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Glitter Heart Ornaments

Has anyone noticed how quickly Christmas is coming? Guess what? It happens on the same day every year, yet, many of us are literally losing our minds trying to cook, clean, decorate, bake, shop, repeat ... ... [ read more ]

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Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes

I love to cook and bake. There is something about this process that my creative side can really get into. With cooking, you can really embrace adventure (right side of the brain), but baking is a little a ... [ read more ]

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Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipe

I'm pretty sure we've all had hot chocolate at one time or another, especially during the chilly, winter months. Sometimes we make hot chocolate with a quick boil of some water in the microwave. It will do ... [ read more ]

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DIY Holiday Hostess Gifts

I don't know about you, but I love getting creative for Christmas. I love handmade gifts, both to give and receive. With the evolution of Pinterest, there seems to be a never-ending stream of inspiration ... [ read more ]

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Sharpie Paint Pens: Christmas Glasses

I don't know what it is about Sharpie paint pens, but I love them! Fine-tip or bold, in every color, especially gold and silver. One of my happy places is doodling with them on paper and even more fun is ... [ read more ]

Our Thanksgiving Menu 2013

Our Thanksgiving Menu 2013

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is only a week away! I know, I know...everybody is saying that! Does anybody else feel like this year has flown by? Because it really has, and I know everybody is ... [ read more ]

Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Slow Cooker Turkey Pumpkin Chili

Okay, so pumpkin and I have become best friends this fall. I’ve gone beyond my usual pumpkin bread, and made granola, soup and now, chili! Yes, pumpkin in chili. Who’d have thunk, right? Now, before you ... [ read more ]

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Savory Butternut Pumpkin Soup

I have to start off by saying that I am a very picky soup eater. Not because of ingredients, although carrot soup and I have nothing in common, but from the fact that I love soups that are well spiced, ... [ read more ]

Cozy Rustic Fall Wedding Ideas

Cozy Rustic Fall Wedding Ideas

So many times the bride gets more attention than a groom. We thought we'd change it up a bit by putting the spotlight on this dashing groom and his cozy, texture-filled style for the main focus of our cozy ... [ read more ]

Herb Infused Wedding Ideas

Herb Infused Wedding Ideas

Today’s wedding inspiration board is infused with wonderful herbs in everything from the bridal bouquet, decor, favors, drinks, and even the cake. As I do more and more cooking, including homemade sauces, ... [ read more ]

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Crunchy Pumpkin Biscoff Granola

I'm always on the look out for a great granola, whether store bought or homemade. You see I'm pretty picky about my granola. It seems that some are too sweet, a certain flavor is too overwhelming (like ... [ read more ]

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Crowd Pleasing Breakfast Casserole

Oftentimes, when we are invited to someone's house for brunch, I offer to bring something. Usually the most requested recipe by far is this Breakfast Casserole. What I love the most about it is that it's ... [ read more ]

Two Become One Rustic Wedding Ideas

Two Become One Rustic Wedding Ideas

Our wedding inspiration board today was first inspired by the rustic number 2 that I found on Pinterest. It just spoke to my heart and prompted me to think of a phrase in some wedding vows, “as two become ... [ read more ]

Yummy Fall Wedding Ideas

Yummy Fall Wedding Ideas

Despite the fact that someday I would like to move down South (just not sure how far south yet), there is one season that I would most definitely miss. It would be fall. Today’s wedding inspiration board ... [ read more ]

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DIY Washi Tape Home & Office

I know it’s Friday the 13th, but my dad always considered this a lucky day. And since I’m talking about washi tape TWICE in one week, I think you’ll agree that today is a lucky day indeed. Did you catch ... [ read more ]

Rosey Pink Wedding Ideas

Rosy Pink Wedding Ideas

Roses, peonies, and pink go together like peanut butter and jelly, or in our case biscoff and cream cheese. :) Our wedding inspiration board this week is loaded with gorgeous pinks in all different shades ... [ read more ]

DIY Washi Tape Wedding Ideas

DIY Washi Tape Wedding Ideas

Have you discovered washi tape? If you havent, well, you must be living under a rock. It seems some of our local craft store employees are because when I went there and asked for their section all I heard ... [ read more ]

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Biscoff Fruit Dip

Anybody that’s been on Pinterest for awhile has probably seen and drooled over all the Nutella dip recipes. I know I have. And *just* when I was getting ready to try one of those delectable recipes, bam!, ... [ read more ]

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Romantic Country Engagement Session

When I accept a real wedding or engagement shoot submission for feature, I ask the photographer to pass along my love story questionnaire. The happy couple fills in all of the details of their relationship ... [ read more ]

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Farmers Market Treasures

All summer long farmers markets have been popping up in small towns and big cities across the U.S. showcasing the bounty that farmers, green thumbs, and Mother Nature have been nurturing. When you see all ... [ read more ]

Colorful Late Summer Wedding

Colorful Late Summer Wedding Ideas

Summer days, in August, in New England, are usually referred to as the “dog days” filled with hot and unbearable humid air. This year, however, it has been very different. We have had gorgeous days with ... [ read more ]

DIY Sparkly Save The Date

DIY Sparkly Save The Date

Whenever I see sparkly gold paper I kind of get the hearts for pupils look in my eyes. I start to think of all the possibilities that this amazing paper could be used for. Awhile back I saw this really ... [ read more ]

Rustic Succulent and Plum Wedding Ideas

Rustic Succulent and Plum Wedding Ideas

Oh, be still my rustic-and-succulent-loving heart! Today’s wedding inspiration board incorporates some of my favorite details as well as some details that I never would have imagined just a few years ago. ... [ read more ]

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Slow Cooked Brown Sugar Barbecue Sauce

It’s August. Say it with me... you know you have already... where does the time go!? There’s still some summer left though, which means there’s still plenty of time for barbecuing! And when you say ... [ read more ]

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Summer Lovin’: Essie Polishes

Hello, Summer! Where have you been this year? It seems the rain that we had for most of our New England spring followed into summer and just didn’t want to quit! So, what’s a girl got to do? Well, paint ... [ read more ]