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Set an elegant Thanksgiving table with traditional flair this year adorned with romantic roses, pineapples, cotton, sterling silver, and brocade table linens!

Beyond Pumpkins – An Elegant Thanksgiving Table + 2 Side Dish Recipes

Set an elegant Thanksgiving table with traditional flair this year adorned with romantic roses, pineapples, cotton, sterling silver, and brocade table linens! Don’t get me… Read more

Embrace your inner ghoul and indulge your sweet tooth with this Halloween spooked cocoa. Topped with pumpkin and ghoul peeps, whipped cream, and a chocolate gram cracker rim it is sure to please kiddos and adults alike.

Here for the Boos – Halloween Spooked Cocoa

Embrace your inner ghoul and indulge your sweet tooth with this Halloween spooked cocoa. Topped with pumpkin and ghoul peeps, whipped cream, and a chocolate… Read more

Gather friends and family around this autumn harvest table to celebrate the bounty of the season!

How to Set an Autumn Harvest Table

Gather friends and family around this autumn harvest table to celebrate the bounty of the season! A natural table runner made from the fruits, foliage,… Read more

Wrap up in a stylish merino wool poncho for a chic look + my favorite ponchos under $100!

Orange Crush – Styling a Merino Wool Poncho

Wrap up in a stylish merino wool poncho for a chic look + my favorite ponchos under $100! *This post contains affiliate links.* While my… Read more

An oversized sweater is a must-have for fall and winter, so cozy up and enjoy the crisp, cool air!

Cozy Up with an Oversized Sweater

An oversized sweater is a must-have for fall and winter, so cozy up and enjoy the crisp, cool air! Happy Wednesday y’all! I’ve got a… Read more

The fall fashion essentials you need for a cozy, stylish autumn!

Fall Fashion Essentials

The fall fashion essentials you need for a cozy, stylish autumn: the comfy turtleneck, the lady handbag, the cozy scarf, the quilted vest, the embellished… 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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