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Let it Snow
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Let it Snow

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve already seen these, but I wanted to share them regardless because I think they are just lovely. These photos were taken on a trail that runs right behind our neighborhood. It was quiet, peaceful and felt a little magical {the first snow of the season is always so … Continue reading

Fall Memories
Photography

Fall Memories

It’s hard to believe that just three weeks ago I was biking around Iowa in 70+ degree weather. Snow has since arrived and the temperature is currently sitting at a balmy 16 degrees. Winter is here. It’s an inevitable occurrence that most mid-westerners initially dread. And yet I found myself admiring the icy beauty and … Continue reading

Sweet Potato Bread
Food

Sweet Potato Bread

I am fully on board with fall flavors, ready to incorporate any and all of the season’s most typical produce into any and all meals. I’m especially intrigued by non-traditional uses of some of the veggies and decided to kick-off the fall baking season with this sweet potato bread recipe. The flavors were phenomenal and … Continue reading

Fall Fragments
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Fall Fragments

We just had this year’s first perfectly brisk fall weekend. Despite summer’s quick passing, I’ve fully embraced the season and am ready for all things holiday-related. There are pumpkins and mums on my front porch and the cutest white pumpkin indoors {must.buy.more}. The fireplace was in use for much of the weekend and I was … Continue reading

Granny’s Brown Bread
Food

Granny’s Brown Bread

The Irish have arrived! In celebration we made dinner for them at our house earlier this week. I made Guinness Beef Stew and Granny’s Brown Bread, which may have been a little crazy since the best stew I’ve ever had was made by Tina Cummins {Irish relative} and I had never made brown bread before. … Continue reading