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...]

The 2019 Holiday Planner is HERE!

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Each year we bring you what we believe is the best way to get organized for the coming chaotic, fun, and hopefully memorable holiday season--the 11 Magnolia Lane Holiday Planner! The 2019 Free Holiday Printable Planner So yet again, I have had Christmas decorations, gift lists, party plans … [Read more...]

A Rustic And Glam Tablescape for the Holidays

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Now that Halloween has come and gone, the blog world turns to all things holiday! Right? Today I have a Rustic + Luxurious tablescape to share with you all. While this table setting has a holiday look it is perfect for Thanksgiving too.   This post is sponsored by Walmart in … [Read more...]

A {Not Scary} Halloween Tablescape

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  I broke new ground this year and did not decorate inside my house for Fall--I know, my home decor blogger card is going to be revoked! Christy did a lovely job with her Fall home tour and you can see our Fall Home Tour from last year HERE so this year I decided I wanted to do something … [Read more...]

Our Fourth of July Decor

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  Happy 4th of July to our American friends! It is always a little strange when this holiday falls in the middle of the week but we're making the best of it, we'll be celebrating today with family and friends and I hope you will be too!     Last year we had just moved … [Read more...]

The Best After Christmas Sale Finds (Or What To Spend Your Gift Cards On!)

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Happy "After Christmas Sale Week" everyone! We hope you got everything on your wish list and more :) Today we are popping in with the best after Christmas sales, this is a great time to get what you really wanted (if Santa wasn't good to you) or to pick up a few new things at a lower … [Read more...]

2018 Holiday Home Tour: Danielle’s Home {Part 2}

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  I'm back today with part 2 of my friend Danielle's holiday home tour (part 1 is HERE). Yesterday I showed you the beautiful front yard and porch and her living room and today I'm sharing her dining room, kitchen, and breakfast room.  Danielle has a great sense of style and her home is … [Read more...]

2018 Holiday Home Tour: Danielle’s Home {Part 1}

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  With just two days left before Christmas, my friend Danielle's holiday home tour is the perfect way to usher in the holiday. Her home is so warm and welcoming (just like she is) and every year she very graciously allows me to take dozens of photos to share. If you missed her … [Read more...]

Bourbon Bacon Salt Printable Tags

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  Every year I like to make a homemade gift to share with friends.  In years past, I've canned salsa, made my own limoncello, and turned out batches of homemade peppermint bark.  This year, I made bourbon bacon salt and--YUM! This was an easy recipe.  I made two batches one weekend … [Read more...]

Nutcracker Suite Ballet Themed Christmas Tree

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    After I shared my daughter's Nutcracker-themed Christmas tree in my holiday home tour, I had several requests for more close up photos of the ornaments that we've used to decorate it, so today I thought I'd share those with you. Most of these are from various Nutcracker … [Read more...]

What to Wear & Bring This Holiday Season

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One of our most popular posts in November was the What to Wear, Bring, Eat and Drink for Thanksgiving post so I thought I'd reprise it for the Christmas holidays. Since this time of takes on a life of itself and lasts for weeks (including parties etc) I am going to break it up into two posts and … [Read more...]

Deck the Halls…With eBay!

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 This post is sponsored by eBay, but all opinions are 100% my own. As most of you know, I am a dedicated online shopper. It's so easy to order online and have boxes of necessities (and of course some luxuries, too) delivered straight to my door! It also makes it so easy to find exactly what I … [Read more...]

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