A Southern Ladies' Lifestyle on Entertaining, recipes, travels and more
September 2014
#tortilla soup #mjonesstyle

Now that we are approaching cooler temperatures, it’s time to pull out your Dutch Oven and serve up some toasty heart warming soup. I browsed the internet and found thousands of soup recipes, some easy and others requiring a grocery cart

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wine decanter #mjonesstyle

The holidays are just around the corner and with all the party planning going on, what better time than now to create a display for your wine and glassware. A gracious host is always  prepared to offer he’s or her guest a beverage whether it

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#poufs#mjonesstyle

Creating quaint conversation areas in your home can be as easy as rolling in an ottoman or sprinkling poufs around the house. When your guest, arrive, you will have additional seating in a snap. These little space savers take up

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#fall decor#mjonestyle

    The crisp fall mornings have arrived here in Texas and we welcome them with open arms. My favorite area to decorate for fall is right outside my front door and that requires a trip to the nursery. There

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#spachetti#meatballs#mjonesstyle

I experienced my first Italian cuisine while visiting my friend Lisa, a first generation Italian. Her mom made spaghetti with meatballs and from that moment on, pasta remains to be one of my favorite go to meals and continues to remind me of

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Chicken Chasseur Recipe#mybeverlyhillskitchen#mjonesstyle#alexhiltz

There are millions of chicken recipes floating around on the internet, in restaurants and home kitchens, but when I find one that’s super delicious, I love to share them with my friends, family and followers. This recipe comes from Alex

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Tableware Fiesta Style

One of my favorite dinnerware patterns is Fiesta by Homer Laughlin. Since the first introduction in 1936, they have produced 38 colors, some of which have since retired. What I find so intriguing about Fiesta is the durability and the

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Texas Hill Country

I was born and raised in Texas and though I love to travel, I have never lived anywhere else, so for me, there’s no place like home. If you’ve ever traveled around Texas, you know that the Lone Star State

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I have been trying new ways to incorporate Kale into my meals and I came up with this simple recipe from ingredients already in my frig. I try to keep a variety of vegetables on hand to make sure I

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You often hear the kitchen being referred to as the heart of the home. It’s the place where most family and friends gather for meals, parties, and conversation. Why not make it fun for the chef too? When I first

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