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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

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

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

Embrace this season's moody fall floral dresses in rich colors, decadent fabrics, and vintage patterns!

A Fall Floral Romance

Embrace this season’s moody fall floral dresses in rich colors, decadent fabrics, and vintage patterns! Florals are always classic in my book, but on the… 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

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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