How You Can Help Us Help Texas

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Friends, I am popping in tonight with a quick post regarding the recent post-hurricane flooding in Texas. I have had a long day but even though it is late I wanted to share this story with you.     If you follow us on Instagram then you know that my brother and his family live … [Read more...]

#BeTheLight Challenge

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  Last week I shared that today we would be participating in the #BETHELIGHT challenge along with 7 other bloggers. I'll start off with full disclosure, I am so thrilled to be joining with these lovely and inspirational ladies. I will also tell you that in the 6+ years I have been … [Read more...]

The #BETHELIGHT CHALLENGE

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  Happy Friday everyone! I am just popping in today to let you know that next week we are joining up with an inspiring group of bloggers to participate in the #bethelightchallenge. These seem to be crazy times, don't they? In America we are heading full steam into an election that has … [Read more...]

Life with a Twist of Lyme Disease– Part 2

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    I am long overdue to share an update on my health. I clearly have procrastinated, honestly because writing about home decor--or just about anything else-- is so much more fun. It has been almost 2 years since I wrote my first post about my ongoing battle with chronic lyme … [Read more...]

On the Eve of Veterans Day

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  As you know, tomorrow is Veterans Day. If you are a regular reader you also know that Christy's husband is active duty military. Today we want to take a moment to remember and to thank all our Veterans. Christy wrote a post entitled Reflections on Memorial Day , if you haven't read it I … [Read more...]

Bible Verses & Inspirational Quotes for Cancer, Illness and Loss

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  I hope you are all having a beautiful Sunday. As October and breast cancer awareness month draws to a close, I wanted to roll out some new additions to our online shop. One of our most popular posts is this post that Christy wrote here about Cancer & Chemo Care Packages, while we're … [Read more...]

How to Be a Great Host or Hostess: 101

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If you're hosting family and friends this Thanksgiving, then you're probably in the middle of some last-minute preparations that involve cooking and cleaning.  Me, too! We host LOTS of house guests and it seems like we always have. We seem to be a bit busier when we are living somewhere fun--like … [Read more...]

Causes Close to Our Hearts: My Cousin’s Indiegogo Campaign

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A decorating post seemed a little light considering it's September 11th, so this seemed like a great time to talk to you about what my cousin is up to. If you've been hanging out here for awhile, you might have read THIS post I wrote about my cousin, Stephanie, and her not-for-profit, myHeart, … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Hand-Stamped Silver Necklace by Pure Gratitude

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(GIVEAWAY CLOSED) We've got an amazing giveaway for you guys this week, just in time for the holidays!  Our friend Michelle at Pure Gratitude is graciously donating this gorgeous hand-stamped silver necklace to one of our followers: This necklace is extra-special because it's part of … [Read more...]

Causes Close to Our Hearts, Galactosemia Foundation

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I guess it is my turn to share my story and the cause so close to my heart.   I want to thank Amy for leading the charge and Christy for sharing her amazing story and cause.   I wish I could say that the words are freely flowing right now, but this is really difficult for me.  I think any time you … [Read more...]

Causes Close to Our Hearts–myHeart, yourHands

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  Hi, everyone, it's Christy writing.  Amy started our series of posts earlier today, and I'm second in line to tell you about the cause that's closest to my heart, because it's not all about entertaining and decorating, now is it? The organization I want to showcase was started by … [Read more...]

Our “Causes” Close to Our Hearts…

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Today we are breaking from our regular topics like decorating, DIY'ing and entertaining to talk more seriously about a new feature we have added to our sidebar here at Magnolia Lane. At some point, We plan to write out a post about how our blog began, but for now I can just say 11 Magnolia Lane … [Read more...]

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