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Ladies of Charity Thrift in Knoxville - One of my favorite thrift stores in East Tennessee

My Favorite Thrift Stores in East Tennessee

August 6, 2020

Katherine reveals her 5 favorite thrift stores in East Tennessee plus 7 thrifting tips to find quality antiques and vintage. There is nothing like the thrill of the hunt… The excitement of finding that long sought treasure for an absolute bargain! If you have the thriftin’ and pickin’ bug, you… Read more

Summer decorating ideas: new floral art in my entry by Nancy Thompson Mills.

Colorful Summer Decorating Ideas – Home Tour

July 22, 2020

 4 summer decorating ideas to refresh and brighten your home — part of It’s a Colorful Life Home Tour, Summer Snap Shots. Sunny weather, Family time, Barbeques on the patio, Cheerful summer style… That’s what summers at home are made of — everyday pleasures! This week, I am excited to… Read more

Natural elements with a magnolia wreath and fresh florals play a major role on this mantel

Elevated Essentials: Grandmillennial Mantel Decor

July 14, 2020

2 ways to style a grandmillennial mantel with tips and advice to curate and arrange a charming display! This is Part II of my Elevated Essentials series, and in this post we will be looking at how to curate and style a grandmillennial mantel. This look is more formal, more… Read more

Another important elevated essential of this preppy traditional mantel is natural elements done here with boxwood topiaries and a fern.

Elevated Essentials: Preppy Traditional Mantel

July 12, 2020

 2 ways to style a preppy traditional mantel with advice and tips to curate and arrange a charming display! A couple of months ago over on Instagram, I asked you lovely peonies what areas you needed help decorating. MANTELS were the answer! This is absolutely one of my favorite spaces in a… Read more

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 the Curio Wish List

May 31, 2020

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.… Read more

Refresh your throw pillows to update your bedroom styling

Sweet Dreams: Bedroom Styling Refresh

April 23, 2020

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… Read more

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sun shines through bottle of Rum Haven set up for coconut mojito bar

Mojitos Anyone? Put the Lime in the Coconut…

July 17, 2020

Let’s stir up the most refreshing summer cocktail for these hot sultry afternoons…coconut mojitos! 🎶🎶 You put the lime in the coconut, you drink ’em bot’up Put the lime in the coconut, you drink ’em bot’ up Put the lime in the coconut, you drink ’em bot’ up… There is… Read more

A tureen filled with Carolina BBQ chopped

Carolina BBQ: We Like Pig Butts & We Cannot Lie

July 3, 2020

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… Read more

Katherine sets patriotic table with red and blue china, Fostoria goblets, and hydrangea centerpiece

Patriotic Table Decor for July 4th

June 19, 2020

Mix antique china with Indian block print and rustic wicker with cheery hydrangeas for festive patriotic table decor this July 4th celebration! The official start to summer is just days away. It’s time to start thinking about Independence Day celebrations and backyard BBQs! The smoky smell of roasting pork… The crackle… Read more

An easy summer meal with endless possibilities: chicken tostadas

2 Easy Recipes for Tostadas

June 2, 2020

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… Read more

Rolled out sugar cookie dough with spring cookie cutters

Pretty Spring Sugar Cookies with Pastel Icing

April 5, 2020

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… Read more

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

An Effortless French 75 Cocktail with Champagne Sugar Cube

March 26, 2020

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… Read more

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