Birthday Wishes

Yesterday, I celebrated my 43rd birthday. As I was driving Sam to Boy Scouts the night before, the conversation went a little something like this. “What do you really want for your birthday?” “Something simple and low key with you and Daddy.” “No, I mean as a gift.” “Oh, maybe for you to have all…

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Link Love

This week’s Link Love includes favorites from around the web of over the top s’mores, tips on how to watch Oscar nominated films online, travel deals for 2015, illustrated version of Harry Potter, bob hairstyling tips and more. 1. I’m in love with the idea of these Goo Goo Cluster S’mores // Love and Olive Oil…

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Link Love

This week’s Link Love includes favorites from around the web of brow shaping with Bobbi Brown, photography tips, how to make a plush animal mat, DIY homemade vanilla extract, and more.  

January Sunsets

There’s just something magical about watching a sunrise or a sunset. It is as if God pulls out his favorite paints to paint a different scene for us every morning and every evening. Well, at least that’s what my Grandmother always said. She always had the neatest way of saying things that have stuck with…

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Our Little Coffee Station

Our little coffee station is the perfect idea for the coffee lover! With everything at hand, it makes for extra efficient mornings! Before Christmas, I started reorganizing one cabinet in my kitchen. It was the cabinet where we keep all of our plastic drinking cups and it seemed like everytime I opened the door to it,…

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Slow Cooker Giveaway

  As I’m cleaning out cabinets, clearing out the clutter and tidying up around the house this past week, I’ve come to realize (once again) that there are some items that just take up more space than they are worth. Like that 5,945th chip and dip bowl set that we received as a wedding present that…

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Christmas Traditions

One thing I love about the Christmas season is that it is steeped in tradition – from seeing Christmas lights, making Christmas cookies, building gingerbread houses, to gathering with family and friends on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Growing up, we always visited my father’s parents on Christmas Eve to celebrate and then celebrated with…

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Southern Living’s Style Editor Shares Her Style and Entertaining Tips

If you’ve spent any time in the South, you know how much we love Southern Living. Each edition is filled to the brim with recipes, home decor, and lifestyle articles of happenings below the Mason-Dixon line. I love that while the features and articles are always on-trend, the magazine still gives a deep nod to tradition. It is…

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