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Print Your Instagram Photos

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Are you looking for a way to print your Instagram photos? Do you love Instagram? The Holliday Collective loves Instagram! With family near and far, we really enjoy sharing snippets from our lives on Instagram. As of September 2015, there were over 400 million active Instagram users. That's a lot of people sharing moments from their…

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The Best Part of Eating a Baked Potato

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A Letter To My Family

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A Letter to My Family My family and I had the pleasure of working with a very talented photographer for our last family photo session - Mandy Friloux.  Mandy Friloux is a South Louisiana photographer specializing in creative portrait photography. Her specialty is definitely with seniors, but I'm positive she has a great eye for…

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Grove Collaborative Review

Save Time and Money with Grove Collaborative  As a busy Mom, I know the struggle of doing errands with kids in tow. On a weekly basis, I often have many stops to make only to realize that one of the kids has fallen asleep. If you're a parent, you know the moment I'm talking about. You're…

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Moments in Life

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Are you taking advantage of the special moments in life? Some things are close to my heart and one of those is family and friends. We're surrounded by special people every day - your spouse, your children, maybe your parents, or other special family and friends. I hate to break it to you, but I'm…

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Closing A Business

No one talks about closing a business It's amazing how much information you can find on starting a business. How to start a business, how to run a business, how to make a ton of money with a business, etc. It's everywhere we turn - how to start a business. It seems as though no one talks…

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Lessons Learned & Launch of a New Business

The launch of a new business is almost 2 weeks away. I spoke a little about my plans for the upcoming weeks here. One of those things was moving forward with selling a curated collection of antique/ vintage items. Flea Fest in Lake Charles, Louisiana on November 14th and 15th seemed like the perfect event…

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Flea Fest Lake Charles La

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Changes are in the works my friend and you don't want to miss it. I spoke a few weeks ago that some changes were happening. One of the biggest changes is that The Vintage Company has come to an end. I shared that special business with you in this post. After almost 2 years, my…

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Friday Kitchen Picks

Though my kitchen still has a ways to go to be perfect - I still enjoy cooking. So that means I do spend ample time in my kitchen. I always look for little ways to stay inspired in my kitchen even if it's wearing my pretty apron from Anthropologie or using special pots.  A little…

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Our End of Summer Beach Trip

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Well, my friends, the time away has come and gone. If you recall in my last post about inspiring outdoor spaces, I mentioned we would be away for a bit. We went for a long weekend in Destin, Florida, and it was worth every minute. The weekend got even better since a few family members…

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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.