Valentine’s Day Chex Mix Recipe Roundup

Valentine’s Day Chex Mix Recipe Roundup

Growing up in the 60s and 70s I only remember the savory version of Chex mix my mother made for Christmas parties. Now, if you look on Pinterest you will find all sorts of recipes using Chex brand cereals - both sweet and savory. Phoebe and I enjoyed making up our own...

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My Three Favorite TV Shows

My Three Favorite TV Shows

If you are looking for something new to watch on TV, today I am sharing three shows I love -  a comedy, a documentary, and a home design show - something for everyone. So Help Me Todd - CBS/Paramount + If you loved the USA series Psych you will like So Help Me, Todd....

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Hospitality is in my DNA. I founded Home with a Twist, a daughter’s twist on her mother’s traditions, in memory of my mother to celebrate her life and the gifts she shared with me. Mother loved to celebrate life’s occasions – big and small.

She taught me how to prepare fabulous food, entertain guests with style and design a traditional home with a pop of color and a splash of animal print. Share my fondness of blending Mother’s mid-century style with a modern spin.

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𝐒𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐭 𝐇𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐲 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞! I love Valentine candy and I don't care who knows it! These adorable lidded jars with scoops are perfect for every holiday. Fill with candy, nuts, granola - the list is endless. Comment CANDY and I'll send you the link to shop!

#candybarparty #valentinesdayideas #valentinesdaytreats #tablescapestyling
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𝐒𝐰𝐞𝐞𝐭 𝐇𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐲 𝐋𝐢𝐟𝐞! I love Valentine candy and I don't care who knows it! These adorable lidded jars with scoops are perfect for every holiday. Fill with candy, nuts, granola - the list is endless. Comment CANDY and I'll send you the link to shop!

#candybarparty #valentinesdayideas #valentinesdaytreats #tablescapestyling
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Snow Day Edition: Biscuits by Trevor 
#trevorthecatwhowearsbowties had a lot of free time during our Texas ice storm. Biscuit making is one of his top tier skills. That, and his British accent.

Want to know more about our ginger fellow? Drop a comment below and he will answer!

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#southernlivingmagazine #southerndecor
#fwtxblogger #midlifeinfluencers  #midlifeinfluencer #southernhomemag 
#petsbringustogether #catslifeisgood #lovemycatsomuch #lovemycats❤
#lovemycat❤ #catsmakingbiscuits

Snow Day Edition: Biscuits by Trevor
#trevorthecatwhowearsbowties had a lot of free time during our Texas ice storm. Biscuit making is one of his top tier skills. That, and his British accent.

Want to know more about our ginger fellow? Drop a comment below and he will answer!

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#homewithatwist #betterhomesandgardens #catsreels #southernlivingmag
#southernlivingmagazine #southerndecor
#fwtxblogger #midlifeinfluencers  #midlifeinfluencer #southernhomemag
#petsbringustogether #catslifeisgood #lovemycatsomuch #lovemycats❤
#lovemycat❤ #catsmakingbiscuits
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Three things about me! My favorite movie, where I spent my childhood summers and my latest adventure #melissainmaine. 

Thank you for following my journey to celebrate everyday! #homewithatwist 

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Three things about me! My favorite movie, where I spent my childhood summers and my latest adventure #melissainmaine.

Thank you for following my journey to celebrate everyday! #homewithatwist

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Borrow your grandmother's copper chafing dish and use it as a floral centerpiece for a fondue themed get together! 

Visit my bio for a classic recipe for cheese fondue and ideas for styling your Valentine table.

Borrow your grandmother's copper chafing dish and use it as a floral centerpiece for a fondue themed get together!

Visit my bio for a classic recipe for cheese fondue and ideas for styling your Valentine table.
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𝗗𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗺 𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀...and a garden full of flowers. Scrolling through my album and had to share my photos from the @kbshowhouse 2021 in Dallas. Such a stunning space.

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#homewithatwist #mysouthernhome #livinginthesouth  #betterhomesandgardens #southernhomes #southernbloggers 
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#traditionalwithatwist #midlifeblogger #southernblogger #southernbloggers #thenewsouthern #Entertainandcelebrate
#adwellingtoremember
#homedecorandart
#mytradchichomestyle #coastalgrandmother

𝗗𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗺 𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀...and a garden full of flowers. Scrolling through my album and had to share my photos from the @kbshowhouse 2021 in Dallas. Such a stunning space.

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#traditionalwithatwist #midlifeblogger #southernblogger #southernbloggers #thenewsouthern #Entertainandcelebrate
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𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐬𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠. Everyday is an opportunity to start over and learn from the day before. You are the boss of your choices. Make smart decisions and the outcome will reward you. 

Thank you to all my new followers for giving me the chance to add joy to your day!

𝐒𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐬𝐚𝐲𝐢𝐧𝐠. Everyday is an opportunity to start over and learn from the day before. You are the boss of your choices. Make smart decisions and the outcome will reward you.

Thank you to all my new followers for giving me the chance to add joy to your day!
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𝗔𝗹𝗱𝗶 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗱𝘀 this week - lots of fun Valentine candy, sugar, coffee and tea decanters, fondue cheese (think romantic dinner), and low priced produce for weeknight meals.

I also found some great storage containers for organizing my makeup drawer. Easy parking and no crowds!

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𝗔𝗹𝗱𝗶 𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗱𝘀 this week - lots of fun Valentine candy, sugar, coffee and tea decanters, fondue cheese (think romantic dinner), and low priced produce for weeknight meals.

I also found some great storage containers for organizing my makeup drawer. Easy parking and no crowds!

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#aldi #aldiusa #aldihaul #aldilove #aldigram #aldispecialbuys #aldifind #fortworthinfluencer #fortworthblogger #homewithatwist #shoppingreel #grocerybudget #grocerystores #groceryshop #southernlivingmagazine #entertainandcelebrate #wdcelebrates #groceryfinds
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𝗚𝗶𝗿𝗹𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗚𝗲𝘁𝗮𝘄𝗮𝘆! We had the most perfect weekend stay @thefrenchieroundtop. As you can see from the photos The Frenchie is Palm Beach meets French twist. Perfect in every way with so many meaningful touches from lavender scented rooms to silver coffee trays. Be sure to book your stay!
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#homewithatwist #traditionalwithatwist #modernvintage #fortworthinfluencer #midlifeblogger #midlifeinfluencers #midlifeinfluencer #southernlivingmagazine #southernhomemag #fwtxbloggers #fortworthblogger #southernblogger #southernbloggers #texastravel #texastravelblogger #texastravels #roundtoptexas #roundtoptx #roundtopantiquesweek #roundtopready #wdcelebrates #entertainandcelebrate #girlfriendship #girlfriendsforlife #girlfriendsofinstagram #boutiquehoteldesign #boutiquehotelstyle
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𝗚𝗶𝗿𝗹𝗳𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗚𝗲𝘁𝗮𝘄𝗮𝘆! We had the most perfect weekend stay @thefrenchieroundtop. As you can see from the photos The Frenchie is Palm Beach meets French twist. Perfect in every way with so many meaningful touches from lavender scented rooms to silver coffee trays. Be sure to book your stay!
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I love Valentine's Day! Link in my bio for my favorite food blogger Valentine recipes including Cupid's Crunch!

@inspiredbycharm 
@suburban_simplicity 
@thebakermama 
@iheartnaptime

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#adwellingtoremember #valentinesdayideas #valentinesday2023 #vintagetecipes #preppygrandome

I love Valentine's Day! Link in my bio for my favorite food blogger Valentine recipes including Cupid's Crunch!

@inspiredbycharm
@suburban_simplicity
@thebakermama
@iheartnaptime

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#adwellingtoremember #valentinesdayideas #valentinesday2023 #vintagetecipes #preppygrandome
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Chocolate Kahlua Bundt Cake. My favorite decadent cake - perfect for Valentine's Day! Watch until the end and take a screen shot of the recipe.

This cake is perfect for pot lucks, travels well and gets better the longer it sits on the counter - that is if it lasts that long!

XOXO💋

Chocolate Kahlua Bundt Cake. My favorite decadent cake - perfect for Valentine's Day! Watch until the end and take a screen shot of the recipe.

This cake is perfect for pot lucks, travels well and gets better the longer it sits on the counter - that is if it lasts that long!

XOXO💋
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How to organize table linens in my Ladies Lounge - I use the @thecontainerstore Poppin Large Storage Box in blush. The boxes are deep and hold all my napkins, placemats and other linens.

Link in my bio to Shop my Instagram.

How to organize table linens in my Ladies Lounge - I use the @thecontainerstore Poppin Large Storage Box in blush. The boxes are deep and hold all my napkins, placemats and other linens.

Link in my bio to Shop my Instagram.
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We love to walk our dogs don't we? But let's make sure our pup stays safe and comfortable during their time exploring the neighborhood with you. 

Water, temperature, a proper leash, and joint care are all actions we can take to help ensure our dogs enjoy many days ahead.

Link in my bio for products I've linked from @chewy.

We love to walk our dogs don't we? But let's make sure our pup stays safe and comfortable during their time exploring the neighborhood with you.

Water, temperature, a proper leash, and joint care are all actions we can take to help ensure our dogs enjoy many days ahead.

Link in my bio for products I've linked from @chewy.
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Save this recipe! I bought a box of @traderjoes Hearts of Palm 'pasta' and added a few fresh ingredients. In less than 5 minutes I had a delicious gluten free, 1-point @ww weeknight meal. 

Stay tuned for more healthy recipes in my reels.

Save this recipe! I bought a box of @traderjoes Hearts of Palm 'pasta' and added a few fresh ingredients. In less than 5 minutes I had a delicious gluten free, 1-point @ww weeknight meal.

Stay tuned for more healthy recipes in my reels.
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When your lipstick matches your earrings you know it's a great day!

Thank you @glitterandgoldfw for the stunning handpainted 🦋 earrings. Visit my stories for a link to Mallory's website.

I wore these wings today when I spoke to the women of the Fort Worth PEO chapter about my season as an Accidental Innkeeper.

Watch for details soon on booking me to speak at your women's group this spring.

When your lipstick matches your earrings you know it's a great day!

Thank you @glitterandgoldfw for the stunning handpainted 🦋 earrings. Visit my stories for a link to Mallory's website.

I wore these wings today when I spoke to the women of the Fort Worth PEO chapter about my season as an Accidental Innkeeper.

Watch for details soon on booking me to speak at your women's group this spring.
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My sister gifted me a gorgeous white cabbage vase with a frog insert from @dillards collaboration with @mrssouthernsocial. When I found these gorgeous roses from @traderjoes I knew I had to share my centerpiece with you. 

A frog insert makes it so easy to create an easy floral arrangement by keeping your stems in place. 5-minutes and only $10.

Link in my bio to shop flower arranging essentials.

My sister gifted me a gorgeous white cabbage vase with a frog insert from @dillards collaboration with @mrssouthernsocial. When I found these gorgeous roses from @traderjoes I knew I had to share my centerpiece with you.

A frog insert makes it so easy to create an easy floral arrangement by keeping your stems in place. 5-minutes and only $10.

Link in my bio to shop flower arranging essentials.
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Love is all around! What a fun year surrounded by so much love and laughs. Thank you for following my journey to add joy into your lives. I can't wait for what 2023 brings to all of us!

Love is all around! What a fun year surrounded by so much love and laughs. Thank you for following my journey to add joy into your lives. I can't wait for what 2023 brings to all of us! ...

What a sweet NYE watching my Horned Frogs win the #fiestabowl.  It's been a fun filled year and I wish all of you a safe, healthy and joyful 2023.

#frogforlife #happynewyear2023 #chocolatecharcuterie

What a sweet NYE watching my Horned Frogs win the #fiestabowl. It's been a fun filled year and I wish all of you a safe, healthy and joyful 2023.

#frogforlife #happynewyear2023 #chocolatecharcuterie
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I Celebrated with Babs this morning and made her recipe for buttermilk biscuits while company is in town.  I've rounded up all my favorite essentials for baking the perfect batch of biscuits. Link in my bio to shop and refresh your kitchen supplies.

Question for you - honey and butter or just jam?

I Celebrated with Babs this morning and made her recipe for buttermilk biscuits while company is in town. I've rounded up all my favorite essentials for baking the perfect batch of biscuits. Link in my bio to shop and refresh your kitchen supplies.

Question for you - honey and butter or just jam?
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Let's get you organized for 2023. Today's idea is a battery box from Amazon. It stores all sizes of batteries and includes a must have battery tester. The removable tray can hold your watch and garage door small batteries.

Pro tip - always store your batteries at 60-70 degrees to maximize the life of your battery.

Visit my bio to shop my Instagram.

Let's get you organized for 2023. Today's idea is a battery box from Amazon. It stores all sizes of batteries and includes a must have battery tester. The removable tray can hold your watch and garage door small batteries.

Pro tip - always store your batteries at 60-70 degrees to maximize the life of your battery.

Visit my bio to shop my Instagram.
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If remodeling isn't in your budget you can easily take my "Five Essentials" inspiration to refresh your bath with a tissue box, lamp, flowers, towels and something gold. 

Thank you @maryclaflin for letting me style your new home with fun Target finds.

Shop my @shop.ltk in my bio. Click on Shop my Instagram to find all the links to purchase.

If remodeling isn't in your budget you can easily take my "Five Essentials" inspiration to refresh your bath with a tissue box, lamp, flowers, towels and something gold.

Thank you @maryclaflin for letting me style your new home with fun Target finds.

Shop my @shop.ltk in my bio. Click on Shop my Instagram to find all the links to purchase.
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A Christmas must is treating yourself and a friend to a decadent tea at The French Room Hotel Adolphus.  I loved celebrating the birthday of my gorgeous and talented friend Catherine @catherinewhite.art. 

The service, the atmosphere, the bites with bubbly and tea were magical. We plan to make this event an annual tradition. Fa la la #pinkiesup

A Christmas must is treating yourself and a friend to a decadent tea at The French Room Hotel Adolphus. I loved celebrating the birthday of my gorgeous and talented friend Catherine @catherinewhite.art.

The service, the atmosphere, the bites with bubbly and tea were magical. We plan to make this event an annual tradition. Fa la la #pinkiesup
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I had so much fun wrapping Christmas packages for Elizabeth Jones, Nest & Transformation. She offers gift wrapping service to her clients. Let us make the magic happen so you can focus on other things!

You should see all the paper and ribbon we use including this gorgeous animal and cheetah print from @casparistyle and @rubystripe on Etsy.

I had so much fun wrapping Christmas packages for Elizabeth Jones, Nest & Transformation. She offers gift wrapping service to her clients. Let us make the magic happen so you can focus on other things!

You should see all the paper and ribbon we use including this gorgeous animal and cheetah print from @casparistyle and @rubystripe on Etsy.
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If you have a collection of vintage pins here's a fun way to show them off. I hot glued them to the top of a gold box I found on clearance at Target. 

Create a #vignette with the box, a crystal rose bowl filled with flowers and a candle. The flicker from the flame will make your jewels sparkle. #HolidayswithaTwist

If you have a collection of vintage pins here's a fun way to show them off. I hot glued them to the top of a gold box I found on clearance at Target.

Create a #vignette with the box, a crystal rose bowl filled with flowers and a candle. The flicker from the flame will make your jewels sparkle. #HolidayswithaTwist
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Tons of fun ideas on my blog for holiday refreshment! Visit my bio to read my latest post. #falala

Tons of fun ideas on my blog for holiday refreshment! Visit my bio to read my latest post. #falala ...

If you want to transform your holiday decor from gift wrapping to wreaths and anything in between get a few packages of @wirrwarrwraps ribbon kits. Cassie packages each one with fun colors, patterns and textures. Each kit comes with a video tutorial to follow her instructions on how to assemble.
Fa to the La!

If you want to transform your holiday decor from gift wrapping to wreaths and anything in between get a few packages of @wirrwarrwraps ribbon kits. Cassie packages each one with fun colors, patterns and textures. Each kit comes with a video tutorial to follow her instructions on how to assemble.
Fa to the La!
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It's Christmas Tour day! Visit my blog post today for inspiration on setting up a fun beverage bar for all the parties you'll be hosting.  Link in my bio!

It's Christmas Tour day! Visit my blog post today for inspiration on setting up a fun beverage bar for all the parties you'll be hosting. Link in my bio! ...

Take a tour of Christmas 2021 where I included punches of cheerful colors and vintage finds.  It transformed my Ladies Lounge into Candy Land!

This season I'm simplifying my decor and including treasures I brought back from Maine.  Reveal coming Thursday.

Take a tour of Christmas 2021 where I included punches of cheerful colors and vintage finds. It transformed my Ladies Lounge into Candy Land!

This season I'm simplifying my decor and including treasures I brought back from Maine. Reveal coming Thursday.
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