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Broadway Revue Supports Barefoot In The Park

Kicking off their 2013 season with a star-studded Broadway revue and a dessert extravaganza, the Bethlehem Players are holding the 7th annual Broadway at Bethlehem on March 2 to help underwrite their March production of the Neil Simon classic “Barefoot … Continue reading

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Zac Brown Restaurant Part of Senoia, GA Tapestry

From “Fried Green Tomatoes” to The Walking Dead,” Senoia, Georgia has created a world of wonder in this small, Southern town which boasts everything from its own sound stage to a local eatery and music venue of country music singer … Continue reading

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Real Housewives of Nashville Lisha Pope

“Here’s what I’m gonna need you to do” are words that can evoke equal doses of fear and happiness in the minds of many coming from Franklin’s uber amazing housewife Lisha Pope. The community volunteer and mom to three, all … Continue reading

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Field Trip Find: Hadaki Laptop Bag

In preparation for the May, 2012 Charity Tour of Homes, I got to take the best field trip this week to Hendersonville, TN to check out three of the uber pretty homes that will be on tour. There will be … Continue reading

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The Power of Pinterest: Search For The Perfect Rug

There is a certain piece of furniture in my home which I call my nursing home chest. When I’m a little old lady and downsizing, this whimsical piece of furniture is going to be the one piece I take with … Continue reading

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Chocolate Vanilla Trifle

For some reason, I only make this once a year serving at our annual Irish Christmas buffet. A favorite of my son, Miles, at the end of the evening, this is always scraped clean! Ingredients:  2 boxes of instant chocolate … Continue reading

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Fresh Flowers And Fruit Make A Delightful Centerpiece

Centerpieces for a table don’t have to be expensive or complicated. One of my fresh and whimsical favorites was inspired by Nashville interior designer Jerome Farris from one of the many Parade of Homes’ projects on which we worked.  Jerome … Continue reading

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Posing 101

“A picture is worth a thousand words” is a quote credited to Napoleon Bonaparte.  And someone taking a bad one and posting it on Facebook needs a little time with Monsieur Guillotine. Plain and simple, I love taking and sharing … Continue reading

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From Ordinary to Extraordinary: Shabby Chic Transformation

Sometimes you try to re-create the familiar formality of your childhood home only to realize, it’s not really your style. I clung to this sentiment for many years, including trying to create a room worthy of the antique candelabras I … Continue reading

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Build A Custom Home, Huge Savings, Help Charity

Each time we head to a new city to visit, we take a tour.  I love getting a full perspective on the local landscape and we did this recently in Charleston, SC.  I am the kind of person who wants to … Continue reading

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