Today we have two exciting things on our to-do list. First up is brunch at the newly opened North Italia in Southend, followed by artist Marcy Gregg’s latest exhibition, Standing Still at the the ANFA Gallery. For those of you local to the Charlotte area, you’ve probably seen all of the construction going on around the Southend area, with lots of new shops and restaurants popping up. We’re looking forward to checking out all of the new places in the next few months and I’m particularly excited about the fact that we’ll have a Sephora location in Southend this December! Keep an eye on todays Insta-stories for a sneak peek and tune next week for all new posts.
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Sarah Simon aka The Mint Gardener has released not one, but two books this November. The first release was ‘The Plant Lady‘ coloring book, and this week marked the release of ‘Modern Watercolor Botanicals‘ which is an amazing creative workshop in book form. I CANNOT WAIT to share my upcoming interview with Sarah here on the blog soon.
I recently saw lots of fresh pomegranates at our local grocery store (I have only bought the sees before so I didn’t realize how large the actual whole fruit is) and this recipe for Pomegranate Halloumi Salad with Spiced Orange Vinaigrette by How Sweet Eats will be the perfect way to try them out!
Spend a Cozy Afternoon in The Cotswolds with The Londoner.
Stressed out about what to serve at your Thanksgiving get together? Half Baked Harvest shares her 2019 Thanksgiving Menu and Guide to give you some serious culinary inspiration.
If you follow along with several of the well-known bloggers, you’ve no doubt seen the reviews on Olay’s affordable Retinol products. Since the area around my eyes is the only area starting to show a few lines, I definitely enjoyed reading Kelly in the City’s take on What Retinol Can Do for Eyes.
Get your chocolate chip cookie fix with this Chocolate Chip Cookie Crackle Pie from Broma Bakery.
Planning on upping your skincare game this holiday season? Check out this post about Multi-Masking from the team at Primally Pure.
Now that the weather has turned cold, I’ve been making a variation of our Turkey Meatball Orzo Soup on repeat… and now I’m thinking off adding a new soup to the rotation… The View from Great Island’s Italian White Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs. (I’ll probably sub Turkey Meatballs though, not gonna lie.)
Check out The Stripe’s recent visit to Dallas.
It’s rare that I indulge in anything fried… but usually when I’m on vacation I like to order fries with room service at least once. These Parmesan Truffle Fries from A Couple Cooks are worth bending the ‘rules’ for. (Plus they’re baked not fried!)
When it comes to styling my hair I still have so much to learn. If you have a bob like mine and are looking for other ways to style besides straightening and curling, My Style Vita shares her tips on How to Make Waves in Your Hair.
Tired of the same Potato Au Gratin every year? Try out this Crispy Parmesan and Gruyere Potato Gratin from Flourishing Foodie.
Bring out the boots to pair with chunky knits is always my favorite part about the fall/winter seasons and in this post Mara of M Loves M shares 5 Fall Shoes that she always gravitates to. Also check out her list of 25 Affordable Teddy Jackets.
This Chicken Pot Pie with Biscuits from Pinch of Yum will give you all sorts of comforting vibes.
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