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Crafts

Plant Stand Redo

I got this table FREE, at a garage sale this past summer. The previous owner said all I would need to do was tighten the base and she’s good as new!     Since the table was so thickly polished, I decided not to hand sand the entire tiny table; hand sanding this would have taken […]

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Seasonal

Peppermint White Russian

INGREDIENTS ¾ oz Kahlúa ¾ oz Vodka ¾ oz Peppermint Schnapps Half and half ice For the Garnish: (optional) Crushed candy canes Clean corn syrup Fill an old fashioned glass with ice (rimmed with crushed candy cane, if desired). To garnish glasses: Lightly dip the edge of glass into corn syrup, then dip the glass […]

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Crafts

Santa’s Magic Key

Christmas time in our house is filled with decorations just right for the holiday, candles that smell of cookies, and the creamiest hot cocoa. Christmas is also a time where I unpack my large red totes (I color coordinate my packing boxes, due to holidays, red&green christmas, purple&black halloween, etc), grab our stockings and am […]

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Crafts

Tree Trunk Ornament

You’ve probably seen the idea to cut a piece of your Christmas tree trunk off, apply some finish or badazzle and make into an ornament; I saw that idea when it was trending on Pinterest FOUR years ago!! :O (Has it really been that long since Pinterest changed our lives?) Well! For Our first Christmas […]

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Crafts

BEHR

  I’m hosting my very first Christmas party this year and I decided to re-do the entire dining room just for this party!! Well, and for an awesome every day dining room of course 😉 I chose BEHR Polimino Gold. This color practically hit me in the face! I had been thinking about painting our […]

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Recipes

Shrimp Scampi Dip

Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 8 ounces medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and roughly chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or more, to taste 1/4 cup white wine* 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste. 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1/4 cup […]