Caprese Burger with Pesto

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  Labor Day is right around the corner and summer is slowly beginning to fade into fall. My garden is in full bloom, tomatoes are falling off their vines and I have a basket of freshly picked basil.  I am planning to make a huge batch of pesto this week, which I will freeze so I can continue … [Read more...]

Add Instant Curb Appeal with Faux Carriage Garage Doors

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  As much as I prefer to decorate the inside of my house, sometimes the outside needs a bit of love.  Adding curb appeal is so important and little touches can make a huge impact. Last winter I painted my front door black and white {click here if you missed it} and received so many … [Read more...]

Operation Organization: Glam Black and White Command Center

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  Wow! Have you all been loving this Operation: Organization series as much as I have? We feel so blessed to have such kind, talented and organized women sharing their ideas here at 11 Magnolia Lane. I have personally been encouraged and inspired each day by their creative ideas. If you … [Read more...]

Homemade Baked Potato Chips with Garlic Herb Dip

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  A couple of weeks ago I hosted a girls' night in. I made a ton of homemade goodies including these wonderful baked potato chips. They were crispy around the edges and a bit chewy in the center. I seasoned them with salt and pepper and served them up with an amazing garlic herb dip. This … [Read more...]

Bench Turned Kitchen Table Banquette

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  My kitchen and family room are separated by a half wall.  I have been dreaming of building a custom banquette off that half wall for a long time, but it never seemed to make it onto my to-do list.  I think I have been stalling because even though I liked the idea of a permanent fixture … [Read more...]

Homemade Chicken Nuggets for Kids

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  I have been trying to crack the homemade chicken nugget code for a while now. My kids have hated everything I've tried; they've complained that they were too spicy, the wrong texture or they just didn't "look" like chicken nuggets. Isn't a chicken nugget supposed to be made out of chicken? … [Read more...]

Professional Tips for Hosting a Budget Savvy DIY Wedding

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I have been writing and re-writing this post inside my head for over a month now because I am beyond excited to finally share my thoughts on how to host a budget friendly do-it-yourself (DIY) event.  DIY weddings are all over the internet these days; many of those tips may be DIY, but they are not … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Squash with Kale Pesto

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  Last week I posted this delicious kale pesto recipe and I  have been enjoying it all week.  I've made mini zucchini pizzas with pesto, tomato sauce, and fresh mozzarella that I served as an appetizer at a girls'-night-in party.  I layered it between grilled eggplant, roasted heirloom … [Read more...]

Simple Summer Slaw

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Summer is all about cookouts, fireworks and fun. This simple slaw is perfect for any summer occasion and will please a crowd. Crunchy cabbage (red and green) with a hint of green onion makes for a simple and tasty summer salad. Place a heaping spoonful over some pulled pork or toss in some grilled … [Read more...]

Healthy & Delicous Kale Pesto Recipe

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My farmers' market is up and running again, and I am just thrilled.  I typically wake up super-early on Saturday mornings when the rest of my town is sleeping in, meet up with a girlfriend for a workout at the track, and then shop my local farmers' market for fresh fruits, veggies and local organic … [Read more...]

End of School Treats and Play Date Calling Cards {PLUS Yummy GIVEAWAY}

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  Today is the last day of school and we are all very excited for summer vacation to begin. My boys have really been looking forward to summer break, counting down the days to say the least. We've created our summer bucket list and have downloaded a couple new eBooks perfect for summer … [Read more...]

Refreshing Strawberry Basil Fruit Water

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  Yesterday was my birthday and I received the best gift ever!! My hubby got me a Vitamix Professional Series 750 Blender,  and I cannot wait to begin sharing some amazing smoothies, sauces, and sides with you all. One thing that I love to make over the summer is Agua Fresca, also … [Read more...]

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