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Krayl’s Raspberry Swirl Sweet Rolls

“I have been dying to make this recipe for Raspberry Swirl Sweet Rolls.”  Those were the words from my cousins girlfriend when ask – “What would you make first if you had a brand new Kitchen Aid stand mixer?” Little did I know that I would actually be doing the making… It started off innocently […]

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OCTOBER 2015 printable calendar An Appealing Plan by @KraylFunch Seasonal inspiration for you home garden and gatherings

The October 2015 An Appealing Plan Printable Calendar

Download + Print Your October 2015 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate ::  Cool Weather Grilling Outdoors, Fall Foliage + Flavors and Halloween Decorating. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month! Now available to download the October 2015 calendar with holidays. Full of seasonal inspiration + monthly reminders […]

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The Perfect Autumn Bellini Recipe {#SundaySupper}

Cooler temperatures and additional clothing layers have never stopped me from enjoying a chilled glass of champers. However, it does make me crave a slightly “warmer” version with spices such as cardamom and allspice found in this Autumn Bellini recipe.   Breakfast Apple-Currant Dutch Baby Pancake by The Weekend Gourmet Apple Swirled Pumpkin Yeast Bread […]

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Krayl’s Cast Iron Cornbread + Poblano Sticks

There are few things in life that can represent comfort of the past in the way food can… hopefully my Cornbread + Poblano Corn Sticks will soon be added to your short list of comfort foods. A familiar smell coming from your childhood kitchen, the aroma of soup brought to you, home from school sick […]

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Creating the Perfect Potluck Gathering

Planning a Fall Fete or just interested in doing more entertaining at home? A potluck gathering might just be the answer for you. Learn why I recommend hosting one and all my advice on my latest article for Inspired Home. Here are a few images to inspire you … I love to entertain at home. […]

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September 2015 Printable Monthly Calendar

Download + Print Your September 2015 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate :: The Final Weekends of Summer with Friends, the First Day of Autumn, Fall Decor Must Haves and Autumnal Recipes Celebrating the Bounty of the Season. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month!   Now […]

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Grilled Georgia Peaches with Buratta + Prosciutto

Here’s the scene. A balmy August summer night, deep summer in the south. The Mr. has a dinner meeting for out of town business associates and isn’t due home for another few hours. On the way home I stop and pick up the last copy of The New York Times Wednesday edition. I usually get […]

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Chef’s Roll + Yummie Nation Featured Blogger

Occasionally two amazingly creative businesses come together to form a synergy that is stronger than their individual brands – Yummie Nation and Chef’s Roll have done just that, they have teamed up to create an online foodie mecca!!  Within this mecca Chef’s Roll will have a Featured Blogger, and guest who is in the company of […]

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Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits {#SundaySupper}

I remember on rainy days after school in high school my older sister, older by 2.5 years and two grades in school, would make biscuits for us to eat as an after school snack. This memory is so infused into my childhood that I can almost taste the sweet and salty combination of warm biscuit, […]

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Grilled Chicken Bread Salad with Peas + Romaine

Do you know how many times I buy or receive a magazine in the mail, thumb through it dreaming of making at least one of the recipes, then put it on down never to be looked at again. A missed chance to recreate one of the many no-doubt fabulous recipes that the magazines editors and […]

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Garden Herb Butter Recipe {#SundaySupper}

Colder days are still months away, but it’s during the month of August that most of the country begins to feel night temperatures drop and that familiar panic sense that summer soon will be over. That our time outside in the garden will slow as we begin to move activities back indoors as the days get […]

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August 2015 Calendar with Holidays + Homekeeping Reminders

Download + Print Your August 2105 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate :: Savoring Summer in the Garden and In the Kitchen, Spending Time with Friends and Enjoying Time in Nature. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month!   Now available to download the August 2015 calendar […]

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Peach Simple Syrup Iced Tea with Mint

Sweet Tea is a truly Southern tradition, not only during the summer but year round, you will find people sipping it on the porch or serving to friends gathered around the kitchen table. A wonderful alternative to serving pre-sweetened tea is to create a simple syrup and allow guest to add to their taste preference. […]

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Fresh Herb White Bean Dip + #WestElmTampa Event

This past week most of us living in Tampa have been stuck inside by storm filled days and frequently flooded roadways, so I have to admit I was a little concerned about how the turn out would be for our West Elm “Summer Entertaining” workshop. To my delight, the room was filled with excited guests […]

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Food + Wine Conference 2015 – A Content Filled Weekend! #FWCon

The Food + Wine Conference is an annual conference held in Orlando, Florida hosted by the Family Foodie and the Sunday Supper Movement. This three-day conference is organized each year by Founder Isabel Laessig and an amazing committee of devoted Sunday Supper community team members – after being on the committee for two years, this was my […]

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Oakhurst Inn :: A Charlottesville Boutique Hotel

We travel quite a bit and luckily, most of the time, my husband goes along with my desire to search out and stay at mainly boutique hotels in the cities we visit when they are available. Our recent trip to Charlottesville, VA was no different, I researched the town and found a fairly new boutique […]

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Grilled Mexican Corn Recipe with Blue Cheese

In the farm world of yester-year there is a saying “knee-high by Fourth of July”. It means all is well with your corn crop and the growth is on schedule. Well these days you can get fresh corn as early as Memorial Day – or year round in some parts – but the I still […]

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July 2015 Calendar With Holidays + Reminders

Download + Print Your July 2105 An Appealing Plan Calendar Here! This month we celebrate :: Fourth of July, Bastille Day, Summer Vacations, Recipes from the Garden and the Joy of Entertaining Outdoors. I hope it inspires you to celebrate everyday of this wonderful month! Now available to download the July 2015 calendar with holidays. […]

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Summertime Decorating Ideas For Your Entranceway

Summer is just 94 days short but with these quick and easy decorating ideas for your entranceway  you will be loving your homes curb appeal all summer long. Start the season with a fresh coat of paint to really make your front door pop! Add a new door knocker {even if you only use the […]

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Blueberry Waffle Recipe With Fresh Nectarines

You have just returned from your local summer farmers market, your recycled burlap bags are filled with heirloom tomatoes, bunches of gloriously fragrant herbs, cute blue pints overflowing with fresh picked blueberries and a baker’s dozen of nectarines ripe and ready for eating. You pile them all in bowls on the kitchen island and step […]

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The Ultimate Summer Solstice Cocktail

For me there are two culinary reminders that the Summer Solstice is here – lemonade and lavender. I still can hear the calm voice of the Country Time Lemonade commercials from the 80’s letting us all know that “summer is just a short 94 days long this year…”, those precious fleeting days of warmth and feeling free, […]

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