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Breakfast in Savannah

While on the way back from Tybee Island last weekend, we stopped in Savannah for breakfast.  Headed to Clary’s, the restaurant made famous in the book, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.  Did you read that one? I got a signed copied of the book in Savannah back in the mid-90’s when the book was all the rage and enjoyed the story tremendously.  I remember hearing about this breakfast spot when I read the book.  It was fun to finally visit this spot and it didn’t disappoint.

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Clary’s, have you been?

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Quaint and cute inside.

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We sat outside on the sidewalk, just like in Europe.  It was a beautiful morning watching people and taking in the historic street.

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My choice of breakfast was stuffed French toast.  Golden perfection, stuffed with strawberries and cream cheese between the layers and dolloped with a big helping of whipped cream.  Yum, it was good!

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While walking the street, I couldn’t help but admire the homes and architecture in the historic district of Savannah.

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These row houses are so fascinating to me.

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All colors and hues of pink and color.

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The architecture reminds me of New Orleans.

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Stately brick is always classic.  Those huge sprawling live oak trees dripping with moss add to the character of Savannah.

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Flags flying over the brick lined sidewalk.

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Beautiful lanterns and entryways.

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Tall shutters and check out the leafy detail of the ironwork on the windows.

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I love a beautiful grand entrance like this with all the gorgeous millwork.

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A mossy tree lined street.

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Window boxes and gardens are definitely part of the beauty of Savannah.

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Tall and stately row houses.

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savannah st. john the baptist cathedral

The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Savannah, one of the prettiest churches I’ve ever seen.  Those double spires are so tall and you can see them from far away.

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Madison Square.

Even though I didn’t get to have a long visit in Savannah this time, breakfast was a treat and getting to take in a few of the squares along the way was a highlight.  I love Savannah so much and can’t get enough of this historic beauty in Georgia.  Have you been to Savannah and do you love it too?  There’s so much history and beauty to take in!

Feature Friday: Dimples and Tangles

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Jennifer with Dimples and Tangles has been blogging for 3 years now, but somehow I just found her recently.  There are so many bloggers now that it’s impossible to keep up with them all, but when I find some talent out there, I love to feature them and Jennifer has loads of style. She and her family hail from Edmond, OK and she is a pastor’s wife with 2 children, a boy and a girl.  I love her … Read More»

September at Tybee Island

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Last weekend, I had the pleasure of visiting Tybee Island again for a weekend getaway.  September might be the perfect time to go to the beach.  It was still very hot and plenty of folks were there, so apparently I’m not the only one getting the let’s go to the beach in September memo.  I took a friend with me and we had a wonderful 3 nights there on Tybee Island staying in a Mermaid Cottage.  I … Read More»

Sew Knot Serious

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With a name like that one, you are sure to wonder…..huh, what is this place all about?  That’s what I thought too, when my friend, Vicki, took me to Sew Knot Serious in nearby Cartersville, GA.  It’s a funky, eclectic, colorful kind of décor place and I wanted to share it with all of you.   April, the owner was so nice and friendly and she knew about my blog already too.  It was fun to meet … Read More»

Fall Decorating 2014

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I love Fall!  It's truly my second favorite season of the year, right after Spring. I’m  not a huge Fall decorator, but I do enjoy a few touches around my house.  Most of what I use are things that I’ve had for a long time and I don’t usually go out and buy stuff for Fall décor.  And I like to keep things sort of natural and neutral. Nothing that is over the top Fall for me. Nothing against … Read More»

Feature Friday: House on the Way

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Today’s Feature Friday is Leslie from House on the Way, who resides in the beautiful state of Kentucky, with her hubby and 4 kiddos.  She’s a busy stay at home mom who loves decorating and blogging her home journey as well.  Leslie’s signature color is red, which you’ll see sprinkled throughout her pretty home.  Enjoy the tour of this creative home! Leslie’s pretty brick home in Kentucky.  … Read More»

A Nashville Weekend: Part 2

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Back with Part 2 of my Nashville weekend a couple of weeks ago!   When I travel anywhere, I just seem to take tons of pics to remember places by and shopping is no exception.  I love having all my shopping trips documented and sometimes go back and look at something I’ve photographed.  So, I’m back today with Part 2 of the Nashville trip I took recently with some blog pals.  We hit lots of great … Read More»

Outdoor Lantern Solar Lighting

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One of the things I wanted to accomplish after getting my front yard landscaped was adding landscape lights.  And wow, have these changed over the years.  You can still put in those landscape lights that have buried lines and plug them into an electrical outlet, but solar lights have also improved over the years.  I remember a few years ago I tried solar lights and they were not very bright.  I … Read More»

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