Saturday, February 24, 2024

9 Favourite Issues. – Half Baked Harvest

Nine Favorite Things |

9 Favourite Issues – our Residence Chef recipes come this week!

I’m lastly again dwelling! I returned dwelling Friday evening and I’ve been dreaming in regards to the fairly Colorado fall all of us love a lot. The time is right here and this makes me so pleased!!!

Earlier than diving into issues at this time (although at this time’s publish is on the shorter aspect), I wish to thanks all. Your unimaginable help and pleasure over our Residence Chef collaboration has been wonderful. Everybody concerned has labored (and is constant to work) so onerous on these recipes we’ve created for you all. I AM SO EXCITED for you all to start getting your meal kits this week. Please be certain to share your creations with me on social, via electronic mail, or wherever you are feeling most comfy. It’s going to be enjoyable. I believe I’ll do a enjoyable giveaway to rejoice too. Any requests? 

Be certain that to make use of my code HALFBAKED to get 18 Free Meals + Free Transport!

Okay, transferring alongside, New York was an ideal journey! It was in all probability the longest I’ve ever stayed within the metropolis. I’m going to share a full recap subsequent week. I actually love touring proper now. I really feel so excited that I’ve extra journeys deliberate via the top of the 12 months. Fall is such an thrilling season! 

Aside from that, I’m wanting ahead to my week forward and getting again into the kitchen. I’m lacking my household enormously, they’re in Portugal. I can’t wait to see them quickly!

In keeping with forecasts, it seems like there’s going to be some lovely fall climate forward. I’m excited to prepare dinner via some cozy recipes – ’tis the season!

How about all of you? What’s new? Something enjoyable taking place? We’re greater than midway via September. Are you wanting ahead to the October spooky season?! I completely am. And I’m excited to share new Halloween desserts and enjoyable cocktails!

Have the perfect Sunday! Lower than every week left of summer time. In the event you’re within the temper for fall, I shared our prime fall recipes on Friday, 50 of the preferred. Get pleasure from!

1. Issues i’m loving, wanting, and excited to attempt.

burning…pumpkin smash. OF COURSE. 

all the things in my cart (low)…this patent leather-based bag from Mango is giving off severe Ferragamo vibes. I particularly love the crimson, however each the crimson and brown are an ideal fall shade. The bag paired with this midi denim gown from Reformation could be so cute. I’d add these moto boots. Or attempt these leather-based kitten heel ankle boots from Zara. Such a cute fall look. 


listening to…Tips on how to Keep Vibrant as We Age and Making a New Approach to Cleanse with Kroma Wellness Founder, Lisa Odenweller. Pay attention if you wish to reset for the brand new season forward. 

dreaming of going…10 Finest Locations to See Fall Foliage in Vermont. Nothing beats fall on the East coast. 

loving…Rentrayage’s Residence. Such cute items for the house and kitchen. I really like the daintiness. 

procuring…cozy Amazon loungewear. I ordered most of those items. loving them!


all the things in my cart (magnificence)…some luxurious finds for you all. 


watching…Ariana Grande’s ’60s Cat Eye and “Fairly In Pink” Make-up Look. Only a enjoyable Vogue magnificence get-ready with me video. 

studying…Jake Arnold: Redefining Consolation. The brand new espresso desk ebook for fall that you just really wish to learn too. 

wanting…the brand new  V15 Detect Submarine. Have you ever seen this? Apparently, it’s their strongest but and it additionally washes onerous flooring! I’m very . I really like my present Dyson vacuum, however this one is certainly on my Christmas want record. 

all the things in my cart (excessive)…a lot inspiration from New York Vogue Week. I’m obsessive about these Miu Miu patent leather-based slingbacks. Although I’ve to say, these leather-based healed slingbacks from Mango is a fairly comparable dupe.

Additionally, love the Staud cami boot in cherry.


touring…7 Causes Why Sicily Ought to Be Your Subsequent Italian Vacation Vacation spot. I’m satisfied. 

procuring…the the Diptyque refillable candle. A barely extra reasonably priced option to burn via the Diptyque candles. 

ordering…a handheld milk frother. This simply feels handy for mixing creamier cocktails or lattes this season. Hoping I adore it and use it a lot! However individuals actually do rave over these frothers.

2. My favourite apple recipes.

Shortcut Easy Apple Fritters |

Shortcut Simple Apple Fritters

Cinnamon Sugar Swirled Apple Butter Bread |

Cinnamon Sugar Swirled Apple Butter Bread

Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts with Cinnamon Maple Glaze |

Baked Apple Cider Doughnuts with Cinnamon Maple Glaze

Autumn Harvest Honeycrisp Apple and Feta Salad |

Autumn Harvest Honeycrisp Apple and Feta Salad

Brie and Cheddar Apple Beer Soup |

Brie and Cheddar Apple Beer Soup

Apple Cinnamon Rolls with Brown Butter Maple Icing |

Apple Cinnamon Rolls with Brown Butter Maple Icing

Mini Apple Cider Cakes |

Mini Apple Cider Desserts

Cider Braised Short Ribs with Caramelized Onions |

Cider Braised Quick Ribs with Caramelized Onions

3. Cozy October dwelling, all the things I really like. 


4. Favourite questions of the week.

q: What are you most enthusiastic about?
a: So many good, thrilling issues. Issues I can’t share simply but (lame I do know). Different issues that I really get to share quickly!! And issues which can be taking place this month and subsequent too!! For this week, I’m pleased to be dwelling, however wanting ahead to jetting off once more! We’re making modifications, and doing new issues. Normally, I’m feeling a lot happiness, anxiousness, and pleasure all of sudden. There’s quite a bit occurring!

q: what’s your responsible pleasure?
a: on-line procuring.

q: how do you cope with web trolls and imply feedback?
a: To be sincere, we don’t get that many. We’re fortunate to have the kindest group 🤍 I remind myself that the haters are at all times the loudest within the room. Their phrases imply completely nothing to me. It’s nonsense. All that issues most is how I’m doing and feeling personally, and the way the individuals round me are. Fortunate to have a powerful household and the perfect staff supporting me. I do my finest to not let the negativity have an effect on me. I’m so pleased, so excited, and really feel so grateful for all we have now within the works. It’s past unimaginable. I can’t consider what we’ve created. Extra to return and hopefully all good issues!!

q: how do you get your self out of a rut or dangerous place?
a: You realize, I didn’t notice it, however I used to be somewhat there through the spring when it actually wouldn’t cease snowing/raining at dwelling. It was getting onerous mentally but it surely compelled me to comprehend that I wanted a change. So I slowly began to make strikes to alter my scenario. Now I couldn’t be happier or extra excited to get up and work each single day. I’m so lucky that I get to do what I really like!!

Simply keep in mind for those who’re feeling burnt out, you are the one one who could make a change in your life. Don’t anticipate one thing to occur. Take the steps to make the change. Work onerous, be enjoyable to work with, be type, and obtain your happiness objectives.

q: what are your favourite books?
a: the Harry Potter sequence and Miss Susie, the ebook my mother learn me as a child.

q: how rapidly do you share recipes after testing them?
a: Actually fairly quickly. I’m often too excited to not share the recipe instantly. It’s one of many biggest/worst issues. I like to really feel actually excited and pleased about all the things I share with you all. So cooking approach forward and being scheduled may be very onerous. I like to really feel impressed by the seasons, the day, and the individuals round me. If I get too forward on content material, I find yourself turning into uninterested in issues. I modify my thoughts and don’t like them as a lot as I as soon as did. I’m crazyyyy! On common I take a look at the recipe, {photograph}/video it, and share all of it inside a couple of week or two. It simply is determined by what’s taking place, how I’m feeling, and if I’m touring and have to have content material bulked.

q: how do you handle anxiousness whereas touring?
a: motion each single morning is a non-negotiable for me. In any metropolis I’m in, I be certain the resort I keep at is close to a motorbike path/walkable sidewalk. I be certain to schedule time to get out within the morning, earlier than the day begins, for a run/stroll. After which at dwelling, I at all times go for a hike.

I additionally attempt to sustain with my every day stretches as finest I can however don’t at all times get them in.

Then legs up the wall each single evening. Particularly when touring! It helps cut back irritation, will increase blood circulation, calms the nervous system, and helps with digestion. Plus I simply adore it!

q: I simply ordered the YSE highlighter, do you adore it? 
a: Ohhhh!!! Yeah!! You’ll love the YSE magnificence highlighter. It’s so good!

q: do you utilize packing cubes?
a: Personally I don’t love them. I believe they take up an excessive amount of house. However that’s simply me. Some individuals love them!

q: important items for fall trend?

1. Cashmere sweater
(cashmere something..)
2. Leather-based jacket
3. On a regular basis jean
4. Trench/lengthy winter coat
5. tall boots

5. Our Snif PUMPKIN SMASH candle is again!

Nine Favorite Things

I’ve been hinting about this launch for months now. I couldn’t be extra excited that it’s lastly time to burn our favourite fall candle, Pumpkin SMASH. After all of the love we obtained for this candle final 12 months (it offered out nearly instantly), the Snif staff and I made a decision we’d deliver the candle again into manufacturing for one more season. The second I get dwelling, I’m lighting mine. It’s 62 levels out in New York proper now and it appears like fall. I’m prepared for the scents of pumpkin spice, salted maple, cinnamon, vanilla, and candy roasted chocolate to circulation all through my dwelling. 

When Snif approached me about making a candle scent for them, I stated sure instantly. No questions requested, sure, sure, sure! I’ve at all times wished to create a candle.

You possibly can order your Pumpkin Smash candles right here.

We labored on perfecting the scent for months. It was fairly an enterprise, however a enjoyable one! 

What I really like most about Snif candles: 

– vegan + cruelty-free (no paraffin)
– high-end soy + vegetable wax mix
– 100% pure cotton wicks
– non-toxic, secure, clear
– prolonged burn occasions: 8.5 oz = 50+ hours and 50 oz = 200+ hours

One very last thing, this won’t be our solely Snif launch this 12 months.

Extra to share quickly…

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6. Inspiring me. 

Nine Favorite Things

prepared for fall

7. Favourite hyperlinks i’m loving.

What You Ought to Learn This Fall…love these suggestion. A few of these sound so excellent for this time of 12 months. 

30 Enjoyable Issues to Do This Fall…sure please!

20 Important Fall Pasta Recipes to Have fun Consolation Meals Season…yum to all of those.

I Dry Physique Brush Each Day–Right here Are All The Advantages

The Finest New Luxurious Scorching Spots in South Florida

Taylor Swift Provides Us a New Period of Magnificence on the VMAs…she appeared so fairly.

Austin’s Meals Truck Scene Is Arguably the Finest—Right here Are Our Favorites

Forehead Specialists to the Stars Taught Me *Precisely* Tips on how to Form My Brows

the 7 Finest Vogue Week Avenue Type Outfits We Need to Recreate

I’m a Magnificence Editor, and I Can’t Cease Sporting These 7 Colours on Quick Nails

7 Causes Why Sicily Ought to Be Your Subsequent Italian Vacation Vacation spot

8. Each fall look I might discover (and love) – excessive and low.


fall boots – excessive and low


jewellery – low


9. This week’s dinners + weekend eats.

One Pot Buffalo Chicken Helper |

Monday: One Pot Buffalo Hen “Helper”

Cider Braised Chicken with Caramelized Onions |

Tuesday: Cider Braised Hen with Caramelized Onions

Garlic Butter Pizza Egg Rolls |

Wednesday: Garlic Butter Pizza Egg Rolls

Crockpot Crispy Buffalo Chicken Tacos with Jalapeño Ranch |

Thursday: Crockpot Crispy Buffalo Hen Tacos with Jalapeño Ranch

Chili Crisp Chicken Ramen in Ginger Soy Broth |

Friday: Chili Crisp Hen Ramen in Ginger Soy Broth

Saturday: Spicy Blackberry Margarita Bitter

Apple Cider Doughnut Cookies |

Sunday: Apple Cider Doughnut Cookies

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