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How to Plant & Grow Beautiful Paperwhites for the Holidays- Video

How to Plant & Grow Beautiful Paperwhites for the Holidays- Video

    There is just something so incredibly beautiful about having pots filled with petite paperwhite flowers during the holidays. They are festive, they smell nice, and they can spruce up just about any area of your home! Better yet- they can be planted in […]

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese

I have kids, which automatically means that Macaroni & Cheese is requested OFTEN in my house. My 4 year old son thinks that he should eat it daily. Yikes- sorry little man! But once a week or so with some grilled chicken and steamed broccoli, […]

The Ultimate Fall Cleanup List for Your Garden, Flowers, & Yard

The Ultimate Fall Cleanup List for Your Garden, Flowers, & Yard

Wow, is it actually cool enough to start the annual Fall Cleanup?? The warmer-than-usual weather recently had many of our plants confused! However, now that night time temps are dipping into the 40s, that is definitely your cue to get out there and get the […]

The Potting Shed Restoration: Phase 1

The Potting Shed Restoration: Phase 1

Oh, the potting shed. It’s one of those little spots that just feels nostalgic and I adore it. It’s one of the things that made me fall in love this property. The old, cool and damp spring smell, the creaky white cupboards with the painted-black […]

Beautiful Varieties of Pumpkins

Beautiful Varieties of Pumpkins

When the weather starts to cool and the end of September/beginning of October approach, it can only mean one thing…… Pumpkins!! There’s just something about Fall that I love; maybe it’s getting my favorite sweaters back out or drinking a hot cup of coffee on […]

A Welcoming Fall Front Entrance

A Welcoming Fall Front Entrance

As much as love all of the spring and summer plantings, I am always excited when the temperatures start to turn, because then it is time for all things pumpkins, gourds, mums, corn stalks and bales of hay! This year was no exception. Between a […]

Baked Apple Chips

Baked Apple Chips

When you have a few 5 gallon buckets of apples left towards the end of the season, you start experimenting with all sorts of different apple recipes to use them up! I’ve been meaning to try making apple chips for awhile now because I have […]

Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Butter & Crispy Sage

Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Butter & Crispy Sage

Ok, so I had never actually made crispy sage before…amazing! I am completely obsessed with it, and it is incredibly easy (bonus)! This is one of my new favorite ways to serve acorn squash. Not only is it beautiful, but the flavors are wonderful. If […]

Baked Acorn Squash with Butter & Brown Sugar

Baked Acorn Squash with Butter & Brown Sugar

This was one of my favorite fall recipes growing up. My mom used to split the squash in half, bake them up, and put the half squash right on our plates with a side of sausage or chicken. We would just grab a spoon and […]

Homemade Caramel Apples

Homemade Caramel Apples

Do you love caramel apples, but have been a little nervous to make them yourself? Fear no more! This easy recipe will give you great caramel apples every time! Watch my “How-To” Video here.     I used to pay between $8-$12 apiece for great […]

Homemade Caramel Apples- Video

Homemade Caramel Apples- Video

Do you love caramel apples, but have been a little nervous to make them yourself? Fear no more! This easy recipe will give you great caramel apples every time! Find the recipe here: Homemade Caramel Apples      

Make Ahead Egg Bake Casserole

Make Ahead Egg Bake Casserole

Every year, like clockwork, after the first month or so of school mornings I am so tired of oatmeal, cereal, and yogurt breakfasts. There has got to be something better than this, that is just as easy! I do not have time on weekday mornings […]

One Pan Autumn Dinner

One Pan Autumn Dinner

I saw this recipe on Pinterest and had to try it out (because we all know sometimes they’re just not that great, aka- Pinterest fail). Not this one! This recipe was very easy and very delicious. Plus everything on one pan is a win in […]

Slow Cooker Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Slow Cooker Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

I’ve been making this the past 2 years and absolutely love it. It uses lots of great fall produce- squash, carrots, apple, onions, and herbs. It all goes right from the garden to our dinner table! Make it as a hearty appetizer or as the […]

Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

These are, hands down, a new family favorite. Lots of great pumpkin and spice flavor and super easy to make. The girls and I whipped up a batch to throw in the oven in about 5 minutes! Honestly, I dare you to eat just one. […]

Roasted Beet Salad with Herb Goat Cheese Crostini

Roasted Beet Salad with Herb Goat Cheese Crostini

Yes, beets are a Fall vegetable too! We have one early crop that is ready in spring, and another that gets pulled mid – late fall, and I LOVE them! I think I’m going to have to start canning beets this year so I can […]