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Pecan Grove Meal

Down in the Pecan Grove

Beneath the outstretched arms of decades-old trees, a lively gathering in the glade finds inspiration and abundance in the annual pecan harvest.

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Mix & Match: Harvest Variety

Two contrasting settings hail the arrival of autumn, tied together with a simple dinner plate bearing the iconic colors October brings.   THE INSPIRATION…

Autumn Meal

Autumn Meal

Revel in seasonal delights, best appreciated outdoors under a colorful canopy.

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Set to Serve: Evening For Two

Reminisce and reconnect on a crisp autumn eve over an elegant dinner designed to share with your beau.

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Fall’s Favorite Veranda Views

When sweet September beckons you outdoors, take the opportunity to ready your porch for the coming autumn views. Morning coffee, impromptu visits with neighbors,…

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September Succulent Display

Look no further than a windowsill succulent garden for a creative component in fall arrangements.
 Succulent Charm Almost all Southern kitchens have them—those much-adored miniature plants…

Autumn Tablescapes

3 Charming Autumn Tablescapes

Maybe it’s the nostalgic air of a fading summer or the hurry of harvest to put up the last of the bumper crop, but…

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Mix and Match: Golden Glow with Tortoiseshell

A sophisticated tortoiseshell motif, its mottle of amber and mahogany framed by subtly gilded edges, brings versatility and delightful depth to harvesttime settings.  …

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Leaves and Blooms: Make this Fall Container

BEFORE THE LANDSCAPE IS FULLY awash in autumn hues, Mother Nature offers a beautifully blended palette of brilliant warm-weather colors and cool, rich jewel…

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Soirée to Welcome Fall

Toast the turning of the seasons by serving up a spread of fresh appetizers and creative cocktails inspired by the bountiful flavors of fall….