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Slow Cooker Blackberry Apple Cider

This post was sponsored by the Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission. This recipe is pretty going into the cooker, makes your house smell amazing for a few hours, provides you with a tasty hot beverage, then later a delicious cold drink, all with just a few ingredients, and it’s very easy to make.  Does it…

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Friday Favorites–Thanksgiving

Before I get into this week’s picks, I’d like to take a minute on this Veteran’s Day to address all the current and former service men and women out there, and those who support them.  We owe you a great debt and the least we can offer is our appreciation.  Thank you for your service.…

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No Sew Fabric Turkey

Well, I never did pull out the Halloween decorations.  I feel like the mood will come back, probably once grandkids enter the picture, but for now it’s just not there.  Kids at home or not, Christmas decorating will ALWAYS happen, but since my daughter insists I don’t start on that until after Thanksgiving, I thought…

Crafty Staci's Friday Favorites - Thanksgiving

Friday Favorites–Thanksgiving

I love Christmas, and all the decorating that goes with it, but I have to admit I’m kind of glad there are a few businesses out there bucking the trend of decking the halls the day after Halloween.  There’s no reason to rush – all those candy canes and ornaments will still be there when…

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Hot Pad of the Month–November Turkey

Here we are, at the tenth in my year-long Hot Pad of the Month series, and I have a confession to make.  I really wanted to avoid making it a turkey.  I have nothing against them, I just feel like sometimes that’s the go-to when we’re talking about Thanksgiving décor.  I mulled it over for…

Friday Favorites–Thanksgiving

Okay, I swear it was just Halloween.  How did we get to Thanksgiving already?  I suppose next I’ll turn around and Christmas will be here.  I don’t want to get ahead of myself though – let’s take a little time to give this holiday its due.  Otherwise, I’ve got a 20 pound turkey in my…