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A weekend away at #peaksofotter

  It’s a rare occurrence that my husband and I go anywhere or do anything without the entire family. So this weekend when we had the chance to go on a mini-vacation in one of our favorite spots on the Blue Ridge Parkway we were like, yeah, we probably deserve to do that. My husband and I met… 

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Less is More: Decorating Secrets to get the most out of your room #HavertysRefresh

You’ve probably spent a lot of time thinking about how to give your home a makeover. The problem is that you always end up with a convoluted, complicated plan. Does decorating have to involve an engineering degree? Most people overcomplicate interior design. Thankfully, this is one area where less is more! When you start with… 

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These garlic rolls can be ready in thirty minutes. As in, thirty minutes from start to stomach. Yep, that’s all! No more waiting time.

Homemade Garlic Knots

I just love homemade bread. It’s especially my favorite when it’s hot and fresh out of the oven. Nothing beats its smell or texture when thickly spread with butter and lightly drizzled with honey. Yum. There is one thing I don’t like about homemade bread making, though. It’s something I absolutely hate and it actually… 

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5 Steps to Food Sensory Play and a huge giveaway!

Have you ever thought of teaching your child to prefer healthy foods during solid food introduction? The concept is simple but often overlooked. I’ve sat down and talked with Clancy Harrison, an author who just recently launched a great resource on introducing baby to foods: the Feeding Baby Cookbook. First, check out her advice for 5… 

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