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Homemade Baked Potato Chips with Garlic Herb Dip

Homemade Baked Potato Chips

A couple of weeks ago I hosted a girls’ night in. I made a ton of homemade goodies including these wonderful baked potato chips. They were crispy around the edges and a bit chewy in the center. I seasoned them with salt and pepper and served them up with an amazing garlic herb dip. This dip deserves its own post; it is that good. I have used it as a dip, a condiment and as a salad dressing. There are a million possibilities but I like it best served alongside my homemade baked potato chips. These chips are seriously addicting but without all the guilt. So tell me, when is the last time your potato chip actually tasted like a potato? [Read More...]

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When Life Gives You a Twist… of Lyme Disease…

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...]

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Tank Sprayer For After-Beach Clean Up: A Must-Have for Summer!

How great is this idea?  I can say that because it came from a friend.  It's seriously genius, though! If you live near the beach, like we do here in Savannah, then consider this part of the essential list of things you own for your trips to the shore.  Right along with your chairs, umbrella, … [Read More...]


Creative Computer Station Ideas

Back in January, as part of our Operation: Organization series, I completely overhauled our computer armoire (aka the center of my universe) and made it look like this: and this: … [Read More...]

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Professional Tips for Hosting a Budget Savvy DIY Wedding

I have been writing and re-writing this post inside my head for over a month now because I am beyond excited to finally share my thoughts on how to host a budget friendly do-it-yourself (DIY) event.  DIY weddings are all over the internet these days; many of those tips may be DIY, but they are not … [Read More...]


Blueberry Cobbler Recipe–A Summer Favorite!

Blueberries are in season, and if even if you can't pick your own, they're inexpensive in the stores right now.  My daughter eats them by the pound, so that's good for us! We usually pick our own when we visit family in Michigan in August, but we can't make it up north this summer due to some … [Read More...]


Happy 4th of July

    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...]


Spaghetti Squash with Kale Pesto

  Last week I posted this delicious kale pesto recipe and I  have been enjoying it all week.  I've made mini zucchini pizzas with pesto, tomato sauce, and fresh mozzarella that I served as an appetizer at a girls'-night-in party.  I layered it between grilled eggplant, roasted heirloom … [Read More...]

Summer Favorite Things

Summer Favorites

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...]

Fourth of July front porch with red, white, and blue bunting

My Fourth of July Front Porch

July 4th is right around the corner, and I've had my front porch decorated since Memorial Day! I don't think that makes me a slacker; after all, we had Memorial Day, then Flag Day, and now Independence Day.  I'll take it all down next week and go back to my lime green or pink color scheme {see … [Read More...]

Monogrammed tween girls swim suit

Monogrammed Swim Suit for My Tween Girl

I've been drooling over the cute bandeau-style monogrammed bathing suits I've been seeing this summer ( had one a few weeks ago, although I didn't buy one and probably should have).  My daughter's been drooling over them, too, but she's a girls' size 8 and ladies' sizes don't have a prayer … [Read More...]

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