DIY :: PRESSED BOTANICALS

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ September 30, 2017/ DECOR, DIY

  Fall is the perfect time to save some of your favorite flowers and greenery before the cold temperatures come in. You also need to be on the lookout for beautiful leaves that are changing colors so you can snatch them up before the color fades away. I love the look of a pressed botanical in a simple, classic frame.         Here’s

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DIY :: WOODEN BEAD DECOR

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ September 7, 2017/ DECOR, DIY

        I’ve been seeing beautiful beaded décor all around my favorite shops recently. I quickly fell in love with the chunky beads and decided to try to copy the pricey ones I’ve seen in stores. Here is my “Life Hack” on how to easily achieve this look. Hobby Lobby carries the PERFECT size beads for these and guess what? Each pack of

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FALL 2017 DECOR MOOD BOARD

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ September 3, 2017/ DECOR

  Woven Blanket | Antler Bowl | Velvet Chair | Sconce Lighting | White Pumpkins | Le Creuset with Gold Hardware | Rich Greens | Pumpkin Centerpiece, | Woven Basket Lamp Shade | Earthy Pottery | Fur Pillow

PENSACOLA TRAVEL SERIES :: JOE PATTI’S

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ August 29, 2017/ ORANGE BEACH & PENSACOLA

    Since moving to Perdido Key, which is the western-most part of Pensacola, I’ve learned some of the cool culture of the area. Recently, my husband introduced me to the well-known Joe Patti’s Seafood Company on Pensacola Bay. When we walked in, people were buzzing about and numbers were being blasted over the intercom. It reminded me of the Seinfeld episode where people lined

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RESTAURANT ROUND UP :: TOP PICKS FOR DINING ALONG THE COAST

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ August 26, 2017/ ORANGE BEACH & PENSACOLA

Depending on what you’re in the mood for, here are my favorite restaurants (and dishes) for each category below. These are all located along the Alabama coast or just inside Pensacola (all within reasonable driving distance from the beach). This is the perfect starting point if you’re drawing a blank on where to go! By clicking a box, you’ll be directed

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THINGS TO DO IN 30A

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ August 24, 2017/ TRAVEL

Seeing as this was my first extensive trip to 30A, I’m coming at you with a “less-than-seasoned” take on what to do there. But, here are some noteworthy places and experiences as seen through the eyes of a first-time visitor. Maybe it will give you a good starting point if this is your first time going or  help you remember what’s

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Easy Entertaining for July 4th

hlw0008@auburn.edu/ June 30, 2017/ FOOD

    I LOVE a patriotic holiday. Whenever these special days come around, I can’t help but swell with pride in my country- in the men and women who fight for my free life. What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than spending it in the great outdoors with the people you love? Growing up, the holidays were held

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