Slow Cooker Caramel-Spiced Apple Cider

Slow Cooker Caramel Spiced Apple Cider


Talk about comfort in a cup! This warm, caramel spiced apple cider is packed with some of the best flavors of fall… apple cider, pumpkin pie spice, and delicious, silky caramel. What’s even better is your slow cooker does most of the work for you while it fills your house with wonderful aromas. Note: you can simplify this recipe quite…

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Why You Should Visit Gettysburg This Holiday Season


I know people often association Gettysburg with the Civil War and the great battles fought there. I have spent time exploring the battlegrounds, hunting for otherworldly spirits and strolling around town, but did you know Gettysburg has so much more to offer beyond the historic sites. Gettysburg is also known for farms, orchards, wineries, and shopping. On top of that,…

4 Easy Weight Maintenance Tips For The Holiday

4 Easy Weight Maintenance Tips For The Holiday


Every year the holidays threaten to add pounds to my body that I can not afford to have added. All the get-togethers, delicious foods, and sweet treats can quickly add on weight. I know, huge bummer, especially when it’s so hard to take back off. However, there is good news!! I have found 4 easy weight maintenance tips that help…

Pursuing Your Life’s Passion + Sweepstakes


disclosure: This post was sponsored by Astellas as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. A few years ago I made the decision to leave my day job and pursue my passion to travel full-time and share my experiences with others. Making that decision was TOUGH but honestly one of…

Cranberry-Pear Sauce with Rosemary and Ginger

Cranberry Pear Sauce with Rosemary and Ginger


This gorgeous, delicious cranberry pear sauce is sure to be a hit this holiday season! It is super quick and easy to make and does not include any refined sugar (perfect for those of us trying to maintain a reasonable calorie intake this holiday). Instead, it gets its sweetness naturally from ripe pears and a touch of real maple syrup.…

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Grandma’s Snickerdoodle Cookies With A Twist


The holidays are a great time to show the ones you love and/or appreciate how much they mean to you. One way to show your love is to bake up some goodness to share with them. It doesn’t have to be a time consuming or elaborate recipe, something as simple as a batch of homemade cookies. You may need to…

Maple-Balsamic Boneless Pork Chops
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Maple Balsamic Boneless Pork Chops
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Forget about all the pumpkin spice rage. Maple is the flavor of the fall season and one that really shines through in this maple balsamic boneless pork chops recipe. One bite and you won’t believe all that incredible flavor is courtesy of just a few basic ingredients. Plus, this tasty dish takes under 20 minutes to get on the table,…

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How to Save Money when Traveling in India


India is one of the world’s top travel destinations – and it also has a reputation as one of the least expensive options for international travel. Of course, it’s completely possible to spoil yourself and travel through India in complete luxury, or mix things up a bit by saving money on most things and enjoying a few lavish treats along…

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Visiting Pasaquan – The Civilization Of The Future


A sincere thank you to Charles Fowler, Pasaquan Caretaker, for the fantastic tour of Pasaquan and for sharing Eddie Owens Martin/St. EOM with me. This story wouldn’t be possible without his excellent storytelling skills.  As you know, I’m always on the hunt for the weird, wonderful and obscure when I travel. I think I found the holy grail of that trinity…

Cranberry Margarita

Cranberry Margarita Recipe


The holidays are the perfect time to host cocktail parties. Having the best cocktails doesn’t have to mean a lot of work. This cranberry margarita takes a few simple ingredients and a cocktail shaker. It seriously can be shaken up in a minute and a half and you’ll be serving this up to your guests in no time at all.…