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A Very Merry Christmas Home Tour 2016

Welcome to our very first “A Very Merry Christmas Home Tour!” And merry or should I say “scary” it has been! Up till now, the house has been quite the explosion of garland and ornaments. It took a full day to finally clean and tidy up the place, but I finally feel ready to Christmas! Well, I mean decor wise I do. I haven’t even starting shopping yet and Christmas is

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide | Stocking Stuffers under $15

A fireplace mantle decked out in pine garland, lights and vintage stockings is probably one of my favorite things about Christmas. As a kid, you lived for what you would find in your stocking on Christmas morning. However, I don’t think the charm ever wears off as you grow older! What’s inside may change, but the excitement and anticipation of unwrapping each little gift never fades. It’s what amazing about

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A Wintry Pancakes & PJs Party

There’s something magical and oh-so-cozy about watching the snow tumble down from the overcast sky while being snuggled up in warm PJs and a mug of rich, hot cocoa warming up your hands. Now add a bunch of your closest friends, fluffy eggnog pancakes with boozy maple syrup and classic holiday music and you have yourself a seriously fun, memorable party! I had the huge honor of teaming up with my sweet

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide | For the Homebody

Ah, the homebody; my kind of person! A Friday or Saturday night spent snuggled up on the couch with a movie or a book is the best kind of night, am I right? This gift guide is for those who’s home is their haven – their place to relax and escape the chaos outside their doors. We’ve compiled some wonderful ideas for those homebodies in your life or simply those

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide | For the Cook + Baker

I’m so excited to kick off our 2016 Holiday Gift Guides with some fun suggestions for that someone in your life that seems to spend all of their free time in the kitchen. We’ve rounded up some beautiful items any cook or baker would want, me included. Take the 3-quart Copper Pot, for example. Everything about this pot is sourced and meticulously hand-crafted in the United States, making this a very beautiful and timeless piece for

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One Flaky Pie Crust, Three Traditional Thanksgiving Pies

There’s something about sitting down wih a big slice of homemade pie, after you’ve feasted on stuffing and turkey, that makes Thanksgiving feel complete. I know in my family, pie has been the staple to a traditional, homecooked Thanksgiving meal. We always make sure to save a little room for it, no matter how stuffed we feel.  Today we are sharing three of our favorite Thanksgiving pies all made using

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Mashed Potatoes with Chives + Garlic

The countdown continues as we head into one of my favorite holidays! Thanksgiving for me has always meant spending time with all of my family, so I get so excited every year it comes around! My family is all around incredible! My heart is broken that I won’t be spending this holiday with my family up in Napa, now that we are back in Minnesota. I’m really missing my lovely

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12 Last-Minute DIYs for Your Thanksgiving Feast

Like most things in my life, I always find myself running behind – especially when it comes to the holidays. You look away for two seconds and the next holiday is only moments away and you are no where near ready! Now I know most of you are probably far more organized than I am, but for the rest of us, here are a few last minute ideas to DIY your way

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