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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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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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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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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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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Blue Cheese Biscuits

During a summer party at my in-laws house a handful of years ago, a guest brought these wonderful biscuits and I kept going back for more. I was stunned to find out not only how simple the recipe was but that it involved blue cheese, because ordinarily I’m not a fan. When I asked how […]

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Winter Things | A Culinary Adventure

Hello, friends! I’m currently sitting at my kitchen table writing with fresh snow falling outside my kitchen door. There’s only a blue-gray light left of the day and I’m craving a hot mug of coffee (but since I’m writing this on a Thursday evening, that might not be the greatest idea!). More snow is in […]

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A Cozy Valentine’s Day At Home | Celebrating With Whole Foods Market

Ever since Christmas, I’ve been so excited decorating for different occasions and seasons now that we have our very own home. Valentine’s Day was no exception! Not only do I want to show you the little touches I’ve done to our home for V-Day, but also Whole Foods Market has teamed up with the blog […]

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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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