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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Quote by Leo F. Buscaglia, author of “Love: what life is all about.” We need to make everyday Valentine’s Day. Don’t just use that one day to... read more

The holiday season is here. Many people love seasonal drinks to go along with all the holiday decor and of course parties. I have a great recipe for a cranberry and rosemary Christmas sangria. I’m a huge fan of sangrias, and this one is awesome and festive. This Sangria resembles the holiday flavors and colors! Here’s the recipe for a drink that is both tasty and pretty. Hope you like it! Ingredients: 2 apples, granny smith and a braeburn 1 heaping cup of fresh cranberries 1... read more

Pumpkin coffee time is here! Yay pumpkin! Sometimes I just can’t get enough of it. Especially in my coffee. I buy the pumpkin coffee creamer from the store, but it begins to get costly with as much as I use. Of course Starbucks has their pumpkin spice latte, but that can get costly too, more so than buying your own coffee creamer. I have a solution for you to fix all these problems. Here’s a simple recipe for a yummy homemade pumpkin coffee creamer for you. Why not give it a try!? Ingredients 2 cups milk 4 Tbsp canned pumpkin 1 tsp... read more

Here’s the recipe for the best pumpkin cookies ever! I’m the biggest fan of pumpkin anything, no joke. These really are the best pumpkin cookies… Ever. I made these once for my fiance and his coworkers, and they have been in high demand ever since. They’re super soft, moist and full of pumpkin flavor. The cookie dough is more like cake batter than dough. That’s what makes them so soft. Not only do they taste amazing, they’re really easy to make. I did make one change to the frosting. I did a cinnamon... read more

Many of us would love to make our carved pumpkins last longer. Usually I decorate a week or two before Halloween. Sometimes though we want to carve our pumpkins right away. Well thankfully I have found a way to make your carved pumpkins last longer. I have found using bleach, any brand, will preserve the life of your carved pumpkin. Here are the simple steps to preserve... read more

It’s fall meaning it’s time for everything pumpkin!! I’m a huge pumpkin fan, and a beer fan too. So obviously I love it when you combine the two together. Here are a few tasty pumpkin beers I’ve tried that I think you may enjoy too. I started with my personal favorite. Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat Ale: This one is great with the most pumpkin flavor.... read more

It’s that time of year again when we appreciate and look forward to those wonderful fall scents. I recently purchased a cinnamon fragrance twig broom from Trader Joe’s. The large broom is very nice looking and the fragrance of cinnamon is delightful. They sell two sizes small and large. I place my large broom in the hallway and the small one in my kitchen. The fragrance last about two months. After the cinnamon scent fades I spray the brooms with my favorite holiday... read more

Make your own simple fall arrangement this season. This fun DIY simple fall arrangement has worked for me over the years. It’s easy, fun and inexpensive. You will only need four items to make this arrangement complete. Here they are! 2-3 branches of any kind, with no leaves. 1 clear glass container that can be found at any dollar store. A can of spray paint,... read more