One Room Challenge Guest Bedroom Reveal

Supply chain issues!! My favorite reason for why this post is so beyond delayed from my other One Room Challenge posts – which due to my infrequent blogging updates I will also blame on supply chain issues… But in seriousness, as I stare down the sun-strewn guest bedroom from my office chair, I’m so proud

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How to Get the Flakiest Salmon Ever with This Trick

If you’re buying salmon off the shelf instead of catching it straight out of the river, chances are it arrives to the grocery store frozen and you buy it thawed. This means, during the freezing and thawing process, the salmon loses a little bit of it’s firmness and retains more moisture causing a limp, mushy

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How to Know Atlanta: A Guide to the Atlanta History Center

History is Messy. But history is also vibrant, dynamic, and thanks to the many fantastic curators at Atlanta History Center, history is incredibly approachable. AHC is filled with plenty of exhibitions that appeal to all interests. You probably know about the History Center from Swan House, the iconic 1920s home that starred in the Hunger

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How to Host a Champagne Dinner Party At Home with Tattinger’s

This champagne dinner party was written in collaboration with Tattinger Champagne. While there is a sponsored element to this post, all opinions, photos, and words are my own.  Our new tradition in #ThisRuffHouse is to host a fancy Friendsmas dinner party complete with overdressed guests, a beef wellington, and tons of champagne to wash it

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5 Creative Places to Hang Christmas Wreaths

I love decorating with Christmas wreaths. If you read our post about traditional Christmas decor, you may recall that I don’t like cleaning up pine needles so I try to stay away from large Christmas trees that make a lot of mess- which makes the addition of Christmas wreaths a great way to add greenery around

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Traditional Christmas Decor

I love decorating the house for the Holidays. Christmas is such a fun time of year to bring in natural elements and heirloom pieces to relish in the end of a year well spent. I’m showing you how I decorate our home for the Holidays with traditional Christmas decor in hopes it helps you put

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Fall Gardening with Cool Wave Pansies

As soon as the first leaf hits the ground, I’m ready to embrace all the “fall y’all” things to do. One of those things is revamping my planters in my container garden. I generally turn to beautiful shades of yellows, oranges, and mauves to invoke autumn on the patio before the leaves officially turn. This

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Chipotle Chicken Noodle Soup

This post is sponsored by Mueller’s® Pasta. The opinions and text are all mine. There’s nothing like taking leftovers and turning them into soup to make your family (or even yourself) feel like they’re getting something new. That’s what I did here with this Chipotle Chicken Noodle Soup recipe. I love a good chicken noodle

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