Chris and I are passionate entertainers. We love to spontaneously invite friends over for dinner, like tonight. Chris loves to host eager eaters with his new recipes, and I love to set the table. As the air turns crisp and leaves begin to blanket the streets, our focus naturally drifts to a tablescape more fit […]

Have you ever been told while wearing an outfit you love, “That’s your color!“? It’s one of the greatest feelings, and it’s something I hear every time I wear this azure blue, long sleeve workout top. All of the recent Color School content got me thinking about the four color seasons – Spring, Summer, Fall, […]

I love Fall. So, so much, I love it. And though I am a huge fan of grilling, I would say that this upcoming season is most “me” when it comes to my natural cooking style. I love to roast, stew, simmer and broil. But of all the cooking techniques that seem to naturally come […]

September 15th felt like the perfect day to put cascading pumpkins on the front porch. I was warned by many that pumpkins won’t last long on your doorstep in North Carolina. It’s a stark contrast to them lasting MONTHS in Idaho, probably because it’s like a refrigerator on your porch. So, well, those are all faux and […]

Chris Loves Julia: Mulled Apple Cider

If my honey & mint lemonade is my warm-weather drink, then spiced apple cider is definitely my cold weather drink. Not only for the warmth and flavor, but the aroma it sends through the house is out of bounds. Mulling cider is super easy, and will make any fall gathering, no matter how small, feel […]


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