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Summer Patio Refresh with At Home Stores

I think my love of patios began when I was in late Elementary School. Every day when I came home, I would make a peanut butter sandwich, pour a tall glass of whole milk, grab whatever iteration of Harry Potter I was reading, and sit on the back patio reading until the sun went down or dinner was served, whichever came first. Now that I’m older I’m gravitating to homemade cheese straws and g&t’s with my copy of Fountainhead on the patio, but the tradition is still much the same: read outside in nice weather until the sun goes down. 

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Citrus Vanilla and Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Every Saturday I have a routine: wake up to the sun streaming through the open blinds at dawn, drink some coffee, and then run the long route to the farmers market in the park before setting off for my day. My boyfriend likes to joke that I fit in more activities to his Saturday morning

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8 Career Mistakes to Avoid Now That You’ve Graduated

Congratulations! You’ve made it to the other side of school! It’s your last summer “off” before “real life” starts and your career (and student loans) kicks into full gear! If you are one of those that opts out of a summer break and is lurching into your career now you’ll want to make sure you don’t

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What To Get Mom for Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is quickly looming right around the corner and if you haven’t picked up something for the leading lady in your life who’s a mom, you still have time to pick up something sweet and sentimental for mom! Below is a list of things that I think any Mom would love with gifts that

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In Bloom Sezane Skirt

Atlanta is absolutely blooming gorgeous right now. Although this was one of the coldest winters I can recall, it was all worth it now that the flowers are in full bloom like this rose trellis I spotted on one of my nightly walks. I knew I had to come back when the light was just right

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Making a Spring Bouquet with Le Jardin Francais

Le Jardin Francais is one of the most gorgeous floral shops I’ve ever stepped foot into. One day when I get around to finishing my Atlanta Guide, I’m going to include it in the list of places that you absolutely must visit on a trip into town. Walking into Le Jardin Francais is like walking

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His and Hers Pizza Recipes

DO you guys like cheese?  How about wine?  How do you feel about combining both of these things on a patio during the warm months of summer?  I hope the answer to all of those things are “I LOVE THEM PLEASE KEEP THE PATIOSPIRATION COMING.”  Good! Because today starts the first of many posts brought

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Best Farmers Markets in Atlanta

The onset of Spring means the return of my favorite leisure pastime: visiting Farmer’s Markets. I am happy that throughout the past 23 years of me living in Atlanta that there has been a resurgence in popularity for the slow food and “know your farmer” movements. As a self-proclaimed farmers market aficionado, I’ve explored almost

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