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Friday Favorites 23 – Southern Hospitality

Pleased Friday! As we speak is a banner day! Our pool is lastly opened. They got here yesterday to activate all our gear and mentioned we may swim at present, so we’re within the pool. Yippee! I promise to share as quickly as I can, however we wish to end up the remainder of the turf and sod, so it’s a course of to get all of it completed. However we’re leaping up and down to have the ability to get in our pool, particularly with this warmth wave we’re all having. It’s been sweltering right here!

Characteristic Friday

Because it’s full on summer time now, I assumed you may like a tour of Star Cottage on Tybee Island, so it is a look again at my time there a couple of years in the past. It was such a enjoyable journey with some blogger buddies.

These leases are all nonetheless obtainable on Tybee so far as I do know by way of Mermaid Cottages leases. Tybee is such a cute place to go to and is admittedly quaint and small. I really like little seaside homes like this. All you want on Tybee is a motorbike to get round.

Instagram Inspiration

I simply discovered this pleasant web page by Karen Keysar on Instagram. She has a stunning conventional residence in Virginia and wow, does she know enhance. Love her entire web page, I would like to return and pour over her pics.


It’s about too scorching to consider cooking nowadays and I noticed this scrumptious trying chilly pasta salad by Rhonda Jones that appears good and attractive. I’m not large on English peas, however with the whole lot else blended in, I feel I may deal with them. And it has bacon, we’re large bacon followers!

Across the Home

All we will take into consideration at our home is getting on this new pool, so I hope you’ll indulge me as it is going to be a summer time of pool overload, I feel!

I don’t have all that a lot to share with you this week, however right here are some things I’ve ordered for our pool space.

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This cute classic retro blue Frigidaire fridge can be excellent in our basement for the pool. It holds simply sufficient and is a lot large for our wants. From Dwelling Depot, we simply acquired it in and may have it going this weekend.


I additionally ordered this transportable Igloo ice maker from Dwelling Depot for downstairs. We had a ten% coupon to make use of too on these two gadgets. Undecided the way it will work but and no opinions at the moment, so I’m giving it a shot. These needs to be a enjoyable addition for the pool.

I acquired on this watermelon slice float this week for the pool and it seems to be so cute. Can’t wait to blow it up and the youngsters are going to like it.

I acquired a set of those outside candles with remotes final 12 months and appreciated them a lot. Tip: Don’t depart them outdoors over the winter, the batteries will corrode and break the candles. I had two that tousled, so I ordered one other set of 6 for this 12 months and I’m going to take higher care of them this time round. They work nice, take common batteries and I really like the distant. I put these in my hanging lanterns and so they add a variety of atmosphere at evening. The onerous plastic outdoors is ideal for warmth open air. You don’t need wax candles on the market.

I’ll be heading right down to see my sister and brother-in-law subsequent week for an entire week, so I’m going to take a mini trip and never put up as a lot subsequent week. Mark will get the pool to himself whereas I’m gone and I do know he’ll get pleasure from it! We had hoped after I booked this ticket that they’d be moved of their new lake home in Covington, LA, however they aren’t in but. Perhaps one other few weeks. I used to be SO able to sleep within the new visitor room there. Their kitchen cupboards had been coming on this week and so they nonetheless have to complete up the flooring in the home, however they’re getting very shut. We’re going to do a couple of extra paint tasks I’m certain whereas I’m there, however we’ll even be having fun with the lake and occurring boat rides. I’m trying ahead to that too, so I’ll share after I get again.

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