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Six great stories to prepare you for the holidays. 1. How to throw a dinner party like a Parisian. 2. A guide to finding the right fragrance. 3. Airbnb’s most popular listing, ever. 4. Here's how long it will take you to read any book. 5. 10 moms on their screen time rules versus reality. 6. Can stress ever be good for you. Stay connected with us! 

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Goat Cheese Balls

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Goat Cheese Balls

A non-bake, five minutes appetizer to bring to Thanksgiving dinner.  Goat Cheese Balls By What's Gaby Cooking? 20 ounces goat cheese, softened8 ounces cream cheese, softened1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper2/3 cups chopped pistachios2/3 cup pomegranate seeds2/3 cup chopped herbs (parsley, dill, chives, cilantro any combination)Crackers, For Serving In a bowl, stir and mash together goat cheese, cream cheese, salt and pepper. Use your hands to roll the cheese into 3 balls.  Roll one ball in the pistachios and cover the outside completely. Roll another ball in the chopped herb mixture and cover the outside completely. Roll the last ball in the...

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Fall Nachos

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Fall Nachos

Don't know what to do with all the leftover squashes from Halloween? Here is the perfect fall nachos recipe that you can make with your little ones. By What's Gabby Cooking Ingredients: 1 small butternut squash, peeled and cubed 12 ounces sliced mushrooms, quartered 1 Delicata squash, halved, cleaned and thinly sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon South African Smoke Spice Blend (from Trader Joe's) Or, mix together the following: 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes 12 ounces fontina cheese, freshly grated 1 bag tortilla chips (mixture of blue corn and sweet potato tortilla...

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Hello Monday - Earth: Build Your Own Cornhole Set

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Hello Monday - Earth: Build Your Own Cornhole Set

Fourth of July is around the corner and we love some cornhole matches during the festivity with our family. Here are some fun DIY projects to make your own corn hole set. American Flag Corn Hole  How to Upcycle and Old Pallet into a Corn Hole Game DIY Wooden Corn Hole Set   Stay connected with us.

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Hello Monday - Love: Summer Reading For Tweens

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Hello Monday - Love: Summer Reading For Tweens

Here are three books recommended by one of our sparkle tribe tween. She's been reading since she was five and still reads a book a week. Bottom line: She knows her stuff. We love her recommendations and hope you do too.  The Land of Stories - The Wishing Spell - The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about....

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