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Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I am loving all of the lovely autumn decor inspirations and garden posts – those recipes – they’re amazing too! I hope you have opportunity to check one another out – Pin away to save for later – make sure you Pin from the original post! I am always […]

Fall Home Tour…

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Bringing in The Warm and Cozy acorns, apples, apple cider, bonfires, boots, corn, crisp air, crows, harvest moon, hot cocoa, frost, rain, fog, leaves, pumpkins, scarecrows, sweaters, and color…sentiments for my fall home tour There are so many reasons we can list that we love fall. I love the brilliant color of the sky, the […]

Swedish Ginger Cookies…

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National Coffee Day! I just love a good cup of coffee! Coffee has been a big part of my family’s life for generations. I remember that no matter what time of day, the coffee pot was going. I often say that coffee runs in my veins! With the cool autumn days, I thought these Swedish […]

A Return To Loveliness…

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We are in the last few days of September. Autumn has swept down upon us in the south – several days, like today, have been cool and overcast. I see leaves changing – it definitely feels autumnal! I’ve been on the road more lately and am playing catch up – so many beautiful, inspirational posts […]

Painting Pumpkins…

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And Visiting My Sister’s Country Home For about five years now, my daughter and I have been taking the ride along I20 to Florence/Darlington, SC to help my sister and her family by painting pumpkins in preparation for the Pee Dee State Plant and Flower Festival.  My Sister’s Home She and her family have been making […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I am loving all of the lovely autumn decor inspirations and garden posts – those recipes – they’re amazing too! I hope you have opportunity to check one another out – Pin away to save for later – make sure you Pin from the original post! I am always […]

Celebrating the Alternative Uses for Ball Jars…

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And a Giveaway!   If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know I love vintage things, cottage things, anything that makes your home wonderful and comforting. Jarden Home Brands has sponsored this review and giveaway. Ball Jars I have loved vintage Ball®jars and have collected them for years – especially those […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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It is the first day of Autumn! I am so delighted – even though it is raining good fashion outside! The nights are going to be cooler – for us in Georgia – that’s very pleasant. I hope this autumn is beautiful and mild for all! I appreciate you sharing an visiting with A Return […]

Autumn Equinox…

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Red Sky in the Morning   “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” John Donne As the sun was rising the color of the sky was a dusky pink. Whenever it is like this I think of my Dad. Being a Navy man he often quoted […]

A Vacation in Savannah…

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Dearest and I had the opportunity to take a couple relaxing days to vacation in Savannah. There’s so much to see in this charmingly beautiful place. We spent the first day walking casually along the riverfront seeing the shops, riding the trolly, cruising across the river in the river taxi, and ate at Vic’s on […]

Home and Garden Thursday…

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Welcome to Home and Garden Thursday I am loving all of the lovely autumn decor inspirations and garden posts – those recipes – they’re amazing too! I hope you have opportunity to check one another out – Pin away to save for later – make sure you Pin from the original post! I am always […]

Old Fashioned Apple Dumplings…

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One of the best things about Autumn is apples. I just love farm fresh apples. When the children were still in school and when we lived in the Atlanta area we would travel to North Georgia to the apple farms. Several had hay rides, pumpkin patches and pick your own options. Making Things with Apples […]

Autumn Mantel…

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Going Neutral for Autumn I had a completely different look when I first started decorating the mantel for autumn. When I was finished, my daughter said she didn’t like it. I sat back on the couch and stared at it for a while. I had to agree with her. The typical autumn colors of orange […]

Sweet Cinnamon Scones for Teatime…

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One of my favorite fragrances and spices to use is cinnamon. When baking, the fragrance of cinnamon fills the home with a welcoming aroma – especially in those cool, crisp autumn and winter days. Today I’m celebrating this spice and fragrance by enjoying Sweet Cinnamon Scones for Teatime and the Charm of Simple Things. ‘Beauty […]

A Return to Loveliness…

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“We gather simple pleasures like daisies by the way” Louisa May Alcott I am thoroughly enjoying the simple pleasures of this time of the year – the subtle changes in the seasons – the beauty and quiet of a foggy morning. I am always delighted to see what you’re sharing in your loveliness – whether […]