15 Minute Primavera Pasta Salad Recipe

I love easy recipes, especially ones that require very little cooking and will feed a crowd. This primavera pasta recipe is super quick and a reason why a well stocked pantry is always a must. This is perfect for those nights you just don’t feel like making dinner but you still want something delicious. Plus, it’s great for tailgate parties…

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Charge Your Road Trips With Anker

This post brought to you by Anker…thanks for helping us keep the lights on 😉 Travel is amping up during the holidays and even though a fair amount of that travel will be via air I’m sure a lot of us will be road tripping to parents or grandparents houses to celebrate Christmas and/or New Year’s. Road trips usually mean…

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How To Make The Best Bread Pudding Recipe

On a recent visit to New Orleans Plantations Country, I was able to visit the Ormond Plantation.  This is a wonderful historic plantation built in the late 1700’s as a working indigo and sugar plantation.  Sadly, the plantation had a turbulent late history and passed through many owners through the years before falling on hard times.  The plantation was then…

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How To Set A Table For Dinner

We don’t usually get all fancy when it comes to meals at home, but sometimes it’s nice to sit down at a property set table for dinner. We keep our table setting casual, because that works for us and my guess is it will work for most people. This is a quick tutorial on how to set a table for…

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10 Great Millennial Friendly Gift Ideas For Him

Well the holiday season is upon us (and has been for awhile now) and if you’re anything like me you are probably still scrambling to come up with a gift for at least one person in your life. Though most likely more. Thankfully I am here to lend a helping hand with your last minute holiday shopping, so long as…

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How To Create An Easy Holiday Tablescape

The holidays are here and for everyone that is hosting dinner parties and in need of a holiday tablescape idea this post is for you. It doesn’t have to be elaborate or time consuming or, even more importantly, expensive to create so if you are wondering how to create an easy holiday tablescape keep reading. Of course, having a great…

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Join Me For A NOLA Plantations Country Holiday Twitter Chat #NOPCHoliday

In Louisiana, New Orleans’ French Quarter gets most of the love from travelers. However, what if I told you that just a short drive outside the city you can walk through century old, pure Southern plantations, absorb the fascinating history, and eat some of the best food you’ll find in the state? New Orleans Plantation Country offers all that and…

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Unboxing The Delightful Holly Journals Subscription Box

Holly Journals is a monthly subscription box that features unique, handmade journals and other coordinating treasures. It is absolutely delightful and I was pleasantly surprised with all the goodies packed inside the box. Of course, the star of the show is the handcrafted journal that I can’t wait to use. The December box has a Warm Winter Wishes theme and…

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The Body Shop Makeup Review

With Christmas fast approaching us I wanted to share with you some great stocking stuffers from The Body Shop. I don’t know about you, but I thought The Body Shop only sold lotions and body wash, but they also have makeup which is awesome because their makeup is 100% vegetarian. THE BODY SHOP MAKEUP The Body Shop sent us the…

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5 Uniques Ways to Gift A Bottle Of Wine

Of course, you can simply hand a bottle of wine to the gift receiver. I mean, who wouldn’t love to receive a bottle of wine? However, what if you can dress up the wine just a bit and make it even more special. Here are five quick and unique ways to gift a bottle of wine this holiday season. 5…

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