One of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes (and post Thanksgiving leftovers) is Cranberry Jello Sauce. The lovely red color can carry this dish well into the December holiday season, making it a favorite make ahead holiday dish as well. It’s simple to make and a fun way bring fruit to the table. I’m sharing this dish […]

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Today’s Wanderlust Wednesday’s post is coming to you on Friday due to the lovely Thanksgiving holiday we just had. I hope that everyone had a lovely time with their friends and family. Ready to be inspired to work off that big meal? The trek to the top of Yosemite’s Vernal Falls was no joke. It […]

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Today I am sharing my absolute favorite Thanksgiving dish. No joke, our family walks through the kitchen just to snag one of these on the sly while cooking is happening & people at the table count how many you’ve had in order to keep it even! I’m also 99% sure that this Southern Dressing is […]

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Thanksgiving is next week! While my mom is taking most of the menu heavy lifting, I will be bringing a side dish & appetizers. During this festive winter season, I am always appreciative of Dean & DeLuca because they add a gourmet twist that helps take your meal or party to the next level. The […]

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When planning a trip to Yosemite in August, you know its going to be hot! We made sure to head out at the break of dawn each morning. While rolling out of bed that early was difficult, getting to see the sun peeking out and beating the crowds made the bleary eyes well worth it! […]

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What’s better than a Chocolate Chip Cookie? A sweet & salty Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookie that you can make in 10 minutes! I’m not going super complicated here. Sometimes you just need cookies, and you need them right away! Thanksgiving is next week and then all of a sudden we will be in the fun […]

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In August we took a family trip to Yosemite. Its about a three hour drive to get there from the Bay Area so there really is no excuse for not getting out and enjoying the natural beauty there! There are several entrances to the 1,200 square miles of Yosemite National Park, but the main gateway is […]

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What Thanksgiving turkey would be complete without a big bowl of steaming mashed potatoes by its side? I’ve tried variations on traditional mashed potatoes including garlic, Parmesan, and rosemary roasted potatoes, but I keep coming back to the standard. There is a reason that this creamy dish makes an appearance year after year. It’s mild, […]

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Hey friends, can you believe that its November already? November! Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away! Are you making plans yet? Our family will all be congregating at my parent’s home this year so we are divvying up the delicious dish list and menu planning! One thing that I grew up enjoying at […]

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Halloween is almost here! It’s a time of year filled with great costumes like these Top 10 Group Costumes & tons of sweet treats like these Mummy Marshmallow Cupcakes with melted marshmallows in the center! It’s also the time of year that everyone has been filling up on Pumpkin Spice Lattes so we’re pretty sugared out. […]

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