Holiday Open House–Aniko from Place of My Taste

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Good morning everyone! Today we have another fabulous friend stopping by at the Open House, Aniko from Place of my Taste is here to share her holiday decor. Aniko is a Virginia girl like me {though she is originally from Hungary} and she has some mad decorating and organizing skills. It is our … [Read more...]

Holiday Open House–Summer from Simple Stylings

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Hello! Happy weekend everyone. It is Day Three of the Holiday Open House and today we have Summer from Simple Stylings here to share her Dining Room decor. Enjoy :) ******* HI Guys! I'm Summer from Simple Stylings and I'm so excited to be joining 11 Magnolia Lane and a group of amazing women this … [Read more...]

Where to Put the Big Gold Mirror?

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So, a few weeks ago it was my birthday, and I was spoiled rotten by a number of wonderful friends, in addition to my awesome family.   My friend Nicole knew that I had been eyeing this vintage gold mirror in one of our many Savannah antique/flea market (junk?) stores, and she surprised me with … [Read more...]

New House Progress–Our Dining Room

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    With Thanksgiving coming up next month and the Holidays suddenly JUST around the corner, I have been extra-motivated to get the dining room "guest-ready" in our new home. I am preparing a photo shoot for another blog we write for, so it was a good opportunity to take a few pictures … [Read more...]

Spray Paint Makes Everything Better {New Martini Bar}

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Its no secret we shake up a few martinis around here {see HERE, HERE, and HERE if you are thirsty, or below.} {salted caramel martini recipe here} We have other areas where we tend to mix or serve drinks, but this little wine rack has been with my husband and me since our newlywed days. It's … [Read more...]

Our Elf “Welcome to Vacation” Christmas Breakfast

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If I have to be honest, I didn't really think we were going to be an "Elf" family. After all, there are only so many bandwagons one can jump on, right? :) My older children seemed to be fine without an Elf pulling stunts about our home come December 1st. Or so I thought, until I saw the forlorn … [Read more...]

Our New Home~Dining Room in Gray and White

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We're slowly making our way through the home tour of our Savannah house.  You've already seen the front porch, the back porch, my daughter's bathroom, the front entryway, and the laundry room.  That's not bad considering it hasn't even been two months since we moved! On the agenda today is the … [Read more...]

A new baby and a new house!

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Here is a bit of what's been going on with the other two of us while Christy's been covering 11 Magnolia Lane over the last two weeks! She did a great job, of course :) She is now in the midst of preparing to move, and winding up the school year, so I told her I would jump back in and give everyone … [Read more...]

Dining Room Makeover {BM Revere Pewter Paint}

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It's been 5 years in the making but every room on the main level of my house is finally painted- YAHOO!!!  This is such a huge victory for me as I really hate painting.  Well, that may not be entirely true as what I really hate is the prepping and taping.  I know there are million gadgets out there … [Read more...]

Holiday Hot Cocoa Station

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  A couple of weekends ago I spent a few hours selling hot cocoa at the local Illumination Parade to benefit my children's school. We are always trying to raise a little extra money to support our children, the amazing teachers and staff who work there.  It was truly and incredible … [Read more...]

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