Happy 4th of July

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    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...]

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...]

***The 11 Magnolia Lane Holiday Gift Guide*** {And Preserved Boxwood Wreath Giveaway!}

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This cyber Monday the three of us have teamed up to share with you some of our favorite gift picks for gifts this holiday season! This is one of my favorite posts to write--it's like virtual shopping, and I get a sneak peak at some of  Terry and Christy's top gift ideas as well. We hope you will … [Read more...]

The Best Make~Ahead Cinnamon Roll Recipe EVER!

Best Ever Make Ahead Cinnamon Rolls

It's December 26th, and there's a good chance you've exceeded your maximum caloric intake for the day/week/month/year already.  BUT, don't we get to feast until the New Year and then start our diets?! This is the best cinnamon roll recipe EVER, and I have made quite a few, including my … [Read more...]

Dining Room Makeover {BM Revere Pewter Paint}

I hate taping but it is a necessity for my "get-it-done" personality!

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...]

DIY Ruffled Burlap/Ticking Tree Skirt

Ruffled Tree Skirt

  One of my most treasured wedding gifts was from my Grandmother.  She made my new husband and I our very first holiday decorations.  It was such a clever gift since we were young and just starting out.  We really didn't have holiday decor, certainly nothing that matched. But, as the years … [Read more...]

Fabulous & Easy Last Minute Gift Ideas

Free Drink Tag Printables

Less than two weeks until Christmas!  Are you all finished with your shopping?  I'll be done by the end of this weekend, or else! It seems like every year I get caught needing a small and fast gift for someone.  I like to give a little something to our neighbors, Sunday School teachers, Bible … [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...]

11 Magnolia Lane’s Best Holiday Home Tour EVER–Part 2!!

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  Pin It Remember that I left you hanging in the Audrey Hepburn room last time?  Well, as promised, here's part 2 of the tour of my friend Andrea's amazing home in Ft. Campbell, Kentucky.  You can take a look at Part 1 of her holiday home tour here.  Just a reminder, this is military … [Read more...]

Tree Trimming Inspiration Board & Stamp Winner!

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A little Holiday decorating inspiration! AND....the winner of the PSA Essentials Custom Stamp Giveaway (via Random.org) is HOLLY who said: One random act of kindness that my daughter Chloe and I are planning on doing is donating her very loved stuffed animals to our local Children’s Hospital. She … [Read more...]

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