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Black and White Popcorn Recipe and Winter Link Up

We're back with another fun 'Tis the Season link up with Krystal's Kitsch! This year we're going to focus on holidays and celebrations of any kind. Head over to Krystal's site today to find a list of all the upcoming holidays and national days like National Popcorn Day which is my topic of choice today. A delicious popcorn recipe is comin' at ya! We often have family movie nights in our house and they're never complete without popcorn...

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Sunday Funday Link Up

Happy Sunday lovelies! Welcome to the very 1st edition of a new series we're dubbing the "Sunday Funday Bloghop & Linkup"! Let's start by getting you acquainted with my fellow hostesses and friends, lifestyle maven Jennifer of Fab Fatale and looks for less guru Dianna of The Budget Babe. These ladies have been inspiring me for years and we're hoping this new link up series will inspire you all to, "try something new today"! What can you expect each Sunday morning at 8am? Hopefully, you'll have a blast reading about our top picks, meeting new people...

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Holiday Traditions to Remember

If there is one thing I love about the holidays, it's the traditions. The holidays are a BIG deal in our family and we have holiday traditions that have been around for more than one generation. For instance, my mom gives us Christmas pajamas on Christmas Eve and that's been going on for as long as I can remember. My sister and I have always been able to each open one gift, which is always jammies, and that's still happening even though we're now both in our thirties. That's no joke! We also always have Hickory...

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Two Healthy Switches for the New Year

If you've been reading our blog for a while, you know that I've struggled with my post baby weight loss. While a post pregnancy thyroid issue has made things challenging for me, I decided to use it as an opportunity to make some healthy switches in my life. It may take me longer to lose weight than some, but that doesn't mean I can't make healthy choices along the way. I've found that the key is to try not to get frustrated and take comfort in the fact that I'm making choices that will be...

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Pumpkin White Russian Cocktail

Happy Thanksgiving Week Bon Bon Rose readers! It’s Jackie Fo here and I’ve got the perfect cocktail to add to your Thanksgiving feast. Whether used as a pre-dinner apertif or a post-dinner treat, this cocktail is creamy, smooth and tastes just like the holidays! A White Russian is typically made with vodka and coffee liqueur and topped with milk or cream. I’ve substituted traditional coffee liqueur with Pumpkin liqueur and added a dash of cinnamon for this Pumpkin White Russian. Pumpkin White Russian Makes 1 cocktail 1 1/2 oz vodka 3 oz Pumpkin Liqueur 3 oz cream or milk Dash of cinnamon 1.Fill...

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Enjoying the Holidays with Our #HickoryTradition

Like many, for me the holidays are filled with memories of getting together with family and friends to enjoy each other's company in a full house filled with laughter. As a kid, that often meant running around the adults and sneaking bites off of whatever trays my Mom had out with food. And we ALWAYS had a Hickory Farms basket nearby! Often given and received as gifts, Hickory Farms was, and still is, a holiday staple for our family. Now that I'm a Mom of my own and hosting holiday celebrations, Hickory Farms is still front...

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Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Has anyone else felt the arctic blast this week? The temps finally dipped down in the DC area dramatically yesterday and the sudden brisk weather instantly put me in the mood for a hearty soup. I love making soups since they are normally easy and can feed the fam for multiple nights. Coming home from work in the dark doesn’t feel quite so bad when you already have dinner ready to go! My slightly tweaked take on the classic potato soup is no exception. Plus I mean, hello bacon… Loaded Baked Potato Soup Ingredients 12 slices bacon ...

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