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The Uptown Acorn · 1d ago

Must See TV {The Sinner}

J and I have been watching USA Network's, The Sinner, and we have been hooked. The drama is so good and suspenseful. Tonight is the season finale, and I cannot wait.Young mother Cora Tannett...
The Uptown Acorn · 3d ago

Oakleaves, Staghorn fern, Branches!

I recently sent a bunch of branches, ferns, feathers, and curiosities to my friends at Mitch's Flowers to create a Halloween/Fall arrangement for the center stair parlor table. I love the ad...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

A Place to Call Home

I'm loving the new book by James Farmer, A Place to Call Home: Timeless Southern Charm. I have loved his style for a long time, and I am a fan of his home, Farmdale in southern Georgia.From ...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

Bevolo-style Gas Lanterns

Oh! How I wish we had gas lanterns on our porch on Perrier Street! They scream Southern to me. But, I guess I do have the next best thing, Bevolo-styled gas lanterns by the uber-talented Cyn...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

Remembering September 11...

The minute I wrote the date 9/11 on the board this morning, I was immediately transported back to that very day.I was living in Atlanta and working at Jeff's real estate office answering pho...
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

Scentsational Scoop {Baobab candle}

I love a great candle, and this is a good one. Housed in a beautiful, decorative glass jar, Baobab candles are works of art as well as "scentsational".The inspiration:"Baobab Collection firs...
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

19 years!!!

Today marks J and I's 19th Anniversary. It has been a great ride through Atlanta and New Orleans. I can only wonder what the next 19 years will hold.Cheers at The Polo Bar, NYCI wouldn't wan...
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

Too Early for Fall ???

Don't get me wrong I love the Fall season, but is it a little early to decorate for the season when the temperatures here are in the 90s and the humidity is sky high?I feel that we do rush t...
The Uptown Acorn · 2W ago

Look what you made me do...

I cannot get this song out of my head, and I love it. Taylor Swift is a genius.Her newest single, "Look What You Made Me Do", is from her upcoming album, Reputation. If the newest single is ...
The Uptown Acorn · 3W ago

Eating New Orleans {LuLa Distillery & Restaurant}

New Orleans is definitely a food-lover's mecca. There are restaurants opening every week, so it is always hard to try them all. Sadly, some shutter before I even get a chance to eat there.Fo...