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Apple Crisp with Oatmeal Crumble

Fall is creeping up on us quickly and I can’t help but have fall comfort food on my mind. Septembers in Wisconsin are the prime time for apple picking. Apple pie, homemade apple sauce, tarts, apple butter, you name it — with the abundance of apples on hand, the skies the limit! One of my… Continue reading Apple Crisp with Oatmeal Crumble

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Recipe: Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

It’s been a while since I’ve shared one of my favorite recipes. This banana cake with cream cheese frosting recipes is one of my all-time favorites, but I must warn you, it’s definitely not light on the calories! Although, when you are enjoying such a decadent dessert, do calories really count? 🙂 Enjoy! Banana Cake… Continue reading Recipe: Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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Recipe: Polish Kluski Dumplings

I’m taking a quick break from décor this week to share one of my all-time favorite recipes. We’ve had a very sick household this past week, both of my boys were down with strep throat. (Not fun!) There is nothing better than a huge pot of homemade chicken and dumpling soup to help get everybody back… Continue reading Recipe: Polish Kluski Dumplings

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Recipe: Essential Oil Veggie Wash

I’ve started introducing essential oils into my daily routine in hopes of not having to use toxic and/or unhealthy products, such as chemical cleaners and beauty products. Cause all of that man-made stuff just can’t be good for you, right? I’ve even substituted some of my common OTC medications with blends of essential oils, like… Continue reading Recipe: Essential Oil Veggie Wash

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DIY: Cinnamon and Applesauce Cutout Ornaments

I always try to take time out of my busy holiday schedule to do something fun with my boys. There is something so magical about creating something as a family that can be shared during the Christmas season. This year, we decided to make cinnamon and applesauce cutout ornaments. These are super simple to make, great to… Continue reading DIY: Cinnamon and Applesauce Cutout Ornaments

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Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

It’s Halloween weekend! Where did October go? One of our favorite family Halloween traditions is roasting pumpkin seeds. It’s the perfect treat after spending hours gutting, carving and crafting the perfect jack-o-lanter face. Here is a quick recipe to roast the perfect pumpkin seeds. My family likes them plainly salted but the seasoning choices are… Continue reading Recipe: Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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Recipe: Mulled Apple Cider

Making mulled apple cider is one of my favorite Fall traditions. A warm steaming cup of apple cider is always my companion while taking the kids out trick or treating on a chilly Wisconsin evening. It’s quick, it’s easy and it’s oh so delicious. Here is the recipe. I hope you try it and enjoy!… Continue reading Recipe: Mulled Apple Cider