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November 2017


Audrey at 10 Months

November 28, 2017

Audrey at 10 Months |

Audrey Joy is living up to her name… most of the time. Over the past month, she’s been trying lots of new foods, crawling like a champ and pulling up on Mom and Dad. Her smiley, cheery personality still shines most of the time but her inability to communicate and evolving sleeping habits have caused for some cranky days.

Check out what Audrey’s been up to this month:

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Food + Drink Holidays + Events

My Dairy-Free Thanksgiving Menu

I’ve been dairy-free for about eight months since we discovered Audrey has a dairy intolerance. Since she’s not completely off of breast milk yet, it looks like this is going to be my first holiday season without dairy. :’( It’s hard for me to…

November 21, 2017
Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce |
Food + Drink

Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce

Add a Southern classic to your Thanksgiving table. Thanksgiving is in one week and I’m not ready! Good thing I’m only cooking for us this year, but I still want to make it a special so I’m busy planning my menu. I thought it…

November 16, 2017
Heather Astleford | 5 Under: Velvet Crush |
Style + Beauty

5 Under: Velvet Crush

My next installment of my 5 Under series is all about my current velvet crush. It’s the perfect fabric for fall/winter parties and celebrations because it gives a touch of luxury and elegance while still being warm and comfortable. Let’s be honest, ladies, it’s…

November 14, 2017
Apple-Themed Baby Shower | | Heather Astleford
Family Holidays + Events

Apple-Themed Baby Shower

Is there anything better than babies, fall and family gatherings? I recently gave my twin sister Holly an apple-themed baby shower when we were back in Kansas. She’s due in February, but with the family being spread out and the holidays coming up, we…

November 7, 2017
Heather Hickerson Astleford | | K-State Homecoming Tradition Continues

K-State Homecoming Tradition Continues

A time-honored tradition with lasting power for my family. My family doesn’t have a lot of traditions that last from year-to-year. There are a lot of reasons why this could be—people passed away, siblings grew up, got married and moved away, etc.—but one tradition…

November 2, 2017