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A few of my favorite vacations spots, the Biltmore Estate garden is always on the list.
When I vacation I make it a point to keep my eyes open and soak up as much inspiration as possible, which is a welcome break from my daily routine.
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I’ve written before about my love for the state of West Virginia. It’s one of my very favorite road trip destinations and just brimming with stunning mountain views, charming small towns, and plenty of local character. I love sharing delightful travel…
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When it is winter and we are inside for several days, I love to get in my kitchen and bake. The house always smells so delightful, and the aroma lingers for days. Baking is therapeutic for me. There is something so fulfilling about working with the…
This cheesy, bacon-filled muffin will satisfy all of your savory breakfast cravings.
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Well, it’s that time again—spring, and that means spring dresses! Specifically, an Easter dress for my granddaughter. It always takes me a long time to make my decision before I begin sewing. I remember Easter dresses that Mom made for my sister and me.…
Well, it’s spring again, and that means spring dresses! Specifically, an Easter dress for my granddaughter. Spring Dresses - The Ribbon in my Journal
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This week’s Valentine’s Day celebrations bring to my mind special Valentine’s Day memories from my teen years. First, my mom always got a big box of Russel Stover chocolates from my dad. Hers was always the big, bright shiny red box with a great ribbon or…
This week’s Valentine’s Day celebrations bring to my mind special Valentine’s Day memories from my teen years.
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When I was a little girl, our family lived in Mobile, Alabama, and every year Mom and Dad would take us to the Mardi Gras parade to see the floats and make our attempts at catching candy and beads as they were thrown out into the crowds. Our next-door…
When I was a little girl, our family lived in Mobile, Alabama, and every year Mom and Dad would take us to the Mardi Gras parade to see the floats and make our attempts at catching candy and beads as they were thrown out into the crowds. Our next-door neighbor rode a float every year, and she would save us ... Read More
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The mere mention of scones conjures up delightful memories of sharing tea with those we care about. Scones are almost as synonymous with afternoon tea as the beverage itself! These dainty bites have the ability to make any tea menu enjoyable, whether…
The editors of TeaTime magazine have put together an expanded collection of more than 100 recipes for scones in Tea and Scones: Expanded Edition.
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Who doesn’t love strawberries? I have to tell you, years ago I was obsessed with strawberries! I had dishes, towels, sheets—you name it! If it had a strawberry on it, I wanted it. It is just a happy fruit to see and especially to eat! I also loved picking…
Florida Strawberry Book - Who doesn’t love strawberries? I have to tell you, years ago I was obsessed with strawberries! Buy your book today!
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Entrepreneurs are near and dear to my heart. I remember when we started our magazine company with a few dollars and a lot of determination. Starting a business is not for the faint hearted, but it is very rewarding. It requires an unwavering commitment…
Entrepreneurs are near & dear to my heart. I remember when we started our magazine company with a few dollars and a lot of determination. Business of Bliss
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What is your personal style? I am often asked that question, and I have to stop and think about it. I love English-style furniture, French fabrics, and antiques. I went through a period in my life where every room was wall papered, and that phase lasted…
What is your personal style? I love English-style furniture, French fabrics, and antiques. Purchase Cottages of White today!
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The term “cottage” means something different to each of us. I think of my grandmother’s house as a cottage. She had a large walnut tree in the side yard, a porch swing, and small intimate rooms. I can still see her crisp white curtains being blown by the…
Southern Cottage gives us a glimpse into some wonderful homes in the South. I love being inspired by the creativity of people & great ideas from their work.
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It is hard to believe this is the 50th anniversary of the Super Bowl. It amazes me the number of people who never watch NFL football that are totally tuned in to the Super Bowl every year! Did you know that the sales of televisions are higher the week of…
Our chef has prepared Soup-er-Bowl-Sunday recipes that you will love. Have a wonderful day cheering, dining, and enjoying time with family and friends.
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A website that gives you daily inspirational tips and guidance on how to make your life a more enjoyable experience; managed by Birmingham's very own Phyllis Hoffman DePiano, CEO / President of Hoffman Media.