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Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

Have you noticed that smoothies are everywhere? Everybody's doing it! They come in green, purple, pink, and even blue! It all depends on the fruits and vegetables you use. I've tried a fair few, especially ... [ read more ]


Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe

I LOVE homemade mac and cheese. I don't think there is anyone out there that doesn't. If you don't, then you are definitely strange, and maybe not of this planet. Just kidding! I've tried a lot of ... [ read more ]

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Radiant Orchid Inspiration

Each year, Pantone announces a color of the year and I think they have hit a home run with Radiant Orchid this year. I do have to admit something embarrassing. For the first couple of weeks after finding ... [ read more ]


Garden Egg Skillet

We have a tendency to eat a lot of eggs at our house. Why? Because they're yummy, you can do a lot of things with them, they're relatively easy to prepare, and you usually have a dozen or two hanging ... [ read more ]


DIY Glitter Monogram Mug

Do you love glitter? How about monograms? Mason jars? What about glitter, monograms, and mason jars? If you answered yes to any or all of those questions, our DIY glitter monogram mug is for sure going ... [ read more ]


Taco Tart

Okay, raise your hand if you like tacos! Me, me, me! Normally you would serve tacos in a corn or flour tortilla, but how about something a little different, like a tart, a taco tart! Puff pastry is what ... [ read more ]


Cheddar Cheese Cauliflower Soup Recipe

Usually, I am not a soup person. In fact, I am a very picky soup eater. I am also a flavor snob. Most everything I eat (or even drink) must be full of flavor. I even put 5 grains of sea salt in my coffee ... [ read more ]


Summer/Fall Wedding Ideas

Yesterday, we shared some fabulous winter/spring wedding ideas and inspiration, including tips from Kat Schmoyer of Dear Sweetheart Events. Today, we're back with some equally beautiful summer/fall wedding ... [ read more ]


Winter/Spring Wedding Ideas

Today, we are so excited to be sharing some great inspiration boards for winter/spring wedding ideas, as well as some wonderful, seasonally specific tips from Kat Schmoyer of Dear Sweetheart Events. You're ... [ read more ]


Onion Jam And Brie Grilled Cheese

Can I get a woo-hoo for the weekend? Woo-hoo!! I don't know about you, but when I'm ending a busy, exhausting week, couple of weeks if I can be honest, all I want to do on the weekend is chill. Included in ... [ read more ]


Top 5 Wedding Planning Tips

You're ENGAGED! It's super exciting, right? Did you know that roughly 33% of proposals take place between Thanksgiving and New Year's? And you may very well have been one of the lucky few - lucky you!! You ... [ read more ]

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DIY Gold Glitter Mason Jars

Once upon a time there was a little DIY that could, kind of like the little engine that could. Our DIY Chalkboard Mason Jar Candle Centerpiece has gone a little viral. It's been pinned like crazy by ... [ read more ]

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Noodle Bake Recipe

Have you ever had a moment when you took a bite of something and were instantly transported to a childhood memory? Well, this noodle bake recipe is exactly one of those moments. When I first saw The ... [ read more ]

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Red and White Christmas Wedding

When April of ALH Designs asked if I would feature her red and white Christmas wedding, it was all I could do not to jump and squeal for joy!! It’s a red and white CHRISTMAS wedding, people!! And it’s ... [ read more ]

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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 ]