Holiday Open House-Emily from Eleven Gables

The Hugs Project: Sending holiday care packages to our troops

      Hello, today is DAY TWO of our Holiday Open House Series. Today we have Emily from Eleven Gables joining us to share a very special "party" she put together. We love this so much, it is also the perfect fit for Our Season of Giving … [Read more...]

Holiday Open House–Heather from Southern State of Mind

Holiday Home Tour from Southern State of Mind

  YAY!!! Today is the day :) Break out the holiday punch and grab a comfortable chair-our Annual Holiday Open House series has begun! Our Holiday Open House will run daily until December 2oth. Each day we've invited a special blog guest to bring you a project, a home tour or something … [Read more...]

A Season of Giving 2014

A Season of Giving

We usually start our Season of Giving around December 1st, so please forgive me for being a bit late this year.  Thanksgiving was late, and that threw me off a bit.  Plus, the kids generously shared a nasty cold with me and I've spent more time in bed sleeping than I have since college! If you're … [Read more...]

Holiday Open House–Amy’s Home Tour for Christmas

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  Hello! Welcome to our Holiday Home. We are so glad you are here! I am sharing this at Jennifer Rizzo's Holiday House Walk Link Party, always a Christmastime favorite:     This is our first Holiday in this home, which always brings some new decorating challenges, but we are looking … [Read more...]

How to Be a Great Host or Hostess: 101

How to Be a Great Host or Hostess | 11 Magnolia Lane

If you're hosting family and friends this Thanksgiving, then you're probably in the middle of some last-minute preparations that involve cooking and cleaning.  Me, too! We host LOTS of house guests and it seems like we always have. We seem to be a bit busier when we are living somewhere fun--like … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Tablescape (s)

Thanksgiving tablescape ideas {kids' table too!}

Hi, Happy Thanksgiving week everyone! I am just dropping in to let you know today I am over at the Mohawk Flooring Creative Home Blog sharing my Thanksgiving Tablescape {and my Kids' tablescape too!}, please hop on over HERE and take a look!   And...It's the most wonderful time of … [Read more...]

30 DIY Thanksgiving Placecard & Tablescape Ideas

30 Thanksgiving Tablescape & Place Card Ideas | 11 Magnolia Lane

It's almost time for Thanksgiving, and I always feel like that's the official kick off to the holiday season, don't you?  We're hosting family and friends for dinner this year--I think we'll be 15 at the table although the number is still shifting--and I have been looking for ideas to make my … [Read more...]

Rustic Pear Tart — Perfect Fall Dessert Recipe

Fall Dessert Recipe: Rustic Pear Tart | 11 Magnolia Lane

***Want to enter our giveaway for a $100 Target gift card?  That would come in handy as we get close to the holidays, wouldn't it?  Just click {here} to enter.*** I know that most of us think of apples at this time of year, but pears are in season now, too.  In fact, my kids would choose … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Apple Martini {& Halloween Drinks}

Salted Caramel Apple Martini {SO GOOD!}

We've been dying to present this new drink, in light of the "Salted Caramel" everything trend and the total deliciousness of our Whipped Apple Cider Martini...{below}       {Whipped Apple Cider Martini--click for recipe} And with its perfectly coordinated coloring, I … [Read more...]

Outdoor Fall Decor Ideas

Outdoor Fall Decor Ideas | 11 Magnolia Lane

Last week, I posted on all of my indoor Fall decor {you can see that post here}, but I soon realized that I had so many pictures that I'd better save the outdoor decor for a separate post! I actually don't do too much for Fall; just add a few pumpkins (like the rest of the world) and make sure … [Read more...]

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