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Southern Belle Cocktail

Truth: I’ve been waiting in anticipation to share this tasty, pretty, darling little treat with y’all all week long. It’s a southern sip that we spied in this stunner from Bamber Photography and it’s got ...

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Chocolate Marshmallow Peanut Butter Cookies

I’m kicking off my 12 days of cookies series by sharing my most favorite recipe ever! I love how cookies spread cheer during the holidays. Cookie exchanges, a thoughtful box for neighbors, a day of baking and maybe a little indulging on your own! You can’t go wrong when you combine chocolate, peanut butter and marshmallow. The chewy chocolate cookie makes a great base for toasted marshmallow cream with drizzled chocolate peanut butter sauce.

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25 Perfect for Thanksgiving Cocktails

Your table is set, the turkey is perfectly roasted, your guests are about to arrive ... and a cocktail is definitely in order! This collection of pretty drinks is perfect for the holiday. From pre-dinner delights to dessert-like sips, you'll find just the right bevy to wet your whistle this coming Thanksgiving. It's time to eat, drink and be merry... In case you missed our other Thanksgiving round ups:...

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Homemade Glazed Doughnuts + Whiskey Butter

Ok, you can stop searching recipes for Glazed Doughnuts now, I saw you searching away last night after this amazing 30th Birthday post captured by Rachel Havel. We have here one incredibly delicious recipe shared from...

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Amazing Thanksgiving Sides: Buttermilk Biscuit Stuffing

Stuffing is synonymous with Thanksgiving. So much so that we've tried just about every version out there, including this Sausage Cornbread Stuffing. But you know what? Buttermilk Biscuits were seriously made for this dish. No doubt about it. Friends, meet your new favorite Thanksgiving recipe – Buttermilk Biscuit Stuffing. You all are going to be fast...

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Amazing Thanksgiving Sides: Cranberry Chipotle Sauce

Sweet and spicy is a combination that never gets old. It's probably also not a combination you've tried with your cranberry sauce. Tell that jiggly store-bought canned stuff to move aside and try this crazy easy yet heavy on the yummy recipe that takes cranberries to a whole new level. It's a sauce with a kick and seriously dreams are made of this stuff.

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Amazing Thanksgiving Sides: Sriracha Green Beans with Candied Bacon

I was so not a fan of anything even remotely green growing up. Alas my mom never made green like this. Bacon makes everything better, especially when it comes to green beans. And so does sriracha sauce. This unexpected combo of sweet and spicy is the Thanksgiving jam. But don't take our word for it. Try these gussied up beans this coming holiday. Your mouth and your guests will thank you.

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A Cozy & Creative Apple Pie Workshop + A Recipe!

With the holiday season upon us, people have pie on the brain. I have pie on the brain ALL the time. So naturally, I held a pie workshop for a bunch of creative folks in Denver, CO! We focused on the steps it takes to make a great and gorgeous pie. From the crust to the assembly to the final touches, it's an art! [iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/110635895 600 338] We met up at one of my favorite warehouse-like venues, 3126 Larimer. It's so open and spacious, and felt like the...

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Amazing Thanksgiving Sides: Cider Gravy

Beef up that famous Thanksgiving condiment with a little something sweet. This Cider Gravy is totally #winning in our book. If you don't mind the sweet, you can increase the apple cider, decreasing the broth. If you don't love the idea of sweetness, you can decrease it and replace with more broth. That's the beauty of this delicious gravy. That and you can totally make it ahead of time. Another major plus.

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Amazing Thanksgiving Sides: Apple Sausage Cornbread Stuffing

Any way you spin it, stuffing is amazing. Comfort food at its finest. And with the addition of cornbread and chicken apple sausage, it makes for a dish that rivals the almighty turkey. Wow your loved ones with this stuffing gone fab. It's a sure fire crowd pleaser and even better the next day. So be prepared to squirrel some away for turkey sandwich leftovers.

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Amazing Thanksgiving Sides: Fully Loaded Smashed Potatoes

It's a known fact that mashed potatoes are one of the first things to go at the Thanksgiving table. No matter how much you prepare, they're gone before you can say pass the gravy. That is until you make these little ditties. Meet Fully Loaded Smashed Potatoes. They have all the delicious ingredients of a traditional baked potato, but all smashed together into a little pile of goodness. And they're just as...

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Rustic Friendsgiving Inspiration + Delicious Recipes

I'm pretty sure Friendsgiving is in the dictionary and if it's not, it most certainly should be because it is officially a thing. A coming together of friends to feast Thanksgiving style but without all the family hoopla. And this Friendsgiving crafted by Lauren WellsCaroline O'Donnell  and ...

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Amazing Thanksgiving Sides: Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Mustard Creme

We have our sights set on traditional Thanksgiving sides with a yummy, unique twist. Think gussied up versions of stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce...even gravy and it's all starting with these brussels sprouts. A sprinkle of bacon, a dash of garlic and a drizzle of mustard creme. It's melt in your mouth delicious and guaranteed to make even the least likely of brussels sprout lovers fast fans.

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Leather and Lace Inspired Tablescape + Fig and Bourbon Cocktail

We are true believers that flowers can make a tablescape but in the same breath, we also know there's sooo many creative ways to approach dining decor. Case in point: this leather and lace tablescape crafted by Brita Olsen Creative and photographed by Tory Williams. With natural wood and leather elements paired with delicate...

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Twist on the Classic Thanksgiving Stuffing

Since Thanksgiving is right around the corner and the trend of "friendsgiving" is still going strong, we wanted to share this super duper easy stuffing recipe that anyone can make! I always stress about bringing something to a dinner party...especially Thanksgiving. I want it to taste good, look good and be memorable. This is a dish that will take no longer than 20 minutes from start to finish and adds a little kick to the regular...

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Bruleed Grapefruit & Gin Fizz

In preparation for the many celebrations this time of year naturally brings I've been trying to step outside my comfort zone and create new cocktail combinations. Case in point; my Bruleed Grapefruit & Gin Fizz. By combining the sugary-caramelization from bruleeing with the natural tartness of grapefruit and topping it all off with a dash of lime and a sprig of thyme you'll be toasting this season with the most perfect of sips. Cheers!

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Apple Tartletts with Crème Anglaise

We're talking entertaining today and one of my favorite easy desserts to whip up is this Tartlette with Crème Anglaise - originally photographed by White Loft Studio for my feature on Camille Styles. The tart is basically a glorified pop tart made with pre-made puff pastry and a bit of easy...

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Butternut Squash, Sausage and Sage Lasagna

Now that you got to know me a little better on our Behind the Blog  feature, I figured it was time to let you in on one of my favorite recipes. As I mentioned, I love to serve pasta when I have a crowd coming over and this butternut squash recipe is a total go-to. It's gorgeous, it's comfort food, it cooks while you are getting ready and it will leave your guests feeling like...

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Rosemary Parmesan Popcorn

I'm not going to lie, sometimes I have popcorn, and only popcorn, for dinner. I like it that much and my husband doesn't seem to mind so popcorn it is. Put a twist on that buttered yummy snack turned meal with this Rosemary Parmesan version from Jacquelyn Clark of Lark and Linen. Adapted from Taste of Home, this gem has a decidedly gourmet twist. For more tasty...

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In the Kitchen with Against All Grain + A Giveaway!

After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease at 22 years old, Danielle realized she needed to change her diet and lifestyle. She removed grains, lactose, and legumes from her diet and started a blog, Against All Grain, to help others suffering from similar ailments. Today she is sharing her story on finding peace on the Paleo diet and a few delicious recipes too. For more on Danielle and her latest cookbook giveaway, check out...

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