A Southern Ladies' Lifestyle on Entertaining, recipes, travels and more
September 2015
#creolebeansandrice

What I love about fall is being excited about pulling out my red Dutch oven and filling it with one pot comfort foods. In other words; it’s soup time, folks. Soup to me is any dish that’s prepared in a

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#gingerbread#oldfashiongingerbread#bestgingerbread

Entering my childhood home to the permeating aroma of ginger, allspice, nutmeg and cinnamon, is a memory I will take to my grave. After a long walk from school; my Mama would meet us at the kitchen screened door with

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#bakedalaskansalmon

I can’t believe we are heading into the last weekend of September! Time passes at the blink of an eye which confirms our need to seize every moment with thankfulness. Let’s face it, no one has a Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious day without

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#falldecor

Today marks the first day of fall but it sure doesn’t feel like fall weather here in Texas. We are still sweating like Georgia Mules and experiencing 90 degree +++temperatures. I guess that’s why it’s kind of hard to get into

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#rotiserriechickensalad

This chicken salad is easy sneezy because cooking the chicken is someone else’s job, not yours. Swing by SAMs, Costco or any establishment selling rotisserie chicken. Grab one for dinner and use the left overs for this chicken salad. Tip:

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#vintagewoodletters

I had a fabulous flea market excursion at the Vintage Flea Market in Parker, TX last weekend. My bargain buddy Sherry and I met at the gates of Southfork Ranch, where the market was being held. When I arrived, I

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#avocadostuffedshrimp#shrimpsalad

Two of my favorite ingredients come together to create this quick and easy recipe; avocado and shrimp. I threw this yummy salad together in no time and you can too. This salad is all you need for a complete meal.

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#eclecticdesign#brasscollectibles

I’m super excited to share my friend Marilyn’s beautiful home with you. This is the second tour of one of my stylish friend’s abode. I have to bribe them into letting me photograph their personal space then post it on

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keep calm

via Thank Goodness It’s Friday! Even though this has been a short week with the holiday on Monday, there seems to be a relaxed vibe when you’ve made it to Friday’s finish line. I know weekends can be just as busy

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#orangepoundcake

The signs of autumn are starting to show up everywhere. The leaves are turning, the deer in our back forest are getting light in color so they will blend in with the underbrush and we are having somewhat cooler temperatures

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