Cute Cocktail Napkins Perfect for Tailgates, Parties & Hostess Gifts

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Cute cocktail napkins can add a pop of pattern and color to a pretty party display, and make the perfect hostess gift. Cocktail napkins can make you laugh – and these stylish cocktail napkins will set a sophisticated tone for your next party. Cute Cocktail Napkins For Your Next Party Click on the image or […]

Baby Toys | Best Toys for 9-18 months

Baby Toys for 9 - 18 months

The quest to find toys to hold your child’s attention is never ending, and of course, you’d love your baby to learn, too! By 9 months, our little boy loved to play with toys, especially the exersaucer and anything that made noise. All of these toys make excellent first birthday gifts, too! Baby Playtime: Best […]

How to prevent ants in the minivan & other helpful car-cleaning tips. (and Giveaway!)

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We drove around a minivan for a few years that accumulated junk piles of hoarder-like proportions. In a very large car, you’d think we’d have plenty of room to be organized, however, like a girl with a big tote bag, we just stuffed more stuff into it instead, and it became a clutter collection of […]

Our House Tour | Market Common Townhome For Sale

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Market Common Townhome for Sale:  Click here for the listing > After living and loving our Market Common townhome for the past 7 years, we’ve decided to list it for sale. Both of us have mixed emotions about this because we’ve absolutely loved living here, and it’s very large – but with baby Mary Chase […]

Easy Deluxe Cornbread

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My mother-in-law makes deluxe cornbread on special occasions, and the other night when I had white chicken chili stewing in the slow cooker, I HAD TO HAVE IT RIGHT THEN. I didn’t have her recipe (I do now) so I looked it up on the internet (like everything else) and found an easy deluxe cornbread […]

Crockpot Comfort Food

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Even though the summer doesn’t end in Myrtle Beach and we still have hot enough weather to go swimming, the minute the calendar turned the page to the month of September I’ve wanted fall crockpot comfort food. The season may be appropriate even if the weather doesn’t match this palette change. My husband finds this […]

A Simple Fall Salad with Sweet Potatoes

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This summer on our visit to Charleston, WV, we ate at a locally-owned, sophisticated pizza place called Lola's that has a unique salad selection. I ordered a salad with sweet potatoes in it, which is the inspiration for this fall salad. It's my new favorite, and a surprising ingredient for a salad that works so […]