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September 2015


Fall for Willie Kitty

September 29, 2015

Fall for Willie Kitty | Sunflower Magnolia |

It’s inevitable that sooner or later my favorite feline – Willie the Wild Kitty – would make it onto Sunflower Magnolia. He’s my 6 year old, ‘mutt’ cat from Western Kansas, but I’m fairly convinced he’s actually a Maine coon and someday I’m gonna prove it.

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Chattanooga (choo choo)

Recently, Mr. Magnolia and I spent a weekend in Chattanooga, Tennessee. There were no choo choo’s involved in this trip. If you don’t understand that reference, hang your head in shame and click here.…

September 24, 2015
Inspiration + Wisdom

Random Act of Kindness

I’m dedicating today’s post to a simple act of kindness that I’ve experienced yesterday. I won’t go into all of the woe is me story about how tough my life has been lately because that seems like the opposite of gratitude. So I’ll just…

September 22, 2015
Food + Drink

Jambalaya (oh me oh my oh)

Happy fall, y’all! Do your taste buds change with the season? Mine do. With the drop in temperatures outside, I start to crave warm soups, hearty casseroles and crisp apples. I thought I would take advantage of the Labor Day weekend to pull out…

September 17, 2015

College Football in the SEC | Geaux Tigers!

It’s college football season again! I’ve already started to lose Mr. Magnolia’s attention due to the NFL Fantasy Football – he’s totally absorbed with his iPhone on Sundays since we don’t have cable TV – just call me a Sunday widow. Unlike most of…

September 15, 2015
Food + Drink

Southern Cooking in New York City, pt. 2

This week I’m hosting my first ever guest blogger, Mrs. Sarah Bode-Clark. Full discloser: she’s my oh-so lovely cousin, and I hand picked her to be my first guest blogger because she’s an incredibly talented cook, photographer and writer. Plus, she’s a Midwesterner-turned-New Yorker,…

September 10, 2015
Food + Drink

Southern Cooking in a New York City | pt. 1

This week I’m beyond thrilled to have my very first guest blogger on Sunflower Magnolia, and she happens to be my multi-talented and super sweet cousin, Sarah Bode-Clark. Sarah has always been great in school, a skilled thespian, a phenomenal photographer and an amazing cook!…

September 8, 2015