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It’s Thursday and that means it’s time for a NEW This and That. This week is a good one! We are sharing our usual fun finds and what we’ve been up to! Thanks for reading and leave a comment, we love hearing from you! Have a wonderful day!

fall flowers.


  • Are you watching the World Series? We are cheering for the Phillies.
  • Are you planning your Thanksgiving feast yet? The boys don’t want turkey so I might do brisket on the Traeger. We will do some traditional sides and our favorite pumpkin pie too.
  • I watched The Redeem Team on Netflix and it was good.
  • Do you like wallpaper in a bathroom? We are debating about putting it in our basement guest bathroom.
cookie dough with chopped up candy in bowl.


  • New this week, a good slow cooker recipe, a DELICIOUS cookie recipe, and a fall recipe I am LOVING.
  • Halloween was fun…and now we are drowning in candy. I am making more Halloween Candy Cookies, but freezing the dough so I can bake them later. I am also saving some candy for gingerbread houses.
  • Classy pants, pretty fall dress, and I love this sweater too.
  • I finished From Scratch and talk about a tearjerker! I liked it though. What are you watching?
  • When do you decorate for Christmas? It’s the day after Thanksgiving for us.
  • My favorite dishcloths and this pretty pie dish are on sale.
  • What are your favorites? I am going today!
  • A good basic.
  • There is a new Stanley in town. I’ve also heard good things about this look alike.
  • Still loving these at home workouts. I am sore this week, but it’s a good sore:)
  • You can’t go wrong with Ina!
  • A cozy dress you can dress up or down!
  • Craving soup? Here are the best soup recipes.
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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Hi Maria
    Love your recipes and your posts!
    I really need help with making gravy
    for Thanksgiving! Also pumpkin pie.
    I know you will address both of those!
    You have such a cute family! Love
    reading what you are up to. Thanks
    again for your recipes

  2. Josh – don’t do wallpaper, especially in a bathroom. No matter how well it is installed, there is a possibility for peeling, and moist environments, like a bathroom, are the worst. I’ve spent so much time and money taking off wallpaper. Paint is so much better!!!! Wallpaper is trending now, but it will go out of fashion, and you will be left with a mess.

  3. I’d say go for the brisket on the Traeger! In fact, ANYTHING on the Traeger! Your boys are not wrong. Enjoy!

  4. I love to use Trader Joe’s Fleur de Sel Caramels in your amazing Brown Butter Salted Caramel Snickerdoodles — but it’s been ages since I’ve been able to find them. Have you had any luck? If not, any suggestions for an acceptable substitute?

  5. Hi Maria—
    Freeze any leftover Halloween chocolate candy and pop a few in your pockets on ski days!

  6. hey y’all- great list!! Love those dishcloths and that tumbler – so cool! I usually decorate for Christmas after Thanksgiving- but I have the week of Thanksgiving though. I would like wallpaper in a bathroom. but not to busy though. It seems that is the going thing people putting crazy wallpaper up- lol Love to see what you come up with.

  7. Maria, you’re always recommending fashions that you like for the ladies. Maybe it’s time for Josh to give some fashion recommendations to us guys.