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Setting Goals for 2018 with AT-A-GLANCE

With the end of the year coming up in a few short weeks, I spend a lot of time reflecting on 2017 and making goals for 2018. I like to consider myself a very goal oriented person, so goal setting and planning is essential for me. I recently received the AT-A-GLANCE planner for 2018 and already started filling in milestones and objectives. 

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Garlic Crostini

With the weather getting colder by the day, I see myself craving hot meals that warm up my insides! My favorites are soups and curries, so I thought why not combine the two into a curried soup. So, for my meal prep Sunday, I made this curried butternut squash soup with garlic crostini and enjoyed a bowl every single night! Yes it’s THAT good! The whole process was made extra easy thanks to the Vitamix Explorian 320!

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14 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes for Your Feast

Countdown to Thanksgiving and then Christmas has officially begun. One of my favorite parts of the meal is the dessert portion. I’m a HUGE fan of pies. Apple pie, cherry pie, pumpkin pie, I love them all. So this year, I’m in charge of making our holiday pie. I’m going to stick with pumpkin and pecan flavors. These recipes look and sound amazing; I’m going to have a hard time picking which one to try. Maybe I’ll combine a few components. Wish me luck!

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19 Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Another Thanksgiving preparation gem right here. Some people say the turkey is the centerpiece of Thanksgiving dinner, but I think the right sides can make or break a meal. Classics such as green bean casserole and sweet potato casserole are great options, but out of…

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Gift Guide: Amazon Beauty Gifts Under $50

Amazon Beauty has a huge selection when it comes to gift finding. It’s easy to search for specifics, such as: nail polish gift set or eyeshadow pallets. My favorite choices include the Butter London Lippy Collection, the L’Occtaine Hand Cream and Bath Bomb Gift Set. If you look at the reviews for the Bath Bombs, they come well received so I’m sure the recipient of the gift will love it!

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5 Minute Lunch Hack with Tai Pei

More recently I’ve been putting extra time into creating and curating blog content. With a completely different full time job on the side, managing my time has been a crucial aspect to being efficient throughout the day. I try to save time in every way possible without cutting corners. Streamlined meal times have helped a ton with this. Last month, I came up with 3 quick lunch break tips for a more productive day and now I’m taking it to a completely different level.

Using Tai Pei Frozen Fried Rice, I created a 5 minute lunch hack that results in a colorful and tasty lunch-time.

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Augusta Hotels || Where to Stay in Augusta, GA

One of the most common questions I get e-mailed is: I’m visiting Augusta, where should I stay?

The Partridge Inn is easily my first recommendation. Located in the beautiful and historic Summerville area, it is also known as The Grand Hotel of the Classic South, it has been the go-to accommodation for dignitaries and celebrities. Nested on “the hill,” The Partridge Inn also boasts some of the best views in Augusta. 

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19 Cranberry Recipes that aren’t Cranberry Sauce 

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, I’m sure you’re scrambling trying to find ideas to take to your holiday potluck. Sticking to fall and holiday flavor profiles is a must, so I’ve been searching for all of the festive recipes. One of my favorite holiday flavors is cranberry everything. Cranberry sauce is the classic way to enjoy it on Thanksgiving, but there are so many other options! These recipes are out of the box preparations of the tart berry and they include savory, dessert, brunch and cocktail options that all look and sound delicious.

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