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 …

One Flower Can Change a Room

Phyllis Inspiration 37 Comments

Flowers have a powerful effect on people. I marvel that simply putting one blossom in a vase on my desk changes my outlook. I try to keep a flower or flowers on our breakfast table all the time. I became inspired to do this as Neal and I traveled around our beautiful country. We are always drawn to the gardens …

Tea in a Rose Garden

Tea in a Rose Garden

Phyllis Lifestyle 44 Comments

My first tea party changed my life. On the menu was a pot of Prince of Wales Tea, Walkers Shortbread Cookies with lemon curd, and wonderful conversation with my best friend. In my mind, it was equivalent to being in the Royal Family! We knew absolutely nothing about the proper way to have tea, but we were off to a …