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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, then you need to go. Go! Go now! Not only is it a unique natural landmark of North Carolina, but its mile high bridge, mountain scenery, and thrilling hiking make …

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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, and it is perfect for these last hot days of summer.  Sangria is a party favorite, but I also like to make a pitcher for just S. and I to …

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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 isn’t over quite yet…there is still plenty of sunshine, sand, and sweltering heat left here in the South! So let’s hold on to it just a little bit longer and …

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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… Talbots (extra 50% off sale) Nordstrom (Anniversary Sale) & Nordstrom Rack (extra 25% off clearance) Lands’ End (sale up to 60% off) Draper James (up to 50% off sale) JCrew …

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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 your menu! Summer and al fresco dining are just two little delicious peas in a pod.  They go together hand in hand like PB&J, salt & pepper, and I don’t …

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