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Winter isn't over yet! Be prepared for those unexpected snow flurries and freezing temps with this yummy crockpot tortilla soup made with chicken and white beans.

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup with White Beans

Winter isn’t over yet! Be prepared for those unexpected snow flurries and freezing temps with this yummy crockpot chicken tortilla soup made with chicken and… 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

Reclaiming the power of pink to live colorfully and symbolize a strong, capable femininity!

When Winter Meets Spring – Think Pink

Reclaiming the power of pink to live colorfully and symbolize a strong, capable femininity! Banish the black, burn the blue, and bury the beige! From… Read more

Wool on Wool Stylish Winter Outfit

Wrap yourself in a stylish wool on wool outfit to beat the bitter winter weather. If we are to believe Punxsutawney Phil, which I am… Read more

Pink Coat Giddiness

A pink coat to trounce those winter blues and inspire feelings of giddiness! This pink coat from Talbots never fails to inspire giddiness when I… Read more

You tickle me pink free printable flamingo Valentine card and DIY envelope tutorial with coloring card option.

Flamingo Valentine Craft with Free Printable

You tickle me pink free printable flamingo valentine card and DIY envelope tutorial with coloring card option. Looking for a delightfully sweet Valentine’s Day card… 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

Check off every name on your Christmas list with Pender & Peony's 2017 Holiday Gift Guide! These 7 curated gift guides cover every personality from the globe trotter to the Southern lady.

2017 Holiday Gift Guide

Check off every name on your Christmas list with Pender & Peony’s 2017 Holiday Gift Guide! Hands down one of the best ways to avoid… 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