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16 Favoritest Things in 2016

Wicked Good Slippers - L.L. Bean

Happy 2017! I think I already said that the other day, but I’ll say it again. Happy 2017! That probably makes three times now. Whatever. “People stopped saying “whatever” five years ago.” “Whatever. I’m outie 5000.” <–name that show. Before we get too nestled into the new year, I wanted to go back and give you my […]

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I Botched a Recipe, But I Have a Song!

Bev and Aaron - 2004

Weeeeeell. What was supposed to be creamy and luscious, turned out oily and separated. What was supposed to take one hour in the oven, took 2 hours and 45 minutes. What was supposed to be seductively tangy and delicately acidic, turned out borderline bitter and pucker face inducing, even producing several under-the-breath grumbles at the […]

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with a Cream Cheese Glaze

Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies with a Cream Cheese Glaze / Bev Cooks

*This post is definitely sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company. But all honesty and ramblings are totally my own. We coo?* Are we over pumpkin yet? I’m going to pretend the answer is never. Because you knooooow you’ve had that lone ranger can of pumpkin puree in your pantry since Watergate. And you knoooooow you’ve […]

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How to Host a Backyard Movie Night

How to Host a Backyard Movie Night / Bev Cooks

“LET’S GO TO THE MOVIEEES. LET’S GO SEE THE STAAAARS”. (<–name that movie) So. We’ve hosted two of these backyard movie shindigeroos so far, and I have just one thing to say: “FRED AND GINGER, SPINNING MADLY.” Just kidding. Although now of course I’m dying to watch Annie outside. These are so much fun! SO.MUCH.FUN. […]

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Patio Livin’. Plus a Discount!

Patio Livin' - Plus a Discount!

Patio part-aaaay! And by party I mean me sitting on my patio alone with a glass (bottle?) of rosé. Are you a patio person? (Not to be confused with pod person.) Like, do you host, hang outside, grill, read, play corn hole (<–I’ll never not say corn hole), have picnics, stick your feet in the […]

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Don’t Make Me Call The Hogs.

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I fully intend to post actual recipes again one day. Next week in fact! But today, since we ain’t gotz no food, we’re looking at vacay photos! (aka: lots of babies in pools.) So, last week we packed our bags and took a quick summer road trip to Arkansas to see the fams. But before […]

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