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2 Easy Recipes for Tostadas

An easy summer meal with endless possibilities: chicken tostadas

Tostadas: an easy summer meal with endless possibilities. With all the extra meals I’ve been preparing at home lately, I am looking for recipes that are simple but versatile — easy to make but special. I’ve discovered that tostadas match those wishes perfectly! Tostados are a Mexican deep-fried tortilla topped with a seasoned mixture of …

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Join the Curio Wish List

Join Pender & Peony's curio wish list for help acquiring the art, furniture, decor, antiques, and vintage goodies you've got your heart set on!

Join P&P’s Curio Wish List to acquire and save on vintage and antique treasures from your most wanted list! I’m making it official! I’ve heard from so many of you who are searching for a particular curio you’ve set your heart on using in your decor or on your table. Maybe it is a unique …

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Summer Staycation Favorites

Summer staycation favorites for backyard fun

Your guide to backyard fun with affordable products, games, toys, and fashion for our summer staycation ahead. Backyard fun is not canceled! The next few months are shaping up to be an unusual summer there’s no doubt. Between the face masks, 6 foot distancing between friends, and limited openings of public parks and outdoor spaces …

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Sweet Dreams: Bedroom Styling Refresh

Refresh your throw pillows to update your bedroom styling

5 Ideas with practical examples for a bedroom styling refresh that is sure to lead to sweeter dreams! Are you spending more time in your bedroom these days? Me too! And with the added time at home, I’m refreshing my spaces and swapping up decor for a more chic look that brings joy to my …

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Pretty Spring Sugar Cookies with Pastel Icing

Rolled out sugar cookie dough with spring cookie cutters

Bake some pretty spring sugar cookies and decorate them with pastel icing and sprinkles for a sweet treat perfect for kiddos and adults alike! Admittedly, I am no baker! Don’t get me wrong, I love to cook, but baking has just never been my thing…too many measurements and too many possible snags. In all honesty, I’m …

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Easter Basket Inspiration with Wicker Animals

Wicker swan basket for adult Easter basket inspiration filled with bottle of champagne, flower seed packets, pretty dish towels, and candy.

Vintage wicker animals make for whimsical Easter Basket Inspiration filled with goodies and small gifts for the toddler, kiddo, and adult! Easter may look and feel a bit different this year, but the message of hope and ever-lasting life is the same whether we have a huge gathering or small; whether we can attend church …

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An Effortless French 75 Cocktail with Champagne Sugar Cube

An effortless French 75 champagne cocktail in coupe with floral linen napkin

Pour up this effortless French 75 cocktail recipe with champagne, lemon, gin, and Teaspressa LUXE sugar cubes for a delightful spring drink! Bartender! One bubbly spring cocktail please! Something fruity but light… Refreshing and bright… & mixed with minimal might! A quick pour of this and plop of that then before you appears this quick …

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Blooming for Spring: A Colorful Southern Home Tour

Spring mantel filled with Staffordshire figurines for my colorful Southern home tour

A colorful Southern home tour with blooming florals, splashes of pink and green, and a bright, airy look perfect for spring. Come on over y’all! Happy Spring Lovelies! I’m so pleased to welcome y’all into my colorful southern home tour as part of the spring blog hop for It’s a Colorful Life! I’ve joined together …

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7 Tips for Grandmillennial Style in the Dining Room

Elegant crystal chandelier in grandmillennial style dining room

Achieve grandmillennial style in your dining room with these 7 decorating tips for a traditional space that feels bright and up-to-date. Just a few weeks ago I shared my dining room reveal with you lovelies peonies. It is a formal space with oodles of traditional elements, but it’s not stuffy, and it’s not boring! That’s …

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A Fresh Traditional Easter Tablescape with Spring Flowers

April Cornell cottage rose placemats add a colorful, bold pattern to the Easter table setting

Dress your Easter tablescape with spring flowers, bold pattern, and a riot of color to create a fresh traditional style that echos the hopeful promise of spring. The great gift of Easter is hope. ~ Basil C. Hume The sun pours in on a brand new spring – full of promise, new life, and His …

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