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Pumpkin Maple Pancakes Recipe

I am feeling a little bit pumpkin-y lately. And yes, in my world, that is a word. So today I have joined a group of talented bloggers to share pumpkin recipes with you. I am ready for fall bonfires, heartily soups and lots and lots of Sunday morning pancakes – and of course maple syrup. I like to keep breakfast simple as I am not a morning person, so this recipe is perfect. All you need to do is mix up a bunch of ingredients and cook them in a pan! Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of OUR BUTTERMILK PANCAKE MIX...

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So Close in So Many Ways

Summer has come to an end, the trees are starting to turn a colorful shade and we are so close.... ...so close to the fall season. ...so close to FINALLY being done with the sugar house. ...so close to freeing up my brain to spending more time here and sharing more with you about all that has been going on. And if you are still here, thank you. It means more to me than you can know. This has been one of the most overwhelming years of my life - good and stressful all mixed up into one. So mixed...

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Findings & Updates on Our New Sugar House

This might not look like much to you, but to me it is gorgeous. This is the area in front of our new sugar house. The water issue from poor drainage and tons of rain has finally been fixed and we were able to lay sod down. Okay, I did none of it, but there is sod down and it looks beautiful! And in the category of the greatest news ever - we finally have our Certificate of Occupancy! That means the building is ours to start moving into. That is of course after the final things are done and...

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Findings

Rosemary Mint Soy Candles Happy Saturday friends! Today is a fun day for us because we will be in Brooklyn showing at the Good Food Mercantile at the Brooklyn Expo Center. Follow along on Instagram stories for updates as I can fit them in! And then, on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, we will be at the Javitz Center for the Fancy Food Show. Here is a list of things around the web that caught my eye this week.... This project is amazing and I wish it was in my yard. And speaking of The Handmade Home, this post gave me...

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An Uncomplicated Centerpiece

This is not the first time I am mentioning this, but in the earlier years of this blog, I did things really complicated. Elaborate tablescapes, complicated mantels and intricate details. Now, as they say, "ain't nobody got time for that." Not only is there no time, but the mess that I left in my wake was just ridiculous. Now, I find 20 minutes or less, and a bonus if it is 10 minutes or less,or it doesn't happen. I don't miss any of the clutter and I think I prefer the look of the simpler things too. A tray is...

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Findings

It has been quite some time, but I was feeling inspired to drop in (for the third time this week!) and share what I have been enjoying on the web lately. My friend Kari just updated her site and it looks so fantastic. Go check it out! I just bought the Richard Scarry books for a birthday present, so this really cracked me up. If you happen to be like me and gray roots are an issue - this is for you. It is magical. Speaking of hair, I think this could be my go to style this summer. This...

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