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Astrid’s Picks: Seven Pumpkin Recipes for National Pumpkin Day

It’s National Pumpkin Day everyone!  Even though I’ve been enjoying all things pumpkin since the first cool breeze of fall hit, today seemed like the perfect day to share some pumpkin recipes that I think look amazing.  It’s usually associated with pies and dessert, but pumpkin is actually surprisingly versatile, and works just as well… Read More Astrid’s Picks: Seven Pumpkin Recipes for National Pumpkin Day

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Creepy Cocktails: Ten Drinks to Keep Your Halloween Party Going

Halloween is now just a week away!  That means there’s probably going to be a ton of Halloween parties this weekend.  Hopefully you have your costume squared away already, giving you time to focus on what to serve to guests.  While you don’t need alcohol to have a good time, thematically appropriate drinks are always… Read More Creepy Cocktails: Ten Drinks to Keep Your Halloween Party Going

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Trick-or-Treat: Spooktacular Vintage Halloween Decorations

We may have gotten all our Halloween decorations up by October 2nd, but Halloween is still three weeks away, which means there’s plenty of time to get your home in the holiday spirit.  While there are certainly impressive current day Halloween decorations, there’s a certain charm to vintage decorations that just can’t be beat, so… Read More Trick-or-Treat: Spooktacular Vintage Halloween Decorations

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Old Glory: Inspiring Red, White, and Blue Interiors

The Fourth of July is a week away, so besides the holiday festivities, red, white, and blue has been on our minds lately.  While this trio of colors carries with it connotations of patriotism and flags the red, white, and blue combination is also traditional in nautical themed decors.  Vary the shades and you’ll have a mid-century modern color… Read More Old Glory: Inspiring Red, White, and Blue Interiors

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On Sunday We Brunch: Four Ways to Get the Perfect Breakfast Nook for Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day brunch is a time honored tradition.  But since it is such a tradition if you want to go out to brunch with your family on Mother’s Day you have to book it really far in advance, and still risk getting kicked out before you’re ready because they have another seating coming in.  To… Read More On Sunday We Brunch: Four Ways to Get the Perfect Breakfast Nook for Mother’s Day Brunch

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Love is All Around: Four Ideas for A Snug Valentine’s Night In

Some may dread Valentine’s Day, but we have no problem looking forward to a holiday that celebrates love.  It can get stressful trying to make Valentine’s day plans though; restaurants get booked up far in advance, and often it’s too cold out to plan romantic outdoor activities.  The best way to get around that?  Plan… Read More Love is All Around: Four Ideas for A Snug Valentine’s Night In