The Business Aspect of Running a Blog

How blogging becomes a small business

    This is a bit of a deviation from our typical DIY, recipes and decor type of posts, but it’s something we thought some of you might find interesting. Especially those of you who may be considering starting your own blog someday, or even maybe for those of you who already have. … [Read more...]

Girls’ Weekend at the Haven Conference

Terry, Christy, and Amy

Phew!  The three of us are just getting home from a weekend in Atlanta, spent at the Haven Conference for DIY bloggers.   Amy and I went last year (Terry had a brand-new baby and obviously wasn't leaving him), and we had so much fun, and learned so much, that we all went back this year.  Imagine … [Read more...]

The story of 11 Magnolia Lane

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Today we are sharing the story of 11 Magnolia Lane. I have been thinking about writing a post on the “story” behind our little blog for awhile now. I figured at some point our readers have wondered our connection or maybe the meaning behind the “11 Magnolia Lane’ title and the backstory on how we … [Read more...]

Our Top Posts of 2012

Black and white pantry redo at 11 Magnolia Lane

Happy New Year everyone! This year just FLEW  by, didn't it? We thought we'd do a quick recap of our top {the 'most read' according to google analytics} posts this year, just in case you missed anything :) Christy's North Carolina Pantry lives on...and on...and on, thanks to Pinterest {oh, how we … [Read more...]

Magnolia Lane Girls’ Favorite Things

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OK, so don't you love reading these "favorite things" posts and finding out what great things that you might be missing on your christmas list this year? We decided to pull all our ideas together in hopes that some our our "favorites" for gifts and for ourselves :) will brighten your day in some way … [Read more...]

Organizing and Projects Recap

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Hello, and welcome to everyone who has jumped over from I {Heart} Organizing today. We couldn't be more honored to be featured there today! We are three friends who started blogging together almost two years ago, just for fun, and since then it has grown into a great way to stay motivated, … [Read more...]

Pretending to be Supermodels…

Super Cute-- laughing

Have you noticed our new look? Thanks to some amazing photography of the three of us by Jessica Oatman, we have a new Blog header and have freshened up our “About Us” page. We had such a great time working with Jessica. She really listened to our ideas, and spent time talking about what we hoped … [Read more...]

Exciting Happenings at Magnolia Lane

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Happy Monday everyone! The three of us are just back from a fabulous weekend at a top secret location (kidding) where we had a much needed "Blog Planning Weekend." So basically, Christy, Terry and I shopped some and talked, brainstormed and planned a lot about all that we hope for our little 11 … [Read more...]

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