Sugar Cookie Recipe

Sugar Cookie Recipe

Outfit Details TOP (love this one here and here) | DENIM | EARRINGS | Measuring Cups | Measuring Spoons | Mixer | Hand Towels | Cooling Rack | Icing Knife Set  Isn’t it amazing how a simple taste of a treat can spark so many memories?! A few weeks ago we whipped up a this sugar cookie recipe that I enjoyed so much as a kid. It instantly took me back to my childhood with the first bite. I have fond memories of baking and decorating cookies around the holidays. Heck, I spent most of my childhood in the kitchen eating my body weight in pastries and desserts. My dad, who is an executive chef,...

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A Guide To Celebrating Fall in the Carolina’s

A Guide To Celebrating Fall in the Carolina’s

From mountain towns to big cities to quiet coastal getaways, the Carolina's have so much to offer during the fall season. There are a heaping helping of things to experience. It's one of my favorite seasons for this very reason. Since there is so much to see and do, I thought I'd share a list of activities that make fall in the Carolina's so special. I rounded up the most festive, fun events of the season to get you in the holiday spirit. Enjoy this guide to celebrating fall in the Carolina's. I hope you give one - or a few - of these festivals a go! The list is loosely organized by date,...

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Growing up in the South, and as a daughter of stylish lady, it’s safe to say my view of style and feminity were shaped by the influence’s of my upbringing!


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Fall Porch Decorating Ideas

Fall Porch Decorating Ideas

Product Details: Rug | Mat | Pillows | Basket | Wreath | Mums | Pumpkins | Planter (purchased at Blackhawk Hardware) | Decorative Gauze | Gardening Broom | Pants | Top (similar here, here, here and here) | Sunglasses (less expensive here, $65) Every year growing up my mom would pull out all the stops when it came to decorating our front porch for the holidays! Come fall, our doorsteps were choke-full of mums and pumpkin varieties with a little nod to Halloween. I'm thrilled to now have my own porch to decorate and hope that today's post sparks some fall porch decorating ideas for you this...

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DIY Halloween Wreath

DIY Halloween Wreath

Last month, I was playing on Pinterest when I came across this creepy twig wreath at Crate and Barrel. I loved it, but wondered why it was $50... I mean... it's sticks. So I decided to make one myself, and was surprised at just how easy it was. This 'DIY Halloween Wreath' took me all of 30 minutes and looks great on our front porch. Of course, the sticks are a bit different, but I'm a pretty big fan of how it turned out. It's fun, whimsical and perfect for Halloween. I'm excited to share this easy how-to with you, so keep scrolling for an easy step-by-step guide. DIY Black Branch...

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Fall Bucket List 2018

Fall Bucket List 2018

Tomorrow is officially the first day of fall! As sad as I am to say goodbye to the long, sweet days of summer, the feels of fall have me eagerly waiting for this day for a while. I love fall for all the obvious reasons, to the point of being really basic. There is something oddly intimate about the season that always encourages me to slow down and reflect. For the first time, I'm sharing my fall bucket list and hope that it inspires you to make the most of this season. One of my favorite things about growing-up and living in North Carolina is getting to experience the realness of the...

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What I’m Buying For Fall 2018

What I’m Buying For Fall 2018

Although the temperatures in North Carolina might say otherwise, autumn is less than a week away! There's something truly refreshing about this time of year and no other season provokes such a fresh take on what we're wearing. Over the weekend I took the time to carefully organize my closet in preparation for fall - bringing forward boots, beautiful textures, rich hues and layers for endless outfit options. This is always my favorite season to buy investment pieces. Take a peek at some of my past favorite fall looks and the pieces I'm loving and buying for fall 2018. Look 1 / Look 2 ...

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