The Southern Special #36 and Features

The countdown to Christmas has me running like crazy.  How about you?  Thank you so much for sharing your inspiring posts here with us each week.

Here are last weeks features.

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Last week’s party was so filled with inspiration.

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Rita shares her beautiful sunroom all decked out for Christmas with us.

Mexican-Corn-Casserole1An Alli Event

Alli’s Mexican Corn Casserole looks delicious and she shares her recipe with us.  I can’t wait to try it.

bell-angel-garland-015wbCrafty Journal

Noreen at Crafty Journal is so talented and she shares a detailed tutorial for her adorable dollar store bell angel garland.

Coastal wreathAcross The Blvd

Beverly from Across the Blvd made this stunning Coastal Wreath for her DIL.

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Rena shared a detailed tutorial on how to make this beautiful angel pendant.

 COOKIES-COOKIES-Red-Velvet-White-Chocolate-Chip-Cookies-750x560Tumbleweed Contessa

The Tumbleweed Contessa’s recipe for Red Velvet Cookies sounds incredible.
 beautifully baked
Jan shared a recipe for warm cheesy onion dip that sounds divine.  I’m adding this recipe to my Christmas Eve snack menu.
 Del shared a yummy sounding recipe for no bake coconut snowballs.
 Catherine’s Parsley Pesto Steak is absolutely mouth-watering.

Please visit these talented bloggers and let them know you saw it at The Southern Special.

Features on my Facebook page HERE, and on Pinterest HERE.

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 Welcome to another great week of The Southern Special.

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Remember when you share here at The Southern Special your post appears on all four blogs.

Have a wonderful week and hope to see you back here next Tuesday for our last party before the new year.  Also, don’t forget that today in addition to co-hosting The Southern Special I am participating in a Christmas Tree blog hop.  I am sharing my Vintage Ladder Christmas Tree and maybe a couple of my tabletop trees too.


  1. Thanks so much for featuring my Mexican corn casserole. I always enjoy your party! Thanks for hosting.

  2. Sharon, thank you for my sunroom feature – I’ll wear the badge proudly! Special thanks to you and all the gals hosting this party – without you, we wouldn’t have nearly the audience to share our love of home and garden. I hope your week is full of jingle and jolly.
    Rita C at Panoply

  3. Thank you Sharong for hosting another party 🙂
    Wonderful features!!

  4. Thank you so much for the feature of my coastal wreath. I’m delighted!

  5. Thank you for hosting this great linky party!

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