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Weekend in Savannah

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The kids are on spring break right now, so we headed down to Savannah for a quick weekend getaway.  My husband flew in from Kansas and we had a happy reunion-- this is the first time we've seen him since Christmas! (#waytoolong) As most of you know, we were fortunate to live in this beautiful … [Read more...]

Dinner & Dancing in Downtown Savannah

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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...]

Eye Candy: The 2014 Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens

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Yesterday was the closing day of the 79th Annual Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens.   A very generous friend surprised me on Saturday night with a text, asking me if I wanted  two sponsor passes that were given to their firm as a thank you for their support of the tour.  How thoughtful was that?! … [Read more...]

“Festing” in Savannah: My Weekend at the 2014 Savannah Book Festival

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Even though I blog, I don't consider myself a "real" writer--just a decorator and DIY'er who happens to write to get the point across.  But, I am most definitely a reader.  Just ask the friends who have known me since elementary school, when I would regularly read through lunch and recess.  I even … [Read more...]

A Visit to Christy’s Savannah Home…

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Hospitality is truly a spiritual gift. Some people have it, and then there are some people who have been blessed with it in spades. My co-blogger Christy {and her husband} are two of those people that truly know how to make a visit to their home simply spectacular. I am sneaking in a post today … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Holiday Hostess Gift Ideas

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I used to be the "designated hostess" for Thanksgiving, but for the last few years we've spent it with our good friends, Scott and Becky, who used to be our next door neighbors when we lived in Savannah. When he retired from the Army, they relocated to Cary, which is only about an hour north of us. … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Fourth of July Ideas

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We're just a few short days from my favorite summer holiday--the Fourth of July--and today I'm going to share some of our best ideas for decorating and entertaining for Independence Day. If you're following what's happening in my life outside of this blog, then you know that I'm right in the … [Read more...]

Updated (Again) French Cane Bench With Nailhead Trim

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  This post is sponsored by HomeRight. We're proud to be HomeRight Brand Ambassadors, but all opinions are our own. If you saw the new rug and seat cushions in my dining room last week {here}, then you might have read that our family tends to fight over the cane backed dining chairs … [Read more...]

Holiday Home Tour 2018: Christy’s House

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  Can you believe that it's time for another holiday home tour?  This is always one of the highlights of our blogging year, because we always have such great participants, and this year is no exception.  Lynch Creek Farm is still sponsoring our tour and providing participants with one of … [Read more...]

Saying Goodbye to Our Nashville House

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  I mentioned briefly in last weekend's post that we just put our Nashville house on the market.  We moved away in 2013 and have lived in Savannah, North Carolina, and Kansas since then, and while we have had really amazing tenants (a few of them were even "famous," as my daughter says), we … [Read more...]

Fall Home Tour at Amy’s New Home

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Welcome everyone! This is exciting, as it's our first official home tour since we've moved into our new home. I am so pleased to be sharing the fall decor in this home with you all, and grateful as always to Marty at A Stroll Thru Life for hosting this very fun fall home … [Read more...]

Country Sampler Autumn Decorating

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I hope everyone's enjoying a relaxing holiday weekend! Labor Day always seems like the official end of summer to me, probably because everyone is back to school now. It's kind of fitting that today I'm sharing our latest magazine mention, because it has everything to do with back to school … [Read more...]

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