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How to Style Majolica Displays

Majolica display in bookcase

A grandmillennial approach to styling Majolica displays with bold color, charming patterns, and natural decor. Oh Majolica! Your rich tones, whimsy, and natural motifs charm me every time! I love seeing you proudly hanging on plate walls, reclining on hutches, and beautifying traditional interiors. If you are a fan of the French or English country …

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The Thief Called Endometriosis

Bed with monogramed pillow and nightstand with lamp, peonies, and cup of tea

I woke up without an ovary Friday October 25th 2019. It was gray, cloudy, and on the verge of rain but with the contrasting joyous riot of fall color on every tree across the mountains. I lay in a hospital bed fuzzy, floating, and keenly sad. While the anesthesia claimed me, I gave up something …

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6 Fall Beauty Finds

Group of fall beauty finds on Florentine tray with orange tulips and pearls

Try these 6 fall beauty finds for healthier skin and hair as the fluctuating weather of autumn ensues! It’s hot…it’s raining…it’s below freezing! Heellllooo fall! I don’t know about y’all, but my love of fall does not extend to what it does to my skin as the temperature and humidity yo-yo like a sorority girl …

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A Rustic Chinoiserie Thanksgiving Table

Al fresco Thanksgiving in Blue Ridge Mountains on Christmas tree farm. Set a rustic Chinoiserie Thanksgiving table for 2019 with toile, colorful china, dahlias, and brass.

Embrace bold. Embrace vintage. Embrace color this year with a rustic Chinoiserie Thanksgiving table set amidst the rolling fields. Thanksgiving has always been a working holiday in my family given that we own a Christmas tree farm. There are trees to sell as families romp in to roam the fields, tractor trailers to load, and …

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Fashion Color Story: Violet & Chocolate

Fashion collage of violet and chocolate styles for fall looks

The color story I’m obsessing over this fall is vibrant violet and lush chocolate. Y’all know I love bold colors for fall. With the riot of hues outside, I just can’t help but want to mimic that beauty in my autumn wardrobe. While I’m usually drawn to deep orange and rich amber, this year purple …

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A Bubbly Apple

A bubbly apple cocktail in champagne coupe with green apple slice held in front of striped shirt

Celebrate autumn with a bubbly apple cocktail – sure to tickle the tastebuds and delight your guests with this mix of apple cider, caramel, and cava! Happy autumn y’all! I have been on an apple kick this past month, loving anything with this delicious fall fruit, so I had to concoct a yummy apple cocktail …

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Easy Halloween Treat Bar

Eeeek plates, paper bats, and a flag garland decorate this Halloween treat bar filled with yummy desserts.

Create a bootiful and ghoulicious Halloween treat bar to enjoy with family and friends this October with store bought goodies easily embellished with icing and festive decor! Alright all you ghouls and goblins, Halloween is only a few days away! Time to get out the spooky decorations, festive orange and black, and yummy desserts! This …

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Adventures into the Gloaming

Katherine walking up hill for stress relief

Whirling thoughts… Pressure mounting… The spiral of stress… Sometimes life overloads, and I feel like I’m going to bust out of my skin; hammer my head against a wall or embark on a screaming spree. That’s when a coping strategy is essential! And my cure-all for low spirits or vexation is simple, straightforward, costs practically …

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The Charming Index – September

Southern Living Party Cookbook beside ginger jar vase of dahlias

Charming | ADJ. | The power or quality of giving delight… Your monthly guide to charming things, people, places, reads, eats, and style! No. 1 The Southern Living Party Cookbook An updated entertaining guide for modern Southern women with recipes, tablescape ideas, and advice organized by occasion. Author and Southern hostess, Elizabeth Heiskell will charm …

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