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A Sunday Supper Menu Idea

Plated pork loin, mashed potatoes, and broccoli for a delicious Sunday supper menu idea

Add this savory Sunday supper menu to your repertoire for a delicious meal worthy of gathering around the table. Sunday suppers were one of those Southern traditions we adhered to with dependability when I was growing up. My whole family would amass at grandpa and grandma's house for a feast she miraculously assembled somehow between …

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8 Cozy Winter Reads

Katherine reading Anne of Green Gables Word Cloud Classics copy

Curl up with one of these cozy winter reads for some adventure, romance, and delight! Here are the 8 Books on my reading list – winter edition. Is there any better way to cozy up in these cold dreary winter months than with a good book and a spot of tea? Nope, didn’t think so! …

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Luxe Gifts for the Grandmillennial

Selection of luxe gifts for the grandmillennial laid including Waterford crystal bowl, Rose Medallion platter, cloisonné vases, needlepoint pillows, and sterling silver

8 gifts for the grandmillennial on your Christmas list that she will literally swoon over, featuring unique vintage decor! Have you got a gal pal, daughter, or loved one who adores traditional decor with a twist? Drools over Chinoiserie? Wants to cover her sofa in chintz? Or spends hours needlepointing? Chances are she is a …

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A Joyful Nativity Scene Decoration

Blue and white Nativity set on silver tray with cedar garland surrounding and silver framed Bible verses in background - top view of Baby Jesus

Create a joyful Nativity scene decoration amongst the tinsel and lights as a vivid reminder of the meaning of Christmas. Fill your tableau with meaning and love to inspire you throughout the holiday season and share God’s gift! Do you remember as a small child standing in awe of your family’s Nativity scene? Being fascinated …

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Amazon Finds – Prime Day is Almost Here!

Amazon Home Decor Finds - Don't miss Prime Day for the best deals!

In preparation for Amazon Prime Day, October 13-14, I’ve rounded up my favorite Amazon purchases and finds for fashion, home decor, and gift ideas. What is Prime Day? Special deals and discounts for Amazon Prime members during these select days! Find out more and see the preview deals here. Membership is $99 for the year, …

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Cocktails & Queries with Holly Holden

The front room at Fox Hall, Holly Holden's Historic House in CT

Welcome to a new series here on Pender & Peony…Cocktails & Queries – where we chat with inspiring female leaders in business, design, art, and fashion! The idea is to have a casual cocktail with a lady I admire and think has some sage advice to offer us. I will be sharing the full interviews …

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On My Reading List – Fall Edition

Sugar Queen book by Sarah Addison Allen on brass tray with dahlia floral arrangement and cookies

On my reading list – 12 Books to read or listen to this fall Friends, did you know I am an avid reader? In fact, probably my favorite leisure activity is reading. Give me a good book, a class of bourbon, the shade of a big tree, and call me happy! All the additional time …

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An Introvert’s Formula for a Productive 9 to 5 at Home

Home desk with fresh flowers, antique ceramics, inspirational boards for a successful work space to have a productive 9 to 5 at home from an introverted business owner and blogger

Working from home these days? Here are my 10 strategies to stay motivated and have a productive 9 to 5 at home. I can hardly believe it has been nearly a year and a half blogging and operating my online antique shop full time! It has been a whirlwind at times and a slow crawl …

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Carolina BBQ: We Like Pig Butts & We Cannot Lie

A tureen filled with Carolina BBQ chopped

7 Tips for smoking delicious Carolina BBQ from our family grill master, including grilling tools, dry rub secrets, and techniques! Around our family circle, my husband Seth is the grill master. He can roast a steak to medium rare perfection, sear a scallop without it sticking, and smoke pork to barbequed goodness. Yeah, he is …

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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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