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02 Jan Cheers to a New Year

As we embark on the New Year, I wanted to take the chance to wish everyone health and happiness in 2015! New Year's Eve only comes once a year and I wasn't going to miss my chance to use this as an excuse to dress up! I usually...

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24 Dec Happy Holidays!

Hope everyone is having an amazing holiday season filled with laughter, family, friends, and FOOD! I am very excited to be back home in NJ for Christmas because being able to spend time with family is super important to me. Our house is already bustling with...

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08 Dec Olive and Red Bell Pepper Tapenade

I think I'm aiming for the title "Crostini Queen" over here. There are a handful of crostini recipes already on the blog such as the peach crostini with roasted blueberries and the beet and goat cheese crostini but I still just can't seem to get enough of these little...

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04 Dec Holiday Inspiration

December always means lots of holiday parties! Before I'm planning a party, I always like to develop a direction for the decor/treats/setup. To do this, I like to create a "mood board" by putting together a collection of inspiring images. Developing a mood board helps me...

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03 Dec Love List 12/3/14: Cookies

Tomorrow (December 4th) is National Cookie day! With the holidays around the corner, I feel like we're officially entering cookie season. Every year I always make it a tradition to make dozens of different cookies and package them up for friends and family. This week's...

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29 Nov Thanksgiving in Brooklyn

Over the years, Thanksgiving has really grown to become one of my favorite holidays. This year was even extra special because just a few days prior (November 25th) marked the two year anniversary for Pretty in Pistachio! It was completely coincidental that I decided to...

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26 Nov Love List 11/26/14: Thanksgiving Recipes

If you're looking for some last minute ideas to add to your Thanksgiving Day menu then you've come to the right place :). This week's love list is dedicated to a collection of recipes that are perfect for tomorrow's big celebration! 1. Cinnamon Buttermilk Pie, The Little...

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19 Nov Love List 11/19/14: Thanksgiving Decor

This week's love list is filled with the perfect crafts to make your Thanksgiving a little extra special. 1. Geometric Paper Tablecloth, MayDae 2. Fall Thankful Tree, Crafts Unleashed 3. Place Card Holders, All Parenting 4. Mini Pie Place Cards, The Merry Thought 5. Place Card and Treat Bag, Live Craft Love 6. Multifunctional Tree Slice, Nalle's...

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12 Nov Love List 11/12/14: Chili Recipes

Warm up your belly with this week's love list of Chili recipes! 1. Spicy Turkey Chili, The Whole Bite 2. Chili Stuffed Jalapeño Cornbread Muffins, Climbing Grier Mountain 3. Momo's Turkey Chili, Life is but a Dish 4. Chili, Veggies by Candlelight 5. Lime Chicken Chili, Delightful Made 6. Crockpot Mexican Beer Chili, The Crumby Cupcake  ...

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