Friends and Family Sale

Get Your Holiday Gift Shopping Done Early

Phyllis Lifestyle 3 Comments

It feels like just yesterday we were beginning fall—my favorite time of year. Now, October is almost over, and you all know what that means: It’s one month closer to the holiday season! My, how time flies. With the holiday season comes get-togethers with family and friends, cooking, cooking, and more cooking, shopping, and tons of holiday cheer. In this …

Quilt

The Best Time of Year! Fall Reminds Me of Quilting

Phyllis Lifestyle 31 Comments

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love the brilliant show of leaves that Mother Nature gives us. I can’t think of anything more wonderful than to walk through the fallen leaves while gentle breezes of brisk air rustle what’s left on the branches above. I have many memories of fall. One of my very favorite memories is learning …

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

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Anyone who knows me knows I love pumpkin spice everything! Give me anything you can think of flavored with pumpkin spice—I love it all! It all started with a pumpkin spice latte several years ago. I just couldn’t get enough. I am not sure if I have an addiction to cinnamon and nutmeg or if having a PSL signals the …

Garden Harvest

Welcome Fall with Garden Harvesting

Phyllis Lifestyle 10 Comments

Have I told you about the garden we had? A couple of years ago, we decided to start growing vegetables right outside our kitchen. This time of the year during the fall harvest is the perfect time to try your hand at gardening and see if you have that green thumb. For our garden, we transformed a flower bed that’s …

Paula Deen Home Giveaway

Win Paula Deen Home Furniture Pieces

Phyllis Giveaway, Lifestyle 95 Comments

Styling a home is always a fun experience. Choosing furniture and pieces that complement each other takes time and careful selection, but boy, when it’s all said and done, you have the most beautiful place to call home. Everyone has a slightly different interior design style, and ultimately, whatever look you choose, you want to feel comfortable, because, of course, …

Fire Up Your Grill for Labor Day

Fire Up Your Grill for Labor Day

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For me, Labor Day signals the start of fall. Now I know the official date for the first day of fall is not Labor Day, but here in the South, Labor Day has always been the day all things change. Yes, I am talking real change. First of all, no self-respecting Southern girl would ever wear her white shoes after …

Pumpkin Spice Biscotti - Southern Lady Biscotti

Pumpkin Spice Biscotti

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Autumn is almost here, which also means its almost time for all things pumpkin spice. I love, and I mean LOVE, all things pumpkin spice! It has been a favorite flavor of mine for years and I still wonder why I cant get it all year long. Actually, last year I wrote a whole blog post on the subject, and …

Holiday Entrée

Show-Stopping Holiday Entrée

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I’m already planning my holiday entrée’s for this year’s gatherings. When every seat at the table is full, the menu preparations are all the more important. If you’re from the South, you’re sure to make enough food for everyone to be able to go back for seconds and take home enough leftovers to feed them for the next week. No …

Grateful

A Grateful Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. There is the time off from work and school, family gatherings, and of course, the incredible food. Often this day is a reminder not only of the innumerable blessings that I have, but also of how I easily forget to be grateful for those blessings on a daily basis. I have been blessed …