Entertaining in Memphis, Home Decor

Entertaining in Memphis

Today we have a guest writer! Wahoo! Teresa Daniel is a photographer living in Tennessee and she loves to entertain. She gives us a glimpse inside her Memphis home, lays out her entertaining style, and even offers up a classic Mint Julep recipe… From mint juleps to charcuterie boards, I can’t get enough of crafting appetizers and drinks in our little kitchen and serving up the good stuff on our classic farm table.  My aesthetic for our kitchen and dining room is light and airy, with a color palette of white and seafoam green tones, while our oversized wooden table, …

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Mommy Time-Out with Southern Living

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of PEOPLE®, Real Simple®, and Southern Living®. The opinions and text are all mine. Everyday life can certainly drain my creative reserves: work emails, laundry, chasing after a toddler at Gymboree, planning photo shoots, baby swim classes, more work emails. By mid-day, my brain is easily a ball of mush. So whenever I get the chance I try to take, what I like to call, a “mommy time-out.” It’s a few moments to recoup, sit quietly with a cup of coffee, and get inspired. But unlike a tantrum-induced break, this …

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My Southern Christmas

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Southern Living®. The opinions and text are all mine. Tis the season for yuletide and cheer! Christmas has always been a magical time of year for me. But 2016 is a turning point for the holiday in my household because I am now a parent. Growing up, my mom and dad made sure the season was filled with whimsy, warmth, and love. And seeing my 1-year-old daughter wave cheerily to Christmas trees and blow kisses at animatronic Santas, I know that it is now my turn to turn up …