Sammydress Super November Giveaway!!

Giveaways

Happy Black Friday friends!!! I’m teaming up with Sammydress today to do an amazing giveaway!  Sammydress has super cute clothing at great prices! I hope you are out shopping, getting all kinds of good deals today and saving up for Cyber Monday!!  I’m so excited about this, I wish I could enter as well!! Rules below! <3

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Light Purple Sweater | Distressed Denim | Sweater Dress | Burgundy Booties | Hat | “Cold Outside” Hoodie

Giveaway Rules:

Leave a comment of your favorite product’s link from Sammydress in this blog post.

Leave your email address as well for a greater chance to win the gift card!

10 winners will be chosen to win a $100 gift card!!!!

Giveaway Entry End Time: Nov 30

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Homemade Whipped Cream + Spiced Cider

Recipes

HOT APPLE CIDER

With the cooler weather upon us, there is nothing better than a cup of hot apple cider on a chilly day.  My mom-in-law taught me how to make homemade whipped cream a few years back, and it always reminds me of this time of the year…we literally put it on EVERYTHING!  Hot apple cider, pumpkin pie, coffee, strawberries…the list goes on!  This homemade whipped cream is so fluffy and light, it seems just a little less sinful 😉

You have to try this recipe out, it is so quick and easy, you will never buy store-made whip again!

Life is too short to skip the whipped cream…:)

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WHIPPED CREAM::

1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream

1 Tbsp Sugar (or to taste)

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Add all ingredients to a medium sized bowl and mix on your highest speed.  Mix until you get to a whipped cream consistency, this usually takes between 3-5 minutes!!  Let sit in the refrigerator for about 5 minutes to set and cool!

For the cider and toppings, I used the Market Pantry brand of spiced cider and heated it up in the microwave.  I added a healthy dollop of the whipped cream, drizzled some caramel syrup, and sprinkled some cinnamon and sea salt on top!!  SO YUM.

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Caffeine Queen with Zaful

Fashion

CAFFEINE CAFFEINE CAFFEINE CAFFEINE CAFFEINE CAFFEINE CAFFEINE CAFFEINE CAFFEINE CAFFEINE

Thank you Zuzana for the always amazing pics! <3

Graphic Tee:: Zaful     Plaid Top:: Windsor (similar here and here!)     Joggers:: Cotton On     Hat:: Gamiss     Shoes:: Target (Similar here and here!)     Lippie:: Sephora in Always Red

Preach, tee, Preach!

Congratulations on getting through mournful Monday, but now it’s Tuesday and you’re plugging away to make it to middle-of-the-week Wednesday which is basically Friday… right? This graphic tee from Zaful definitely helps me make it through the week with a little smile on my face 🙂  Every caffeine addict should own this coffee-themed tee!!  I thought the text was so stinking cute!!  I paired it with these super comfy joggers, which literally feel like you’re wearing pj’s, I added a plaid shirt around my waist and a cute little plain black baseball cap to complete the look!  I wanted to dress it up a little bit, so I added some studded strappy heels, and called it a day!  Hope everyone has a quick, easy week!! <3

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Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast

Recipes

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img_2557My sister taught me how to make this amazing strawberry stuffed French toast a few years back, and I have been obsessed with it ever since!  I decided to put a fall twist on it with some pumpkin and spices!  This is definitely my new fall go to for a crisp fall Sunday morning.  The smell of it while cooking is absolutely heavenly! <3  You guys definitely need to try this recipe out!  Happy cooking!

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1 Bar Softened Cream Cheese

1/2 Cup Pumpkin Puree

1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar

1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

1/2 Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice

1 Teaspoon Almond Extract

Mix all the ingredients together with a mixer and put aside.

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For the French Toast Batter::

2 Eggs

1/4 Cup Milk

1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

1/4 Teaspoon Pumpkin Pie Spice

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Mix well with a mixer.

To Assemble::

Cut soft French bread into 1 1/2″-2″ slices, then cut halfway through to create a little “pac man” mouth.  Put a generous amount of the pumpkin filling inside.  Close and then dip both sides in the batter.  Cook on a hot buttered skillet until brown!  Enjoy!!

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