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November 2011

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

My sister had butternut squash soup at her fall wedding 5 years ago and I’ve been wanting to make it ever since. I finally got around to it and LOVE the way it turned out. I purchased chopped butternut squash in my produce department to skip the peeling, chopping and seeding steps that can be...
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Fab Fatale Has A Newsletter

I finally created an email newsletter. It’s just one more way that we can keep in touch, so I hope you all will sign up. Don’t miss another recipe, DIY, Manicure Monday, Friday Fab Five, or my monthly Current Obsessions! You can also find me at: Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, BlogLovin, and RSS.

the gift that made me cry

My mom and sister are here in Florida from Washington visiting me for the week of Thanksgiving! My sister visits this week every year and it’s something I look forward to so much! If we’re not spending Christmas together that year, then we exchange gifts while we’re together for the Thanksgiving holiday. We’re always so...
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Friday’s Fab Five – Weekly Inspiration Board

Today’s fab five is all about the Thanksgiving dinner table. Are you all ready for Turkey Day? If not, hopefully these recipes and tablescape will give you a little inspiration. I’m loving this elegant Thanksgiving tablescape complete with monogrammed pumpkins as place setting cards. Would you believe I’ve never had brussel sprouts? I always thought...
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Current Obsessions

Check out my current obsessions for November. A few are on my wish-list, while others will be in my closet very soon. 1. Chunky Cable Knit Sweater 2. Deborah Lippmann Nail Lacquers – Superstar and Naked 3. Bright Pink Faux Leather Wristlet 4. Medina Monica Gold-Plated Turquoise Quartz Ring 5. Purple Skinny Jean 6. Gray...
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birchbox review – deluxe beauty samples

Have any of you tried Birchbox yet? Birchbox offers up four to five hand-picked deluxe beauty samples delivered to your door for $10 a month – think Zoya nail polish, NARS Illuminator, and Stila Eye Shadow Pans. They offer yearly, monthly (opt out at any time), and gift subscriptions. A 3-month subscription would be such...
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Pomegranate Vinaigrette

I’ve been trying to eat healthier lately, which includes a lot of salads, so I’m trying to get creative! I love making homemade dressing and topping it on a seasoned and grilled chicken salad with dried cranberries, fresh blueberries, sliced almonds and crumbled goat cheese. That’s the way to do a salad! I hope you...
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