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...]

Year of Change–November Challenge: The Guest Room

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Do you ever get so overwhelmed by the idea of decorating a room that you end up doing absolutely nothing? I have a WHOLE house full of rooms that need attention--the guest room is always last on the list, that is until you get that call that you are having guests, right? With the holidays bearing … [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...]

Dining Room Tables & Kitchen Tables?

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One thing we did shortly after moving in our house was switch our dining room table with our kitchen table.  Our switch was more of an experiment, but I liked it so much we've kept it that way ever since. Recently I have spoken to several people who have done the same thing so I no longer think … [Read more...]

The Thanksgiving Table

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Wow! Thanksgiving seems to be upon us. I am traveling for the holiday to my parents and therefore not hosting {thanks Mom!}, so I am spared some of the shopping, prepping and my very favorite part-- the table 'styling'.  I suppose I will just have to deal with the traffic :) I don't want to take … [Read more...]

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