Red, White, and Blue Frozen Torte

Happy 4th of July!

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What a blessing it is to live in this country! While we enjoy food, family, and fireworks this weekend, let us remember to celebrate our freedom! We often forget, but it is surely not to be taken for granted. Each year I so enjoy July 4th—I think one reason being that it is right in the middle of the year! …

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Say Yes to the Dress….And to Our Southern Lady Celebration!

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Lori Allen of Bridals by Lori is coming to the Southern Lady Celebration! My sweet granddaughter and I just love watching the show and swooning over those magnificent dresses that Lori and her team select for the lucky brides. Lori Allen is one of the world’s foremost experts on bridal couture and currently stars in the TLC network’s ten-season reality …

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Strength in Gathering

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We are planning some amazing events this year! As I was contemplating these upcoming events, I let my thoughts return to all the wonderful events our company has hosted through the years. What is it that makes us want to gather together? I remember with great fondness the friends that I have made at Southern Lady Celebration, Occasions for Tea, …

The Key Ingredient to a Soft Pound Cake

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Friends, it is no secret that we love pound cake around here. We have celebrated National Pound Cake Day, made countless variations, and even released a wonderful compilation of all of our very best pound cake recipes in cookbook form. Pound cake is just one of those desserts that everyone gets excited about. And there are nearly no restrictions when …

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This Tradition Makes June a Special Month for Our Family

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June is a rather interesting and exciting month. When I was growing up, June meant no school, sleeping late, and…the birthday of a certain someone. A guest writer on this blog, the baby of the family, my sister—Janice! The day itself didn’t really matter. She insisted, and still does, that the entire month is hers. As other people entered the …