A Southern Ladies' Lifestyle on Entertaining, recipes, travels and more
August 2014
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What says comfort like throw pillows on a sofa or bed? More throw pillows! That’s right, when it comes to throw pillows whose counting. I’ve seen as few as one pillow on a chair to seven or more on a

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I really get a kick out of people when I offer them Buttermilk Pie and their facial expression becomes disjointed like I just insulted them. I immediately recognize they are not from the south. I tell them “honey, you haven’t

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I am truly amazed about the un-seasonal mild summer we are having here in Texas. History has proven by now we would have experienced weeks of 100 plus degree days and so far we have had a record breaking few.

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Time to make the cornbread.

  My hubby asked to take center stage on my blog today with his famous 15 bean soup. When he first purchased the package of beans, I was surprised that 15 beans could actually be gathered in one bag. Can

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By now you should know that I love salads and I will be featuring lots of salads on my website. Why a boring salad you say? Well you can rest assure that my salads won’t be boring.  As a matter

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Basil. It smells so good when the wind blows.

  Have you noticed how expensive herbs are in the grocer? One little sprig could cost as much as $1.99 and don’t mention organic, it’s outrageous. Why not grow your own herbs at home? It’s so easy. All you need

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Coming into Monaco.

      Part three of my trip to Europe and what an adventure we had. Our 14 day trip was a combination of land and cruise with hopes of getting the most bang for our buck. The only challenge

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Blueberries are one of my favorite fruit. I keep a container in my fridge for a quick snack. They are stocked full of healthy benefits such as antioxidants, vitamins A, B, C, E  zinc, potassium and tons more. I just

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And look, the name of the child scrolled on the top drawer. Adorable.

  I love to decorate my home with a mixture of furniture styles but I have to admit I lean more towards traditional with an eclectic vibe. I have no formal training in interior design just a passion for what

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I found this cutie in Catalina Island, Ca.

  A great way to set the mood for a relaxing atmosphere in your home is through the sense of smell. A welcoming scent at the front door, a smile and warm greeting from you, embraces your guest and creates

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