Month: October 2017

Happy Hauntingly Beautiful Halloween

Enjoy this bone chillingly cold Halloween night. Last year we put all our time and effort into carving jack-o-lanterns. This year my son enjoyed a haunted hay ride to a spooky witch’s cabin. Tonight we plan to do some local, old fashioned trick-or-treating. For a quick and free décor idea, try these fabulous printables here. They are by

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Gourds, Pumpkins, and Acorn Squash

My favorite time of year is upon us. There is no better Autumn center piece than farm stand gourds, miniature pumpkins, and acorn squash. Every year I also have cinnamon scented pine cones and scatter them in random nooks around the house. (Those can be free if you send your child outside to hunt for

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Cinnamon Apple Cake with Maple Buttercream

I remember chatting with a dear lady in the nursing home. She and her husband had been lifelong missionaries and she told me that anytime they moved into a new apartment it never felt like home until she sautéed an onion. That conversation came to my mind lately. So simple yet so true. All the delicious smells

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Soul Craft. Lovely, Local Coffee

My favorite way to brighten up the day is splurge on a perfect cup of coffee. For a coffee lover, there is no better way to treat yourself. Soul Craft, often set up by Dogwood Park, is a wonderful place to swing in! Anna took a some time to tell us what inspired her to start

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Our Autumn Wine Cellar Wedding

As promised, here are the photos from our September wedding, held in the wine cellar of Highland Manor Winery. John and I wanted an intimate setting and the cellar of the oldest winery in Tennessee was a perfect fit for us. We make weekend drives to the winery to buy wine and already knew how cozy

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