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August 2016

Around the Web

Around the Web | August Edition

August 31, 2016

Around the Web - August Edition | www.sunflowermagnolia.com

“Around the Web” is a monthly series on Sunflower Magnolia where I share a few articles, posts and other fun things I’ve discovered over the past month. It’s my version of a book club, but it’s also a major tenet of living a “Life in Bloom.” There are so many tangible and intangible benefits to staying intellectually curious and learning new things.

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Home Construction Update | August

Ta-da! As you can see, we have a painted house… and it’s blue! But that’s not the only construction progress made at the homestead over the past month. We’ve also got exterior trim, drywall and hardwood floors. Let’s take a closer look, shall we?…

August 30, 2016
Motherhood

6 Fears About Becoming a First-Time Mom

Fear is something we don’t like to think about, especially when we’re thinking about becoming a first-time mom. But sharing my fears during my fertility journey and pregnancy has been at least as important if not more important than sharing my joy.…

August 25, 2016
Food + Drink

Lemon Berry Cake

A baking story of love, disaster and lemons. I love blogs – especially lifestyle blogs, design blogs and food blogs. I usually discover new food blogs because of their delicious photos on Pinterest, and then I follow them to their website. This is exactly…

August 23, 2016
Travel

Summer Throwback to Charleston, SC

Since summer is winding down, let’s take a trip down memory lane to Charleston, SC! I don’t usually do #throwbackThursdays on my Facebook or Instagram, but I’m making an exception to share our summer throwback vacation to Charleston. In May 2013, my husband and…

August 11, 2016
Food + Drink

Summer Sips: Lemonade versus Tea

Summertime and the sippin’ is easy… Now if you can only decide between lemonade and iced tea. On hot, sunny days we want something ice cold and delicious. But how do we decide between the sweet citrus of lemonade and the cool mellow of…

August 9, 2016
Motherhood

Motherhood Must-Haves Survey

Calling all new moms, moms-to-be and grandmas: I need YOU to take my Motherhood Must-Haves Survey! One of the best things about telling the world we’re expecting our first baby is the wonderful love and support that people expressed. I had so many friends offer…

August 4, 2016