Happy Friday friends.
If you’re like me, you’re feeling like fall. Chunky sweaters, short boots in my online shopping carts and man, I can’t get enough of everything pumpkin.
Last week I made a quick trip to NYC, Brooklyn to be exact, where we walked the town with cameras in hand taking photos with the small group attending the NYC Click Retreat.
If you haven’t experienced fall in NYC, it’s something to put on your bucket list stat.
Big thanks to AirBnB who housed our group in this amazing loft owned by the incredible Shell. Totally homey for a 5,000 square foot space. Yes, we all had dreamy bedrooms with super cool bedside lighting. Just take a look at the photos.
Blurb Books sponsored me for Click Retreat (thanks Blurb!) and their walking tour with 3 professional photographers was one of the highlights. I don’t know that any of their expertise rubbed off, but maybe one day.
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What you may have missed with FoodieCrush this week
If you’re like me, you’re all over the place, here’s a recap of what’s happened around here.
How to Avoid the Hangrys and Snack Smart (and survive the zombie filled amusement park with 12 year olds)
Plus, one of this week’s FC featured links: 7 Weeknight Dinners Everyone Will Love
But enough about all that. Let’s dig into this week’s Friday Faves.
Here’s what else might be happening in your world.
These no-bake sweets would be super cute for Halloween.
But wait. These cookies are just too cute and even my lame decorating skills could probably pull them off.
Generally I’m not a fan of caramel apples, but these were THE BOMB!
Pumpkin seeds, 6 different ways!
The perfect burger, according to them.
Healthy breakfast cookies? I’m in!
After several scheduled attempts, this week my husband was in the hospital for a hip replacement. Unreal how quickly he was in and out and is now on the mend. Only 8 more weeks of him gimping around the house as my sous chef. He may never go back to work. Either that, or he will really, really want to. Hey, it could go either way.
Smudge had to selfie it out, naturally. I love this photo.
And naturally, I had to make him Chicken Noodle Matzo Ball Soup. It’s our go-to-get-better-meal. Get the recipe here.
I met and spent a lot of time at the Click Retreat with this Instagrammer. If you don’t follow her yet, get prepared to be inspired and give out a lot of, “Awwww, that is adorable”-s.
And this Instagram gal too. What a life she leads! Magazine editor, travel blogger and she gets to meet every single actor on Nashville. I could live in her totally fashionable, jet setting shoes.
While on the airplane to NYC, I noticed my row mate playing this game on her iPhone. Do you have it? I do now and it’s kind of addicting.
26 time management hacks I wish I’d known when I was 20. I especially need to heed #5…
Because here’s the proof that multi-tasking isn’t what it’s cracked up to be.
As I was moving into week 2 of adding yet more decorations, my mother in law looked at me quizically and asked if we were going to have a Halloween party. “Um, no. I’m just decorating.”
I may have to rethink that so I can amp it up with some of these 19 clever Halloween party decorating DIYs. I LOVE those spider pods!
and since Pinterest is the new Martha…
What your Halloween would look like if you celebrated it on Pinterest. I love the buffet man! So gross!
We’re going to a Halloween party and I’m totally taking these as my foodie contribution.
Looking for inspiration to have an organized house? Here you go.
This is the only thing that saves my sad fingernails.
10 things to make your clothes look more expensive. My advice? Buy expensive shoes and discount everything else.
Eat, pray, LOVE! This house used to be a church. Just look at that kitchen!
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Pinned Around the Web
Following are a few favorite looking recipes I pinned this week. Go ahead, you can pin them too!
Pumpkin Dip with Salted Caramel
I love the idea of serving this with ginger snaps or even homemade oatmeal raisin cookies.
Mediterranean Grilled Chicken With Dill Greek Yogurt Sauce
Don’t put away the grill yet! Looks healthy and delicious for weeknight eats.
Easy Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins
Pumpkin and spice and everything nice. And corny.
Happy weekending friends, get into the kitchen and make something good.
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