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Celebrating Thanksgiving & Practicing Gratitude

TURKEY DAY! I hope you are enjoying all the delicious food, and just having a great time being with your friends and family! My sister usually hosts, so we go there. Isabella and I stay a few extra days with her before heading back home. This year we aren't having turkey (gasp!) No one really … Continue reading Celebrating Thanksgiving & Practicing Gratitude

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Festive Wreath Inspiration for Fall & Halloween!

I want a wreath on my door. People in my neighborhood have nice wreaths, and I get a little jealous when I am driving through. Total #DoorEnvy. I tell myself that we've only been in our house a few months and we still have a lot of settling in to do. So a wreath is … Continue reading Festive Wreath Inspiration for Fall & Halloween!

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Style on a Budget: Top 10 Fall Items Under $20!

Who doesn't love a good deal? For example, you know at Target, when you first come in they have the "deals" area right there? IT'S A MAGNET. I always have to stop there and see what they have. Don't you?  I gathered up some of KP's best-sellers for fall. You are going to want these … Continue reading Style on a Budget: Top 10 Fall Items Under $20!

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Two Fun & Easy DIY Fall Centerpieces

I love a good centerpiece! They make your table look so put together and fresh. Take me to a furniture store and I'll want to buy every table that is displayed with a centerpiece. That's just a fact. But to be completely honest with you, my current "centerpiece" is a pile of mail, surrounded by … Continue reading Two Fun & Easy DIY Fall Centerpieces

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Easy Ways to Add Fall Decor to Your Home

I've said it before and I'll say it again...this year is going by SO FAST. School is starting, stores are getting out the Thanksgiving and Halloween decor, and Isabella is going to be two in a few months. WHAAAAAT?! Just let me be in denial about one of those things, ok? Moving on. Fall is … Continue reading Easy Ways to Add Fall Decor to Your Home

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Tasty Treats to Tempt your Tastebuds

If you have a sweet tooth, this recipe post is for you!  I indulged in making TWO tasty treats to test and share with my co-workers.  Since they gave both recipes some rave reviews,  I am now sharing with you!  Today's inspiration comes from Gooseberry Patch's Fun Fall Foods.  I made Homemade Caramel Corn and Pam's … Continue reading Tasty Treats to Tempt your Tastebuds

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Create a Festive Halloween Window Display

There are so many fun things to do during fall...take the kids trick-or-treating, binge watch scary movies, be scared on Friday the 13th, visit apple orchards, and more.  Fall is a favorite season for a lot of people, and that means a lot of people love Halloween too.  One of my co-workers loves the holiday, and … Continue reading Create a Festive Halloween Window Display

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Game-Day Recipes to Keep your Guests Cheering

My husband loves football.  I could care less, but I'm trying to learn because I don't want to be completely left out when he starts to get our daughter into watching the games!  Since football is going to increase in popularity around our house, I decided to try some  recipes from the Gooseberry Patch cookbook:  Our … Continue reading Game-Day Recipes to Keep your Guests Cheering

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Fall Best Sellers!

Oh goodbye, sweet, sweet summer!  The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are changing, and sweatshirts, leggings, and leather boots are making their way back to your wardrobe.  There's no denying it...fall is here!  As everything around us seems to be getting ready and changing, we have one question to ask:  is your home ready … Continue reading Fall Best Sellers!

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#MagazineMatch: Fall Table Centerpieces

Today's inspiration comes from the autumn issue of Cottages & Bungalows magazine.  I was flipping through the pages, admiring the gorgeous fall pictures, and one jumped out saying: #MagazineMatch!  The tablescape is beautiful and perfect for fall, and even has a touch of Thanksgiving with the turkeys between the nests.   I ended up doing … Continue reading #MagazineMatch: Fall Table Centerpieces