Spring Giveaway! ~Monogrammed Burlap Tote Bag~ Plus Updated Home Tour

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**GIVEAWAY CLOSED** Wouldn't you love to sling this bag over your shoulder as the weather warms up?  It's the perfect size to use as a large purse, grocery tote, gym bag, or to hold library books (or even the never-ending pile of kids' stuff you need to haul out to the car every day). This bag … [Read more...]

Pretending to be Supermodels…

Super Cute-- laughing

Have you noticed our new look? Thanks to some amazing photography of the three of us by Jessica Oatman, we have a new Blog header and have freshened up our “About Us” page. We had such a great time working with Jessica. She really listened to our ideas, and spent time talking about what we hoped … [Read more...]

Easy, Knock-off Monogrammed Frames

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  I have always loved these frames by Marye Kelley. This one was a special gift and it matches the décor in my house perfectly. Recently I was organizing my office and I found these craft frames I had tucked away. I knew I could very easily make some more frames similar to the pricier Marye … [Read more...]

April Showers Bring May Flowers: My Front Door Easter Makeover

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I am so excited to see all the spring flowers in full bloom and our cherry tree blossoming.  Spring is here and the Easter Bunny is on its way (at least that is what my kids keep telling me).  I wanted to update my outdoor Easter decor this year and create a festive spring welcome for all our … [Read more...]

Mailbox Redo–Perennials & Jasmine on a Rustic Grapevine Trellis

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We’ve had a nice long stretch of warm weather here in Nashville, and it’s gotten me motivated to clean the leaves and cobwebs off the front porch and get to work digging in the yard. Yes, we might still have one last cold snap, but it’s hard to resist heading outside after months of gray and … [Read more...]

Sneak a Peek at the Spring Menu: Fish Cakes with Remoulade Sauce and Romaine and Carrot Shredded Slaw

Lemon Fish Cakes with Remoulade

  As you all know the Spring Menu/Meal Plan is almost ready to be revealed and I have been testing the recipes and enjoying every bite.  This particular recipe may be a family staple as it is light, crispy and wonderful for spring and summer.  The remoulade sauce is a favorite and goes … [Read more...]

Homemade Sharp Mustard~The Perfect Easter Hostess Gift & Free Printable Labels

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Pin It Seriously--doesn't pretty much everyone eat ham on Easter Sunday?  And whether you're hosting a crowd at your home, or perhaps planning to enjoy the day with friends and family, this mustard recipe is the perfect complement to your Easter ham. Courtesy of my dear Aunt Diane, who is a … [Read more...]

Easter Mantel Decor

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Easter is right around the corner and everyone in my house is very excited. My 3-year old daughter asks me every day "Is the Easter Bunny is coming TODAY?! " Easter is among my favorite holidays. I love the pastel decor, the celebration of resurrection and new life and the fresh, easter dresses (!) … [Read more...]

Tropical Vodka Fizz

Orange Guava Vodka Fizz Recipe

Happy Weekend & Happy Saint Patrick's Day! In honor of the weekend and holiday and because I had a small get together yesterday, I wanted to share this delightful spring/summer cocktail I threw together. I am calling it a Tropical Vodka Fizz and it is as refreshing as it is … [Read more...]

Yummy Easter Treat–Pretzel Kisses

Pretzel kisses recipe

I wanted to share one of my favorite go-to recipes when I need a fast and easy treat.  If you're on the hook to provide something sweet at an upcoming Easter party, then this is a great one to try.  Apologies to Terry, though, because just like Amy's cupcake post, this totally blows her healthy, … [Read more...]

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