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celebrate the fall harvest with this delicious

30 Minute Fall Naked Cake

This 30 Minute Fall Naked Cake is a stunningly easy and delicious cake that is a perfect centerpiece of any fall fete-and is easily dressed up with fresh, in-season fruit, jams or jellies. Read more

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S’mores four ways

What better way is there to celebrate the last few weeks of summer than with a campfire and some s’mores? Last week I got some friends together and we did just that. There were four different s’mores on the menu: salted caramel, bacon, PB&J, and bananas foster. Read more

We put together a late afternoon party for all our friends and family to bid farewell to summer. With simple recipes and relaxed décor this is a no hassle party.

Celebrating Summer’s Last Hurrah

The end of summer is always so bittersweet for us. We look forward to cooler weather, the structure of the kids going back to school and of course breaking out our fall wardrobe — but we will are still holding onto the sweet breeze on long warm evenings, carefree days, and our evening glass of wine … Read more

Informal, tasty and fun to dress up! These sliders are a hit for end-of-summer small bites and proof good things come in small packages.

The Versatile Summer Slider

Informal, tasty and fun to dress up! These sliders are a hit for end-of-summer small bites and proof good things come in small packages. [Tip:] We prefer to make our own buns from frozen white dinner rolls. This takes some Read more

Simple, fresh and easy. This summer salad boasts farm-fresh ingredients filled with the taste of summer.

Peach & Corn Salad

Simple, fresh and easy. This easy-to-make salad boasts farm-fresh ingredients filled with the taste of summer. Read more

This is one of our favorite desserts! I mean, who doesn't love strawberry shortcake on a warm summer night?

Strawberry Shortcake

This is one of our favorite desserts! I mean, who doesn’t love strawberry shortcake on a warm summer night? Read more

Movie night popcorn pairings

Movie Night Pairings: Spiced Popcorn Three Ways

Popcorn may not be the first snack that comes to mind when drinking wine, but sometimes the most simple pairings are the best! Maybe it’s the fact that they share a buttery quality or the subtle sweetness of both the wine and corn, but it seems that Chardonnay is the perfect accompaniment to any popcorn and movie night. Read more

the best romantic dessert for two- easy and delicious no bake cheesecake with fresh fruit and candied rose petals!

Cheesecake in a jar with candied rose petals

Date night during summer is always a great time to connect. The air is hot, there are tons of things to do outside, and time seems a bit slower and more relaxing. Finding the perfect dessert for a homemade dinner during hot summer months can be tricky — who wants to heat up the kitchen with an oven? Read more