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...]

Jamberry Nail Wraps Giveaway

Jamberry Nail Wraps Princess Party and Giveaway! 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! Be sure to read all the way to the bottom, as I have a sweet Jamberry Nail Wraps $25 Giveaway for … [Continue reading...]

{Guest Post} A Very Little Bookstore

Another Awesome Guest Post over at Palmettos and Pigtails!

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Shara in person, and I connected with her instantly. I think partly I was a little star struck by her. She seemed to so easily manage her three children, and I'm honestly as terrified at the idea of baby number … [Continue reading...]

{Baby Files} Vintage Baby Boy Nursery Reveal

Vintage Baby Boy Nursery Reveal - Palmettos and Pigtails

Well, the long awaited, much anticipated, nursery reveal is here!  The nursery is finally finished, and I couldn't be happier with it.  It's one of the few rooms in our house that is actually painted and the molding and wainscoting done. You may … [Continue reading...]

August 2014 Cleaning Calendar

August 2014 Cleaning Calendar

It's hard to believe that the summer is already coming to a close.  I was thinking that since we had a newborn, we would be taking it easy this summer...not exactly the case!  Between weekend trips to Florida and North Carolina, Vacation Bible … [Continue reading...]

Kuddles Baby Products Giveaway!

Kuddles Baby Products Giveaway from Bi-Lo and Palmettos and Pigtails

*I was compensated and 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! A couple of weeks ago, I told you that I've partnered with Bi-Lo to help launch … [Continue reading...]

{From the Archives} Montreat 2012 Trip

Montreat, North Carolina

It's that time of year again!  After taking a year off {to have a baby!}, Bets and Jay are off to the mountains of Montreat, NC again!  And, call me crazy...but I'm taking all three kids up to meet them...by myself.  So say a prayer, cross some … [Continue reading...]