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Fans of purple hues rejoice and follow these 10 rules to decorate with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year - Ultra Violet

How to Decorate with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

Fans of purple hues rejoice and follow these 10 rules to decorate with the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year – Ultra Violet Following the… Read more

Poinsettia, juniper, paper whites, velvet ribbon, and gold accents mingle merrily in my green & gold Christmas living room!

Boughs & Blossoms: My Green and Gold Christmas Living Room

Poinsettia, juniper, paperwhites, velvet ribbon, and gold accents mingle merrily in my green and gold Christmas living room! Good morning and merry Christmas lovely peonies!… Read more

Transition your blue and white mantel decor from fall to Christmas in just a few easy steps with pops of a seasonal accent color. Switch the orange for red and decorate for two seasons with little effort!

Blue and White Mantel Decor: Fall to Christmas

Transition your blue and white mantel decor from fall to Christmas in just a few easy steps with pops of a seasonal accent color. Switch… Read more

Pop the bubbly and celebrate 2018 in style with bright and charming New Year's Eve Party Decor!

New Year’s Eve Party Decor

Pop the bubbly and celebrate 2018 in style with bright and charming New Year’s Eve Party Decor! The 12 Days of Christmas are just getting… Read more

The Southern approach to holiday etiquette and hospitality plus a plaid Christmas table idea.

Holiday Etiquette & Hospitality + My Plaid Christmas Table

The Southern approach to holiday etiquette and hospitality plus a plaid Christmas table idea perfect for holiday entertaining. Good manners the world over are important… Read more

This apple cider hot toddy is perfect for those cold, blustery days when you need something to cozy up and warm your insides.  Made with pineapple, bourbon, and moonshine you are sure to get a toasty feeling!

Apple Cider Hot Toddy with Pineapple & Bourbon

This apple cider hot toddy is perfect for those cold, blustery days when you need something to cozy up and warm your insides.  Made with… Read more

All the promise of fashion - winter outfit with fur hat - just because #foxfur #vintagewoolcoat #cashmere #boyfriendjeans #mules

Winter Outfit with Fur Hat – Just Because…

All the promise of fashion – a winter outfit with fur hat – just because… Just because… This fur hat makes me feel totally glamorous.… Read more

Two looks with this fair isle sweater vest in classic black and white for chic everyday wear that will keep you toasty on these cold January days!

Fair Isle Sweater Vest on Repeat

Two looks with this fair isle sweater vest in classic black and white for chic everyday wear that will keep you toasty on these cold… Read more

Staying in this New Year's Eve? Dress in luxurious loungewear with velvet fabrics for a glamorous NYE at home.

Velvet on Velvet: Luxurious Loungewear for NYE

Staying in this New Year’s Eve? Dress in luxurious loungewear with velvet fabrics for a glamorous NYE at home. I’ve recently discovered Soma Intimates, and… Read more

Best of the Weekend Linkup Party

Best of the Weekend – Link Up Party 2

TGIF – who is with me? 🙋‍♀️This week has been hectic and draining, but a major bright spot has been reading all of your fabulous posts!… Read more

Repurpose grocery store wine totes as storage caddies to organize your closet, bathroom, and suitcase!

2 Clever Ways to Repurpose Grocery Store Wine Totes

Repurpose grocery store wine totes as storage caddies to organize your closet, bathroom, and suitcase. No crafting, sewing, or gluing necessary! We love…LOVE wine here at… Read more

Best of the Weekend Linkup Party

Best of the Weekend – Link Up Party

Happy New Year lovely peonies! I’m so excited to share a new series with you here on P&P – Best of the Weekend, a link… Read more

Refresh your spirit and reinvigorate your mind with a good long rambling walk. My 4 favorite rambling hikes in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

My Favorite Rambling Hikes in the Blue Ridge

The rustle of grass under your feet, The sound of stones skittering down the path, The smell of cool, piney air, The sun on your… Read more

Experience the wonder and adventure of Grandfather Mountain with breath-taking vistas, alpine hiking trails, and rugged mountain scenery.

Our Adventure to Grandfather Mountain

Experience the wonder and adventure of Grandfather Mountain with breath-taking vistas, alpine hiking trails, and rugged mountain scenery. If you haven’t been to Grandfather Mountain,… Read more

Life is Better at the Lake

Did you know that you can rent a cabin in a lot of state parks? This is a totally new discovery for me, but two… Read more


5 holiday decorating tips to add that special Southern charm to your Christmas decor. Join the Pender & Peony social circle to get access to the guide now! With over 15 inspiring Christmas decor ideas and 3 videos let your Christmas decorating start here!

5 holiday decorating tips to add that special Southern charm to your Christmas decor. 

Join the Pender & Peony social circle to get access to the guide now. With over 15 inspiring Christmas decor ideas and 3 how-to videos let your Christmas decorating start here!

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