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Styling Your Home with Sentimental Decor

Display your keepsakes, layer your travel mementos, and give family heirlooms pride of place: learn how to style your home with sentimental decor. As Southerners… Read more

A Cozy Chic Family Room

Natural textures, chinoiserie accents, and a blue and white palette create a cozy yet chic family room! I am dreaming of new furniture in our… Read more

Bring spring inside with fresh dogwood blooms for a stunningly simple spring mantle.

For Love of Dogwoods: A Simple Spring Mantle

Bring spring inside with fresh dogwood blooms for a stunningly simple spring mantle. *This post contains affiliate links.* Dogwoods are truly one of the most… Read more

Throw the perfect summer picnic for two this July 4th with the right picnic food, portable baskets, gingham accessories, and sunflowers!

The Perfect Summer Picnic for Two

Throw the perfect summer picnic for two this July 4th with the right picnic food, portable baskets, gingham accessories, and sunflowers! S. and I love… Read more

Make your Cinco de Mayo fiesta dazzle with this easy pineapple margarita on the rocks recipe.

Pineapple Margarita On the Rocks – Just in Time for Cinco de Mayo

Make your Cinco de Mayo fiesta dazzle with this easy pineapple margarita on the rocks recipe. Hosting a fun and fabulous Cinco de Mayo party… Read more

Set a sophisticated Easter table with pastel details and rustic elements.

Set a Sophisticated Easter Table

Set a sophisticated Easter table with this mix of rustic tableware and pastel details. As a child Easter was always an important celebration in my… Read more

This summer romper maybe Lilly Pulitzer's best design yet: the look of a shift dress with the comfort and freedom of a romper

Prancing Parrots – My Favorite Summer Romper

This summer romper may be Lilly Pulitzer’s best design yet: the look of a shift dress with the comfort and freedom of a romper! Have… Read more

Preppy July 4th Outfits

Celebrate the USA this July 4th with some all American sportswear in classic red, white, and blue! Summer is already slipping away from us, and… Read more

The perfect Lilly shift dress versatile enough for summer date nights and outdoor activities.

One Lilly Shift Dress Two Ways

The perfect Lilly shift dress versatile enough for summer date nights and outdoor activities. Is there anything better than a chic Lilly shift dress for… Read more

5 Healthy Living Strategies to help you feel better, have more energy, and adopt a healthy lifestyle!

My Top 5 Healthy Living Strategies

5 Healthy Living Strategies to help you feel better, have more energy, and adopt a healthy lifestyle! Are you trying to eat and live more… Read more

Organize your utility closet with these simple tips! Transform this neglected space into a productive zone that makes cleaning easier!

How to Organize Your Utility Closet

Organize your utility closet with these 7 simple tips.  You’ll transform this neglected space into a productive zone that makes cleaning easier! Y’all know I’ve… Read more

Create an organized entryway closet with these 5 tips

5 Steps to Makeover Your Entryway Closet

Create an organized entryway with these 5 steps from my entryway closet makeover A few weeks ago I let y’all in on a little secret… 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

Southern mamas' advice - The best words of wisdom from our Southern mamas - take them to heart!

Southernisms: Mama Always Said…

Southern mamas’ advice – the best words of wisdom from our Southern mamas – take them to heart! As y’all know, Southern mamas are brimming… Read more

Experience the aloha spirit and Hawaiian Ho'okipa at a joyful Hawaiian luau.

Aloha! A Hawaiian Luau

Experience the aloha spirit and Hawaiian Ho’okipa at a joyful Hawaiian luau. Aloha! While traveling in Maui this Southern girl truly felt the aloha spirit.… Read more

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