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One of the most common questions I received when I shared my recent experiences on our Alaskan Cruise was what excursions did we do and what did we think of them. We went on a round-trip cruise out of Seattle through Alaska’s famed Inside Passage, and I’m going to show you the excursions we chose at…

Float Plane Alaska
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First of all, I’m going to be doing a Facebook live TODAY at 2:00 pm CT–I’m going to be sharing an AMAZING cannoli recipe and would LOVE it if you joined me! It’s fall, y’all. Sorry. I couldn’t help it. It actually hasn’t felt like fall here in Louisiana until yesterday–in fact, on Monday afternoon/evening,…

Kate's Fall Favorites Giveaway!
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Kate posted some amazing classic pumpkin muffins last week, and I’ve got my favorite Pumpkin Muffin, today.  No surprise that mine include chocolate.  You guys all know about the best Zucchini bread on the planet, right?  This Double-Chocolate Zucchini Bread?  Well this is a pumpkin-spice version of that recipe, so I’m guessing there are lots of…

Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins
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It’s Flashback Friday time! I’m not exactly sure why this is called Spanish Rice. Pretty sure none of these ingredients are actually Spanish. And this isn’t rice like anything I’ve ever had in a Mexican restaurant (and yes, I do understand that “Spanish” and “Mexican” are two different things.) But it’s still one of my…

Flashback Friday: Spanish Rice
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So my husband and I have a slight obsession with King Arthur Flour.  I love their products (not sponsored, just love!) and they are a wealth of knowledge when it comes to both education and also solid, reliable recipes.  I feel they’re right up there with America’s Test Kitchen, but they get a little less…

cinnamon apple bread
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When I was a poor college student, I worked at a bakery that, among other things, was famous for their pumpkin bread. One day, I brought a loaf home and proceeded to basically eat almost all of it and then said that I gave it to the neighbors. That was a lie. But when it…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
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Electric Pellet Smokers are kind of all the rage these days, who has one??  If you don’t- DON’T LEAVE! (Sorry to yell…too dramatic??) I’m including instructions on how to make this whole recipe in the slowcooker or oven as well. I’ve wanted one of these forever and we finally added one to our back porch…

Smoked Apple Pork
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Baked apples are one of those comfort foods that aren’t so pretty, but are so delicious, especially in the fall. In fact, I remember being a kid and being at a brunch with my family and my mom talking about the magic of baked apples, but I refused to try them because I thought they…

Baked Apples
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Those of you following me on Instagram came along on a trip I took with my husband a couple weeks ago:  a cruise to Alaska on Princess Cruises.  I shared a lot of our day-to-day on Instastories and I honestly have never had a response to a travel series as massive as I did this time. SO…

Alaska Cruise
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Somehow, it’s fall again and I’m kind of in denial that it is actually happening. But it is, which means it’s also the most wonderful time of the year for desserts–apple and pumpkin are BACK, yo, and today I’m sharing some of our favorite fall-ish desserts! (Clockwise, starting in the top lefthand corner): 1. Apple Spice…

Favorite Our Best Bites Apple & Pumpkin Treats!
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I’ve really been trying to eat all my veggies lately, but sometimes I start getting a little tired of the same dips and dressings over and over again. I know. First world problems. But sometimes you can’t just do the same ranch dressing again and again. This is one of my favorite dips and dressings,…

Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing & Dip
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Wait, what was that you said?  It’s been forever since I posted anything about pizza??  Oh my gosh, I KNOW.  Okay fine it’s all I talk about.  It’s because I made that most amazing dough in the history of ever and then when I had a bunch of dough to play around with I made…

Roasted Grape & Brie Pizza
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