What every Southern girl should have

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What is small or large, can be multi-colored,  has been a royal seal, but has also been found on common bath towels? A monogram!       Monograms originated many years ago as royal seals for kings and queens. Since then … Continue reading

You Can Call Me a “MOM*TOG”

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Why can you call me a Mom*Tog??? Well, about a year ago, I took some family pictures for a friend. She wanted to find someone reasonable to do them and I thought it would be fun. I have always had … Continue reading

5 Unique Wedding Gift Ideas

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This Spring one of the Mrs.’ very good girlfriends is getting married to one of my husband’s best friend’s. Taking inspiration from Mrs. Irvin’s earlier bridal post this past Monday, I am following her theme with some ideas for very unique … Continue reading

Pineapple Lime Infused Vodka

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For a while now I have been wanting to try infusing alcohols; really ever since going to the bar Firefly in Studio City, CA and trying their multiple flavors, which are so good you can drink straight…but this holiday season I … Continue reading

Last minute gift wrapper? Merry Christmas to All!

Merry Christmas my friend! Its early… very early!  And if you are up right now, you are most likely cooking or wrapping presents! Nothing wrong with gift wrapping at the last minute…however, you might find you don’t have everything needed. … Continue reading

Christmas Eve: The Stockings are Hung…with Nifty Gift Ideas from Pinterest!

—Michael, our pup Colby and my stockings are hung by the chimney with care.— I’m posting this super early today so that you still have time to head over to your nearest shopping Mecca to finish checking people off your … Continue reading

DIY Glitter Christmas Ornaments

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I gave these monogrammed ornaments as gifts, but you can also use them for your own decor. They only cost about $2 a piece and are so easy to make: All you need is glitter, glue, and plain ornaments. Draw monogram, initials, … Continue reading

Be Original With This DIY Candy Buffet

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I have seen lot’s of different versions of  a DIY Candy Buffet on Pinterest in the past. It’s one of those projects I have wanted to do for a while. This weekend I had to make a trip to The … Continue reading

Christmas Gift Idea: Ornament Exchange (to Help Trim Your Tree in Meaning)

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Due to my severe lack of decor skills and extreme traditionalism, I don’t do artsy Christmas trees. I do old-school, family ornaments and heirloom bulbs. I don’t use deco mesh on my tree (partly because I can’t seem to use … Continue reading