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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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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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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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Progress on Our Home

Many months have passed without much attention given to making any progress on our home. Yes, we try on a weekly basis to clean and keep up. However, we set out to do more with our house. Not just live in it but make it ours. Our lower level has 3-4 rooms/areas that have wooden…

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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.