Five Great Sweater Weather Reads
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Five Great Sweater Weather Reads

Crisp leaves, rainy nights, warm cider, & pumpkin everything. Sweater weather is almost here, & these are the books you need on your shelf. The first day of fall may have come and gone, but here in the South, summer is hanging on for dear life. This morning, though, I stepped out onto the patio…

What I’m Reading: A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver
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What I’m Reading: A Dangerous Engagement by Ashley Weaver

Amory & her dashing husband Milo are back, and this time they are adding 1930s New York, complete with speakeasies and gangsters, to their detecting repertoire. I’ve been looking forward to the 6th installment of the Amory Ames mystery series, A Dangerous Engagement, since January. Ashley Weaver’s series about a British socialite and her dashing,…

Review of Cozy: The Art of Arranging Yourself in the World
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Review of Cozy: The Art of Arranging Yourself in the World

What comes to mind when you hear the word “cozy”? Is it a cup of tea? A rainy day? A roaring fire? A favorite sweater? Jury duty? (Bear with me here . . . ) For the past few years, cozy has been trending everywhere you look. It started with the Danes and their hygge…

13 Southern Superstitions
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13 Southern Superstitions

Superstition is so ingrained in our culture—in most cultures, in fact—that we may not even notice that it’s there. But those of us who live in the South know that superstition is alive and well, and we aren’t ashamed to admit it. In fact, surveys have shown the South to be the most superstitious region of the United States, with well over 40% of the population admitting to belief in some superstitions.

Friday Frames
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Friday Frames

September 2019 Wallpapers
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September 2019 Wallpapers

I don’t think our September is going to arrive crisp & golden, but we can always hope. If nothing else, the arrival of September is a reminder that fall is on its way . . . eventually. This little owl, with all his brown & gold, reminds me a bit of September. The green is…