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  • Apple Tart
    by Laura Gummerman on September 26, 2023 at 1:00 pm

    This homemade French apple desert is a simple way to make an elegant looking version of an apple pie that is sure to wow your guests. The layers of tender sliced apples and buttery crust make the best companions and it’s easy to make but looks impressive. A classic French apple tart has cooked down…

  • Ranch Water Recipe
    by Elsie Larson on September 25, 2023 at 1:08 pm

    Ranch Water is a refreshing tequila mixed drink. Made with only three ingredients, this cocktail is easy to make. Imagine a margarita minus the sugar. That is the basis of this fresh, bubbly drink recipe. Try this drink when the mood for a less-sweet cocktail hits. Mix together Topo Chico mineral water, fresh lime juice…

  • Episode #202: Hocus Pocus – Comfort Rewatch
    by Jillian Grover on September 25, 2023 at 12:20 pm

    You’re listening to the A Beautiful Mess podcast, your cozy comfort. This week, we’re discussing one of the best Halloween movies, Hocus Pocus, directed by Kenny Ortega and starring Bette Milder, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy. You can find the podcast posts archive here. A big thank you to our sponsors! Check out the…

  • 10 Things I Love Sunday
    by Emma Chapman on September 24, 2023 at 1:29 pm

    By the time you are reading this, I will be on a family trip to Costa Rica! It’s the first time our son has ever flown and I’m both nervous and excited. I think he’ll love it. And while I’m sure we will have some toddler meltdowns on the trip (as every parent knows), I’m…

  • Broccoli Casserole
    by Emma Chapman on September 23, 2023 at 1:35 pm

    Being born and raised in the Midwest, it probably won’t surprise you that I LOVE a casserole. Nothing says holiday meal or comfort food quite like a casserole. I have been known to request them for my birthday as well. And this broccoli casserole is one of my favorites! This broccoli casserole recipe has it…