Get the recipe for these Sugared Gingersnaps from Scandinavian Gatherings!

A Scandinavian Gatherings Christmas

December 8, 2018
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**This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about them on our policies page.** Scandinavian Gatherings wasn’t written to be a Christmas book, but it is so good during the holidays for a couple of reasons: 1) It does have

I've got an easy recipe for the perfect gift basket every time: pair a cute treat with a delicious snack like Mulino Bianco cookies from the grocery store!

Easy Holiday Gift Basket Ideas

December 1, 2018
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This post has been sponsored by Barilla America, Inc. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The holidays are here! The gift-giving season is upon us! In our family, we are constantly on the look-out for fun gift ideas for

A delicious and easy vanilla cake filled with chocolate chips. A layer of granulated sugar on top makes it extra delicious! From the book New England Invite by Kate Bowler

Chocolate Chip Cake from New England Invite

November 26, 2018
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**This post contains affiliate links. You can read more about them on our policies page.** I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! After all the pie last week, I think I’m ready for a little cake, and I have the perfect

Coconut, chocolate chips, pecans, and graham crackers make this pie delicious!

Thanksgiving Menu Ideas

November 19, 2018
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With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I wanted to share with you guys all of my Thanksgiving menu favorites, from sides to desserts and more. Sides & Salads Hazelnut Carrots Apple-Pecan Cornbread Dressing Roasted Garlicky Green Beans Grandma’s Cream

These fluffy dinner rolls are a family favorite! They are perfect for Sunday suppers, family dinners, and special occasions like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter.

Fluffy Dinner Rolls

November 13, 2018
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Probably the most popular recipe on my husband’s side of the family is my mother-in-laws fluffy dinner rolls. “Momo’s rolls” are soft, buttery, slightly sweet, and basically perfect. They get requested often when the family gets together for dinner, whether

These turkey cookies also make great cupcake toppers and perfect place card holders! With all store-bought ingredients, they are an fast and easy, kid-friendly project.

Turkey Cookies & Cupcake Toppers

November 1, 2018
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I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween, because now it’s a mad dash to Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving comes really early this year, and I have lots of fun treats and recipes to share with you over the next three weeks.

Pumpkin pie cake is a long-time family favorite from both my mom and my mother-in-law. A layer of pumpkin custard is topped with a crumbly cake layer, melted butter, crunchy pecans, and a sprinkle of cinnamon. The perfect dessert for fall!

Pumpkin Pie Cake

October 29, 2018
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My husband’s favorite dessert of all time is something his family calls Pumpkin Dump. I don’t think any dessert should have the word “dump” in it, certainly not a delicious dessert, so I’ve tried to change the name numerous times.

We went with ICF construction for the basement and main floor of our modern farmhouse. Read the full blog post to find out more about ICF.

Building a Modern Farmhouse, part 2

October 24, 2018
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A couple of weeks ago, I kicked off a new/old series here on the blog: Building a Modern Farmhouse. When we started construction on our house just over 5 years ago, I wrote extensively about the process for Better Homes

I've rounded up 5 menu ideas to help you plan a week's worth of easy weeknight dinners for your family!

Menu Ideas 27

October 17, 2018
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When we visited my sister and her family in Connecticut last month, she asked me why I hadn’t posted any menu ideas in a while. She said those posts are her favorite and the most helpful to her, and it