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Wooden Watches: This Spring’s Must-Have Accessory

Woo hoo...spring starts March 20! It's been the longest winter ever and I'm counting down to the warmer months ahead. Warmer weather means it's time to break out your flip-flops, tank tops, and sunglasses. What's your must-have accessory for spring? This spring, I'm adding in my new JORD wooden watch to the mix. Wooden watches…

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I Spy – No.1

I've been spying so many awesome recipes and home/craft projects all over the internet lately. I've been trying to "PIN" posts, save them to my Instagram collections, and leave comments when I have time. Today, I thought I'd share some of the things I've been finding with you. I'm not sure if this will be…

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3 Tips to Organize the Laundry Room

Organizing, organizing, organizing. It's something that I put off until I'm forced. Do I love organized spaces? Definitely! But you have to plan and make time to organize spaces and I'm a little short in the time department. Ha! That's why I always love participating in blogger collaborations where I can organize a space. That's…

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Hurricane Punch

There is no mistaking - I love making pretty food and drinks! It's so much fun to get in the kitchen and see what I can create next. Occasionally, I create food twists by swapping out items or trying out variations of a classic recipe. What I love about making cocktails and drinks is that…

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The Pink Drink

pink cocktail, kinky pink drink,

Spring starts March 20 and it cannot come soon enough. You already know how much I dislike winter. Just give me summer all the time! Believe it or not, we've had a real winter in Louisiana. We even had a little snow before it was technically winter and now the cold has set in. My…

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Meal Plan – Week 2

So that's me after I cleaned out my fridge and saw what I had on hand to cook. (Yes, my sweater got dirty but nothing is perfect.) That's how I start off the weekends. Now, it's Sunday evening and that means it's time for another meal plan. I've already planned, shopped, and now there is…

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Meal Plan – Week 1

Wow! It's already 2018! I took some time off to get creative, spend quality time with family but now I'm back. The end of 2017 was a success for this blog and it's motivated me to keep moving, keep pushing, and keep writing. I ended the year with this party plan and a quick look…

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A Look Back on 2017

entertaining with a galvanized tray muffins and tea, tea, muffins, muffin, entertaining, hosting, what to feed guests

Well, I can't believe it's here but we are about to start a new year. 2017 was full of surprises - some good, some bad, but mostly a lot of unexpected stuff. You can plan all day long, but there will always be some unexpected things that will happen. Quickly, things started to take shape…

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White Wine Sangria

During the warm spring and summer months, I really enjoy drinking white wine. Chardonnay is my favorite white wine or a white wine blend. It's perfect when we're grilling or spending the evening outdoors. From time to time, I enjoy drinking white wine while I cook too. We recently had a bottle of white wine…

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Southern Rustic Game Day Party

game day, party plan, party food

As a Louisiana-living native, football is big part of my fall/winter schedule. Many weekends are spent around the TV watching all the football games. I can thank my husband for introducing me to football. He's always been a big football fan and over the years I've actually become a fan myself. At the beginning of…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.