Southern Living’s Robbie Melvin’s Essentials

Southern Living’s Test Kitchen Director, Robbie Melvin shares his top essentials for his home kitchen and tips for no-fail holiday entertaining. I first met Southern Living’s Test Kitchen Director, Robbie Melvin in 2013 when we both judged the Cornbread Festival and we’ve since crossed paths on numerous occasions at southern food related events. Robbie’s warm personality and…

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Him

A collection of gift ideas for the special guy in your life! As much as I enjoy picking out gifts that I would personally love, I think my favorite thing to do is to find gifts that I think the men in my life will love to receive! My husband always appreciates the simplest of things:…

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DIY Gold Accented Glasses

Gold accented glasses are perfect for gifting or for entertaining! Learn how to make your own using this easy DIY tutorial! Lately, I’ve seen so many beautiful glasses when shopping online with gold accents that really make them perfect for the holidays and to brighten any occasion, really. While I loved the glasses and knew…

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Hot Chocolate Mugs Gift Idea

Hot Chocolate Mugs make a great gift idea for the holidays. Perfect for teacher, coworker, friends and neighbor gifts! It is definitely that time of year where my family drinks more and more hot chocolate. I’ve shared my recipe that is perfect for making as a large batch to keep on hand throughout the winter just…

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Oh Christmas Tree!

Have you put your Christmas tree up already? For the last few years, we’ve started putting ours up a little early. I know, doing Christmas things before Thanksgiving is a highly controversial topic. But, don’t hate on us because we’re early birds. We celebrate Thanksgiving with my husband’s family on the Sunday before Thanksgiving and…

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Gift Ideas for Cooks 2014

  I’m so excited to kick off my Holiday Gift Ideas series for 2014! Once again this year, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite picks as a gift guide for those special people in your life and decided it was only fitting to being with gift ideas for cooks! 1. A matte white  Dutch oven. ($280)…

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The Colors of Fall Fashion 2014

  I love fall for so many reasons…football, pumpkins, leaves in gorgeous colors, cooler temperatures, family birthdays, Thanksgiving…and fall clothes! I most definitely get giddy about fall clothes and all those great accessories! The colors for this fall are great ones and can be seen in everything from lipstick to velvet blazers. I’ve shared a…

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