Holiday Coffee Bar Essentials

Holiday Coffee Bar Essentials | Cathedrals and Cafes Blog

It’s no secret around here. We love our coffee. Although most days mean running out the door with a travel mug in hand, on the weekends we love to savor cup after cup in bed. Sometimes we do breakfast, too, but really coffee is the main event. Our sweet Bella enjoys getting back into bed […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

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One of the Christmas traditions that I love most is hanging stockings along the mantel. We even have a stocking for our dog, Bella. As a family grows, it’s fun to see the number of stockings increase. At my in-laws’ house, the entire mantel is covered from end to end with matching red and white […]

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November 2017 Round-Up

November 2017 Round-Up | Cathedrals and Cafes Blog

Was that a quick month or what? I love the holidays but always feel like they’re over as soon as they begin. I really want to try and stretch out the holiday this year and slow down, if at all possible. You know those cliché things like sipping hot cocoa by the fire and wrapping […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Bountiful Boilermaker

Bountiful Boilermaker Cocktail Recipe | Cathedrals and Cafes Blog

I’m so thankful to be able to spend Thanksgiving with our family. We’ve always made it about spending time with each other, catching up and laughing to old stories. To say our blessings are bountiful would be an understatement. A tradition in our house is also watching football. Every Thanksgiving we gather around the television […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Cozy Gifts

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It’s Thanksgiving week and I have all things cozy on the brain. I just want to sleep in, stay in my pjs all day, sip hot cocoa (or wine) and start decorating for Christmas! We usually have a house full of people this time of year, and being snuggled up indoors with family is exactly […]

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Holiday Gift Guide For Him

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Welcome to the second of my holiday gift guides! Creating these guides has me in the Christmas spirit like nothing else (ok maybe if you added some hot cocoa, comfy pjs, and some Christmas music, too)!  If you missed my first gift guide, you can check it out HERE. Also, I created a page called […]

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Eat+Stay+Play: Ultimate Weekend Guide to Vegas

Eat+Stay+Play- Ultimate Weekend Guide to Vegas

Friday seems like the perfect day of the week for a travel post about Las Vegas. It’s my favorite day of the week so to celebrate I give you my ultimate Vegas weekend guide! Before continuing, be sure to pop over to my post about why I choose to go to Las Vegas every year […]

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October 2017 Round-Up

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Happy Halloween, everyone! Are you trick-or-treating, handing out handy, watching the World Series, or all of the above? We will be handing out candy, binge watching Stranger Things season 2 and checking the game (Go Astros!). We hope to have some kiddos come by this year. The last couple of years we have had one […]

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Why I Go To Las Vegas Every Year For My Birthday

Why I Go To Vegas Every Year For My Birthday | Cathedrals and Cafes Blog | Bellagio Fountains

Happy Friday, everyone! As you read today’s post I am either in the air or have landed in Las Vegas! As I mentioned in my reflections post earlier this week, I turned another year older. And I’m completely ok with it. I’m actually pretty proud of it. I’ve made it this long on Earth and […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Almond Joy Espresso Martini

Almond Joy Espresso Martini Cocktail Recipe

“Trick or treat..smell my fe…” Just kidding! It’s way more appealing as an adult to say, “Trick or treat…drink this drink!” Which you will, trust me! As I’ve mentioned in my other cocktail posts, I’m a big fan of low effort high impact cocktails, especially when entertaining. When you host a gathering you also want to […]

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