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Best of 2016

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Today I am sharing my favorite blog posts from 2016 to end this year. I have had so much fun creating content to share. I'm also proud to have created ways to promote my blog through my...
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So, be sure to check those out! Here are my favorite posts of 2016, in case you missed them!



Two of My Favorite Breakfasts
Closet Tour
The Easiest Homemade Cheesecake
Girls Night
Gelato and the Lake
The Easiest Strawberry Lemonade
1000 Islands Trip
Sundae Bar
Niagra Falls
Navy + Stripes
Rainy Day Outfit

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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Pie Filing
Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
4 large eggs
1 can (29 oz) 100% pure pumpkin
2 cans (12 fl. oz each) Evaporated Milk
Directions:
1 - Mix sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves in small bowl.
2 - Beat eggs in large bowl. Stir in pumpkin and sugar-spice mixture.
3 - Gradually stir in evaporated milk.
4 - Pour into pie shell.
5 - Bake in preheated 425-degree oven for 15 minutes. Reduce Temperature to 350-degrees, bake for 40-50 minutes, or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
6 - Cool on wire rack for 2 hours.

Pie Crust
Ingredients:
2 cups flour
1 cup butter flavored Crisco
1/2 cup cold water
Directions:
1 - cut Crisco into flour
2 - mix in water
3 - roll out

A Pop of Red

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Happy Wednesday! Today I am sharing these super cute shoes, that add a fun touch to this simple outfit! I was trying to take these photos earlier today...it gets dark SO early! So, they are not the best quality...






sweater | jeans | shoes

What I Got for Christmas 2016

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I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! I enjoyed a wonderful day with my family. Today I am sharing some of the things I got for Christmas this year!
My mom totally surprised me with this gorgeous pearl bracelet!

 I got these two quarter zips - the Under Armour one is from a college and then I got a Columbia one.
This nice flannel is super cute from Old Navy.

I have already worn this super soft sweater from American Eagle.

Lastly, I got what look like will be a great book, a new lanyard for my car keys, and Columbia wool socks - my winter go to!

MEN'S 2016 CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE

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Happy Friday!! Today I am going to be sharing my Men's Gift Guide! In case you missed it I also posted a Women's Gift Guide yesterday so be sure to check it out. If you are looking for even more Christmas Gift inspiration I posted My Christmas Wishlist and my Doggie Christmas Gift Guide last week too!



Starbucks Copper Tumbler - I swear these keep your coffee warm for SO long!Patagonia FleeceBean BootsJ Crew FlannelLL Bean SlippersNorth Face Vests

WOMEN'S 2016 GIFT GUIDE

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Here is my Women's Christmas Gift Guide! I think all of these would be great Christmas gifts. I will be posting a few other gift guides in the next week and stocking guide! Also. make sure to follow me on Instagram @elegantlyelleb for lots of Christmas posts and my Christmasgram Stories on Instagram Stories!!
1- Old Navy Plaid Pajamas
2 - Patagonia Fleece
3 - Dry Bar Travel Set
4 - Swell Water Bottle
5 - Target Sweater Blanket
6 - LL Bean Slippers
7 - LL Bean Zipper Large Tote
8 - LL Bean Flannel Sheets

My Favorite Gluten Free Snacks

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Snyder's Gluten-Free Pretzel Sticks Apples with peanut butter Almond Sea Salt Crackers Luna protein bars

My Christmas Wishlist 2016

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Happy Friday!! Today I am sharing my 2016 Christmas list and sharing a few other things going on with the blog and my blog Instagram! First of all, I am doing "Christmasgram Stories" on my Instagram, where I post fun holiday things on my Instagram Story. I am also posting every single da on my actual Instagram this month! Yesterday I posted my Doggie Christmas Gift Guide and will be posting Women's, Men's, and Kid's gift guide in the next two weeks! So, here is my Christmas Wishlist, I hope it will give you some inspiration for gift shopping or for your own wishlists!
Michael Kors crossbody in tan
Real Simple Magazine Subscription
Patagoina Fleece in the color Raw Linen
Aerie PJ Set in the color navy - Top and Bottom
American Eagle Super Soft Sweater
Short Hunter Boots in glossy black
Wild Flower Marble iPhone case

Doggie 2016 Christmas Gift Guide

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As I have been shopping for Sam, my dog, for Christmas I thought it would be cute to put together a dog Christmas guide. I have listed the items left to right.

Lands' End Scottie Toy

Lands' End Collar

LL Bean Tote

Lands' End Bowl

Lands' End Puffer Vest

Vineyard Vines Collar

Vineyard Vines Leash