French Apple Tart

Simple Apple Tart Recipe

I had always assumed fruit tarts were hard to make because they look so fancy, until I tried making one and learned that, actually, they’re about as simple as a homemade dessert can get.  The ratio of effort to fanciness here is definitely favorable.  Apple tarts are easier to make than apple pies and – […]

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A Renter’s Guide to Holiday Decorations

Mini Christmas Tree in Nursery

Decking your halls can be tricky when your halls aren’t really yours. Between restrictions in the lease agreement, the issue of storage space, plus the ever-present knowledge that you may be in a different rental the next time the holiday season rolls around, seasonal decor in a rental can prove particularly challenging. Our Christmas decorations […]

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12 Dishes for Your Thanksgiving Menu

Dishes for Your Thanksgiving Menu

What’s on your Thanksgiving menu?? Are you in charge of sides? Desserts? Do you spearhead the turkey? Do you just show up and eat?? I know that Thanksgiving is as early as it can possibly be this year, but WOAH. It feels like it is really sneaking up and coming fast. (Though I might just […]

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Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Cookie Crust

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Cookie Crust

I have told you about my deep love for pie season, but during the month of November, I have a one-track mind for pumpkin pie. There are heated debates to be had over whether it is ever acceptable to deviate from the classic, tried-and-true pumpkin pie. I usually don’t like to question success, and definitely […]

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12 Recipes to Make This Fall

I love eating my way through the seasons. But sometimes, if I don’t plan ahead, I get so busy that I never get around to eating some of my favorites.  So, here is a round up of things to definitely not forget to make this fall! Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe […]

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Fall Mantel

Whie Pumpkin Fall Decor

Can we talk about when it’s acceptable to pull out fall decorations? The popular opinions seem to be:  after Labor Day once the weather starts to feel like fall when the calendar says it’s fall when college football starts when Starbucks starts selling the PSL again after October 1st when the leaves start to change […]

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DIY Christmas Candle Ring

Christmas candle ring with white candle

I did it! I made it until after Thanksgiving to decorate for Christmas. This feels like a win to me. You see, I’m the type that likes to hold off on all things Christmas until after Thanksgiving. Husband, however, thinks it’s perfectly acceptable for Christmas celebrations to begin in October. This is a major point of disagreement […]

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