Hey, friends! Happy Friday. I hope you've had a good week so far!
It's been a busy week around here, and I'm looking forward to a relaxing weekend. I'm planning to spend some time in Central Park, so maybe next week I'll have some more colorful fall pictures to share.
My husband ran the NYC Marathon on Sunday and got his second fastest time, despite the crowds, cold weather, and gusty winds. I'm really proud of him. His feet are in pretty bad shape though (side effect of running marathons), so he's been hobbling around like a little old lady all week ... ha!
I have some exciting announcements! First, I am a featured Crafty Superstar this week on Cut Out + Keep, a cool online community for crafters. Click through to check out the projects I shared, plus learn a little more about me in the interview!
Second, I am going to be a contributor over at The Pinning Mama, a really awesome blog that I know you will love (if you don't already!). I'm super excited to join Kimber's team, and my first post is scheduled for November 19. I'll be sure to let you know when it's up!
Finally, next week I'm taking part in #BlogsgivingDinner along with a group of awesome bloggers. I'll be sharing recipes that are perfect for Turkey Day, as will the other bloggers, so make sure to come back Monday!
Here are my favorite links from the week:
This Warm Date Cake with Toffee Sauce from Smitten Kitchen sounds divine.
Hello Natural has 3 Simple Boot Care Solutions for Salt Stains and Scuffs that will come in very handy this winter.
I love a twist on a classic recipe, like these Baked Sweet Potatoes with Caramel Coconut Streusel from Living Better Together.
Use these DIY Glitter Glazed Jars from Average But Inspired to create a beautiful holiday centerpiece.
Here's a party-perfect recipe: White Chili Bean Queso Dip from Tidy Mom. Yum!
This Cranberry Chia Jam from Embracing Homemaking is the perfect way to use fresh cranberries.
These Baked Felafel Burgers from Minimalist Baker would make a delicious lunch!
Make some adorable art with these Woodland Animal Templates from Jones Design Company.
The next time you make chili, pair it with this Buttermilk Cornbread with Chipotle Honey Butter from Annie's Eats.
This Painted Bread Board from Paper & Stitch would make a great gift for a foodie.
Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn
More pumpkin, please! I just can't get enough of this fall treat, and these Pumpkin Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies from Joy the Baker will definitely cure my cravings.
Mmm ... these Green Bean "Fries" with Paprika and Parmesan from Camille Styles look super delicious.
I love this Chunky Wooden Bead Statement Necklace from A Beautiful Mess.
This 5 Minute Single Serving Apple Crisp from Pinch of Yum is the perfect way to treat yourself without overindulging.
Prospect Park in Brooklyn
Selfie with the (Dis)Agreeable Husband
How about a cocktail to kick off the weekend? This Apple and Pear Sangria from Just Us Four looks delicious. Cheers!
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