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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

As the Southern heat lingers celebrate the dog days of summer with this refreshing red sangria!

Summer Red Sangria Recipe

As the Southern heat lingers celebrate the dog days of summer with this refreshing red sangria! Sangria is one of my favorite drinks to make,… Read more

Follow these 3 rules to host a noteworthy summer dinner party filled with good conversation, delicious food, and plentiful libations.

3 Rules to Hosting a Summer Dinner Party

Follow these 3 rules to host a noteworthy summer dinner party filled with good conversation, delicious food, and plentiful libations + 2 recipes perfect for… 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

A little bit sassy, a whole lot of Southern this DIY rick-rack script sun hat is perfect for lazy days at the beach or pool!

Make Your Own Script Sun Hat

A little bit sassy, a whole lot of Southern this rick-rack script sun hat is perfect for lazy days at the beach or pool! Summer… Read more

See what I'm smitten with in the summer sales.

A Summer Sales Guide

As the summer winds down, stores everywhere are putting on some fabulous sales. I’m sharing all the items I’m smitten with in the sales from…… 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

Learn how I take proper care of the fabrics in my life from clothing and sheets to handbags and shoes with these 5 laundry hacks. They will keep you and your home looking impeccable and help your clothing last longer.

5 Laundry Hacks You Need to Know

Learn how I take proper care of the fabrics in my life from clothing and sheets to handbags and shoes with these 5 laundry hacks.… 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

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

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

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