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My First Thanksgiving

Hi.  My name’s Julie.  And I’m a turkey virgin. That’s right.  I’m cooking my first solo Thanksgiving dinner.  I’ve brought sides over to someone else’s house in previous years.  This year is the first time I’m shouldering the workload.  And it all comes down to the turkey.  I’ve been googling, watching The Chew, looking up Alton Brown’s […]

10 Thanksgiving Home Decor Ideas

Happy Thanksgiving week everyone! In an effort to save my energy for cooking on Thursday, this week I’m sharing lots of fun Thanksgiving ideas I think are great.  I’m taking a nod from Tidy Mom‘s “I’m Lovin’ It“.  I hope you find some decorations and recipes you like and that they make this crazy holiday […]

Sweet Potato and Turkey Slider

Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a Sweet Potato and Turkey Slider that’s perfect for serving on game day, or as part of a buffet lunch! You know what my favorite parts of Thanksgiving are?  I mean I love spending time with my family, but hitting 2 to 3 dinners takes it toll on you.  But […]

Wednesday Whatsits (86)

Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. And happy Thanksgiving week! ———- You guys.  There are like a million things coming to the blog soon, including SIX different giveaways!  I’m talking stand mixers and money and all kinds of cool stuff.  I’m so excited!!!!!  This December is going to kick butt. Starting December 1st is my […]

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- On the blog this week. The boys and I had an ice cream party just because. I checked out the new Sriracha Pineapple Pork Lettuce Cups from Pei Wei. I found the BEST carpet ever!  It’s stain resistant FOR LIFE.  Something I desperately need with a 2 and 4 year […]

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust

Happy November WLOW readers!  Before you know it Thanksgiving will be here and perhaps you are looking for a pumpkin dessert but not necessarily a pie.  Today I have for you Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Gingersnap Crust.  I’m a huge fan of mini desserts because then you can try more than one!   I could […]

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- Umm, who told November it could be half way done?  Not fair. I can’t believe I have to start thinking about Christmas presents soon.  UGH! For now, I’m going to focus on the upcoming food coma that is Thanksgiving and relax. On this blog this week. This month […]

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- I hope you’re having a fantastic start to your November!  I am!   🙂 Here’s what was on the blog this past week. Beauty contributor Tessa showed you how to get a French Mani with office supplies. Health & Wellness contributor Cindy answered the question What is a […]

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! Funny. Serious. You should sign up for the Christmas Cookie Swap I’m co-hosting. You’re not mailing cookies, but recipes instead. Make the recipe you receive and blog about it. We’ll be having a cookie hop on posting day. Truth. It’s time for this week’s features!   Most Viewed   […]

15 Fall Comfort Foods

15 Fall Comfort Foods | White Lights on Wednesday

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The International Housewares Association for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve been waiting to say this for over a month now, but it’s finally starting to feel like fall around here!  Halloween has passed and Thanksgiving is on our brains!  There’s nothing I […]

Wednesday Whatsits {127}

Hi Everyone! Welcome to ——– 10 Fall Slow Cooker Recipes from Home.Made.Interest Chai Tea Butterscotch Pumpkin Bread from Life With The Crust Cut Off Cranberry Turkey Pinwheels from I Thee Cook {I love these flavors too much to wait for Thanksgiving} DIY Lego Necklace from A Little Claireification Halloween Goodies! Candy Corn Cookie Bark from […]

Scrumptious Sunday Menu Plan {Sept 2013}

      Breakfast: Carrot Cake Pancakes with Maple-Cream Cheese Drizzle Pecan Crusted French Toast Baked Funfetti Donuts {from scratch} Avocado, Bacon & Brie Breakfast Sandwich Entrees: Easy Navajo Tacos Saltimboca Alla New Yorkese Italian Sausage & Caramelized Onion Pizza One-Pot Southwest Macaroni Grilled BBQ Salmon with Avocado & Corn Salsa Lime Cilantro Chicken Rice […]

Cranberry-Orange Spice Cookies

Happy Thanksgiving Day WLOW readers!  I know you already have the turkey day under control, so it’s time to think ahead to Christmas and that means cookies.  I love Christmas cookies and this year, while we have our favorites in this house, I decided I wanted to find some new recipes to try. One day […]

Caramelized Onion & Cornbread Dressing

Caramelized Onion & Cornbread Dressing is one of my go-to side dishes for holiday dinners. Even people who "don't like stuffing" love this recipe!

Caramelized Onion & Cornbread Dressing is one of my go-to side dishes for holiday dinners. Even people who “don’t like stuffing” love this recipe! You guys, I’m stressing a little.  It’s on a few weeks until Thanksgiving and I have no idea what the plan is.  Where we’re eating, what I need to cook, if […]

Wednesday Whatsits {133}

Hi Everyone! Welcome to ——– Hi my darlings.  Guess what.  I’M GOING TO VEGAS! It’s the Food Fight Write conference.  Think blog conference meets the World Food Championships!  It’s their first year and I’m totally stoked!  I’ll be posting about everything later, but for now I’m just really excited to hit up Vegas with Rachel, […]

Circle Sticker Mani

Hey friends! Tessa from tessacotton here. Can you believe it’s already November? Christmas is next month. I’m so not in holiday mode yet, but I can’t wait to get started thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas soon. I’m sharing an easy-peasy two step mani with you today, using just two polish colors and some everyday office-supply stickers. I just […]

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Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! In case you missed it, the latest round of Get Your Chef On sign up has started. This month’s secret ingredient is…   You can sign up HERE Funny picture time. Here are this week’s features!   Most Viewed     DIY Pocket Hand Warmers ~ Practically Functional –Links […]

Reese’s Peanut Butter Bark

Did you survive Halloween?  Well too bad if you didn’t because Thanksgiving is in 3 weeks.  Ah!!  Kidding.  You’ll be fine.  Take a deep breath.  Make this Peanut Butter bark and you’ll forget all bout your in-laws coming into town, roasting and entire turkey and hoping it doesn’t get dry and 15 kids running around […]

Jack Daniels Bottle Cake

If I’ve never mentioned it before, Mike works for an adult beverage distribution company.  We end up with all kinds of fun shwag around the house.  Today was the best!  He brought me home a Jack Daniel’s bottle cake mold and label stencil.  How cool is that?!?? I immediately wanted to make the cake happen.  I […]