Sweets: Foolproof Caramel Apples

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Have you ever made homemade caramel apples, only to have the delicious caramel slide off the apple? There are different ways to make sure that doesn’t happen, but I’ve got a secret for you that will make your life so much easier! Sandpaper. Yes, I said sandpaper. Simply run the sandpaper over the entire surface…

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Interior Design: Halloween Home Decor Tour

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It’s here, it’s here!  I don’t know about you guys, but I LOVE Halloween.  There is just so much fun surrounding it…parties, pumpkin patch trips, trunk or treats, the list goes on.  I love to mix up my décor each year sometimes with a theme, adding new vignettes and of course, adding a few new…

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Eat: Recipe: Spiced Caramel Apple Cider

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There are a few things I really crave at this time of year, and one of them is definitely Starbucks Spiced Apple Cider.  Fortunately, I can save you a trip to Starbucks next time you are craving it too.   There are a few things you can keep on hand to whip this treat up…

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What to Wear: Kid’s Christmas Card Picture Outfits

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Because I started out as a photographer, one of the questions I get asked most, is “What clothes look best in family pictures?” I know that there is a LOT of stress that goes into picking those outfits and pulling everything together. I just snapped some pictures of the kiddos last weekend for out Christmas…

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Eat: San Diego: Extraordinary Desserts

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A bit ago I had the pleasure of taking a little trip to San Diego to see a show at the Civic Theater. It was a matinee so we stopped for a quick bite in downtown SD beforehand at one of our favorite spots Extraordinary Desserts. Usually we visit the Banker’s Hill/Balboa Park location which serves…

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Sweets: DIY Halloween Meringue Ghosts

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As Halloween quickly approaches there’s just one question you need to ask yourself. Who doesn’t love a friendly little ghost? These little darlings are easy to make, delicious on their own, and also double as the perfect topper for a cake or cupcakes. Print Meringue Ghosts Author: Shana Clemence Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 18-24   Ingredients 6 egg…

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What to Wear: Pops of Plaid

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It is FINALLY starting to feel like fall around here…although I saw temps are supposed to jump back up to the 90s by the end of the week.  YUCK!!  These few days with some overcast skies and cooler temps I’m breaking out the fall gear!  Plaid is always a favorite of mine, it just LOOKS…

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