Southern Living Southern Breeze “Mocktail” Punch

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  Last weekend at the Haven conference, we enjoyed this fun green drink while we were hanging out at the Southern Living Plant Collection Booth.  Often on Fridays we bring you a favorite cocktail at our "It's 5 o'clock at Magnolia Lane" series, but today we wanted to change it up and bring you … [Read more...]

Summer Salad–Asian Chicken Salad

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  I shared my favorite summer meals HERE, but this one also needs to be included.  Last year we stayed at the Wyndham Bonnet Creek near Disney World and I became addicted to this salad {they served it in a wrap}, I made it a priority to eat it poolside everyday {sigh...}. As soon as I got … [Read more...]

When Life Gives You a Twist… of Lyme Disease…

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This is the post I have been trying to get the nerve up to write for almost a year. It also might be the longest post you will ever read on this blog.   I know that most of our readers visit us to see cute home decor ideas and yummy recipes, not to read about our personal issues. I promise … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July

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    Happy 4th of July! In honor of the holiday, I am sharing a makeover of our "Beach Martini" as a festive 4th of July cocktail. See the recipe HERE, add some red cookie sprinkles around the glass and you're in the spirit! We wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day … [Read more...]

Summer Favorites

Summer Favorite Things

I wanted to share some summer favorite things today. These are the things I am chatting about poolside these days, so I thought why not share here as well?  Feel free to leave your summer favorites in the comments, I would love to hear them. OK, this first one is kind of funny. Christy has … [Read more...]

Gold & Pink Polkadot Girl’s Room

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I have been doing projects here and there in our new house though it feels like forever till any rooms will actually be completely done. My daughter's room is coming along nicely, so I thought today I would show you the progress going on in there. I showed this shot on instagram already, so it may … [Read more...]

It’s 5 o’clock at Magnolia Lane {Beach Martini}

Beach Martini--perfect for sipping on the beach or at the pool this summer

Are you lucky enough to be heading to the beach for a vacation this summer? Even if you are just celebrating summer at home I have a perfect cocktail for you.   Last week Terry was throwing a 'girls' night out' at her house and asked if we could create a cocktail for her to serve. We went … [Read more...]

Organizing Printables| Organizing Binder

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    There is no shortage of organizing binder printables and posts about home organizing binders in "blogland."  I have read many and tried a few. Eventually, I wound up developing a collection of printables suited to how I organize, so I thought I would share it in case you would like … [Read more...]

5 Easy Summer Recipes

New Easy Summer Recipes

It's that time of year--I am always on the look out for easy, fresh, no-cook recipes. Today we thought we would recap a few of our summer favorites just in time for days at the pool and evenings on the patio. Here are some of our all-time summer favorites below... Cilantro Chicken Salad The … [Read more...]

It’s 5 O’clock at Magnolia Lane {Perfect Father’s Day Cocktail!}

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We're kicking off a new Friday series today with a top-notch Father's Day Cocktail Recipe. Before I begin, I need to tell you a little about this drink. If you have been around here before you've heard my husband, Justin, is a pretty good bartender. He has "professional" experience :) and I think … [Read more...]

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