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Adding a Touch of Vintage Home Decor

After a very necessary summer off while I concentrated on my MBA internship, I’m back- and with a new old hobby! This pandemic year, while weird and wacky in every way, also allowed me to rekindle my love of vintage hunting. My friend Nicole who runs Grandmillenial shop (go check it out, her weekly sales

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Rustic Peach Tart Recipe

This rustic peach tart recipe combines familiar spices with super-ripe Georgia peaches and pre-made pie crust for an incredibly easy and flavorful dessert. This recipe is inspired by the delicious flavors of summer in the South and creating easy, wholesome desserts the whole family will love. 

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Peach Sweet Tea Float

This post is sponsored by Milo’s Tea Company. Thanks for supporting the companies that continue to help us bring you top notch content!  It’s the most humid time of year. The time when the weather is screaming for you to grab a cool glass of iced tea. Here in the south, that means you’re probably

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Doesn’t Taste Like Dairy Free Blueberry Muffins

I didn’t intend for these muffins to be dairy-free. Honest. I have whole milk and unsalted butter in my fridge right now. I also had almond-milk based yogurt and light oat milk in the fridge and figured, heck, if anyone were to make a flavorful and chewy-almost-good-for-you-blueberry-muffin, it might as well be me. So, thus

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Perfect Frozen Peach Bellini’s

This is summer. A frozen cocktail that doesn’t taste like a cocktail in a short glass, with a paper straw and 85°F weather looming on the horizon. It’s just begging you to kick your shoes off and sit with it all afternoon long. Or at least for the next hour because that’s how long it will

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Affordable Outdoor Furniture for Summer

As Memorial Day is coming up, it’s a no brainer to spend your entire weekend outside. It’s the kick-off to summer and time to shed your wintery blues for tan-lines and strappy sandals. If you’re not indulging in a picnic this weekend but want to opt for some patio time instead, there are plenty of

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Favorite Printed Picnic Blankets

This summer may look a little different now that we’re all at home but that doesn’t mean that you have to be cooped up inside. I’ve been using this time to take every meal outside and have been getting a lot of use out of my favorite quilt-turned-picnic blanket for impromptu picnic outings. If you’re

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5 Ingredient Vegan No Sugar Added Popsicles

Thank you to the Sola Company for sponsoring this post. Although this post has a sponsored element to it, all opinions, recipes, and images are our own. Thanks for supporting the brands that help keep Darling Down South running.  Look, this isn’t your run of the mill vegan recipe trying to taste like something else

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Sumac Lemon Roasted Chicken

Roast chicken, you either love it or you overcook it. It can go so right and it can go so wrong. I’m on the side of absolutely love it. Typically I like dressing it up with interesting spices and bright savory flavors. This sumac lemon roasted chicken is light enough for summer and hearty enough

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Gardening Tips for Beginners

I once cast myself to have a brown thumb, proclaiming every plant I touched would shrivel up and perish. Little did my beginner self realize was that I had the wrong tools to help me build my confidence. Throughout my 2 years of learning and growing, I realized that anyone can change their thumb color

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