Spring Home Tour– Pam from Simple Details


      Today please enjoy touring the beautiful home of Pam from Simple Details. We are so happy to have her here today! You know how fun it is when you discover a new blog and pour over it, loving each room more? That is how I felt when I found Pam's blog not too long ago. She … [Read more...]

Spring Home Tour {Kick-Off!} with Bliss@Home

Bliss at Home Living room

We are SO excited for today! It's the beginning of a new feature here at 11 Magnolia Lane. We've shown you our homes, and now we'd like to give you a peak into some of our favorite blogger homes. So be sure to stop by on Sundays this spring for our Spring Open House Home Tour, we're sure you'll find … [Read more...]

How I simplified my life.

making life simple

 I am always looking for ways to save time and simplify my life. Between working full-time, having three children --all in activities-- and writing for this blog my days are full, and many days I feel like I need to be superwoman to survive. Since superwoman I am NOT, in fact, I have a chronic … [Read more...]

How to ‘Antique’ a Mirror {with Silver Leaf}

mirror bed

      I picked up this pretty little mirror last Fall at an auction. I originally intended on incorporating it in some way in my daughter's room due to its charming size. But, things happen and it has a new life now. Here is the "Before"...       You can … [Read more...]

Spray Paint Makes Everything Better {New Martini Bar}


Its no secret we shake up a few martinis around here {see HERE, HERE, and HERE if you are thirsty, or below.} {salted caramel martini recipe here} We have other areas where we tend to mix or serve drinks, but this little wine rack has been with my husband and me since our newlywed days. It's … [Read more...]

Medicine & First Aid Storage {Organizing Life}

organized medical supplies 1

Today I am back with another "Organizing Life" project. If you aren't familiar with this series you can read about it more HERE. Basically, last year I realized that organizing small components of my life would create a greater sense of calm in the larger parts of my life. This is one of those … [Read more...]

A “Sweet” Heart Martini just in time for Valentine’s Day


I am sharing this drink since it's almost Valentine's Day.  I am also sharing it because if you are at the point where I am this winter, you too deserve a drink! Between the bitter cold, the foot of snow that hit the ground overnight and the fact that my children are out of school for their … [Read more...]

A Little Valentine’s Day Love…


Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and with it comes the opportunity to be crafty and eat chocolate! Two of my favorite things :) I love the idea of Valentine's Day, it's the perfect diversion in an otherwise COLD and typically uneventful month. Here are some of our past Valentine's Day … [Read more...]

A Visit to Christy’s Savannah Home…

group pic black and white

First, please don't miss our current giveaway for five copies of Confessions of a Scholarship Winner (giveaway runs 1/20-1/26).  Visit our giveaway page {here} to enter for a chance to win, and be sure to tell all of your friends with college-bound children to be sure to enter, … [Read more...]

Whirlpool 20/20 Introduces the Appliances of the Future


  We get to do quite a few 'cool' things from being a part of this blog. Being part of the Whirlpool 20/20 campaign for the 2014 CES {Consumer Electronics} Show last week in Vegas is among them. While I didn't get to actually fly to Vegas to try all these new appliances out in person {now that … [Read more...]

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