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On My Bedside Table

  This month the collection of books on my bedside table ranges from serious to seriously funny; a MUST read for all women, a must have for cooks at all levels and a year in the life of one of my all time favorite TV personalities. Here’s what I’m reading this month, leave a comment […]

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Sugar Cookies Recipe

SUGAR COOKIES RECIPE INGREDIENTS 3 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon milk Powdered sugar, for rolling out dough METHOD In a small bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl mix butter […]

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How Does Desha Peacock Of Sweet Spot Style #CelebrateEveryday

“Don’t let jealousy depress you. Let it fuel you.” ~ Desha Peacock  –  Click to tweet this! For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview Series is a collection of these interviews. Enjoy! Learn more […]

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How Does Lisa K Ford #CelebrateEveryday

  For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview Series is a collection of these interviews. Enjoy! Learn more + pick up your copy of An Appealing Plan here!     MORE ABOUT LISA K. FORD:: […]

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Self Care Sunday

Is it me or does it seem that this January we have an extra weekend? After the rush of 2014 I am welcoming it with open arms. Last week my body finally started to slow down from the frantic pace of the second half of the year, producing and publishing the book, heading into a […]

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How Does Holly Gillen #CelebrateEveryday

   For the book launch I wanted to ask a few of my favorite people how they find ways in their busy schedules to celebrate everyday. The #CelebrateEveryday Interview Series is a collection of these interviews. Enjoy! Learn more + pick up your copy of An Appealing Plan here!       MORE ABOUT HOLLY GILLEN […]

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On My Bedside Table

  Sometime in November I went on a book binge but per usual life, and the holiday’s, took over leaving me with little time to do any real reading – even when I did have time I found myself falling asleep from exhaustion. So now I am back in the groove with a reinforced direction […]

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Gasparilla Pirate Fest Decor For Your Home + Bar

Gasparilla. Never heard of it? Neither had I before moving to Tampa, nor did I have any fondness for Pirate decor or for that matter own anything with a Jolly Roger on it. My how things have changed. {be sure to scroll down the entire page to shop this look} To give you a little […]

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Thank you 2014! Happy New Year 2015!

Thank you 2014! What a Year You Have Been! WOW! That is really the best expression I have to express everything that has transpired in 2014. What an amazing year it has been – I actually can not believe it is already December 31st – filled with challenges, too many learning experiences to count and […]

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New Year’s Eve Champagne Cocktails

Whether your New Year’s Eve plans include a large gathering or a more intimate evening for two, Champagne cocktails create a festive atmosphere that will last well past 12:01 am. Here are a few variations sure to add a signature touch to your evening, be sure to click through the links to see the full […]

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Merry Christmas 2014

Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas! I plan on relaxing after completing this post and taking a few days to shut down and fully relax to appreciate this magical season and I hope you can do the same! It has been a busy season at the An Appealing Plan studio and we are pleased […]

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