When we travel we always try to pack light. Between my husband, son, and myself, we usually pack in one suitcase and a small carry on. On our latest trip, to Canada, we were without a place to do laundry for most of it, so we decided to pack in two suitcases this time. The truth......Read More
I’m not going to lie, Mother’s Day is a really special day for me. I love all the art that Tom makes for me (that’s one of his pieces that I used as part of the table setting, in the images above), the breakfast that my husband cooks, the relaxing that I get to do…......Read More
When we travel, we love to stay in hotels…getting to the room and finding the cozy right away. We aren’t, however, big fans of eating out every meal when we travel, especially with a child. So, while Air bnb seems like the best alternative, so that we have a kitchen and what not, that’s not......Read More
I have been getting a lot of requests for information on the Air bnb that we have stayed in, when in NOLA. Here’s the direct link to the property. Enjoy!...Read More
Welcome to this month’s Supper Club- a peek into the culture, food, and music of a different country each month. I, of course, love France. It’s magical, beautiful and just so charming. I’ve been to many parts of the country, but rarely try my hand at cooking French food because it feels so daunting and......Read More
Hi! It’s a new year and I have been awfully quiet here, on the site…. if you don’t know me or aren’t local, you might not know my back story. My name is Erin Austen Abbott and I own a retail shop called Amelia, located in Oxford, Mississippi. So this holiday season took all my...
Welcome to Supper Club, a peek at other countries and their food customs, music, and traditions. For the holidays, we are taking a look at Vietnam and how they celebrate Christmas. Surprisingly, their traditions aren’t too different for our own customs, here in America, except that Christmas Eve is more celebrated than Christmas Day. Due......Read More
There’s something about spending time in New Orleans… I wander the streets, just taking it all in. I love how antiquated it is, how real it feels. We try to get down there, from our home in Mississippi, a few times a year, which is never long enough. On this visit, we stayed at The......Read More