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Right before bed in the evenings is the time of day that we all get to be together.  Ben typically gets off of work around 730 pm.  When he gets home he grabs a few quick bites of dinner and then we all gather in the kids room, share our favorite parts of our day and read a story.  This year has been fun with reading and imagination.  Both of the girls can now read and are literally fighting over turns to read through books! We had a good time reading through the first book of Narnia.  Now we are making our way through 20+ books that we recently took out at the library.  I love it so much.  We love being together at this part of the day, even if it is for a brief period of time and I love that everyone’s imaginations are being stretched and that we are all learning something new every single day! Do you read together as a family before bed, or did you do so as a child? I think it is such a special time.

So, did you peep our new rug?!!? Friends, I am trying desperately to decorate each room in our house bit by bit.  As I had mentioned before, home decor is not my strong point.  Nothing about it comes naturally to me, but I am giving it my best shot!! This rug is so me, and the kids love it!! I don’t know why but I am always drawn to bright, loud and lots of color and as you can see, this rug is all of that!! This rug is from Rugs USA.  It is called the Albina Prismatic Honeycomb rug.  It is rectangular in shape and is a 5X8 in size.  It literally fits the kids room perfectly!! What do you think of the curtain we put up!? I don’t know much about decorating a room but I do know that from a simple rug you can draw major inspiration on what direction to go in.  The same goes for a nice curtain!! So tell me, what are your thoughts on a nice statement area rug!? Next up are the walls! I will share a full room reveal once I get it together!! Thank you as always for stopping by the blog!!

Much love,

Ruthie XO

  • Comments ( 17 )

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    Kelsey

    I love these kinds of posts! I love seeing your adorable family!

    xo Kelsey | http://www.chasingcinderellablog.com

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    Shelby Back

    Your family is the cutest!! And that rug is so fun!

    xo!
    Shelby
    http://www.glitterandgingham.com

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    Carolyna Bauer

    Love the rug!! So colourful! You have an adorable family. XOXO, Carolyna
    http://www.carolynabauer.com

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    ktinamou

    I’m also drawn to loud and bright colors. That rug is great! It’s nice that you all take time to read together as a family at the end of the day. Sounds like a great family tradition. I agree that your family is adorable!

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    Maggie

    Rugs USA is my go-to place for rugs!! I’m pretty sure every rug in my house is from there. You can’t beat the quality or price!

    Maggie
    http://www.polishedclosets.com

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    Nina L

    Love the rug, there’s so many fun colors!

    Xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

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    Shelby

    I love this post!! So sweet. I will definitely have to check out Rugs USA- have heard such great things!!

    xo, Shelby
    http://www.prettyinthepines.com

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    Jaime Cittadino

    I love that colorful rug!!!! And love your family story time even more! It always makes me happy when Harley picks up a book over anything else. You guys seriously could not be anymore cute!!!!

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    Lee Anne Benjamin

    Love this nightly family routine! And this rug is so fun, lots of great colors to work with for the rest of the room.

    XO
    Lee Anne
    http://www.lifebylee.com

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    Lauren

    This is so adorable! What a great routine and a beautiful family!
    xx
    Lauren

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    lowstoluxe

    Awww, these are such precious photos! Love that routine and the rug looks awesome!

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    Jessica Sheppard

    Can I invite myself to your sweet family time?! Looks so fun, what a great way to connect before bedtime! Obsessed with your rug…it’s SO YOU! I love it and can’t wait to see your walls. Your creavitity is such a gift, truly inspiring!

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    Madeline

    Love this post! You have a such a cute family!

    xoxo Madeline | http://www.theblackbarcode.com

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    Nina – the HSS feed

    Story time is a regular nighttime activity at our house too! Isn’t it such a nice way to spend quiet time together?

    xx Nina
    http://www.thehssfeed.com

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    Shannon P

    That rug is GORGEOUS! I love the bright fun colors!

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    Mollie

    I am absolutely in love with that colorful rug! It adds such a fun pop of color!

    xx Mollie
    http://www.astylishsideproject.com

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      ruthieridley

      Thank you so much you are so kind!!

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