Grand Marnier Cranberry Sauce

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I’m not much for slaving away to make the perfect Thanksgiving meal (We’ve actually pre-ordered a cooked turkey and supermarket sides this year :), But some things are just better homemade. Case in point: cranberry sauce. I make it every fall using a recipe I tweaked a few years ago. It’s fresh, bright and spiked with Grand Marnier…what could be better? (more…)

No Carve Pumpkins

simple no carve pumpkins, feathered and foiled

I love beautiful pumpkins around the house for Halloween, but I’m way too lazy to break out a carving knife, pattern or drill…So I’ve come up with some simple ideas for chic and stylish pumpkins: Feathered and foiled. (more…)

Spooky Spirits: Fire + Brimstone Margarita

hellfire and brimstone blackberry jalapeno margarita for halloween

Halloween is my favorite time of year and the best season concoct new cocktails. I’ll find any reason to sip on tequila, and this flame-hued margarita is the perfect excuse–Hints of blackberry and lime with a fiery twist: a hefty helping of jalapeño pepper. And the best part? A smoky, salty finish from the black lava salted rim! (more…)

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