The Kitchen Photoshoot is in the Can!

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Woohoo!  It's done--except for waiting for the issue to come out.  The team from Better Homes & Gardens Real-Life Kitchens & Baths Magazine (say that five times, fast!) descended on Nashville last week and, after shooting some fabulous, high-end spaces, they came to my humble abode.  So what … [Read more...]

Welcome Summer–Free Summer Printables

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  Memorial Day weekend is over which means *SUMMER* is here! In celebration we have created this set of FREE printables {simply download, and print!} to help you kick this fun season off. A "Shopping List" for all the summer necessities... Just click here: Printable Summer … [Read more...]

Summer Strawberry Lemon Vojito

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Welcome to summer!!! Not to long ago, I had a similar drink to this in a local chain restaurant. It was good. Very good. I love mojitos. I rarely make them as I prefer to only have them when Christy's husband makes them, as they are the best! {And that recipe is HERE} It's strawberry season … [Read more...]

Spinach, Sun Dried Tomato and Feta Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Spinach, Sundried Tomate and Feta Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Spinach, Sun Dried Tomato and Feta Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms I made these wonderful stuffed portabella mushrooms caps the other evening for dinner and I just had to share the recipe.  I found an image for stuffed portabella mushrooms on Pinterest and fell instantly in love, so I of course … [Read more...]

Decorating a Dream Nursery

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Is there anything sweeter, or more sentimental then decorating a nursery for a new baby? In all my homes, my baby rooms will always be the most special to me. The 9 (long!) months you wait for the arrival baby are the perfect time to create a special place for the newest member of your … [Read more...]

Fearless! Guest Post by Cristina at Remodelando la Casa

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  Today we kick of our series of guest posts for our "Fearless" series that Christy wrote about HERE. As she said, we constantly hear from friends (and I know even I feel this way at times) that they are "afraid" to take on a home project because they don't know how... or they might mess … [Read more...]

Must-Have Recipe for Easy Summer Entertaining: Mojitos!

Mojito Recipe

Not too long ago, I posted a tutorial on making your own wooden beverage tags a la Ballard Designs (read about that HERE).  The tag I chose to use while shooting the "after" photo was one of my favorites:  mojitos!  Since my husband has created the absolute best mojito recipe I've ever tasted, I … [Read more...]

In the Kitchen with 11 Magnolia Lane: Sesame Grilled Pork Chops with Green Apple Slaw

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    Click on the "In the Kitchen with 11 Magnolia Lane" Button to read about our new series  It has been four months since I have changed my eating habits (and began work on this meal plan series!) and I have noticed some serious changes.  The biggest change I've made in my … [Read more...]

Spring on the Porch

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Just popping in to share some pictures of my front porch updated for Spring...now almost summer! We have been looking forward to warm weather to be able to use this space as living space. Our home sits on the edge of a sand quarry turned fresh-water lake, so we love our view. We have waited all … [Read more...]

New “Fearless” Series at 11 Magnolia Lane!

One of my fearless moments--taking a paintbrush to two dozen cherry cabinets!

We've had such a great response from Terry's healthy eating/meal planning In the Kitchen series, that we've decided to introduce a second series here at 11 Magnolia Lane.   We're going to call it, simply, "Fearless," and it will showcase the absolutely-not-afraid projects of a variety of guest … [Read more...]

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