Hooray! It is Partners Card time here in Atlanta. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of these cards benefit Camp Twin Lakes (CTL). CTL is a nonprofit organization that provides year-round recreational, therapeutic, and educational camp programs for children and young adults with serious illnesses, disabilities, and other life challenges.
Y’all, as you can see, it is truly is a win-win situation. When you purchase one of these cards, you are helping out a very worthy cause and saving yourself 20% on Fall/Winter wardrobe updates, home-goods updates, dining, and early holiday shopping. The cards cost $60 so if you are planning on spending at least $300 this season, you will make your money back.
If you are local, read on for a list of where I plan to shop with my card. You can also find a full list of retailers and restaurants here. If you aren’t local, definitely check and see if your city has a similar card.
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There is something about this cold weather that makes you want to stay in your pajamas just a little longer — especially on the weekends. I am actually writing this in my pajamas while my husband chases B around the neighborhood on a scooter and C is taking her morning nap.
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I’ve been trying to find ways to entertain B (my very active almost two and a half year old) at home. Of course school (just two days a week for three hours each day) and park time account for a lot of our day. However, we have a lot of down time at home now that baby sister is here. Here are some of the activities that have been a big hit around the Wolf Den.
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Panko chicken cutlets, along with my baked salmon (see my earlier post), have been in heavy rotation here at the Wolf Den – mostly because they are easy, healthy, and delicious dinners. Depending on your side, dinner can be ready in less than 20 minutes.
Once you’ve made these a few times, you won’t even need a recipe and will find yourself dreaming up new sides or accompaniments depending on your mood and what’s in your fridge/pantry.
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I am in desperate need of updating my fall shoes. Back during my lawyer days, I had shoe shelves upon shoe shelves of fancy pumps and the occasional weekend shoe or boot. Now, my needs have completely reversed.
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I’ve recently promised myself that I wouldn’t tackle any interior design projects for a year. We’ve been in our house for over three years now, and the first three years demanded a lot of time and funds to get things situated. In that time period, we went from a charming little two bedroom house to our much larger five bedroom house and from having no kids to two kids.
removeNow that my daughter’s big girl room is done, I am taking a break until next Fall. I promise. I promise. But, until then, I can dream and scheme of my next project . . . the powder room.
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I love all things interior design, and although I had lots of help with most of my house (thank you Emily at Wyatt Designs), I really wanted to tackle the nursery, play room and any potential big girl or big boy rooms on my own — mostly because I didn’t want to break the bank on a child’s room, but also because kiddo spaces are the spaces I find the most joy in decorating. I am still not ruling this out as a potential career because at some point I will stop having my own kid’s rooms to decorate . . .
I began planning my daughter’s big girl room around the same time I started thinking about her nursery. Once we found out we were expecting another girl last fall, I decided that the current nursery would stay the nursery and started to implement my ideas for the big girl room.
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Whenever we have people over, I never want anyone to leave hungry or thirsty. For drinks, wine and beer are always good standbys to have on hand, but I love to have a cocktail to offer my guests. Of course, the bar is always open (and well stocked with a variety of liquor and mixers), but I’ve found that people are more likely to have a pre-made cocktail than to make themselves a vodka soda or a bourbon rocks off the bar. So, I bring to you my most favorite cocktail for a crowd — the basil lemon drop. Continue reading “Cocktails for a Crowd: The Basil Lemon Drop”