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Apple Cider Sangria

This Apple Cider Sangria is the perfect cocktail for this weird transitional season we’re having right now. Yes, it’s October, but it’s 80 degrees right now. Not exactly sipping-hot-cider weather, is it? Don’t worry, I got you. With this Apple Cider Sangria, you can enjoy the flavors of fall, in a cool and refreshing fall drink. The combination of the apple pie spirits and the amaretto is so good. Add fresh apple cider and a little sparkle from the ginger […]

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Apple Cider Martinis

You guys, if you’re looking for a delicious, yet easy fall cocktail… this is it! Apple Cider Martinis are so simple, yet have all the elements to make you forget that fall really just means winter is on its way. 😒 Okay, okay…let’s enjoy it while we can, right? We won’t focus on the fact that it’s already turned markedly colder this week, the leaves are falling, it’s getting dark way too early, and soon the snow will be flying…. […]

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Farmhouse Apple Fritter Bread with Cider Glaze

This Farmhouse Apple Fritter Bread with Cider Glaze was inspired by a trip to the apple orchard. A buttery, fluffy white cake loaf filled with apple chunks, and layered with a brown sugar and cinnamon streusel. It’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a snack with your coffee. I love apple season. There are so many delicious varieties of apples. Honeycrisp are my all-time favorite, but I love trying different varieties, too. Last year, we went to a local apple orchard, […]

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Caramel Apple Bars

Oh hello. Are you still here? I figured after seeing this picture, you’d already be rushing off to your kitchen to make these delicious Caramel Apple Bars. 😂 Seriously though, all kidding aside, they really are worth your time to make. With the buttery shortbread crust, the juicy apple filling, and the cinnamon-y streusel topping….. oh my word. Drizzle some rich caramel over the top, and these Caramel Apple Bars hit all the right notes for fall. How to Make […]

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Early Fall Apple Themed Tiered Tray

This Early Fall Apple Themed Tiered Tray is a great way to transition between summer decor and traditional fall decor. If you’re not quite ready to go “full-on pumpkin” yet, this is fill the gap. It’s feeling like fall in Iowa this week, friends. I’m not talking about lovely crisp autum days with sunshine and gently falling leaves and all. No. I’m talking about literally overnight going from 90s and sunny, to 40s/50s, dark, windy, and rainy for going on […]

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Pineapple Basil Vodka Smash Cocktail

Our cocktail game has been strong lately. 🤣 It’s finally been sunny and warm, there are so many fresh fruits in season right now, and my herb garden is mega-producing. All of these factors are the building blocks for mixing up some delicious, fruity, adult beverages at home! 🍹 This Pineapple Basil Vodka Smash Cocktail is one of the best ones yet! Yesterday was spent working over at my parents’ house, sorting through their belongings and deciding what to keep […]

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Sundays on Silverado #93

Life Lately After a little setback and a couple of rough days, I’m feeling a better, at just over 2 weeks post-op. The doctor says 6 weeks is the full recovery time, during which my activities should still be very limited. I’ll start physical therapy at the 6-week mark, and I have high hopes that will make a big difference. 🤞🏻 This is such a hard time of year to be “down and out” because one of my very favorite […]

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Sundays on Silverado #92

Wishing you all a Happy Mother’s Day! I’m blessed to get to spend time this weekend with my kids. We celebrated “Kentucky Derby Style” yesterday with my daughter, son-in-law, and Baby Evie, and today my sweet husband is making dinner for me and my MIL, and my son will also be able to join us. Here’s my favorite baby in her “I love my Gigi” shirt yesterday. ❤️ Life Lately Lucky #9. Nine is both my husband’s and my lucky […]

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Sundays on Silverado #90

Life Lately Oh, we had such a wonderful Easter this year. We got to spend the whole weekend with so many family members, and it was glorious. Not only did baby Evie and her mom and dad get to stay with us for the weekend, but we got to see all 3 of the other kids at some point during the weekend, plus family from Chicago were in town as well. We took Evelynn to see the Easter Bunny for […]

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More Great Amazon Prime Finds– January 2022

Happy New Year, friends! Welcome to a whole new year of Prime Purchases! Prime saved me this year, maybe more than ever. Since we spent such a large chunk of our time from Thanksgiving right through Christmas at the hospital with sweet baby Evelynn, or traveling back and forth to support her mom and dad, there would have been no gifts without Amazon. Plus, most of our basic necessities were ordered from our phones and sent right to the house, […]

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