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DIY Gilded Leather Acorn Coasters

"Use a coaster!" I feel like a piece of me can relate to Monica Geller of FRIENDS. I prefer folks to use coasters - especially when entertaining! But I don't like guests to use just any coaster, I prefer pretty. Possibly leather. And always gold. These gilded leather acorn coasters are the perfect accessory to your Thanksgiving feast and guests can take them as favors when the party is over! xo ...

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Moody and Romantic Fall Supper & Calligraphy Workshop

Being around creative people inspires me to no end, so this lovely little gathering hosted and designed by Filigree Suppers would be such a dream night for me. With a show-stopping hand-lettered runner by Jenna of Vichcraft (we seriously can't get over it), beautiful blooms by ...

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Festive Fall Sangria

Ahh November, you are cold and always a bit rainy, which can only mean one thing: a cozy cocktail and a warm throw blanket by the fire. When we found this summer classic spun with fall spices, we nearly wept for joy. The Effortless Chic has truly made our Tuesday with this delicious drink filled with fall's favorite fruits that's perfect made in a large batch for...

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A Modern Fall Dinner Party with an Unexpected Color Palette

Fall brings to mind autumnal orange and rust and every variation of pumpkin you can think of but this modern dinner party is about to blow that theory out of the water. For this get together, it's all about a sleek black and white palette that fits right in with its cool weather surroundings designed by Harlin & Sparrow Events +Poppystone Floral Design and photography...

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Easy Tricks for Pulling off the Prettiest Fall Tablescape

I recently hosted a luncheon with the fab HomeGoods team set against the beauty of Claudette in NYC – a restaurant at the tippy top of my design favorites list. At the lunch, I shared ideas on how to add the coziness of Fall to a dinner party with friends and family using an unexpected color palette and tablescape. We were inspired by gorgeous Fall colors and details minus the...

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Fall Pumpkin Pie Waffles

If you have already hit your Pumpkin Spice Latte limit for the month - have no fear! These pumpkin pie waffles will satisfy your need for pumpkin this Fall and will be a hit for the whole family. Just check out the recipe below from Mom.me to get started!

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The Coziest Recipes for Cold Weather

The flavors of fall are hard to resist. For many areas, it’s the last of fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables. In the Midwest, it’s time to bring on comfort foods like Sweet Potato Casserole and warm Beer Bread. I’ve compiled my favorite fall recipes for every occasion. Dive into the slideshow for the dish on these cold weather favorites xoxo Julie Blanner...

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Streusel Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze

We're not totally ready to give up on Fall's most popular seasonal flavor just yet. This Streusel Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze can be summed up in one very simple, yet all encompassing word... YUM. From our friends at Lauren Kelp, it's a sure fire way to please your pumpkin cravings and do a little carb loading all in one fell swoop and if that isn't a great way to spend a sunday, then I don't...

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Apple Blackberry Hard Cider Sangria

Hard Cider Sangria has quite the ring to it; especially when you add apple and blackberry to that mix. This is a cooled down version of our favorite cider cocktail perfect for fall sipping. Crafted by Kate Ramos of Hola Jalapeno, it's as pretty as it is yummy (both excellent qualities in a cocktail) and adds an autumnal punch to your menu. For more cocktail inspiration...

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Entertaining with Abby: Autumn Grilled Cheese Party

When the beloved glossy, Better Homes and Gardens, comes a-knocking...mmm, you crank your party making skills up a notch or two. I'm so excited to share the behind the scenes goodness from our shoot with BHG, a day that was drenched in gorgeous weather, really good cocktails, a pretty awesome crew and did I mention Grilled Cheese? See all of our tips and tricks to host a party of your own below and make sure to check out the October issue of...

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Tips for updating your porch for Fall

If you're not quite ready to abandon your outdoor spaces just yet, try these easy tips from A Vintage Affair for giving your front door and patio a festive fall reboot. It's pretty layers of cozy and the perfect pieces for an alfresco breakfast before the chill of winter sets in. And for even more captured by Connie Whitlock Photography check out...

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Enviable Fall Centerpieces

When it comes to entertaining in the fall, it's all about using fresh decor straight from the pumpkin patch. Whether it's grabbing fall foliage or using locally grown ingredients like artichokes, there are so many creative ways to spruce up your dining table this season. Check out this fabulous tablescape from found vintage rentals captured by Joel Maus and even more design inspiration below.

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Pumpkin Spiced Pecan Waffles

The second the leaves start turning, I take it upon myself to infuse pumpkin into every drink, dish and dessert imaginable. It might be a problem, but at least it's a delicious one. And these Pumpkin Spiced Waffles from A Happy Food Dance fit right into my extreme pumpkin...

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Cozy Up Your Fireplace Mantle for Fall

Is there anything more wonderful than curling up next to the fireplace on a cold day with a good book and mug of hot tea? I didn't think so, but then I saw how The Fashionable Hostess dressed up her mantle for the season, and I was proven wrong—curling up next to this fireplace would be better. With little white pumpkins, mercury glass candlesticks...

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3-Ingredient Pumpkin Dip for Fall

When it comes to entertaining, we are all about quick, easy, and impressive dishes. That's why are are oh-so-in-love with this three ingredient pumpkin dip from our friends at LittleThings. All you need is some pumpkin puree, whipped cream, and pudding to treat your guests to this delicious fall dish! More delicious pumpkin recipes!

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Intimate Backyard Gathering

My all time favorite place to entertain is our backyard. It's wonderfully casual so our guests are super comfy, yet entertaining at home allows me to pull out a few surprises. I am so glad I am not alone in my love for all the beauty that is a backyard party. With gorgeous florals from Bristol Lane to make the night really feel special, twinkle lights and most importantly, good company - ...

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Classic Manhattan with Bourbon Soaked Cherries

It is officially Fall on the calendar and that means we're overhauling our beloved bar carts. Out with the fruity and light and in with the toasty warm sips. This Classic Manhattan with Borbon Soaked Cherries is exactly what i'm talking about. Whipped up by Jessica Camerata with photography by Jessica Smith, have a look at your new favorite Fall drink. There's nothing...

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Easy Ways to Cozy Up Your Home For Fall

The minute I surrender to fall, I surrender hard. There is just something so lovely about this time of year. It's a time to slow down a bit from a hectic summer and cuddle up with a warm drink and some good old-fashion comfort food. And it never fails, my nesting levels go off the charts the minute the air gets a bit cooler. So I've teamed up with Erin McGinn and rounded up a few, inexpensive (if not free) ways to embrace your need to nest and...

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Magic Cotton Candy Martini

I like to joke that I have the taste buds of a five-year-old child, which is why this Magic Cotton Candy Martini cocktail recipe from Becky at The Cookie Rookie is totally up my alley. And, with Halloween's mischief and magic just around the corner, I have an excuse...

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Spotted on Saturday: Editors’ #SweaterWeather Picks

The leaves are changing and the temperatures are dropping—it's officially fall. And, that means it's #SweaterWeather, that sweet spot during fall where the air is crisp and the temperature is a perfect 60-something degrees. So, step into your favorite pair of broken-in jeans, pull on your booties...

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