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This category offers tips, inspiration and solutions for Everyday Living during the SUMMER Season. Design, Decorating, Recipes, Tablescapes, Entranceway Design, Gifting and more. All about living with the season.

A Grilled Peaches with burrata and proscuitto AnAppealingPlan.com by @KraylFunch 83 1000

Grilled Georgia Peaches with Buratta + Prosciutto

Here’s the scene. A balmy August summer night, deep summer in the south. The Mr. has a dinner meeting for out of town business associates and isn’t due home for another few hours. On the way home I stop and pick up the last copy of The New York Times Wednesday edition. I usually get […]

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A Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe for Summer Entertaining from AnAppealingPlan.com by @KraylFunch (93) 1000x

Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe with Blue Cheese

In the farm world of yester-year there is a saying “knee-high by Fourth of July”. It means all is well with your corn crop and the growth is on schedule. Well these days you can get fresh corn as early as Memorial Day – or year round in some parts – but the I still […]

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Krayls entranceway picks for summer 2015 by AnAppealingPlan.com #Summer #SeasonalLiving 700x

Summertime Decorating Ideas For Your Entranceway

Summer is just 94 days short but with these quick and easy decorating ideas for your entranceway  you will be loving your homes curb appeal all summer long. Start the season with a fresh coat of paint to really make your front door pop! Add a new door knocker {even if you only use the […]

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Strawberry Shortcake with red flags fresh whipped cream red strawberries is the perfect dessert for a summer BBQ Memorial day, Fourth of July, Labor Day @KraylFunch AnAppealingPlan.com 29 1000x

Easy Strawberry Shortcake + Homemade Whipped Cream

The saying goes “nothing is more American than Apple Pie” – I beg to differ! To me fresh strawberries and whipped cream sitting on top of shortcake screams Americana and summer more than the pie in question. This easy strawberry shortcake with homemade whipped cream will have you whistling God Bless America {or perhaps..Summertime by […]

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Happy Fourth Of July

Wishing you, your family and friends the happiest 4th of July! Enjoy the day grilling or doing garden work but be sure to take a moment to pause and remember just how amazingly lucky we are to live in America and have the freedoms that we so often take for granted. God Bless America!! Looking […]

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Entertaining Summer Style: Finds For Your Table

Memorial Day. Fourth of July. Labor Day. Three holiday weekends that are classic summer entertaining opportunities. You can almost feel the excitement building in the air as the dates approach. Our Nations colors become part of our home and tablescape design. Fly your flag high and break out the Red, White & Blue with these […]

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Savory Tomato & Poblano Pie Recipe {#SundaySupper}

Inspired by a recipe in the August / September issue of Garden & Gun Magazine , with a little more heat added by Poblanos and optional jalapeno peppers, this Tomato Pie is the perfect use of abundant tomatoes in August New Jersey gardens with a nod to my new-found appreciation of southern cooking. I hope you enjoy it […]

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My Week In Instagram August 1

Back by popular demand….  My Week In Instagram {I started off in the aisles of Home Goods.  Spotted this great entranceway lamp x 2.}  {My darling husband picked up Sunflowers for me. I cut them short and placed them on the dining room table.} {Friday afternoon… testing & tasting recipes for Sunday’s Post: Dark and Stormy […]

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My Week In Instagram: Fourth Week In July

  I love Instagram and have started using it as my way of tracking my life in pictures. I think everyone should be there. But alas not everyone is. So I thought, why should only the people on Instagram get to see all these fabulous images and adventures? It didn’t seem fair. SO… welcome to […]

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