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My Spring Hair Disaster

Phyllis Lifestyle 39 Comments

The response to the Easter perm was so wonderful. I loved reading your responses and hearing your stories very similar to mine—great stories and memories. As I was thinking about women and their hair, I remembered another spring hair moment that I thought I would share. It was a beautiful spring morning many years ago, and I was making my …

Why I’ll Always Remember Dixie Carter

Phyllis People 48 Comments

There are people that come into your life that make a real impact and leave you with wonderful memories of special times together. Such was my experience with Dixie Carter. She is most fondly known for her role as the sassy Julia Sugarbaker in the television show Designing Women. I met her several years ago at Southern Lady Celebration, an …

Tulip Bulbs

Garden Inspiration: It’s Time to Plant Bulbs!

Phyllis Inspiration 40 Comments

The beauty of spring takes my breath away. I am sitting here looking at the most gorgeous dogwood tree laden with white flowers while my tulips and violas are making a show on the terrace. I planted my bulbs then planted violas on top of them. The tulips nudged their way through the tiny purple blossoms and together they create …

Remembering My Easter Traditions

Phyllis Lifestyle 105 Comments

Some of my favorite childhood memories are of the Easter dresses my mother would make for my sister and me. It was the spring ritual that we loved. But along with our beautiful dresses came the ritual we didn’t love: getting a permanent in our hair….ugh. That is the worst curse for a child, getting your annual Easter permanent so …