Holiday Multitasking & Unique Gifts with Office Depot
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Holiday Multitasking & Unique Gifts with Office Depot Pack & Ship

Office Depot and OfficeMax sponsored this post, but all opinions are my own. As a small business owner and mom to a preschooler, the holiday season is nothing short of a master class in multitasking. From finalizing client orders for the year’s end to shipping gifts to out-of-state relatives, I make a game of finding the fastest and most efficient way of getting everything checked off my list. So you can imagine my excitement to find out that my favorite business hub, Office Depot, not only carries everything I need to run my small business, they also have a pack …

Camomile Pumpkin Cake with Greek Yogurt Frosting
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Classic Rewind: Camomile Pumpkin Cake

Today we’re revisiting one of our more popular posts over the years, the Camomile Pumpkin Cake with Greek Yogurt Frosting! Yum! This is a fabulous alternative to the traditional pumpkin pie for the holiday season. So let’s go over the recipe again and whip up some deliciousness… CAMOMILE PUMPKIN CAKE WITH GREEK YOGURT FROSTING INGREDIENTS CAKE 1 cup of sugar 3 cups of all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups of Greek yogurt 1 cup of pumpkin purée 1 cup of almond meal 1/2 cup of butter (softened) 4 eggs 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1/2 teaspoon …

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How To Make The Most Of The Outdoors This Winter

Image by Maarit Ignatius-Kuittinen from Pixabay Now that winter is truly upon us, it’s time to get planning for all those winter celebrations. But just because it’s colder doesn’t mean the outdoor fun has to stop, and it doesn’t mean that you have to go inside. There’s plenty of fun you can still have outside, plenty of ways to keep warm and with plenty of excuses to have a party so, there’s no reason not to carry on enjoying the fresh air and the outdoors by going for nice long walks, throwing a cozy winter party, or go away for …

Crystal Chandelier Ceiling Fan - The Frosted Petticoat
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Home & Design: Crystal Chandelier Fan

As a first-time homeowner, I have a lot of interior design dreams. Replace the carpet with hardwood floor! Gut the guest bathroom and reconfigure the layout! Enclose the patio with in a French greenhouse design! So many dreams, so little money. So instead, I am focusing on the smallest changes with the most impact. And one small change that can completely transform a room is the lighting. With the help of my lovely friends at Parrot Uncle, I am adding a bit of icing on top of my master bedroom cake with their gorgeous Crystal Chandelier Ceiling Fan. Like any …

Kefir Streusel Muffins
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Kefir Streusel Muffins

The holiday season is upon us, so you are going to need some killer entertaining recipes in your hosting arsenal. Today, I have a unique and delicious breakfast recipe that is sure to make even your visiting Mother-in-Law crack a smile. It is time to sink your festive teeth into my Kefir Streusel Muffins! Kefir Streusel Muffins Time: 15 min.; Yields: 12 INGREDIENTS: 3 1/2 cups of cake flour 1 cup of Lifeway Kefir (Plain) 3/4 cup of granulated sugar 1/4 cup of grapeseed oil 1/4 cup of light brown sugar 2 teaspoons of baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons of …

Pumpkin Tombstones + Heluva Good! Dip
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Pumpkin Tombstones + Heluva Good! Dip

Thank you Heluva Good! for sponsoring this post. Heluva Good! Dips are the perfect way to add flavor to any occasion. If you have not noticed already, I am a Halloween fanatic. I have been my whole life! And since I had a little one running around the last few years, I have had to tone down the scary. But now that my daughter is in preschool, she’s starting to appreciate the holiday a bit more. So it’s time to whip out the spooky! To make our upcoming Halloween party extra eery, I have created the perfect seasonal dippers to …

Crispy Red Rice Ramen Medallions
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Crispy Red Rice Ramen Medallions

In my kitchen, I like to think outside of the box. Sure, I like a classic recipe like any other foodie, but I also love to experiment. In particular, I like to use ingredients in non-traditional ways. So when JSL Foods challenged me to create a unique recipe with their new line of Fortune Gluten Free Noodles, I jumped at the chance! I present to you, my Crispy Red Rice Ramen Medallions… Crispy Red Rice Ramen Medallions Time: 25 min., Yields: 6 INGREDIENTS: 1 package of Fortune Gluten Free Noodles – Shoyu Flavor Red Rice Ramen 2 cups of sharp cheddar cheese …

Interview with a Designer: Modern New England Cottage
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Interview with a Designer: Modern New England Cottage

Guest Contributor: Photographer Heidi Kirn Photographer Heidi Kirn breaks down the design details during her interview with this beautiful home’s interior designer… Q: How would you describe the vibe of the space? A: Traditional New England Cottage with a splash of modern industrial glam. Q:  What was your inspiration for this room?          A:  We drew our inspiration for the look and feel of this renovation from the existing coziness of the original cottage. In integrating these new rooms it was important that they felt as if they had always existed—while adding modernity, flow, light and space …