Biltmore For Your Home Bedding Giveaway

Phyllis Décor, Giveaway 347 Comments

I have often mentioned the Biltmore House in my writings. I love the civility with which dining and entertaining has been governed throughout the home’s history. Every time I tour the estate and gardens, I am inspired by the wonderful colors and textures. I can’t imagine being a new bride and rounding the corner to find that Biltmore was my …


Ross-Simons Pearl Necklace Giveaway

Phyllis Giveaway 327 Comments

I just love it when one of our advertisers decides it’s time for a giveaway on The Ribbon In My Journal. Ross-Simons has been a well-loved jeweler for more than 60 years. With designer jewelry collections and couture straight from the runway, Ross-Simons has dazzled generations with its amazing selection and great prices. I love how their pieces combine modern, …


Grace: The New American Girl Doll with a Mission

Phyllis Lifestyle 164 Comments

When my granddaughter, Amelia, was born, I purchased Felicity—the American Girl doll whose story is set in Williamsburg, Virginia—right when they announced that she would no longer be made. Truthfully, I went into full-blown panic. Williamsburg is one of my favorite places in the world. I love the history and everything about it. When American Girl introduced Felicity, I just …

Holiday Special Issue Giveaway!

Phyllis Lifestyle 142 Comments

There are some things that will never go out of style, and at Hoffman Media, 31 years of experience publishing extraordinary books and magazines make our work timeless. So as the merriment of the season approaches, and we all begin making our lists, it is my great pleasure to give a bundle of our stunning 2014 holiday and special edition …