Pin It Thursday

Welcome to Pin It Thursday!  At this party you can link up anything YOU have made that you think is “Pin-worthy”! This can be a yummy treat, a craft, blog tips, DIY projects… anything you personally have created to share. Please no Etsy shops or giveaways, and be sure to link up directly to your post… this makes it easier to pin and share! I will feature my favorite links at the next party and pin them to my Pinterest account… so please share your link, visit other links, and pin the links you like! Browse, mingle, leave comments… that’s what makes this a party! Although it is not required, it’s fun… so make sure you follow me on Pinterest! Grab the button for this party here:

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Thank you to everyone who linked up at the last ‘Pin It Thursday’! Here are the features from the last party!  Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Orange Infused French Toast

Vanilla Bean Orange Infused French Toast- so delicious

A few weeks ago I had an opportunity to visit the ALDI Test Kitchen in Chicago with a group of bloggers. We had a lot of great food -and wine!- and learned a lot of information about ALDI. 

I arrived in Chicago with a few hours to spare before the festivities began, so I decided to venture out from the Inn we were staying at and find some local food.  Honestly, I don’t think I’ve ever eaten at a restaurant by myself, but I’m so glad I did.  I settled for brunch at Nosh Company- and their Nosh French Toast did not disappoint!  Challah bread soaked in vanilla-orange zest infused batter, served with lemon creme anglaise and powdered sugar.  It was delicious. Continue reading

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Southern-Style Cornbread Dressing

Southern-Style Cornbread Dressing- My Grandmother's Recipe

Is it weird that I am the food blogger of the family but I joke that when the time comes for me take over hosting Thanksgiving dinner we are all going out to eat?  I think it’s just the pressure of preparing the different dishes to be ready all at the same time that intimidates me.  Some days I can’t even boil noodles and cook sauce concurrently. Continue reading

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DIY Coffee Sugar Scrub

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine.

DIY Coffee Sugar Scrub- an easy gift for teachers, friends, or family! Less than $2.15 each

I’m one of those people who doesn’t like to drink coffee, but loves the smell of it.  My husband recently started drinking it in the mornings and since then I’ve been stealing whiffs from the canister as I’m trying to wake up.   It just smells so rich!  

No one likes coffee more than my Dad though.  He drinks it morning, noon, and night- especially with my Mom’s sweet treats.  I remember always wanting to drink it as a kid to be like Dad.  My parents let my sister and I try it once; my sister loved it, but my cup ended up being about 99% milk. :) Continue reading

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