A New “Old” Beach House

Tour a new beach house with that "old" house feeling

  Yesterday I shared some of the fun things we did on our recent vacation to the Seaside area in Florida. When I started writing that post it was exclusively supposed to be about the cute beach house we stayed in and some of the shopping we did, but then it ran on and on and was really long! … [Read more...]

Summer Dinner: Steak Salad Recipe

Summer grilled steak salad recipe | 11 Magnolia Lane

I mentioned this recipe a few days ago; I served it to Amy when she came to stay overnight on our way to the Haven Conference.  It was yummy, and easy, and gluten-free, so I wanted to share. My husband thinks it's important that I tell you that this is a waste of a perfectly good steak, which … [Read more...]

Summer Mudroom & Updates

summer mudroom header

  How is your summer going? I feel like it is just flying by, which makes me a little sad. We've worked really hard to slow down this summer and just enjoy sleeping in, family time and making time at the pool and just 'hanging out' a priority. My kids are growing so fast I don't know how many … [Read more...]

Beat the Heat with Cool Indoor Decor!

Ways to beat the heat this summer using cool colors in your home decor

Hi everyone and happy-almost-weekend! I just wanted to share that today I am over at the Mohawk Creative Home blog sharing ways to make your home feel cool even when it's sweltering outside! Click on over HERE to see how Christy and I incorporate cool colors into our home decor. I am a busy bee … [Read more...]

June Pretty Preppy Party–Share your projects!

PPP Invite

  Hi everyone and welcome to the June Pretty Preppy Party! This is your chance to show off what you've been up to this month by joining in the link party.  We'll each be featuring our favorite links on our blogs and social media, we can't wait to see all your pretty and preppy projects this … [Read more...]

Summer is Coming! {Perfect Summer Printables}

Free summer printables for the best summer yet!

      Not to rush Spring away too quickly, but I thought I would share these summer printables again. Summer is right around the corner--Memorial Day is less than 2 weeks away, can you believe? I've included a Memorial Day Party Planner, Shopping List, a Trip Planner and a … [Read more...]

The place where our family comes together

Sunset over lake in Maine

It’s that time of year. We’re packing up way too many belongings, cramming them in our suddenly too small SUV and heading out on vacation. My daughter has been asking for weeks when we were leaving, painstakingly counting the days.  We make it a priority to take a family vacation each summer, … [Read more...]

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

H2O Only vinyl decal for tank sprayer

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...]

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...]

Summer Favorites

Summer Favorite Things

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...]

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