A Southern Ladies' Lifestyle on Entertaining, recipes, travels and more
November 2016
#christmaspillows

Welcome to the 2nd annual Merry and Bright Holiday Home Tour. Before we get this party started, there are a few rules to follow. If you are like me, you probably already jumped to the pics, but slow your role

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#aperolspritzcocktail

Ooh…It’s Christmas countdown and Rudolph asked his posse aka Reindeer Recipe Bloggers, to round up some easy recipes and sips for your holiday parties and potlucks. Thanks to my friend, Heather at Totally Tailgates, for inviting me to tag along

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#coffeestation

Y’all this is it! I’ve rested for eleven whole months, celebrated the holiday season, put away the decorations, traveled to Round Top Flea Market for a girls getaway, celebrated my 25th anniversary in Paris and lived through family mishaps to

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kitchen-keeping-gift-ideas-5

What about those Kitchen Keeping family and friends who hang out in their kitchens whipping up Yumptiousness (not in Webster) and throwing festive holiday parties? I know a little about these characters and they love gifts that add to the

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#sweetpotatopie

When I think of the holidays, it’s all about the food, family and friends…in that order! My memories of Thanksgiving is a home filled with love, loud voices and homemade must have favorites from the kitchen. Sweet Potato Pie has

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#vintagelamps

Friends, thank you for opening your mail and showering me with love and encouragement to write this blog. Knowing that my words inspire you, makes my passion for sharing my story even more special. It’s Friday, Veterans Day and a

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#parisprintscarf

Hey all, the weather is finally cooperating with the autumn season. I’m ready for  nippy mornings and night chats by the fireplace. You guys know I prefer a warmer climate but as long as I have my Eskimo gear, I’m

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#pariscookingclass #cheffreddilloncorneck

 I hope you guys had a wonderful weekend with autumn crisps mornings and smores by the fire pit at night. I was so happy to not have a strict agenda curtailing my every move. I took advantage of this treat by

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#hoteldenell

If you’ve been following my post, you know that we, the hubs and I recently celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in Paris, France. This vacation was a dream come true and an opportunity to discover this magnificent city. We love

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#kitchenutensels

Friends, welcome back to another exciting “Kitchen Keeping” series where I invite my blogging buddies over for a chat and chew or even a drink or two. Ooh…I like this jingle and you will love my feisty friend Gwynn from

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