Tales of the Traveling Tote, A Busy Spring and Happy June!

I belong to a group of MacKenzie-Childs loving bloggers that all have this same fabulous tote Our totes all have names I named my tote Miss Coquille {French for seashell} because most of my travels are to and from the beach house We share our tote travels and adventures quarterly and give away something from … Continue reading

Tale of the Traveling Tote, Winter Tales & Hello Spring

Time for another Tale of the Traveling Tote! Traveling has been difficult this past year, but our spirits aren’t dampened, we continue to enjoy our totes! Our annual big family Christmas was different in 2020, instead of a visit from Santa Claus and a lingering lunch buffet on Christmas Eve, only part of the family … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Fall Frolics and Hurricane Headaches

Welcome to the December edition of Tales of the Traveling Tote! This MacKenzie-Childs loving tribe shares the adventures we’ve had with our Courtly Check totes every 3 months and we celebrate with a giveaway! It is hard to imagine a mere 3 months ago, Sept 1 2020, Miss Coquille, Hello Gorgeous and I were getting … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Tote, Summer Travels

Welcome to another Tale of the Traveling Tote! Everything has been a challenge these past months, Most of us did very little, if any, traveling… When things began to close down in mid March, Miss Coquille, Hello Gorgeous, and I headed south I never dreamed we would end up staying for almost 5 months in … Continue reading

Home Decor, Rustic Country Farmhouse & National Handbag Day

  There appears to be a National holiday for just about everything, Today is National Handbag Day!         When Miss Coquille, my loyal Traveling Tote companion, heard about National Handbag Day she insisted that I share our recent excursion to the most unique house I have ever experienced       Located … Continue reading

Tales of The Traveling Tote, #19, June

  Welcome June and Tales of the Traveling Tote #19!     The Traveling Tote Group is composed of 11 Mad for MacKenzie-Childs gals who all have the same tote.  Every season we post adventures we’ve had with our totes to share a little part of our worlds and give readers a chance to win … Continue reading

Tales of the Traveling Totes, Spring Outings

{Fearless Friday posted early this week, you can see it here} Welcome to the June Tales of the Traveling Totes! It’s time to share what our totes have been up to this Spring   We have a wonderful giveaway for you from MacKenzie-Childs, details at the end of this post! I must admit that Miss … Continue reading

Creations, Books & Bags!

There are several fun events coming up and I’d love for you to join them! Leslie Anne Tarabella, a fellow Southerner from Fairhope AL, is a friend I met through blogging, and we get together now and then for lunch and laughs.  She is a super talented writer and has just published her first book! … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Tales of The Traveling Tote, Art in the Park Tabletop Picnic

A twist on Take-out Tuesday today as I join my fellow Traveling Tote gals with a tablescape starring our totes Our sisterhood formed from a mutual adoration of all things MacKenzie-Childs and we share “adventures” using our totes, who all have names and personalities I chose a French art theme for my table because my … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Travelin’ Sausage Omelet Rolls

When family comes to the coast for a weekend visit, they leave early on Sunday to get home, unpack and be ready for school and work on Monday We celebrated Easter and a birthday on Friday and Saturday, and after an early egg hunt on Sunday  {very serious business, egg hunts…} I foil wrapped sausage, … Continue reading