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Mandy Kellogg Rye

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A Blossoming Easter Tablescape

Easter has always held a special place in my heart. It's been a time of new pastel dresses for church. The beginning of sunny weather. Sugary confections. Daffodils as far as the eye can see. And most importantly, time spent with friends and family feasting around the table. A table set with a sea of natural yellows and greens, bunny themed plates, and homemade coconut cake. Happy Easter Loves! Truly, MKR Photography:...

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Best Ever Bloody Mary

Whether you're enjoying Sunday brunch, tailgating with friends, or a happy hour libation, there's never a bad time for a Bloody Mary. Truth be told, I consider myself somewhat of an aficionado. In fact, I've been perfecting my recipe for years! Borrowing a little inspiration from the River Run Lodge in Idaho, to The Lantern in Illinois. And after all this time, I finally feel like I've perfected it. Enjoy! Truly, MKR...

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Chocolate & Toasted Coconut Boozy Sundae

With all the heat that Valentine's Day inevitably brings, it's best to have a way to cool down.  With that in mind, I've created the most decadent of sundaes.   By combining some of my favorite flavors, chocolate and coconut, and adding just enough Godiva Liqueur to make it interesting, this sundae is sure to appeal to your sinful side. For more, head over to ...

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Rustic Heart-Shaped Hand Pies

Because cupid has more than one arrow, why not treat all the loves in your life with these super easy heart shaped strawberry hand pies. Bring a batch to your co-workers. Drop some on your neighbors door step.  Heck, my cavalier Addison may have tried one. Not a fan of strawberry? Simply sub any fruit of your choice; the possibilities are endless. For more, head over to...

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Hot Cocoa Party

On a chilly December day I gathered some of my best gal pals (In Honor of Design, Hunted Interior and Wonderfully Lost) and their kiddos to make a trek to Bottoms' Tree Farm for an afternoon of trees and treats. Upon our arrival, the scent of pine filled our car and the farm's gorgeous red barn...

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Chocolate Candy Cane Popcorn

What's better than popcorn?  Answer... my chocolate candy cane popcorn of course!  Festive popped corn topped with melted milk and white chocolate sprinkled with crushed candy cane is the perfect, and easy, holiday treat that I guarantee you'll be eating long past December.  Truly, Waiting On Martha...

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Homemade Hot Cocoa

On a chilly winter's day there's nothing better to warm the bones than hot cocoa. For our trip to Bottom's Tree Farm (stay tuned for those photos!) I used Ticket Chocolate's Peppermint and Vanilla Mint Hot Cocoa Sticks because they're gorgeous and easy to transport, but at...

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Gift Guide: For the Party Animal

There is not a more fun person to buy for than the party animal in your life.  You know...the person whose always on the list, the life of the party, the one that if they're not in attendance your soiree would somehow just not be the same.  And from an ever-so chic bar cart to the perfect way to conceal your booze I've got everything covered when it comes to gifting the most spirited of them all this Holiday...

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A Southern Thanksgiving

In the South few things are held as high as tradition and family. And what's more traditional than gathering around a Thanksgiving table with family and friends to feast on the season's bounty? Inspired by my love for a classic Thanksgiving, I combined rich browns and oranges with an unexpected twist of coral and sage greens to create a picturesque Southern table. Captured by Rustic White Photography, there's a ...

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Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Homemade Croutons

There is no better way to start a meal than with a warm, cozy bowl of soup.  This year I took the classic butternut squash soup and kicked it up a notch by adding granny smith apples, homemade croutons, and sage leaves.  All easy additions that will have your guests asking for seconds, and possibly even thirds. For more goodies, head on over to my blog, Waiting on Martha! Photography: ...

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