Entertaining For July Fourth

The goal for my time at Hazen & Co. was to speak on entertaining and, more specifically, for July 4th.  When Taylor and I set up the event I pulled together three different things I could share to make entertaining for one of my favorite holidays easier.  I shared three different things, how to create a red, white + blue charcuterie board, a fun punch to serve, and two ideas for a centerpiece.  I love all three of these things since I am the one who is responsible for these things when we have people over.  My husband is a master at the grill and loves to cook so he delegates the table, the drinks and the decor to me.  It works out perfectly and we consider it a win, win.


August Morgan In Dallas

I am home from Dallas but the memories and the adventure are still swirling in my head.  We had such a fabulous time and, even though it was just two days, we filled it with all the events, amazing people, fabulous food + sips, and all the giggles.  It was such a fabulous two days and I can't wait to share more of it with you tomorrow.  Just envision all the red, white + blue plus amazing people and an incredible event and you pretty much hit the nail on the head.


All The Love For Flag Day

It's Flag Day and I have all things red, white and blue for you today!!  Flag Day celebrates the anniversary of the Flag Resolution which was signed in 1777.  On May 30, 1916 President Woodrow Wilson set aside a day to celebrate the anniversary and President Truman signed an act of Congress proclaiming June 14 would be known as Flag Day.  The American Flag is so special and truly does deserve its own day.  I love displaying our flag hanging to the left side of the entrance to our home.  While today's post does not celebrate the Flag with all the items included, it does allow you to dress the part to celebrate the Flag the way it was meant to be celebrated.  Let us all fly our flags today with pride to be a American. 

Americana Love

So many amazing pieces that are perfect for your summer celebrations and are full of all the red, white + blue goodness ... 

Happy Friday! 🎇


Millie Anne ... Six Months Later

I can't even believe it has been a full six months since we adopted our sweet Millie.  I have to remember that this is the same dog I was sure I would not want, that I was sure I would never love another pet the way I did Miles and that no pup would be my best friend again.  I was so wrong on so many levels.  My friend Libbie encouraged me to do it, not think about it, but just do it.  Lawyer had been telling me for weeks we needed to do it and I just couldn't ... I was so heartbroken over the loss of Miles and yet the minute I got out of the car in Columbus to meet her I was a goner. 


Our New Guest Room + $500 For You

Our guest room got a fluff, not a major one, but it made some major and fabulous changes to the space we had and I am so happy to get to share it with you today.  I love it so much and I have been feeling strange about this space for so long. It is done and I could not love it more!

So many of the elements of our guest room came together over time but when I partnered with my sweet friend Ashley Brooke (one of my favorite bloggers, like ever) + Frontgate (one of my favorite companies on the planet) things happened pretty quickly.  We both had a room in our house that we felt was in need of a little attention.  She tackled her dining room, you must see it!!, and for me it was this room. We both love Frontgate and teamed up to tackle these rooms + give you $500 to do your own refresh, keep reading!!


Introducing The Summer Style Collection

It's here, it's really here.  You know when you work on a project for months and then the day comes when you can finally tell the world, well today is that day.  I relate a launch to Christmas morning, so much excitement!!  I have paired up with two of my favorite brands and friends to collaborate on a fun summer pairing. Hazen & Co. (I 💙 Taylor) + Elizabeth Wilson Designs (Elizabeth is the sweetest!!) and I have created two pairings for you I know you will love and are perfect for all your summer outfits.  Introducing ... the Summer Style Collection. 


Frosé Popsicles ... Yes Please!

It might just be the best day of the year ... it's National Rosé Day.  I love rosé and drink it all times of the year, but summer really is just the best time to enjoy it. It is light, fruity and the pink color makes it even better. How can you say no to the perfect pale pink wine?   On Tuesday I shared a recipe in 12 Happies for a fabulous popsicle recipe and made some for myself to enjoy today. I have never made popsicles before but it was easy and fun and I will be adding homemade popsicles to the summer bucket list just as I have already added ice cream.  It seems silly to say I have never made either before now, but it is true and I will be making up for lost time in the next few months.  It is homemade popsicles + ice cream on repeat at our house for the near future. 

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