october 2018
Life, Monthly Recap

October 2018: The Start of Fall

October 2018 feels like it has come and gone by in a flash. For how hectic September was, it almost feels like October went by twice as fast. While the start of October still had lingering feelings of summer, I can now say that we are fully into the autumn season. The days are much, much colder and the feeling…

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Holidays, Home

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! What are your plans for today or for tonight? Are you dressing up? Or going trick-or-treating? Did you get all your fun in over Halloweekend? I feel like Halloween is a holiday about preparation: getting the perfect costume and makeup, buying the candy for trick-or-treaters, carving a jack-o-latern, making Halloween specific treats well ahead of time. And then…

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halloween inspired cocktail recipes
Food, Holidays, Hosting

5 Halloween Inspired Cocktail Recipes

The article 5 Halloween Inspired Cocktail Recipes and Treats was first published on Road Twenty. Halloween is right around the corner and this year it falls on Wednesday. Since that’s a week night, many people are choosing to start celebrating early this weekend. Have you ever wondered what cocktail to serve at a Halloween party? You’ll want something festive, something…

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super easy fall decor diy ideas
Decor, Home

3 Super Easy Fall Decor DIY Ideas

Today I want to show you 3 super easy fall decor DIY ideas. In New York City, fall has finally arrived. The days are cool and crisp. The sun is shining and everything feels like fall is in the air. Many people regard fall as their favorite season and it’s easy to see why. There is plenty to love about…

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Food, Home

9 Late Summer & Early Fall Inspired Recipes

9 Late Summer & Early Fall Inspired Recipes to make the best use of fresh and local produce. Fall is almost in full swing in New York City. The weather has been all over the place. Some days it’s hot and sunny, the next it will be dark and rainy. I’m trying to enjoy the few sunny days before winter…

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The Heart of the Home
Home

The Heart of the Home: The Kitchen

What does a kitchen mean to you? The centerpiece of the home. The focal point of the home.  The heart of the home. Some people would say that the kitchen is the most important room in he house. It is the kitchen that turns the house into a home. I’ve been thinking a lot about kitchens lately. Mostly because I’ve…

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Classic Kitchen Techniques that you should know
Food, Home

Classic Kitchen Techniques You Should Know

Once you start cooking a lot, you will start to want to learn how to be more efficient, and effective in the kitchen. There’s a reason why there is so much emphasis placed on a good foundation of skills in culinary school. Even if you are just a home cook there are plenty of classic kitchen techniques you should know.…

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Craziest Instant Pot Recipes
Food

17 Craziest Instant Pot Recipes To Try Today

I’m loving trying out new recipes in the Instant Pot. There is a reason why everyone raves about how great it is. It makes perfect soft-boiled eggs, amazing chicken and plenty of delicious pasta. But, I really want to try out some of the craziest Instant Pot recipes. Everyone knows that the Instant Pot can cook a hunk of meat…

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