Mother’s Day Printable Quote by Abraham Lincoln

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Mother's Day is coming up on May 11th this year, and of course Amy posted yesterday {here} with some great gift ideas for Mom or Grandma.  Actually, most of them would make this mom happy, too!  I got one of those beautiful bathrobes from Plum Pretty Sugar at Christmas (LOVE IT!) so maybe the … [Read more...]

11 Magnolia Lane’s Picks for Mother’s Day

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Today we're sharing some top gift ideas for Mother's Day, which is right around the corner. If you are looking for something creative to send your Mom or the "Moms" in your life, here are a few thoughts. Rather than send a card that gets stuck in a drawer, aren't these photo strings by Red's Bird … [Read more...]

Fried Virginia Ham with “Loaded” Potato-Cauliflower Mash

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 Enter our current giveaway for a HomeRight EZ-Twist PaintStick {here}. If this dish doesn't scream comfort food then I don't know what does! The smooth and creamy potato/cauliflower "mash" is a meal in itself. Add in some salty-n-sweet fried ham and things just got "Alright, Alright, … [Read more...]

Green with Envy- Our Favorite Saint Patrick’s Day Inspired Pins

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It seems to me that every post I write begins with a story about the weather.  Today is no different, as we are snowed in again (sigh).  The kids have been home from school for two days now, our spring break is slowly fading away as we don't have any more snow days left to spare and everyone is off … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Stained Glass Valentine Sugar Cookies

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These super sweet treats are great for teacher gifts, a friendly neighborhood treats or simply to keep around the house this Valentines Day.  You can follow my basic sugar cookie recipe below or use your own.  You will also need two heart shaped cookie cutters; one large and one small.  The "stained … [Read more...]

A Little Valentine’s Day Love…

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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...]

Valentine’s Day Lavender Bath Salts

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Sometimes, around Valentine's Day, you just need a FAST gift idea that doesn't involve chocolate--not that there's anything wrong with chocolate!  I feel like we've just come off a solid three months of overindulgence, though, and so a non edible goodie or two is a nice thing. I made these boxes … [Read more...]

Sweetheart Mixed Berry Smoothie Recipe

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Show your sweetheart(s) just how much you care by making them a healthy and delicious berry smoothie this Valentines Day.  This is love in a glass and don't forget to add some cut accent straws like shown above.  I cannot get enough of these mustache and lip straws I found at … [Read more...]

From-Scratch Whiskey Sours Recipe

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I wrote about the progressive happy hour we had in our neighborhood on Christmas Night {here}, and the whiskey sours that my husband made for our guests were so good (and I don't even like whiskey or bourbon!) that I wanted to share the recipe. First, everything is better when it's made from … [Read more...]

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