November 2015

Thoughts | Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

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It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year! If you’re like me, you start to think about your Christmas list early and make a plan. Or, you may be the type who waits until late December to get started. Either way, I know we all want our gifts to be the best, most unique gifts we can find! Check out some of my favorite Christmas gift ideas below to help you get started. Continue reading “Thoughts | Unique Christmas Gift Ideas”


Thoughts | Black Friday Favorites

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Developing a game plan early for Christmas gifts is a must for me. I always like to cross a bunch of things off my list on Black Friday when there are deals and steals to be had everywhere! I also like to grab things I’ve been eyeing up for myself. 🙂 In advance of Black Friday 2015, I’m sharing some of my favorites from the preview ads. Continue reading “Thoughts | Black Friday Favorites”

Mangia | BBQ and Baked Potatoes with a Twist

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We all have foods that bring us comfort, especially when a chill is in the air. For me, one of those meals is a twist on classic BBQ chicken with a baked potato. Continue reading “Mangia | BBQ and Baked Potatoes with a Twist”

Thoughts | The Importance of Friendsgiving

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I have been so fortunate to have met so many special people since moving to Harrisburg after college. It isn’t easy to move to a brand new town away from friends and family, but the friendships I have made here made the move worth it! I have a great group of girlfriends here in the midstate and we have been there for each other through many significant life events…purchasing homes, celebrating weddings, preparing for the first baby in the group, and more. Continue reading “Thoughts | The Importance of Friendsgiving”

Mangia | Favorite Fall Drinks

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If you are preparing to host a fall gathering or if you just want to get in the fall spirit with some libations, check out my five favorite fall drinks! Continue reading “Mangia | Favorite Fall Drinks”

Adventures | Ghostly Gettysburg

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I am a huge history nerd and I am in awe of Gettysburg. I think it is so surreal that we live about 40 minutes away from one of the most important places in our nation’s history. I take every opportunity I have to learn more about the town and the unique treasures that makes it so special. Continue reading “Adventures | Ghostly Gettysburg”

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