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hey there! I'm monica 

I pride myself on making amazing style and design accessible for everyone, regardless of location, budget, or ability! My design philosophy is rooted in authenticity + attainability - If I can do it, you can too! My work has been featured in countless publications, but I take the most pride in homeowners that have been personally inspired by my DIY ideas and have tried something in their own homes!

learn more about ME + MY BIZ

Did you know that we’ve been writing this blog for one whole year now? I honestly don’t know where this past year went, but it has been amazing. We’ve met incredible people, done some things we never thought we’d ever do (hello Nate!), and grew this little blog into something bigger than we thought possible. Granted, we still have a lot of growng to do, and trust me, we have big plans for RHBC, but we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished. We thought it would be super fun to look back at the past year in stats. Every day this week we’ll share something new about our blog with you that we’ve never talked about before.(Darn that we didn’t start tracking our stats until May 2011!)  So here we go:
Phew! That’s crazy! And we just have to say a big thank you to YOU for spreading the word about our blog and for faithfully reading and supporting us through our successes and failures. We wouldn’t want to do it without you!———————————————————————————————————————

And now, for our first giveaway to celebrate our blogiversary! You’ve heard us talk all about our love for Garnish, and we think you’ll love their stuff too! Garnish sells totally customizable products that will make your event or gift memorable and spectacular.

To enter: (This giveaway is now closed)
1. To enter, go to the Garnish website, pick your favorite product and comment with your pick.
2. Extra chance to enter by “liking” the Garnish Facebook fan page, and leaving a comment saying you did so.
3. Additional chance to enter by liking the RHBC Facebook page, and leaving a comment letting us know.

Good luck!


The comments +

  1. slip4 says:

    Oh my, everything at Garnish is wonderful, but I have a fixation on the stripy straws and the wooden cutlery! Count me in, please. 🙂

  2. slip4 says:

    I like Garnish on Facebook!

  3. Christina says:

    oh I would SO get their bakers twine!! loooove it!!

  4. Christina says:

    I like Garnish on FB now – and left a little note! 🙂

  5. Christina says:

    I like you girls on FB!! 🙂

  6. Serena says:

    I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to have some push pop containers! There are a million and one possiblitites!

  7. Serena says:

    Like you on Facebook!!!

  8. Serena says:

    Liked Garnishs facebook page!

  9. Breanne says:

    I love the Who Can Make the Sun Shine tubes. Thanks!:)

  10. Breanne says:

    I LIKED Garnish on FB!

  11. Breanne says:

    I LIKED your page on FB.

  12. MusiK says:

    Love the “No Soup (Or Ice Cream) For You” containers! We make our own gourmet ice cream at home & would love to give some as gifts!

  13. Ashleigh says:

    Liked Garnish on FB

  14. Ashleigh says:

    I love the baking cups, perfect for giving treats as gifts!

  15. Kori says:

    liked Garnish on Fb!

  16. Kori says:

    like RHBC on fb (but actually did that a long time ago 🙂

  17. Kori says:

    my favorite products are… (how do you choose just one… it all)
    but love the ruffle cups, paper straws!

  18. Tera Leigh says:

    I adore the paper beverage box! I would love to paint several for a party!! So many cute items!


  19. I already liked RHBC! But I did head on over and like Garnish too. How could I pick a fave? Love all that stuff! So fun and CHIC! But I do love those wooden spoons! : )

  20. C Leebrick says:

    and love those berry baskets 🙂

  21. So hard to choose…but I adore those paper straws!

  22. Maura says:

    I like the “second time around” idea for leftovers. All those cute boxes for the leftovers.

  23. Maura says:

    just liked RHBC on FB.

  24. Sally says:

    Love the website! It’s a toss-up between the kraft loaf mold and disposable wooden cutlery. Thanks for hosting such a unique giveaway!!!

  25. Sally says:

    Liking Garnish on Facebook 🙂

  26. The Nagle's says:

    I love the Pack a Punch beverage container but the paper straws are a close second. :O)

  27. The Nagle's says:

    PS. I liked the Garnish fb page. Thanks for introducing me to their cool products.

  28. Tina says:

    Wow! Garnish looks fun. It’s a toss up for me between the Frankly My Dear Gable boxes. And Look Ma No Dishes, disposable baking pans.

  29. Tina says:

    I like Garnish on FB

  30. Tina says:

    I like Real Housewives on FB

  31. I like you on facebook!

  32. I like Garnish on facebook!

  33. Happy Blogiversary to you! Garnish is a great site! I really like their wooden cutlery. And their paper chipboard trays. And their glassline bags. And {of course} their twine. And all of the cool ideas on how to use their products. 🙂

  34. Laura says:

    Can I pick two? I love the Baker’s Twine in green and white and they Kraft Flat Treat Bags. I’m planning a wedding and I think these would work great for the favors!

  35. Laura says:

    Oh, and I like Garnish on facebook!

  36. Kimber says: I love the berry baskets! I want to get some and put a food safe wash on them! I also liked both of the FB pages….already had liked yours LOL!

  37. Sweet Love says:

    I love the straws and I already like RHBC on Facebook and now like Garnish=] even if I don’t win I think I’ll get some stuff for my hubby’s birthday party!!!!

  38. I love the kraft paper boxes and the Baker’s Twine!

  39. I liked Real Housewives on FB!

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