Fall

Jan 14

3 Hearty Chili Recipes

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Pulled Pork chili from How Sweet Eats blog

Photo: Jessica of How Sweet It Is

Maybe you’ve heard – it’s cold out there … pretty cold. Okay, really cold.

In bitter winter months like these, we love curling up on the couch, fireside, with a hearty bowl of soup. There’s really nothing else like it! So today, we’re sharing three chili recipes from some of our favorite food bloggers to help you get through this (record-breaking!) winter. Try them out and let us know which one’s your favorite.

Nov 25

7 Printable Place Cards for Your Thanksgiving Table

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Printable place cards for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we’ve not only begun meal planning and grocery shopping, but it’s time to iron our festive linens, polish silver, and map out seating arrangements for the big feast! We love to use designated seating arrangements to encourage conversation and new friendships, which is why a simple, printable place card is a must-have for our Thanksgiving dinner!

Nov 18

3 Mantel Decorating Ideas for the Holidays

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One mantel styled three ways for the holidays

‘Tis the season for spreading good holiday cheer. Parties abound, and chances are you’re making your own plans for entertaining friends and family during the holidays. Make sure your home is a festive expression of the season, starting with the mantel. It’s easy to transform your fireplace into a stunning and cohesive focal point for the holidays when you decorate with a theme in mind. To get your creative juices flowing, we’ve used our three holiday themes to show you how easy it is.

Nov 14

Recipe: Annette Joseph’s Porcini Mushroom Risotto

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Annette Joseph's Porcini Mushroom RisottoAnnette Joseph is a stylist and entertaining expert, known for her flair with food prep and presentation. We’re delighted to share another recipe from her new book, Picture Perfect Parties. This Porcini Mushroom Risotto pairs wonderfully with Annette’s Roast Chicken recipe.

Nov 14

Recipe: Annette Joseph’s Roast Chicken

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Annette Joseph's Roast Chicken recipeAs a stylist, Annette Joseph is well known for her flair with food prep and presentation. Her motto is “make it simple and make it gorgeous.” In this excerpt from her new book “Picture Perfect Parties,” Annette coaches us in preparing an elegant Sunday Night Supper centered around her Roast Chicken recipe. The theory behind this special meal – warm, comforting food that is fairly simple to make, delicious, and brings everyone to the table for an enjoyable conversation. We know you can duplicate her dishes with little effort, bringing the tradition of Sunday Night Supper to your home. 

Oct 10

Fall Fireplaces Bring Warmth

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Try adding a warm touch to the crisp, cool Fall nights around the fireplace.  Let us show you (step by step) how to create Autumn colors and textures that will warm your hearth.

Oct 7

7 Unique Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

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Decoupage Photo Pumpkin by Sugar and Charm

Photo courtesy of Sugar and Charm

Yet another reason why we’re swooning for Fall? Pumpkins! From warm pumpkin spice lattès to fragrant pumpkin-scented candles – we’re kind of pumpkin-obsessed.  Then we got to thinking: what are some fun, simple and creative ways to switch up our Fall décor this year? This Halloween, we challenge you to swap your regular carving with a few of these unique ideas. The best part? These no-carve designs will last for weeks instead of days.

Découpage Photo Pumpkin (above)