thanksgiving

Atlanta Home Refresh Part Two: Foyer and Living Room Edition

Recently, my mom, Lori Allen, owner of Bridals by Lori and star of Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, has been focused on redesigning her home one room at a time with the help of interior designer, Courtney Myers. A breast cancer survivor, she feels redesigning her home represents her second chance at life. We …

Atlanta Home Refresh Part One: Dining Room Edition

Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner. Like you, I’m starting to spruce up my home for the joyful chaos the impending season brings. Recently, my mom, Lori Allen, owner of Bridals by Lori and star of Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta, has been focused on redesigning her home one …

Beautiful Thanksgiving Décor Ideas

The holidays are here! I’m so inspired by the gorgeous Thanksgiving home décor that I’ve already seen this year. Natural décor is all the rage right now–simple patterns, raw materials, greenery, warm metallics like copper and rose gold, gray/cream schemes with the occasional pop of color. This look is perfectly in-sync with my own laid-back …

(Pumpkin) Spice Up Your Home this fall!

In my home, the arrival of October is cause for a celebration. Longing for cooler days and a break from the southern heat, we start to tuck away our summer clothes (finally) and pull out our favorite chunky sweaters, winter scarves and fuzzy boots. We make a special trip to Starbucks the morning of on …

Giving “Thanks”    

Thanksgiving is later this week. The recent, incredibly tragic events on the world stage remind us of life’s precious nature. This is the time of year that we remember and celebrate, with great fondness, the people and things that fill our lives with joy and our hearts with hope. At Mohawk, we are thankful for …

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Fare

Thanksgiving is by far, one of my favorite holidays! It is a time to truly reflect on all of the blessings in our lives and to be grateful for what we have been given. It is also an excuse to spend all day with family members that you don’t see often enough, eat more food …

Fun and Games: Kids Table Activities

Children bring a special brightness to the holiday and if you’re hosting kiddos at your feast this Thanksgiving, you’re in for a treat.  The “kids table” is a long-standing tradition in many homes and it’s easier than ever to make it extra special — and fun — for the young ones.   If they’re engaged, adults …

DIY Fall Centerpieces and Table Decor

Halloween is behind us and now it’s time to focus on Thanksgiving. We all want to set a beautiful table for our family and friends at Thanksgiving, but without spending a lot of money on the centerpiece or table decor. Good news! You don’t need to hire or be a florist or spend a ton of …

Our Thanksgiving Menu

I love Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. Leaves falling, football in the yard and on TV, family together, and THE FOOD!  The food is the best, to me. So today I thought I’d share my Thanksgiving menu with you. I’m largely a traditionalist when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner. Here’s what’s on our menu and …

DIY Your Thanksgiving Table Settings

I love the colors of fall – the reds, oranges, and yellows of the leaves, the deep greens and earth tones of pumpkins and gourds. Sure, you can go out and buy decorations for your Thanksgiving table, but why not DIY them instead? A trip outside or to the grocery store will yield some great elements for …

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