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Homemade Gift: DIY Ornaments

Today officially marks the start of December so it has us all thinking about what to get everyone on our gift list.  In an effort to remain always resourceful, budget-friendly, and thoughtful we love to make gifts for all of our friends and family. Ornaments are a great festive option. They’re lovely addition to tie onto a wrapped gift,  bottle of wine, or just by itself. Every year when the receiver […]

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“DIY Holiday Wine Light”

The holidays are officially here! We are excited and beginning to deck our halls already. We have a simple DIY Holiday Wine Light to add some fun decor to your home or to gift to one of your friends. This one only takes minutes and has a cute result. Here’s what you’ll need:  Micro LED Lights (sometimes called Firefly lights we have a great set in our Foodie Gift Guide too! Wine […]

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“The Discerning Guide to Charleston Travel Itinerary”

One of the things we’ve noticed in all of our travels through the years is that something distinctive happens to a city when gentrification creeps in. It loses its coolness. It becomes polished and quaffed and glossy and the restaurants seem to take on a certain formula that involves subway tile and Moscow Mules. Georgia noticed this after she moved to Austin. What was once funky and textured has begun […]

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“8 Ideas to Elevate Your Thanksgiving Place Settings”

If you cannot already tell, we love a good tablescape. We even have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to them. It is really the details that make holiday entertaining unforgettable.  So you’ve polished your silverware and pulled out your favorite china, you’ve got your perfect centerpiece ready to go, and your menu finalized, its time for those final touches that will make your event extra special. The following are 8 Ideas to […]

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“5 At Home Remedies to Boost Your Immune System”

The holidays are upon us, and unfortunately, togetherness coupled with a busy schedule can often come with germs and stress.  To help combat the terrible twosome we turn to our kitchens for 5 At Home Remedies to Boost Your Immune System. PHOTO: Gardening Channel 1. Raw Honey & Garlic Your kitchen is packed with all kinds of wonders to boost your immune system, and your backyard is too. Mix two of those […]

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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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