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Category Archives: In’s and Outings

ciao for now

Hello friends. Today is the last day of February and it is also the last day I will be publishing this blog as we knowView full post »

ins and outings: the atelier

Do you have an atelier? A creative space, design studio, home office, happy place, girl’s shed…whatever youView full post »

Mad Hatter’s 2017: Under the Tuscan Sun

Years ago when I was working at Sharla’s, I heard one of my customers talking about an event in Dallas calledView full post »

The Muse

Today I write a tribute to my dear friend and faithful photographer. If you have followed The Art of LivingView full post »

entertaining and dinner parties: christmas tablescape 2016

Hello and happiest of Tuesdays to you. Before we get started with this year’s Christmas Tablescape…lets doView full post »

amazon gift guide

So yesterday I gave you a Stella & Dot Christmas Gift Guide to help cross some names off your Christmas list. TodayView full post »

Entertaining: the best silver polish ever!!!

With Thanksgiving just four days away, I imagine many of you are prepping for entertaining guests and feeding anView full post »

entertaining: thanksgiving tablescape 2016

This year for a slight change of tablescape (and logistical) pace, my family is celebrating a toned-down Thanksgiving.View full post »

napa valley love

Greetings to all of you on the brisk November morning. I am linking up with my friend Erika to bring you my favoritesView full post »

Entertaining and Dinner Parties: The Witch’s Brunch 2016

Well, Saturday marked my 6th annual Witch’s Brunch and as usual it was a wonderful success! If you are new theView full post »

Friday Favorites: 10.7.16

I’m linking up with my friend Erika to bring you my top 5 favorites from the week! first favorite: My militaryView full post »

Cool Stuff I Found at Sam’s 10.04.16

I checked last night and realized it has been almost a year since I posted about all of my findings at our favoriteView full post »

Ins and Outings: Photography lessons

So I guess its time. After two years of blogging, I have finally decided it is time for me to understand the ins andView full post »

TAOLB Social Media

Good morning dear ones and Happy Happy Monday! The Palmers have survived James Palmer’s second week of firstView full post »

Our Oregon Adventure

When my sister, Courtney, and her family moved from San Antonio to Ashland, Oregon in the late Summer of 2014, it neverView full post »

The Spill: What’s in my Beach/Travel Bag

Hello and welcome to another addition of The Spill–inspired by Ivanka Trump’s regular series focused onView full post »

The Spill: What’s inside my handbag?

One of my favorite emails to receive each week is called The Spill, from I love this gal!! She isView full post »

Fashion: #springbreaksuitcase

I wanted to send you a quick little shopping post to use as a guide for any of your upcoming Spring trips. As you knowView full post »

Spring Break Essentials

Tomorrow I’m taking the boys to South Padre Island for Spring Break, and packing of course has been on my mind. IView full post »

Tablescapes and Dinnerparties: Galentine’s Coffee

Can I be honest with you? Although the inspiration for this tablescape was identified weeks ago, this post snuck up onView full post »