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“10 Tailgating Recipes You Must Try This Weekend”

Football season is here and one of our favorite parts is certainly the tailgate food. Here are 10 tailgating recipes we think you should try this weekend to make it extra fun.   1. Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon-Wrapped Little Smokies  These will definitely make you a lot of friends no matter what team you are cheering for. Spicy, sweet and bacon always makes a winning combination. 2. G’s Chicken Tenders Remember G’s […]

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“5 Things Found In Nature For A Perfect Fall Tablescape”

When it comes to entertaining, what really sets an event apart are the details. Bringing an organic touch to your fall tablescapes is easy and inviting.  The following are 5 things you can find in nature for the perfect fall tablescape. PHOTO: HGTV PHOTO: Apartment Therapy PHOTO: Amy Merrick 1. Twigs And Branches You can easily find twigs and branches right in your own backyard, and the possibilities for a […]

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“The Best Fall Gourmet Pickles Recipe”

The start of fall is my family’s favorite time of year to preserve fresh food we’ve grown in our backyard garden. We’ve been canning food for several years, but have never tried or even thought much about pickling. Last year, we received a jar of mouthwatering, homemade pickles as a gift. The brine and ingredients in that jar became the inspiration for these gourmet pickles. These pickles make an excellent […]

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“Practice These 5 Duck Calls to Be a Pro This Season”

After recently visiting with John Stephen of Rich-N-Tone Calls and visiting Stuttgart, Arkansas (“the duck hunting capital of the world”), we have become very interested in perfecting our own duck calls. The following are the 5 duck calls every hunter should master this upcoming season. 1. The Basic Quack Sounds easy enough, but many hunters never master the most basic of calls.  It is a single note that crisply cuts […]

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“10 Venison Recipes For This Deer Season”

Deer season is officially here! In celebration, we have rounded up our top 10 venison recipes to try out this season. 1. Grilled Venison Loin with Horseradish Cream Sauce This one is easy to prepare and oh so tasty! 2. G’s Braised Venison Tacos Remeber G’s braised venison tacos? Well, they certainly are one of our favorites to prepare. All the color and texture happening on the plate, makes you feel like […]

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“Meet The Modern Pioneers: John Stephens of Rich-N-Tone Calls”

During our most recent Adventure Getaway, we had the pleasure of traveling to Arkansas to meet and learn from a legend. John Stephens is three-time World Champion Duck Caller and President of RNT Calls Inc. John is also a co-host of RNT-V, a waterfowl show featured on the Sportsman Channel.   We were in awe of all that John had to teach us.  His vast knowledge of hunting and calls is evident […]

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“13 Spooky Halloween Cocktails To Enjoy This Friday The 13th”

Tomorrow is Friday the 13th, (eek), but don’t be too alarmed – it makes for a great excuse to mix up your happy hour routine and have a little fun! The following is a roundup of some great spooky cocktails to try out this weekend. 1. Vampire Kiss This one is pretty simple and makes quite the statement- plus it’s Dracula approved. 2. Smoking Blackberry Sage Margarita Any Friday is a great excuse for a […]

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“Behind-the-Scenes Photos of the Arkansas Adventure Getaway”

We just finished this year’s Adventure Getaway and it was our best one yet. They really do get better every year, just when I think it isn’t possible, it somehow turns out to be. I always walk away thinking there is some sort of magic fairy dust sprinkled all over these trips. The women come as strangers and leave as lifelong friends. My favorite thing is to see women host […]

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“How To Repurpose Your Candle Jars”

The first sign of cooler temperatures sends us running out to fill our homes with all the delightful scents of the season. There is just nothing quite as inviting as a beautifully-packaged, fragrant candle. Unfortunately, these burn out and you’re left with a pesky, wax-filled container. In an effort to remain always resourceful (and justify our serious candle habit), we investigated the best ways to rid the wax and repurpose those lovely […]

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“DIY Fall Potpourri”

If you can’t tell by now, we are super excited for fall! Certainly, something you cannot forget about this time of year is the beautiful scents filling the air. We wanted to capture this magic and bring it inside our home, so we created a fall potpourri to do just that! PHOTO: Pinterest Here’s what you’ll need: Fresh Fruit Freeze Dried Fruit Spice of your liking (we prefer cinnamon, rosemary, […]

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