Reflections

Sweet Satisfaction

Sweet Satisfaction

I took this picture the other day of my 5-year old and her gingerbread house and I can’t get over the sheer look of satisfaction in her eyes.  It made me realize that we can make many...

The Reindeer are Coming!

In Florida we never see a reindeer, but these two will have to do for now. Meet Bailey and Sidney the Montgomery cocker spaniels.

Cookie Day 2010

Over the years the Montgomery family has baked thousands and thousands of cookies for Christmas, but it was often done in different kitchens on tired nights after long work days. Last year we changed this process a...

The Family Mixer Gets Ready

The Family Mixer Gets Ready

I was reminded today of the family mixer. Yes, I call it the family mixer as it has been responsible for thousands of cookies over the years and we have ALL used it over and over again.

Holiday 2 x 4

Holiday 2 x 4

I recently had the joy of attending the ladies Christmas tea at church with mom. Honestly, when she asked, I was thinking “how am I going to make 2 hours in the day to go? ...

My New Satiny, Bowed Friends

My New Satiny, Bowed Friends

Over the years I have had a love affair with what I call the “Four Hour Shoe” — those gorgeous, feminine, sexy and luxuriously ridiculous shoes that often come in some shimmery or satiny material, and are...

Welcome to Live Pretty – A blog about food, family, home and inspiration

Welcome to Live Pretty – A blog about food, family, home and inspiration

Here on Live Pretty our family team of bloggers will explore everything from life’s daily joys and reflections, to our favorite recipes, tips for decorating and beloved things.