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Christmas Celebrations in Western North Carolina
Dec 13, 2021
Christmas Celebrations in Western North Carolina

It’s that time of the year! The time where friends and family gather together, traveling...

Five Holiday Films for a Floridian’s White Christmas Fix
Dec 13, 2021
Five Holiday Films for a Floridian’s White Christmas Fix

Down here in Florida, we make Christmas as festive as can be. Lights, trees, fake...

Choosing a Style For Your Cottage Home
Nov 12, 2021
Choosing a Style For Your Cottage Home

The best part about moving into a new home is decorating! It’s the perfect opportunity...

A Floridian’s Twist on Thanksgiving Dinner
Nov 05, 2021
A Floridian’s Twist on Thanksgiving Dinner

We all know and love the classic Thanksgiving spread: turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, casseroles, green...

Cottage Home Decor Ideas for Fall
Sep 24, 2021
Cottage Home Decor Ideas for Fall

It’s officially Fall, which means it’s time to get crafty and start decorating. If you...

Easy One-Pot Recipes from a Cottage Kitchen
Sep 10, 2021
Easy One-Pot Recipes from a Cottage Kitchen

What’s not to love about one pot recipes? They are time saving. They involve less...