Holidays
Decorating gingerbread houses has been a tradition of ours even before our kids were born! I would invite our good friends, Mara and Matthew, over and host an evening gingerbread house making party
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5 Tips for a Perfect Gingerbread House Making Party
Holidays
I absolutely love the idea of hosting a cookie swap around the holidays! It’s a casual and fun party theme that can be hosted during the day or later in the evening, depending
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7 Steps for Hosting a Cookie Swap 
Holidays
I saw these charming snow globe cocktail glasses on Pinterest and knew it would be such a fun and charming way to serve a simple Rosemary Gin Fizz cocktail! Who wouldn’t want to
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Snow Globe Cocktail with a Rosemary Gin Fizz
Holidays
In all honesty, when Zan asks me what I want for my birthday or for Christmas each year, I always, without hesitation, tell him I want an experience. So, when StubHub reached out
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A Charming Way to Gift Tickets with StubHub
Holidays
This post is sponsored by Brother P-touch Embellish Ribbon & Tape Printer. Hosting a holiday party this year? We have such a charming set-up for you and a very delicious, festive Mulled Pineapple Cider recipe!
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Winter Wonderland Holiday Bar
Holidays
I love putting together charming gift boxes that show you went the extra mile to make someone feel special. We created a fun caramel apple gift box for a unique gift idea and
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A Charming Caramel Apple Gift Box
Holidays
I’m very excited that we got to team up with Walmart this year to curate a gift guide on their site! I truly and honestly think you will all be pleasantly surprised at
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A Charming and Affordable Hostess Gift Guide
Holidays
How adorable are these Santa Hat Gingerbread Cupcakes?! I used one of my favorite gingerbread cupcake recipes, which is moist and very gingery. Then topped it with a smooth, whipped buttercream frosting for
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Santa Hat Gingerbread Cupcakes
Holidays
The holidays are upon us and it’s one of my favorite times of year for crafting! One thing we always make sure to include with our holiday decorating are plenty of wreaths. So
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10 Modern Holiday Wreath Ideas
Holidays
“© The J.M. Smucker Company. © 2017. DD IP Holder LLC (as to Dunkin’ Donuts and all other trademarks, logos and trade dress of DD IP Holder LLC) used under license.” Okay, brace yourself
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White Chocolate Peppermint Cold Brew Popsicles
Holidays
This post is sponsored by Brother P-touch Embellish Ribbon & Tape Printer. ’Tis the season to be wrapping… fa la la la la, la la la la! I’ll admit, I LOVE a beautifully-wrapped present!
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3 Ways to Gift Wrap with the P-Touch Embellish
Holidays
“© The J.M. Smucker Company. © 2017. DD IP Holder LLC (as to Dunkin’ Donuts and all other trademarks, logos and trade dress of DD IP Holder LLC) used under license.” As the years
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Add a Touch of Charm when Serving Your Holiday Coffee 
Holidays
“© The J.M. Smucker Company. © 2017. DD IP Holder LLC (as to Dunkin’ Donuts and all other trademarks, logos and trade dress of DD IP Holder LLC) used under license.” I made a
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Gingerbread Cold Brew Latté
Holidays
If you’ve been reading Sugar and Charm for a while, you know I’m a huge fan of Moscow Mules. From our original Apple Cider Moscow Mule to our blueberry version, we love adding
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Gingerbread Moscow Mule Recipe
Holidays
These charming DIY pipe cleaners snowflake coasters are perfect for holiday entertaining! They’re easy to make and a cute way to add a little holiday decor to your table! Supplies: Hot glue gun, scissors, white pipe cleaners Directions: Cut three
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DIY Pipe Cleaner Snowflake Coasters
Holidays
I decided to do something different with this years gift guide! I chose some of my personal favorite things we've purchased this past year and items we absolutely love and use daily! I
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A Charming Holiday Gift Guide
Holidays
We're counting down the days to Christmas and baking up a snow storm in the kitchen! We made some absolutely delicious, homemade holiday marshmallows that pair perfectly with hot cocoa! There is
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Homemade Holiday Marshmallows
Holidays
We were so excited that Evine.com asked us to collaborate with them to create a beautiful, simple and effortless holiday dessert spread!! I immediately knew I wanted to make something festive, using a
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A Charming Holiday Dessert Bar
Holidays
Oh how we love this Italian Rainbow Cookie recipe! And can we all just admire how beautiful and charming Italian Rainbow Cookies are?! I absolutely love the striped color combo (perfect for Christmas!)
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Italian Rainbow Cookie Recipe
Holidays
One thing I enjoy about having my own little family are the new traditions we've started together. Of course carrying on traditions from our childhood are important too, but one thing that
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Christmas Brunch Tradition!
Holidays
I absolutely love crafting around the holidays! From creating adorable gingerbread houses (okay let’s be honest, they always turn out a little messy!), to hosting a charming wreath making party… anything where I
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Host a Charming Wreath Making Party
Holidays
With the holidays finally upon us, we’re getting creative and crafty with Nestlé Toll House to make some edible chocolate chip cookie ornaments! Such a sweet surprise for your guests. We used NESTLÉ®
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Ornament
Holidays
 If there’s one thing I look forward to every morning, it’s my homemade latté using illy espresso! We drink them religiously in our house! I’ve been using the ground espresso in the silver
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A Charming Holiday Espresso Bar!
Holidays
We brought our wrapping paper, fresh greens and charming tags to the Clinique counter, at South Coast Plaza Macy’s, yesterday for a gift wrapping workshop! We spread some holiday cheer and wrapped presents for the
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Charming Gift Wrapping and Holiday Tags
Charming Friday Links
It's the last weekend before Christmas and I can smell the aroma of cookies baking in the air!! We figured Charming Friday Links all about holiday cookies were in order to inspire your
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Charming Friday Links: Holiday Cookies!
Holidays
If you follow me on Instagram, you know how much I use emojis!! I love them so much that I wanted to wrap some of my Christmas presents in them, haha! So we
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Printable Emoji Holiday Wrapping Paper
Holidays
 Sugar and Charm Holiday Gift Guides 2015 are here! We're super excited about our gift guides this year!! Gift buying can be challenging so hopefully we can help take some of the guesswork
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Sugar and Charm Holiday Gift Guides 2015
Holidays
You didn’t know snowballs  are actually geometric?! Haha!! Okay, maybe not, but these ones (and the large snowman at Nordstrom!) are and I like them better! We’re calling them DIY geometric snowball place
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DIY Geometric Snowball Place Card Holders
Holidays
We’ve been knee deep in wrapping paper and candy canes decorating for Christmas here at S&C… aka my house!! When I was perusing JoAnn’s for Christmas crafts, I found these awesome gold rings (they have
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Modern Christmas Wreath and Garland
Holidays
Since our marbling projects did so well this year, we decided to make DIY marbled ornaments!! We tried a few different ways to make them (a spray paint method, dip method and a
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DIY Marbled Ornaments
Holidays
Did you know you can make candy cane cotton candy from just using crushed candy canes?! AND would you believe it if I told you, I actually prefer eating it in the
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Candy Cane Peppermint Bark Fudge
Holidays
We’re smitten with these origami Christmas trees!! A festive and creative Christmas craft that you can use to decorate with for the holidays. They look super charming on a shelf, you can make a garland
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Origami Christmas Trees
Holidays
If there’s one special holiday treat you should make this year, it’s these red wine truffles! We teamed up with Barefoot Wine to create the most decadent and delicious red wine truffles made
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Red Wine Chocolate Truffle Recipe!
Holidays
If you're not familiar with Panettone, it's a traditional Italian bread that's a staple around the holidays. It's a sweet bread with fruit and citrus zest. Catie (who works with us, here at
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Homemade Panettone in a Can
Holidays
             Creating a charming holiday table setting for Christmas has been a passion of mine since I was a kid! My mother would go nutty as
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A Charming Holiday Table Setting
Holidays
I’ve been having so much fun incorporating GODIVA chocolate into my holiday entertaining! With a rich Belgian heritage, GODIVA chocolates have been delighting the senses since 1926 with premium ingredients and unique recipes,
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GODIVA Chocolate Parfait with Toasted Gingerbread Marshmallow Fluff
Holidays
'Tis the season for gift wrapping and we know there will be a lot of it going on this week!! If you want to add a little charm to your gifts we've created 3 festive
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Charming Printable Christmas Tags
Holidays
My son started preschool this year so this was my first time buying Christmas presents and sending a little token of appreciation to his teachers! I think it's important to "spoil" our
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Teacher Appreciation Gift Box
Holidays
I can't believe we're only a week away from Christmas! We envision Santa's workshop looking a little like this cozy room! Gingerbread cookies hung, a bag full of presents and a charming
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One Charming Room: Santa’s Kitchen Workshop
Holidays
Excited to share this fun project we created for The Glitter Guide today! If you're looking for an easy last minute gift these pine scented, striped soy candles are such a lovely way
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DIY Pine Scented Soy Candles
Holidays
Tis’ the season for holiday gatherings and fun-filled festivities! It’s always special to have a little activity for guests to do during a party, so we created this festive DIY gingerbread house station!
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Tips for Creating a DIY Gingerbread House Station
Holidays
I truly love a good gourmet gift box. There is something so special about receiving a package full of unexpected quality goodies! The days of cheesy gift boxes with waxy chocolates are
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5 Wonderful Gourmet Gift Boxes
Holidays
A few years ago (wow time flies), I did a video on photo print wrapping paper and have since wrapped several of my presents like this! We recently re-shot the idea for FYI
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Photo Print Wrapping Paper
Holidays
We're ending Sugar and Charm's cookie week with 10 charming ways to decorate Christmas cookies! There is definitely an art to decorating sugar cookies. I find that the consistency of the frosting
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10 Charming Ways to Decorate Christmas Cookies
Holidays
Yes, these are the best butter twist cookies ever! They're SO delicious! It's an old Italian recipe that's been passed down a few generations from my husband's grandmother who got it from her mother who
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The Best Butter Twist Cookies Ever
Holidays
I love how festive this Chocolate Peppermint cookie turned out! The actual chocolate cookie is somewhat similar to a Whoopie Pie, but a little less cakey. It even has sour cream in the batter!
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Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Recipe
Holidays
We’re big fans of Munchkin in our household. From sippy cups and snack catchers to bath toys and training items, we use it all! I was so thrilled recently to have the
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A Fun Winter Toddler Table with Munchkin
Holidays
I feel like most things kids do or play with are somewhat educational as they're always learning with new activities and games. But this year instead of compiling a list of toys that are the
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Educational Gift Guide for Kids
Holidays
Cookie week continues with a recipe my mother-in-law has been making for years! She originally saw the recipe in Bon Appétit and it's been a family favorite ever since. Even though they're not
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Holiday Biscotti with Cranberry and Pistachios
Eats & Drinks
We’ve had such a blast teaming up with Triscuit to create three tantalizing appetizers with the incredibly delicious Triscuit Cranberry & Sage crackers. First we created a delicious Turkey Salad topped with Cranberry
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Easy Holiday Appetizer: Ham and Cheese with Jalapeño Jelly
Holidays
Here's a holiday gift guide for the amazing men in our lives! The prices range from $24 to $399... so you can just buy depending on how much you love them. TOTALLY KIDDING! These
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Gift Guide for the Guys
Holidays
It’s not a big surprise that Christmas is my favorite holiday! For children, Christmas morning is pure magic and now that I have my own family I find so much joy in creating these
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A Charming Christmas Brunch
Charming Giveaways
If you're familiar with 24 Merry Days you're probably pretty excited it starts today! I'm honored to be participating with 23 fabulous bloggers. Starting today until December 24th, each blogger will be giving away AMAZING
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24 Merry Days!
Holidays
I was thrilled to participate in Home Depot's Holiday Style Challenge this year! The challenge is to take a box of unexpected items and design an area they give you. My area was outside,
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A Charming Hot Cocoa Stand
Holidays
For me, GODIVA always conjures up memories of decadent indulgence in one of the most delicious chocolates you’ll ever eat. So when I was asked to help create a few fun ideas for
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Godiva Chocolate Truffle Eggnog
Holidays
Frozen cocktails aren’t traditionally thought of as winter drinks, but there’s something cozy about sipping on a wintery cocktail in front of a fireplace. Especially when it’s this Bananas Foster frozen cocktail. Maybe
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Frozen Bananas Foster
Holidays
This year's DIY Advent Calendar is definitely my favorite so far! These tiny wooden houses lined up on my mantle are just about the most charming Christmas decor ever! I made the advent
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DIY Wooden Houses Advent Calendar
Holidays
We had to put the half gallon of apple cider we have from our apple picking adventure to good use, so Moscow Mules it is!! As much as I love a standard Moscow Mule
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Apple Cider Moscow Mules
Eats & Drinks
Sometimes I like starting my weekend with a stack of homemade pancakes, slathered with butter and drizzled with syrup! When it's just the three of us, I'm not as concerned when our pancakes are
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Caramel Apple Skillet Baked Pancake
Holidays
Merry Christmas Eve! If you're looking for a fun project for the kids or teens to do during the holiday break, these Candy Cane Sugar Scrubs are all-natural, incredibly easy to make and
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Candy Cane Sugar Scrub
Holidays
It's a tradition for us to make a batch of creamy homemade eggnog around the holidays. I wanted to switch things up, so I made a Butterscotch Eggnog recipe from the Winter Cocktails book.
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Butterscotch Eggnog Recipe
Holidays
Our first Christmas in our home called for a Sugar and Charm holiday party and toy drive benefitting one of my favorite Los Angeles non-profits, Baby2Baby. I'm happy to report the party and drive
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Cookies and Cocktail Holiday Party & Toy Drive
Holidays
'Tis the season to be baking, fa-la-la-la-la... that's what I sing to myself when I'm in the kitchen on my third sugar cookie recipe because the other ones didn't make the cut.
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Gingerbread Spice Sugar Cookies
Holidays
If you're feeling crafty and festive, you're gonna love this DIY candy cane Christmas tree! Did you know you can heat candy canes to a pliable consistency? I'm definitely making it on the
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DIY Candy Cane Tree
Holidays
I have an abundance of rosemary growing outside and there's even more growing up the hill from our house! I will never be able to use that much rosemary, so I thought it
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DIY Rosemary Wreath
Holidays
Wow, what a crazy holiday weekend we had! I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoyed getting as stuffed as the turkeys you ate. Before my family left Los Angeles,
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Christmas Entertaining
Holidays
I grew up with the $2 Advent calendars sold at the grocery store with the really cheap milk chocolate stashed inside... I know it sounds tragic ; )  I was determined to make
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DIY Wooden Advent Calendar
Holidays
I'm loving these DIY holiday votives. We're starting to craft and get things ready for our holiday party! Since I dream of a snowy day (born and raised in Cali = no snow
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DIY Holiday Votives
Holidays
Alright, it's been about 85 degrees in LA the past week, but on the day I made these there were clouds in the sky and fall was in the air. I think it
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Hot Chocolate on a Stick Recipe
Holidays
Giving back is something that should be carried on throughout the year, but around the holidays the spirit of giving is ubiquitous. The holidays can be especially hard for a lot of families
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Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season
Eats & Drinks
I was excited when Better Homes and Gardens invited me to try  the new line of dishware they sell at Walmart. Since I have a set of round white dishes, I chose some modern,
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Sweet Mornings – The Best Frittata Recipe Ever!
Holidays
We're welcoming fall with a delicious, rustic pumpkin spice galette. I wanted to make something different than the standard pumpkin pie and I love the way galettes look (and taste!). I like that
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Pumpkin Spice Galette
Eats & Drinks
After having the incredible lemon ricotta pancakes at Plow in San Francisco, I was determined to come home and make some! The pancakes at Plow had a strong lemon taste, which I loved,
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Sweet Mornings – Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Homemade Ricotta
Holidays
I usually make these cookies around the holidays, but as the years go on I'm learning that they're actually a terrific year-round chocolate cookie! By far they are my most requested cookie to
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My Favorite Chocolate Cherry Cookies
Holidays
Valentine's Day is less than a month away, so I compiled a few of my favorite monogrammed gifts! I love personalizing presents and Valentine's Day is perfect for a sweet monogrammed present.   1. Personalized
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My Top Ten Favorite Monogrammed Gifts
Holidays
Who doesn't love a delicious, rich cup of hot cocoa? We had guests over the other night and our friend Brandon asked for a cup of cocoa. After Mariah told me about this recipe,
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Easy Ways to Top Off Your Hot Cocoa
Holidays
It's January and most of us have, sadly, packed up our Christmas wreaths to store away until next year. That doesn't mean the door should be empty. It's nice to have a little
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The Perfect January Wreath
Holidays
I made this festive candy cane peppermint punch for General Mills and it was so incredibly tasty and easy, I had to share it on Sugar and Charm! It's only three ingredients, so
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Candy Cane Peppermint Punch
Holidays
You're bound to get a giant, jolly'ole ho ho ho when Santa sees these cookies left for him! I've been making these Roly Poly Santas for years and now I have a video
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Roly Poly Santa Video
Holidays
If you've ever made homemade gingerbread you know how amazing it smells for weeks! I made this tree last year and every time I would walk past it I would get a nice
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Gingerbread Garland and Recipe
Holidays
A beautiful setting from Caitlin of Sacramento Street. Adore her blog and great style. More pics here.   In love with this gorgeous, simple table setting from Sarah of Honey of a Thousand Flowers via one of
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Beautiful Table Settings for Christmas
Holidays
This is a gathering I would have loved to be at... this perfect, snowy Montana setting was complete with a centerpiece wreath chandelier that took center stage, a giant fire to stand around
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DIY Wreath Chandelier and a Simple Winter Wonderland Gathering
Holidays
Is this what it looks like when your family gets together to capture a photo for a Christmas card? We took Romeo to the Christmas tree farm to snap a photo of him
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Behind the Scenes of a Christmas Card Photo Shoot
Charming Giveaways
If you follow me on Pinterest you've seen some of my holiday pins. I was looking at my Christmas board and was inspired by the photos, so I thought I would share them
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Christmas Pins and a Giveaway Winner
Charming Giveaways
I've been a fan of Knock Knock for years and have collected quite a few of their fun pads. I even did "the easiest craft you'll ever do in your life" using a
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Stocking Stuffer Giveaway from Knock Knock
Holidays
I've always been attracted to the color and odd shape of dragon fruit. The gorgeous hues of vibrant pink and red makes this one of the most beautiful fruits. It's similar in texture
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Dragon Fruit Holiday Cocktail
Holidays
1/2/3/4/5/6/7/8/9/10 First, I appreciate every one of your comments on the giveaway and I absolutely LOVED reading all of the different holiday desserts you all bake! I was pretty much hungry the whole week
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Holiday Gifts for the Baker
Holidays
I truly enjoyed this drink for days and it is my beloved cocktail for fall. Not only was the cocktail incredible, but the process of making homemade apple cider was so much fun!
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The Best Homemade Apple Cider Cocktail Ever!
Holidays
This cake is the best fall cake recipe and a great way to use all of those apples you've collected from apple picking! It's dense and super moist and when you pour the
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Perfect Fall Crunchy Apple Cake
Eats & Drinks
Banana breakfast sandwiches - yum! As expressed in a previous post, I'm telling you again that I really love Tyler Florence's baby food book, Start Fresh, because that's exactly where I got this recipe!!
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Sweet Mornings – Banana Breakfast Sandwiches
Eats & Drinks
These are called french toast puffs and they're the most delicious version of french toast ever! A crispy and crunchy outside with a soft, almost doughy like, puff inside. Seriously amazing! See below
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Sweet Mornings – French Toast Puffs
Holidays
I make these Peanut Butter Blossoms every year and they are yummmmmmy! They're a Christmas tradition in our house so I wanted to share them with you all! Since this will be my
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Peanut Butter Blossoms
Holidays
This year instead of making a gingerbread house, I decided to try a homemade gingerbread tree! I found these star cookie cutters from Crate and Barrel that are for making gingerbread trees. They're on sale
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Gingerbread Tree
Holidays
Yesterday I made a pinecone tree after I saw one in Target that I really liked. I decided I wanted to try and make my own and I absolutely LOVE the way it
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Pinecone Tree Craft
Holidays
Although I love the traditional red and green Christmas decor, these natural colors and Christmas entertaining items stood out to me this year. I haven't decided on a Christmas table theme yet, but
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My Favorite Christmas Items This Year
Holidays
I suddenly had the urge to make a chocolate ganache bundt cake... Hmmm I wonder where that urge came from? ha! I am excited because this was my very first bundt cake! Can
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Chocolate Ganache Bundt Cake
Holidays
Ahhh, the joys of Christmas and all of the beautiful inspiration around the web. I wanted to share a few photos that inspired me in some way from color to design. These pictures
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Christmas Inspiration
Holidays
Just because I can't drink at the moment doesn't mean I don't need to make the other person living in this house delicious festive cocktails this Christmas! Last night was the perfect night
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Bulldog n’ Baileys Holiday Cocktail
Holidays
A change up from the traditional Pumpkin Pie dessert for Thanksgiving... This year you can bring these sugared-cranberry vanilla cupcakes to the party! I know they look a little Christmasy, but they'll work
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Sugared-Cranberry Vanilla Cupcakes
Holidays
We had a cold and rainy weekend in LA and I was soaking it in as much as I could. I love rainy weekends here since we don't get them very often. The
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Hot Buttered Mulled Cider
Holidays
These Roly Poly Santa Cookies are the cutest of the cookie bunch! They're buttery and delicious and you'll almost feel bad for eating their legs and head, but you won't regret it once
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Ho, Ho, Ho! Roly-Poly Santa Cookie Recipe
Holidays
Sorry I haven't posted for the last two days... I've been baking my bum off! Well, not really my bum off, if anything I added to it! None the less these past few
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Cookie Day… A Successful Two-day Process!

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