Candied Pecans

When I was about nineteen, I used to work at the mall. There was one kiosk that sold candied pecans and the sweet smell would lure you right to them! I took a chance on this wonderful sweet smell, never having tried them before, and quickly fell in love with this sugar coated nut. Around […]

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Christmas At The Coffee Bar | 2019

We’re getting closer to the Winter solstice, the shortest day of the year. The shadows on my wall in this post are proof that the daylight has shifted since you were last here. As I write this, it’s ten days before Christmas! It’s as if after we hit Thanksgiving, time sped up and here we […]

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No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

‘Tis the season for baking sweet things that taste like memories! During this time of year, so many of us bring out those old recipe cards or whip up something we know by heart, something that might have even been passed down through the family that reminds you of Christmas past. Those are my favorite […]

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Three Ingredient Apple Pie

Earlier in the year I spotted this Autumn Is For Apple Pie kids book and though there are no kids in this house, it was coming home with me! I was so amused that there was a sweet little book about baking an apple pie with friends. And if you’ve been around here for a […]

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But First, Thanksgiving | Fall Decor 2019

This year it’s been harder than ever to not start decorating for Christmas along with everyone else. November 1st came and everyone (so it seemed) on social media was busily decking the halls and showing off their handy work. I will confess I drooled over garland perfectly draped or a beautifully lit tree! Suddenly I […]

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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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