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

Phyllis Lifestyle 14 Comments

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 …

Footsteps of a Southern Lady Centerpiece

Footsteps of a Southern Lady

Phyllis People 18 Comments

I had the privilege of speaking in Mobile, Alabama last week at the Signature Fundraiser of the Assistance League of Mobile. The theme was “Footsteps of a Southern Lady.” Carol Bishop and Elizabeth Harrison came to Birmingham several months ago when they were planning this event and we shared some fun ideas on decorating for ladies luncheons. Elizabeth chaired the …

The Story of Labor Day

Phyllis Inspiration 10 Comments

I have such fond memories of Labor Day weekends. It means a day off from work and school, and a Monday, no less. What’s not to love? I enjoy spending time with my family on Labor Day, taking advantage of the extra day of rest that this holiday provides. Recently I’ve been wondering exactly how this day came to be. …

Labor Day decor

Cookouts and Family Fun on Labor Day Weekend

Phyllis Lifestyle 6 Comments

Labor Day is always fun around our house! We enjoy the last summer holiday—or is it the first autumn holiday? Really it is about celebrating family, friends, and our wonderful country. We live in a wonderful country—flaws and all—and I love America. Labor Day is a family time for us. We put Neal at the grill and turn him loose! …