On My Bookshelf & Bedside Table

Great Holiday Gifts under $50

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It's getting close to the big day & you know what that means! Normally, I am a very well planned in advance kind of gift giver but this year I have dropped my peppermint ball! I have pulled together 50 of my favorite gift giving ideas under $50 & hope that keeps me off the naughty list!!! 1. For the hostess with the mostess on your holiday list – My boo[...]

Planning a Heartfelt Dinner at Home

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If procrastinating is your strong suit and you still haven’t made dinner reservations to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Danielle’s cupids are here to save the day and make you look like a super hero! Here are some full-proof steps for planning a heartfelt dinner at home: Make the dinner occasion extra special by drawing up some beautiful invitations and popping[...]

Danielle Rollins: FACES of Atlanta

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If you want to learn how to throw a party — a real, grown-up, cloth napkin, dressed-to-impress party — follow Danielle Rollins’ lead. This expert of entertaining has been dazzling Atlantans for years at her fantastic soirees, and she put all that knowledge of being the ultimate hostess to page by writing Soiree: Entertaining With Style. Those of us still h[...]

Design Your Fall Around These Books

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I have picked some of my favorite new design books that have just been released that I am looking forward to having lined up on my bookshelves. I have a moratorium on purchasing anything I have to move but since I should be moving into my almost completed newly renovated home these should arrive from the Brown Santa just about the time my library is complete[...]

10 QUESTIONS FOR THE SISTERHOOD OF THE WORLD BLOG AWARDS

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Cathy Austin, my sweet friend and interior designer best known for her curated and colorful style, announced that she had been nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Blog Awards (SOWBA) by Holly Phillips.  And in turn, Cathy graciously named me as one of her 10 nominees (this is so exciting!). A Sisterhood of the World Blog nomination means I now answer C[...]