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Best Rugs for Wood Floors

In today’s episode of “thing’s I’ve been doing wrong until I consulted an expert” I am here to help you not make the same mistake that I have when it comes to wood floor care and rugs. As you may have seen from this post, I love sourcing my rugs from a mix of places – vintage wools from Etsy and area rugs from Rugs USA – but after 1 year of officially moving back into our post-renovated home and my experience with rugs, I’m here with a warning. If you are looking for the best rugs for wood floors, beware of the synthetic material rugs and what you should do now to avoid any deterioration of your wood floors. 

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Darling’s Next Adventure: Introducing Duuz

Hello all! I write to you today to let you know that I am embarking on a new business, one that combines my professional career in compensation consulting, my Masters of Business, my Finance background, and my 5-year run as a professional influencer. Today I would like to introduce to you Duuz– the world’s first

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Hot Buttered Bourbon Recipe

During my estate sale pursuits, I found the most delightful book called “Southern Cooking” from the 1940s. It was a well-loved recipe book with little recipe clippings and notes scribbled in the corners by the previous owner. I flipped through to cocktails and stumbled upon what was called a “hot buttered bourbon”. Reading the recipe

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

I’m keeping this 2020 Holiday gift guide simple and as small shop supportive as possible. There are only a handful of things on here from Amazon because I couldn’t find a more affordable and fun option anywhere else. There are three categories for this year’s gift guides: quarantine hobbyist, one for ladies, and one for gents!

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Southern Bourbon Punch for the Holidays

When it comes to punch, I typically stick to sangrias and gin punches, but when my friends at Old Dominick asked me to try their Bourbon I decided it was finally time to lean into this southern staple. For the Holidays, it’s all about easy entertaining and drinks that fit a variety of tastebuds, so

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Classic Apple Pie with Grizzly Cookware

I loathe making pie crust but I love making pie. I’m too busy perfecting the filling to want to worry about a rubbery crust or not enough flake in each bite. Also, I’m somewhat stressing out that I didn’t get the proper pan and wondering if the pie is going to stick to the bottom

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Blue and White Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Oh! I just can’t decide which table is my favorite between today’s post and yesterday’s. I have been a sucker for a fancy-pants tablescape as seen in previous years here, always putting a touch of formality to a whimsical table. So when I started finding a bunch of beautiful vintage table linens for Juniper Bloom

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Block Print Thanksgiving Tablescape

This just in: block print is in and it’s here to stay for at-home entertaining. This Holiday season, I think we can all agree that we need a huge dose of cheer so why not incorporate that into your Thanksgiving tablescape? I am putting together a variety of tablescapes thanks to some fun linens and

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Fluffy, Simple Cinnamon Roll Recipe

When I last made cinnamon rolls on here, I was in a creative foodie exploration phase and overcomplicated the recipe by 200 fold. This past weekend in Cashiers NC, the weather was chilly, the leaves were dropping and it just seemed like my only option was to measure some flour and make the fluffiest cinnamon

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The Only Pot Roast Recipe You’ll Ever Need

It’s about to be Fall which means I’m anxiously awaiting the opportunity to make my favorite pot roast recipe. My favorite thing about this pot roast recipe is it encourages interacting with my Atlanta community. I buy my chuck roast from Evergreen Butcher & Baker in Kirkwood, the veggies I source from my favorite Farmers

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Baked Pumpkin Spice Donuts

Although this Fall may look a little different with a few stylish face coverings as you go to carry on about your Fall activities, one thing remains the same: the craving for autumnal flavors and hearty meals. On a recent trip to Cashiers NC, we indulged in a few cinnamon spice donuts at Mountain Fresh

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