A Southern Ladies' Lifestyle on Entertaining, recipes, travels and more
January 2017
#peanutbutterandchocolatetruffles

It’s been almost a month since we all vowed to scale back on the calories, Right? The holidays get me every time. I wouldn’t be surprised if I didn’t eat 10lbs. of sugar all by myself with cookies, cakes, pies

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what I want for v day collage

You guys are the best! really, you are too kind with your wonderful comments about my latest video and master closet update. I love sharing my OOTD looks with you and I’m thrilled that you are excited about my closet makeover as

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#crushedvelvetpants

Can you believe this is the last full week of January 2017? My planner is filled with plans for the New Year and I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed but I am proud to announce that I have scratched some items

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@waterfordvase

I’m not all that gung ho on packing away Christmas that is; right after Christmas. Not even after New Years. I never look forward to seeing the house feel so sad with all the merry and bright removed and pulled

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#glazedcarrots

If you’ve been following me on Instagram, you may recall an image of my Christmas dinner where I served Saffron Cornish Hens with carnival rice, sautéed Brussels Sprouts and these delicious garden carrots. This simple yet scrumptious recipe was one

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#plantationshutters

Oops!!! Let’s try this post again. While I was writing the post, I clicked published before the post was ready to go live and you should have seen me trying to scramble to retract it. Nooooo! no spell check, no

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#solidaoaktable #velvetfinishes #paintedtable

You know how that old saying goes “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure!” Well, I’m a strong believer in this phrase and it appears I have company with everyone on social media passing out tips on re-purposing, sanding, painting and dumpster diving.

#initialedmug

My Kitchen Keeping Series, made the cut for 2017. That’s right! We will be back with a fantastic lineup of friends who will share their kitchens, recipes, laughs and a peek into their lives. I’m so thrilled to feature so

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#closetorganization #shoeorganization

Welcome to the first installment of Wednesdays’ Closet Tips 2017. I am so excited to share my new plans with you for this series.

#eiffeltower

If you’ve been following the blog, you know that the hubs and I spent our 25th wedding anniversary in Paris. I have so much to share with you from this trip and yet there were so many things we had to

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