chicken Spaghetti Recipe.

  Almost 20 years ago this coming May, I moved from Minneapolis to East Texas.  One of the best things about moving to Texas was the amazing food and the much warmer weather.  After growing up in what seemed like the … Continue reading

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Favorite Kitchen Trends and Updates with Huge Impact

Kitchen Updates and Trends with Big Impact.

Image via Pegasus Builders   Traditional Kitchen by Boston Kitchen & Bath Designers Venegas and Company Wall color is Storm by Benjamin Moore     Traditional Kitchen by Lincolnwood Kitchen & Bath Designers Jane Kelly, Kitchen and Bath Designer   … Continue reading

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2016 Rifle Paper Co. Frameable Calendars and Gallery Wall

DIY gallery wall project using Rifle Paper Company calendar.

        Some of you may remember last year when I used the Rifle Paper Company’s 2015 “Travel the World Calendar” to create a gallery wall in my daughter’s bedroom:       A couple days after I shared … Continue reading

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Ultimate Travel Case for Packing and Organizing Beauty Products

Soho travel case for beauty products.

    Recently, I was at Target looking for a new makeup case for an upcoming trip and I stumbled across this travel case that is intended as a nail polish carrier.  Even though it was distracting for me to get … Continue reading

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Color Spotlight: Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray

Benjamin Moore Chelsea Gray. Color Spotlight

Traditional Kitchen by Hinsdale Design-Build Firms Normandy Remodeling   Contemporary Kids by Lafayette Interior Designers & Decorators Holly Bender Interiors   Transitional Hall by Toronto Interior Designers & Decorators Nest Design Studio   I hope you guys had a fantastic … Continue reading

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Decorating with Orchids and a Great Trick for Growing Them

Creative container ideas for real or faux orchids.   I have an obsession with orchids and always have, especially when it comes to decorating around my home. There are so many creative containers and ways to decorate with real or silk orchids that inspire me so much … Continue reading

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40 Creative Fall Decorating, Entertaining and Recipe Ideas

40 Creative Fall Decorating, Entertaining and Recipe Ideas

Happy September friends! It’s been a long hot summer here in East Texas and I am so ready for fall!  We had our first cool-ish night last night and instead of being 90 degrees at 10:00 PM, it was more … Continue reading

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Favorite Fall Sweet Treat Recipes {Claire Brody Designs}

Fall treats.  Sugared pecans, snack mix and peanut butter caramel.  The Creativity Exchange

  Hi Creativity Exchange readers! It’s Claire from Claire Brody Designs stopping by to say Happy Fall and share my yummy recipe for peanut butter carmel sauce.  I’m also including a round-up of a few of Cyndy’s favorite fall treats that … Continue reading

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Modern Mix by Eddie Ross

Modern Mix by Eddie Ross: Curating Personal Style with Chic and Accessible Finds

  More than six years ago, when I first started blogging, I stumbled across Eddie Ross’ blog .  I was instantly hooked by Eddie’s creativity, beautiful layered styling and his funny adventures finding thrift store treasures (lots of giggles!). Eddie … Continue reading

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2016 Paint Color Forecasts and Trend Reports {Favorite’s}

Favorite colors from the paint companies' 2016 color forecasts and trend reports. The Creativity Exchange

  A few years ago, I started a tradition on the blog by sharing my favorite colors that I pulled from various paint companies annual color forecasts/trend reports for the coming year. To go back and look at my forecast posts from … Continue reading

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