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“A Girl’s Guide to Football”

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! Many Thanksgiving feasts also come with a side of football watching. If there’s a bit of time between feasting and the game you can also serve up some of our favorite tailgating recipes as appetizers.  Some of us around here (ehem, Georgia) were looking for a Girl’s Guide to Football that breaks down all the basic terminology you should know, so you can have a better understanding and […]

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“8 Ideas to Elevate Your Thanksgiving Place Settings”

If you cannot already tell, we love a good tablescape. We even have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to them. It is really the details that make holiday entertaining unforgettable.  So you’ve polished your silverware and pulled out your favorite china, you’ve got your perfect centerpiece ready to go, and your menu finalized, its time for those final touches that will make your event extra special. The following are 8 Ideas to […]

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“5 At Home Remedies to Boost Your Immune System”

The holidays are upon us, and unfortunately, togetherness coupled with a busy schedule can often come with germs and stress.  To help combat the terrible twosome we turn to our kitchens for 5 At Home Remedies to Boost Your Immune System. PHOTO: Gardening Channel 1. Raw Honey & Garlic Your kitchen is packed with all kinds of wonders to boost your immune system, and your backyard is too. Mix two of those […]

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“A Printable Thanksgiving Worksheet”

Did you know that gratitude is the antidote to worry? You can’t be both grateful and worried at the exact same time — try it, you’ll see. Thanksgiving is just under a week away, and at this time of year, we love the idea of taking the time to reflect on what has happened over the past year and show gratitude toward friends and family.  There is no better time […]

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“Squash Pot Pie”

Our compost pile at Tulipwood served up some exciting “volunteers” this year. Acorn squash! As well as corn and tomato plants. It was a funny thing to find this Fall and I loved it. I decided to use this unexpected squash harvest as a chance to experiment with some new Fall side dishes, perfect for your Thanksgiving menu. The result: Squash Pot Pie. I think you’re going to love this […]

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“Wine Wednesday: Thanksgiving Wines – The Best Shopping List”

Editor’s note: Our resident wine-o extraordinaire, Marissa Reibstein, recently shared Part I and Part 2 of her amazing Wine Safari through Northern Spain. Today she is back with everything you need to know about buying wine for Thanksgiving feasting. So for this edition of Wine Wednesday: Thanksgiving Wines – The Best Shopping List.  There is a lot to get stressed out about around the holidays – family, travel, entertaining, family…Which wine to […]

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“How to Prepare for Houseguests + Free Wifi Printable”

The holidays are creeping up on us, and for many, that means hosting plenty of house guests. Let’s be honest, hosting friends and family for holidays or anytime for that matter, is both a pleasure and a pain.  The key to a stress-free experience for all is truly in the preparation.  The following are ways to up your hostess game and elevate your house guest experience. Read on to learn […]

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“Apple Rose Hand Pies”

This year I decided that Fall is my favorite season. The colors this Fall just knocked my socks off and it inspired me to cook so many things and explore new adventure. These Apple Rose Hand Pies were just one example that I’m excited to share with you. I think they would be a wonderful addition to your Thanksgiving or holiday party menu and they celebrate all of the amazing […]

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