Avocado Tips and Tricks

Avocado Tips and Tricks- Palmettos and Pigtails

I love avocados.  I could live on sliced avocados on top of an avocado salad, with a side of guacamole!  And I've been eating them for 30 {ahem} some odd years!  But only recently did I find out some tips and tricks to making these delicious fruits … [Continue reading...]

DIY Circle Picture Frames

DIY Round picture frame tutorial for a vintage-themed baby nursery - Palmettos and Pigtails

One of my favorite projects in Lincoln's nursery is the set of three circle picture frames I made for the wall above the rocking chair.  Although I would definitely say the room has more of a "vintage" theme {if any!}, there are also some nautical … [Continue reading...]

Summer Recap 2014

Newborn Shoot by Rachel Weber Photography - Palmettos and Pigtails

It's official....the summer has yet again, flown by!  So today I thought I'd give you a quick recap of our summer in pictures! Millie graduated with honors from the 2 year old class at her pre-school...mastering the potty, recognizing the letters … [Continue reading...]

From Florida with Love: Saint Augustine

Recap of our Florida Vacation from Palmettos and  Pigtails

Our last stop in our roundabout tour of Florida {to visit the grandparents}, was to the quaint old town of Saint Augustine, just south of Jacksonville. We obviously needed a break from all of that relaxing in Saint George Island....so we packed as … [Continue reading...]

September 2014 Cleaning Calendar

September 2014 Cleaning Calendar from Palmettos and Pigtails

Good morning!  There is just something about September that makes me want to break out my boots and order a Pumpkin Spice Latte.  Even though it's still 104 degrees outside!  Dave and I have had many discussions lately about decluttering and … [Continue reading...]

From Florida with Love: Saint George Island

Recap of our Florida Vacation from Palmettos and  Pigtails

So, I may be kicked out of the family for saying this, but my in-laws are crazy.  I love them dearly, but they are absolutely nuts.   After moving only once in the past 9 years...I can safely say that I find it to be extremely stressful and a huge … [Continue reading...]

Montreat 2014

Montreat, North Carolina

My favorite summer tradition is going to Montreat, NC.  This tiny college town on the edge of Black Mountain and about 20 minutes northeast of Asheville is my Mecca.  Each summer the kids and I trek there to meet our oldest and bestest friends from … [Continue reading...]

Hold Me Close Nursing Cover and Infinity Scarf

Hold Me Close Nursing Scarf Review from Palmettos and Pigtails

*I was given the products mentioned in this post for free in exchange for a review on my blog.   As always, all opinions are 100% honest and my own! Back when I was coordinating all the the Etsy vendors for my Big Baby Giveaway, I stumbled upon Hold … [Continue reading...]

Five Years of of First Days

First Day of School

Yesterday was the first day of school for Jayna.  She started kindergarten this year, at "Big School."  Also known as the local Elementary school....but we've been calling it "Big School" for years now to differentiate it from the preschool she went … [Continue reading...]

{From the Archives} School Lunch Ideas

School Lunch Ideas from Palmettos and Pigtails

This is an oldie, but goodie!  My school lunch ideas round-up has been one of my most popular posts ever!  So I thought I'd repost it for you with a couple of new ideas at the bottom too! AND...Don't forger that I have a giveaway going this week … [Continue reading...]