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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Halloween Talk & Fall Decor | 2018

One of my favorite places to decorate (and agonize over) other than my coffee bar is the entryway table. This year it’s a little more dressed up for Halloween, which I haven’t quite done before. So before I put the festive things away and rearrange it for November, I wanted to show you just a […]

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Fall Decor | 2017

When we put in the offer on our home a year ago this week, the anticipation of our first Autumn in our new home was pretty great. I couldn’t wait to get out my little orange bin full of decor and kick back with a warm cup of cider in an owl mug. Finding an […]

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A Thanksgiving Feast With Williams-Sonoma & Whole Foods Market

A few days ago, I got to be part of something pretty darn exciting. Whole Foods Market and Williams-Sonoma invited myself, and other bloggers, to an exclusive Thanksgiving dinner event! We were treated to amazing food, wine, and drooled over beautiful Thanksgiving tablescapes. I couldn’t get enough (food and eye candy from the decor. Oh […]

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Thankful Challenge Day 5 | 2016

Today I’m thankful for getting up early and taking a friend with us to The Apple House, which was a much needed pit stop on our way to ride the golden lined road of Skyline Drive, here in Virginia (post coming soon!). Thankful for fresh doughnuts from the Apple House! Way too yummy…Extra yummy if […]

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Happy Halloween | 2016

Pin There’s always a bittersweet feeling when Halloween rolls around. As the night grows older and the doorbell stops ringing, it feels as if a new page is about the be turned. One that nears the end of Autumn. That might sound strange to say considering we have a month left of the season, but […]

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Trunk-or-Treat Event | Stepping Out As A Blogger

This past week, I’d say the blog hit a few minor milestones. For the first time ever, I got to outwardly promote the blog…in front of people. And I got cute little business cards to help promote it! Since I love stationary and paper goods (see my instagram for the_diary_library as an example), picking out […]

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Pin-spiration | Halloween

When Halloween comes along I always miss the days when I mulled over costume decisions with my siblings, seeing myselfย transform as I turned into a new character, and the smell of burning pumpkins glowing by tea lights in the dark as I trick-or-treated. We’d happily stuff ourselves of honey ham sandwiches before we trekked through […]

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Oreo Candy DIY | Fail?

Oreo Candy DIY | brandie-sellers.com

I’ve always wanted to work with the cool seasonal molds I see every year at the craft stores. When I saw one where you could turn an Oreo into a work of art, I thought “How hard could it be?”.ย  Looking at the pumpkin mold,ย  I knew I didn’t want to make it any old […]

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How To Make Candy Apples

I wont say exactly how often I go into Michael’s craft store (a whole lot and we’ll leave it at that. Ha!), but stumbling on these candy sticks that look like twigs totally sparked the idea to do candy apples. I could probably go out to my back yard and get real sticks to put […]

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