Cute New Family Home – Just Sold!

Just Sold for $299,999 - our brand new spec house!

We set out to create a family-friendly home that was modern, fresh and chic in Alachua, Florida – and we couldn’t be happier with the final result! Like it? We can build you one too!

How did we do it? Here’s the complete run down:

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Holiday Gift Guide: Teen Girl

Struggling for gift ideas for your teen girl? Here are my top Holiday Gift Ideas for teen girls!

UGG Boots – These are super trendy right now, and your teen will love you for gifting them!

Lulu Fleece Belt Bag – Does your teen love all things fleece and soft? This belt bag could be a winner!

Lulu Belt Bag – A plain version of the above

iPhone Projector – This iPhone projector makes watching videos so much easier!

Disco Ball – A super fun gift idea for your teen girl

AirPods – Have they been raving about these for a while? Now’s a great time to gift them!

AirPods Case – This cute case would be the perfect addition to the AirPods themselves or a good replacement

iPhone Case – Teens love different phone cases!

Selfie Light – Does your teen love TikTok or Instagram? They will love a selfie light!

Layered Necklaces – These layered necklaces are a cute gift idea

Heart Necklace – Prefer a more meaningful piece? This necklace is for you!

Dainty Hoop Earrings – This set of earrings is the perfect gift idea for those teens with their ears pierced!

Barefoot Dreams Blanket – Something soft for them to cuddle up with at night

Glossier You Perfume – Does your teen love Glossier? This perfume is a great gift idea!

Laneige Lip Mask – Another idea for a skincare loving teen

UGG Slippers – The iconic UGG Slipper in pale pink is a beautiful gift idea

Glossier Gift Card – If in doubt, go with a gift card!

Balm Dot Com – Teens love lip balm, and even better if it’s a big brand like Glossier!

Brazilian Crush Spray – This body spray is layerable and ideal for any teen girl!



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Holiday Gift Guide: $12 Stocking Stuffers

Not sure how to fill up the rest of the stockings this Christmas? These Stocking Stuffers Holiday Gift Guide is full of brilliant stocking ideas!

Bar Soap – A classic stocking stuffer! Choose from multiple scents

Volcano Hand Cream – Another great stocking stuffer idea, especially for those that love skincare

Agate Coasters – Add these stylish coasters to a stocking!

Volcano Candle – Candles are always a good idea!

Rose Spray – This spray can be used for a variety of things, which is why it’s a great stocking stuffer!

Zebra Bag – This cute bag is great for stockings!

2023 Planner – Planners or notebooks make great stocking stuffers! Perfect for those who love organizing and writing

Cookie Mix – Everyone loves baking cookies

Bath Bomb – Another stocking staple!

Gloves – Live in a cold state? Gloves are always needed!

Monogrammed Tumbler – A cute personalized tumbler is a great idea for stockings

Fur Slippers – These slippers make a cute addition to any stocking!

Candle – Another great stocking stuffer!

Mittens – Cute mittens like these are perfect for the winter

Fenty Lipstick – With multiple shades available, Fenty lipstick is a great stocking stuffer

Keychain – Another cute extra for adding into a stocking!

Gua Sha – Have a skincare lover? This gua sha is perfect for their stocking!

Ice Roller – Another good idea for a skincare lover

Ice Ball Maker – A fun ice ball maker that can be used for lots of drinks or even sorbet

Earbud Cleaning Kit – This cleaning kit is super handy for anyone with AirPods or earbuds!



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Holiday Gift Guide: Ideas for the Gardener

Do you have someone in the family that loves to garden? Or perhaps a friend that enjoys growing roses? Whatever their garden connection, there is something for every gardener! Beginner or expert – this Gift Guide contains a wide range of ideas that any gardener (or lover of spending time outside) will appreciate.

Short Boots – Short boots like these are every gardener’s must-have! Perfect for using when tidying up beds of plants

Garden Basket – A basket to use for collecting cuts and unwanted weeds from around the garden

Gloves – A good pair of gardening gloves makes the perfect gift!

Shears – Another great idea for a gardener!

Hat – You can never have too many accessories to shield your face from the sun

Complete Gardener Book – A book on a specialist interest or subject always goes down well as a gift

The English Garden Book – Another great gardening book option!

Garden Scissors – These scissors will come in very handy for your gardener

Dark Humor Mug – A great gift idea for those that love dark humor and gardening!

Pruning Shears – With a leather case, these pruning shears are a fabulous gift 

English Rose Book – Shopping for a rose fan? This book makes the perfect gift!

English Roses Book – Another fantastic roses book option

Small Watering Can – A lovely small watering can that could be used indoors or out

Trowel – A great tool to gift!

Funny Plant Markers – These funny plant markers will make your gardener laugh and enjoy nurturing their garden

Seat – Always a practical gift idea!

Watering Can – This watering can is super stylish

Sign – This cute sign makes a lovely gift for anyone who loves to spend time in the garden

Funny Mug – Another idea for the jokers!

Funny T-Shirt – A staple for any gardener, they will love it!

Sometimes I Wet My Plants Mug – A cute gift with a funny meaning that will be a pleasure to use everyday

Garden Clogs – Every gardener’s staple! Clogs are well received

Gardening Apron – This apron will keep their garden tools and items secure while they tend the garden



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Holiday Gift Guide: British Baking Challenge

Do you have a friend or family member that loves to bake? Maybe there’s someone you’re buying for that is obsessed with the Great British Bake Off show! That’s where this Holiday Gift Guide – British Baking Challenge comes in!

Full of fabulous gift ideas for the beginner or experienced baker or cook, use this Gift Guide to finalize your gifts.

Personalized Spoon – Every baker deserves a personalized Star Baker spoon!

Coloring Book – This coloring book is perfect for any aspiring baker or those who love to color in

Tea Cake Mold – Know someone that loves baking experiments? Tea cakes could be next with this great gift idea!

Soggy Bottom Pin – Pins are great gifts because they can be used in so many different ways

Pie Dish – Every baking or cooking lover’s ideal gift

Mixing Bowls Set – A baker can never have too many bowls!

Ceramic Baker – Ceramic bakers are always a well welcomed gift

Marble Cake Stand with Dome – This stunning marble cake stand will look fabulous in any kitchen!

Cake Stand – A baker will make cakes in all sorts of sizes so a cake stand is always a good idea

Paul Hollywood Handshake Sticker – The iconic Paul Hollywood handshake!! 

Mixing Bowls – Another great option for gifting mixing bowls

Pot Holder – These are fantastic for a cook

Balloon Whisk – A staple for any baker or cook!

Kitchen Towel – Anyone who loves the Great British Bake Off show will absolutely love this kitchen towel!

Stand Mixer Copper Bowl – Does your baker not have a Kitchen Aid? Consider gifting one this year!

Coffee Mug – A cute coffee mug, “nobody likes a soggy bottom”

Oven Mitt – Sometimes a practical gift is needed!

Apron – A good quality apron always goes down well as a gift for the baker or cook!

Book – Inspire their next favorite recipe with this book

Floral Apron – Another great apron option!

White Stand Mixer – The classic Kitchen Aid makes the perfect gift

Star Baker Sticker – Give your baker some Star Baker stickers to celebrate each time they bake!

Noel Sticker – Stickers are great gifts because people can use them in any way they like

Soggy Bottom Sticker – The classic soggy bottom quote on a sticker!

Paul Hollywood Pin – The Paul Hollywood handshake but on a pin



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