Collections

Out with the Old and in with the Blue…and White

Blue and white go together like pancakes and syrup, biscuits and gravy, turkey and dressing – OK, now I’m hungry! The luxurious look of blue and white is always in style, but it’s also currently a runaway hit on the runways as many designers have set it as this coming fall/winter 2017 fashion trend. Blue […]

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Collections, Gift Guide

Rock Your School

Faithful college fans are thrilled to be kicking off their favorite season – football season! With games galore, tailgates and more, it’s easy to understand what all of the excitement’s for. School pride is about community, comradery and sharing in the celebration of your school’s triumphs. Tailgating before a game, cheering in a crowded stadium, […]

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Collections, Recipes

Fall in Love with Harvest

Although many of us are still sweating our tails off, the weather will be cooling off in a few weeks and fall will soon be on its way! I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for cozy nights at home, gorgeous fall colors, delicious foods and my makeup not running down my face! Here […]

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Collections, Furniture

Meet the Authentic Country Living Collection

Cracker Barrel is all about classic country style from our cheese grits to our cream gravy to our Old Country Store. So when we heard about Houston-based Leigh Country’s Authentic Country Living style, our ears perked up. Leigh Country is a family-owned and operated company that designs and manufactures outdoor and patio furniture with a […]

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Gift Guide

Get an A+ in Teacher Gift Giving

It’s the beginning of the school year for many and I know that there are plenty of things to do. I’m going to share with you some fun and easy gift ideas for teachers to help you quickly check one more thing off of your to-do list! As the daughter of an elementary school teacher, […]

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Community, Music, Travel

Sweet Home, Oregon

Youth Music Project Before heading to the Oregon Jamboree Music Festival, I wanted to stop by the Youth Music Project in West Linn, OR. Boy, was I impressed! When I arrived, I was greeted by Executive Director Emerita, Rachel Sneddon, who took me on a tour of this fantastic facility. I got to check out […]

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Community, Travel

Go West, my friend…to Tualatin

A few days ago, I was on my way to Oregon for the first time to experience the Oregon Jamboree Music Festival, sponsored by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store! I’ll tell you all about that next time, but today, I’m excited to tell you about this Cracker Barrel outpost! I decided that while I was in […]

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Gift Guide

Let Them Know You Care, Even When You’re Not There

Summer seems to be flying by and it’s hard to believe that it’s almost time to go back to school. Just saying that makes me want to find a way to stop time, but then I realize I’m an adult (I can’t believe it either) and haven’t been in school for almost 13 years. Back […]

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Collections

A Hauntingly Fun Halloween

Let me preface with that I’m no writer, but boy do I love all things Halloween! I’ve worked alongside the haunt industry for over 23 years, first with my father and later with my kids. Halloween can truly be something fun and exciting for the whole family and we are definitely a family that haunts […]

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