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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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“Meet The Modern Pioneers: John Stephens of Rich-N-Tone Calls”

During our most recent Adventure Getaway, we had the pleasure of traveling to Arkansas to meet and learn from a legend. John Stephens is three-time World Champion Duck Caller and President of RNT Calls Inc. John is also a co-host of RNT-V, a waterfowl show featured on the Sportsman Channel.   We were in awe of all that John had to teach us.  His vast knowledge of hunting and calls is evident […]

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“Behind-the-Scenes Photos of the Arkansas Adventure Getaway”

We just finished this year’s Adventure Getaway and it was our best one yet. They really do get better every year, just when I think it isn’t possible, it somehow turns out to be. I always walk away thinking there is some sort of magic fairy dust sprinkled all over these trips. The women come as strangers and leave as lifelong friends. My favorite thing is to see women host […]

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“How To Repurpose Your Candle Jars”

The first sign of cooler temperatures sends us running out to fill our homes with all the delightful scents of the season. There is just nothing quite as inviting as a beautifully-packaged, fragrant candle. Unfortunately, these burn out and you’re left with a pesky, wax-filled container. In an effort to remain always resourceful (and justify our serious candle habit), we investigated the best ways to rid the wax and repurpose those lovely […]

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“DIY Fall Potpourri”

If you can’t tell by now, we are super excited for fall! Certainly, something you cannot forget about this time of year is the beautiful scents filling the air. We wanted to capture this magic and bring it inside our home, so we created a fall potpourri to do just that! PHOTO: Pinterest Here’s what you’ll need: Fresh Fruit Freeze Dried Fruit Spice of your liking (we prefer cinnamon, rosemary, […]

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