Baked Acorn Squash & Roasted Seeds

I’ve noticed my grocery store sells acorn squash all year long now. Every time I see it, I think of this recipe. But we wait until Autumn, when the days are shorter, the air is brisk, and the trees have given way to the season to take one home and bake up this sweet delicious […]

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Country Coffee Bar | Fall 2019

Welcome, friends, to the Fall Coffee Bar 2019! You might notice a few changes around here and a few added features, which I’ve been itching to show you! I was just waiting for the right time and now is as good as any! I’ll also be showing you a little more of this space than […]

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Skyline Drive & The Apple House | (2016 flashback)

This time three years ago we were waiting to close on our first home. We were antsy with anticipation and I, of course, was daydreaming of how to decorate each room. I was in the middle of working on my Thankful Challenge posts here on the blog and had ideas to do more. And on […]

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Strawberry Preserves Puff Pastry

We are knee deep in baking season and it’s far from over! When there’s even the idea of cooler weather, I love to think of a few goodies I can bake. At least that’s what I used to think! Back in the Summer, I discovered the baking urge hit me quite a bit and it […]

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Library of Congress In The Country| October (2017 flashback)

Hey friends! I can’t believe that we are over mid-way through October? Time always boggles my mind. The days have become much cooler this week, which I think most of us are enjoying, and now we play the game of when to keep our heat on full time! I even got a freeze warning on […]

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Stribling Orchard | Apple Picking

The DeLorean has hummed to life, the flux capacitor is on, we’re reaching 88 miles an hour, and – whoosh – we have left a trail of blazing hot tire streaks on the ground, arriving to October 2017! We’re on our way to Stribling Orchard to go on an apple picking adventure in the mountains, […]

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My Vintage Cookbook Collection

Roughly two years ago, I started getting into collecting and reading recipe books. Not only just for the recipes, but the stories being told within them through either text or the pictures and illustrations inside. It came about due to a few reasons: I needed inspiration for dinner (an ongoing saga), Susan Branch, and a […]

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Christmas In July|Home Decor (2017 Flashback)

Back in the Winter, I showed you how I decorated for Christmas 2018 and transitioned it into Winter. I mentioned how I might share what I did the year before just to document and compare, but life happened and here we are! Christmas in July it is! So, let’s get into my DeLorean and travel […]

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Red, White, & Mount Vernon | Summer Decor

Hey, friends! I just got in from pruning my front flower bed that we put in this year (you can follow along on the progress on Instagram), and I can officially say that it feels like the Dog Days of Summer are here! We’ve also had a lot of rain, making our green babies grow […]

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Darling, Love Is Best | Valentine’s Day Decor

Valentine’s Day always reminds me of mine and David’s humble beginning when he became my first Valentine ever back when we were just fifteen. I innocently (I swear it) gave him a stuffed dog with a heart in its mouth that said “kiss me”, picking it up at Hallmark the night before without giving it […]

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