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How to Create Simple Artwork That Will Make Your Living Space Come Alive

How to Create Simple Artwork That Will Make Your Living Space Come Alive

By Meg Delagrange | August 21, 2017

In our secret lives — our night life and our weekend life — we enjoy getting creative in ways that don’t necessarily involve leather. Regina likes to cook. (You may have already tried one of her incredible recipes.) I like to paint. I’ve been painting for almost ten years — a hobby that I picked…

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All travel items laid out before I pack the tote bag with everything I need for two weeks of travel.

A Struggling Minimalist’s Guide to Packing One Tote for Two Weeks of Travel

By Meg Delagrange | July 25, 2017

When I traveled to Japan last December, I packed everything I needed for my 2 week stay in one simple tote bag, The Market Tote. Does that sound crazy? This won’t make you feel better if you want to try this because I’m going to be honest — I felt absolutely nuts when I decided…

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How to Travel Happy Everywhere You Go

By Regina Bauman | July 18, 2017

Written by Regina Bauman and Meg Delagrange You might have already noticed that we both love to travel. I (Regina) traveled a lot as a young adult and loved every minute of it. I spent time studying Spanish in Antigua and Guatemala, lived in Honduras for six months, visited Columbia, South America several times, and…

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A few of our favorite things.

A Few — or Twenty — of Regina and Meg’s Favorite Things

By Meg Delagrange | July 12, 2017

Written by Regina Bauman and Meg Delagrange Raindrops on roses And whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of our favorite things! Regina’s Favorite Things 01. Tieks Flats I have worn many different brands of flats over the years. Usually they…

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Signs that point to the Charming Community of Muddy Pond, Tennessee

Your Day Trip Guide to the Charming Community of Muddy Pond, Tennessee

By Regina Bauman | July 6, 2017

Come Visit Muddy Pond, Tennessee Follow a narrow winding road up a steep hill through five or six sharp curves, turn left at the Mennonite church, and you’ll be on Muddy Pond Road. Continue up its twists and turns past a few fields of sorghum cane, some arrows pointing the way to the Muddy Pond…

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How to Get Playfully Chic With Simple Summer Styles

By Stephanie Spring | June 27, 2017

When I think back to my fashion sense as a child, I often react one of two ways. I either A. cringe or B. laugh at all that my outfits encompassed. The summers consisted of all the neighborhood kids, my sister, and me playing outside together the majority of the day. Whether we were creating…

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The story of Meg Delagrange of going from Amish to Tokyo.

From Amish to Tokyo

By Meg Delagrange | June 19, 2017

31 years ago I was born to my Amish parents in a plain white farmhouse in upstate New York. My mom was 18-years-old and married for exactly nine months when she gave birth to me, her firstborn daughter. She tells me that she went into labor as she was milking a cow in their barn.…

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How to Make Regina’s Best Rhubarb Custard Pie Recipe

By Regina Bauman | June 15, 2017

When I was ten years old, I sat on a porch swing slowly swinging while my mom and a friend chatted. There was a slight breeze, which carried the sweet smell of freshly cut grass and heat. They talked about the canning they had to do that week, what fruit was in season, and how…

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From Amish to finding my Fashion Joy!

How I Went from Amish to Finding My Fashion Joy

By El Stoltzfus | June 9, 2017

Meet El Stoltzfus, a personal friend of ours and an amazing member of the Urban Southern family. We’re incredibly honored that El would share her story with US. Like us, El was born Amish. Today she shares the journey of how she discovered her personal style. This post is not sponsored. The Beginning: Born Amish in the 80s…

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