Easy Appetizer Recipes for a Girls’ Night Out

Easy appetizer & prosecco drink recipe for a Ladies Night or Birthday Celebration

    I am popping back in to share the recipes from Terry's birthday party last weekend. These are some of my very favorite appetizer recipes and I serve them pretty regularly when I entertain. If you've been to my house--you've probably had them and I have no doubt confessed to … [Read more...]

Cupcakes & Cocktails 40th Birthday Bash

Fun 40th birthday party theme--cupcakes and cocktails

  If you follow us on Instagram then you have already seen this party so sorry for the topic overload! As I mentioned last week, this weekend I hosted a really fun 40th birthday party for Terry {ya'll remember her as she blogged with us the first 3 years our site was around, there is more in … [Read more...]

A Bon Voyage Farewell Luncheon

Bon Voyage farewell party | 11 Magnolia Lane

It's always hard to say goodbye when we move on to the next adventure, but last week's farewell luncheon that "my" ladies threw for me was particularly bittersweet. I put "my" in quotes, because I read once that I'm not supposed to call them "my" ladies, because that indicates ownership, but I've … [Read more...]

Easy Spring Entertaining Menu

Easy spring entertaining | 11 Magnolia Lane

First, thank you so much for all the lovely comments on our new house and well wishes for the upcoming move.  I was so touched by how many of you took the time to comment on my Friday post! Second, our HomeRight FinishMax paint sprayer giveaway ends tonight, so click {here} to enter if you … [Read more...]

Dinner & Dancing in Downtown Savannah

Dinner and dancing in downtown Savannah | 11 Magnolia Lane

I know I've mentioned before that I just love the school my kids attend in downtown Savannah; it's been the perfect fit for our family.  We've been fortunate enough to find one in downtown Southern Pines that is going to be very similar, I think, but during these past few weeks we've been savoring … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation: Free Printables

Free printable floral teacher appreciation quotes | 11 Magnolia Lane

I really feel like we've been on a bit of a teacher and volunteer appreciation kick lately, but of course, we write about what's going on in our lives and that's what we've been doing!  I posted my free Volunteer Appreciation printables for April (the month of the volunteer), and now I'm back with a … [Read more...]

Free Floral Printables for Volunteer or Teacher Appreciation

Volunteer/teacher appreciation gift idea and printable | 11 Magnolia Lane

Spring is the time when we recognize those who go above and beyond--Volunteer Appreciation Month is in April, and  Teacher Appreciation Week is in May.  As an Army spouse, we love our volunteers--they work so hard--and most units will plan a volunteer appreciation event in April.  Because I'm also … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Martini

Red Velvet Martini

Seriously. This drink is so good it should be illegal. It is a dessert style drink--but it is OK to have it before dinner. After all it's February, in honor of Valentine's Day, it's OK to indulge, I promise it's worth it.     I am seriously in love with Red Velvet right now, though … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Ideas for Entertaining

Ideas for Easy New Years Entertaining

As 2014 draws to a close {I can't even believe I am writing that, seriously-- time does fly!} I am running around getting ready for our very small New Year's Eve party so I thought I would share some inspiration just in case you are doing the same thing. I admit I love New Years Eve. In the past … [Read more...]

Effortless Holiday Entertaining

Effortless holiday entertaining | 11 Magnolia Lane

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of SOLO® Brand Products for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It's getting to be THAT time of year--and I love it!   Friends drop by spontaneously "just to say hi," and then stick around for dinner.  Or (and this happens a lot when you live in … [Read more...]

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