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Halloween & Day of the Dead Drinks From Milagro Tequila

We all know that the spooks and spirits come out on October 31st, but did you know there’s an equally creepy and cool holiday that follows immediately after Halloween? ¡Sí! Dia de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is celebrated on November 1-2 of each year. Traditionally, celebrations include food, drinks and gifts to honor family and friends who have passed. The holiday originated more than 3,000 years ago in Mexico. Like Halloween, it is full of fun and festivity, with a spooky spin. Milagro Tequila is helping you…

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Best of Bridge Home Cooking
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Comfort Food At Its Best: Best of Bridge Homecooking

The Best of Bridge is back with this collection of recipes that evokes all the goodness of home cooking–that wonderful feeling of family and comfort. This is food that makes you feel good and tastes great, too. These soul-satisfying recipes are easy, dependable, reassuringly familiar and above all, delicious. They will inspire you to get back in the kitchen and create some special memories and meals around your table. There are loads of tips to help you deal with the midweek madness of meal preparation and, as always, the dishes…

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Halloween Wine Made by a Witch! The Divining Rod Wines by Marc Mondavi #DrinkUpWitches

There’s nothing that sets the mood for your Halloween party like the perfect, spooky-looking beverage! The Divining Rod by Marc Mondavi fits the bill. Not only are the bottles eerily beautiful, but it has a flavor to match! Today I’m going to share with you three big, bold wines from The Divining Rod, and a great DIY pumpkin cooler to serve them in at your party! “From water, comes wine” – never has this been more true than with The Divining Rod wines. By giving life to countless vineyards across…

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Halloween Printables
Blog DIY + Decor

10 Amazing FREE Halloween Printables!

In honor of Halloween week, I wanted to share with you some awesome FREE printables I created that you can use to make your home a little more festive! It’s just my way of saying THANK YOU for stopping by and visiting my blog! You can print them, add them to a frame, and place on a coffee table in a vignette for some added cuteness. Directions: Click on the PDF links and hit print. This will print on a full-sized piece of printer paper. Please note that these are…

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Easy Frugal Fall Centerpiece

Here’s a super simple -(AND FRUGAL!)- table centerpiece made from Dollar Tree supplies. For just a few dollars, your Fall & Thanksgiving table will be looking fabulous! Here’s what I used…(all from Dollar Tree) Fall print paper napkins 3 glass pillar candles Faux flowers/foliage Ribbon Ceramic pumpkins I lined the middle of my table with the pretty Fall napkins, making sort of a table runner. Next, I tied burlap ribbon and raffia around my pillar candles. Then, I hot glued some faux Fall foliage onto the ribbon. Finally, I placed…

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12 Fall Front Porch DIY Ideas by Food, Wine & Poopy Diapers
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12 DIY Fall Front Porch Ideas

Fall is here, and there’s nothing I love more than decorating when the season hits! For me, this is the OFFICIAL START of the holiday season. From September first all the way through New Years, I’m ALL ABOUT the home decor. Things are looking pretty cute around my neighborhood, and I’d like to share some great front porch ideas from myself, my friends, and neighbors! 1. Country Front Porch. My front porch this year is a little slice of the farm right here in town. I’ve placed an assortment of…

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3 Fun Gifts For Wine Lovers, from BigMouth Inc!

We are only 7 weeks away from the beginning of holiday party season! That’s right, I said it…SEVEN WEEKS AWAY! With the beautiful weather hanging on and Mother Nature being so kind with her warm temps, it’s hard to believe the snow will soon be flying here in the Midwest! Every year, Chris & I are like kids in a candy store waiting for our favorite holiday party of the year. It’s a hilariously fun cocktail party and white elephant gift exchange that my sister-in-law has been hosting for over…

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Recipes

Fall Recipe: Spiced Brandy Apple Hand Pies

It’s Fall ya’ll, and a favorite fall activity here in the Midwest is apple picking! My parents used to have a huge yard full of apple trees, and I just loved picking apples with my family there. It was so fun! There’s truly nothing like garden-to-table eating, and growing your own food. Did you know that you can freeze your extra apples? I learned this from my mom back in the apple tree days, when we always had apples coming out our ears. I still do it today when I…

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10 No-Fail Bosses Day Gifts

Bosses Day is Friday, October 16, 2015 and you DO NOT want to show up to work empty-handed that day! Whether it’s a large gift that you all chip in for, or something simple straight from the heart, show your boss that they’re the best with these no-fail gifts! 1. Aunty Acid’s Office Manual. We all need a good laugh in the office, right? This book fits the bill. With 128 pages of funny illustrations and one-liners, this knee slapper of a gift will put a smile on your boss’s…

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Diet-Friendly Fall Cocktail Recipe: The McIntosh Mule

Fall is here, and I’ve been having some fun experimenting with some yummy Fall recipes, including cocktails (of course)! We always think of pumpkins when we think Fall…and don’t get me wrong, I LOVE pumpkin EVERYTHING…but not so much in my cocktails. Apples are another Fall favorite, and luckily, they go perfect in beverages! Here is my Fall spin on the Moscow Mule…The McIntosh Mule, an apple-infused, diet-friendly drink made with zero-calorie Cascade Ice Sparkling Water. Have you tried Cascade Ice? I love it because it’s free of unnecessary and unhealthy…

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