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“How to Clean Black Walnuts”

This is a story of How to Clean Black Walnuts, and I think you’re going to like it because now you’re going to be searching for them on your walks. You never know what treasures are out there that you didn’t even realize. One of my almost daily rituals at Tulipwood is to go for walks in the state park across the street. This year, there have been a plethora […]

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“DIY Wine Gift Bag + Free Printable Wine Tags”

Honestly, if there is one thing we all love it’s a good bottle of wine. There is definitely no gift anyone appreciates more at “Friendsgiving.” We have put together a few ways to jazz up a wine bottle for gifting purposes, to make your hostess smile. Keep reading for a DIY Wine Gift Bag + Free Printable Wine Tags. PHOTO: The Everygirl The Tea Towel Wrap All you’ll need is your favorite tea […]

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“How to Arrange a Thanksgiving Flower Centerpiece with Tanarah Luxe”

Recently we had the pleasure of visiting the design studio and shop at Tanarah Luxe Floral, a renowned floral designer for weddings and events. We were lucky enough to learn all about How to Arrange a Thanksgiving Flower Centerpiece with Tanarah herself.   Domo the cat was also onsite with his tips to make sure you really create a magical centerpiece.  Tanarah was full of tips on how you can achieve a beautiful […]

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“How to Bake Bread In A Beer Can”

Editor’s note: Anjuli is the latest contributor and is truly a lady that lives out her pioneer dreams! She is a natural storyteller with many exciting tales to share and a wealth of #pioneerskills we all can learn from. We are super excited to share her first post about making a beer can oven, really how cool! Take it away, Anjuli! One of my favorite things about camping is how being in […]

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“48-Hour Santa Fe Travel Itinerary”

Georgia took a work trip to New Mexico recently, but couldn’t resist going a bit early to experience Santa Fe. It is one of those towns you fantasize about — is it really as mystical as Christian Bale made it seem in Newsies? Well, not quite as frontier feeling anymore, but there are gems to be found in the form of culture, shops, art and relaxation. It is the perfect weekend […]

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“Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Duck Calls”

On our recent #ADVENTUREGETAWAY in Arkansas, we traveled to Stuttgart to meet with John Stephens of Rich-N-Tone calls to learn all about duck calls. He sent us home with some takeaways we just couldn’t wait to share with all of you. The following is some helpful terminology and Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Duck Calls. PHOTO: Blake Fisher Allen Style: A type of duck call that has an insert […]

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“A Day Trip to Merigold, Mississippi”

Merigold, a little town of less than 1000 located in the Mississippi Delta, is truly a little known southern gem. Recently, we had the joy of venturing to this little artist haven and we came back itching to share. Journey with us on A Day Trip to Merigold, Mississippi. This little town is home to McCarty Pottery, a renown family-run artisan business, that now serves as the epicenter of the community […]

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“Last Minute Halloween Costumes You Can Make From Your Closet”

Halloween is Tuesday, but many will be heading out to costume parties this weekend.  While we love a good excuse to dress up, we aren’t always the best at planning ahead.  In an effort to remain always resourceful we have a roundup of last-minute costumes you can make with your existing wardrobe. PHOTO: Lauren Conrad Farmer or Scarecrow Grab some boots, a plaid button-down and either overalls or regular jeans […]

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“5 Things Found In Nature For A Perfect Fall Tablescape”

When it comes to entertaining, what really sets an event apart are the details. Bringing an organic touch to your fall tablescapes is easy and inviting.  The following are 5 things you can find in nature for the perfect fall tablescape. PHOTO: HGTV PHOTO: Apartment Therapy PHOTO: Amy Merrick 1. Twigs And Branches You can easily find twigs and branches right in your own backyard, and the possibilities for a […]

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“Practice These 5 Duck Calls to Be a Pro This Season”

After recently visiting with John Stephen of Rich-N-Tone Calls and visiting Stuttgart, Arkansas (“the duck hunting capital of the world”), we have become very interested in perfecting our own duck calls. The following are the 5 duck calls every hunter should master this upcoming season. 1. The Basic Quack Sounds easy enough, but many hunters never master the most basic of calls.  It is a single note that crisply cuts […]

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