Dressing Southern Gentlemen {No. 27 Belts}

I used to share a lot more sources on dressing boys but I’m certain nobody wants to read about where they find their perma-athleisurewear.  On the occasion that we dress up, my go-tos are Lands End and Vineyard Vines.  Well, between family photos last month, the coming holiday season and 7th grade cotillion in January,… Read More

On My Bedside {From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler}

When I shared a snippet of From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler in my to-read stack, I was overwhelmed with messages and comments saying “that was my favorite childhood book”!  A week or so later, and before I had even started it, I volunteered to help Whit’s teacher organize the library in… Read More

Sunday Supper {Chicken & Dumplings}

The Magnolia Table Chicken & Dumplings was another big hit around here!  It is one of the ultimate comfort foods, in my opinion.  I’ve made numerous variations of this dish over the years and this one was our favorite. Now, here is what Jo’s looks like… … and here’s mine.  Barf.  It looks awful but it tastes… Read More