Tag Archives: seasonal

Recipe: Sweet Cinnamon Apple Cake

It’s Fall so I know that means you’re going apple picking soon. I also know that means you need some apple recipes. I, too, went apple picking last weekend and consulted the all-knowing Smitten Kitchen for the question of the … Continue reading

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Things I Love: Spring Makeup

Last weekend my lovely friend and makeup partner in crime, Nicole, and I went on a full afternoon makeup shopping trip. We hit up Macy’s, Sephora, and Ulta and had major success. Check out my haul: 1. OPI Nail Polish … Continue reading

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Domestocrat’s Favorite Winter Essentials

After the initial fun and wonder of snow wears off, winter sucks. I know what you are thinking – I’m from New England, I shouldn’t complain. But when there is snow piled up everywhere, you have to basically live in … Continue reading

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DIY: Festive Holiday Gift Wrapping

As I’ve gotten older giving gifts seems to matter less and less around the holidays. Now, for me, it’s more about enjoying time with my family and husband, great food, and taking time to slow down and enjoy the moment. … Continue reading

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Crafty Corner: Handmade Holiday Cards

Every year my friend Claire hosts a holiday card making party. All of our crafty lady friends get together to chat, eat tasty treats, and make holiday cards. It’s a great tradition; I look forward to it every year. Everyone … Continue reading

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Recipe: Peppermint Bark

Now that Thanksgiving is over, I’m totally getting into winter treat mode. I came up with this on a whim and was super happy with the results. Chocolate and mint is a very close second to my other favorite combination … Continue reading

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Recipe: Apple Cranberry Cake

I saw this recipe on a dessert episode of Barefoot Contessa a few months back an knew it would be perfect for Thanksgiving. It was bursting with flavor, super fresh, and really easy to make. Domestocrat’s Apple Cranberry Cake (adapted … Continue reading

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