2016 Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays quickly approaching, I wanted to put together a little holiday gift guide that might help give you a few ideas for the people on your list… or a few ideas that you might want to add to your own wish list!

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Top 10 Recipes of 2015

I’m sitting here in my post-Christmas coma looking back on the year, and I honestly can’t believe 2015 is almost gone. It has been full of exciting highs and a few unexpected lows, but the endless love and support from you guys has been such a blessing in my life this year. Seriously, I read all of your sweet comments here on the blog and over on Instagram, and they mean the world to me!

To thank you for being part of my extended Love Grows Wild family, I wanted to count down the top 10 recipe posts from 2015 so that you can find our most delicious, most pinned, and highest rated recipes from the entire year all in one place!

Your feedback is super important and helps me decide what to put up on the blog, so please feel free to leave a shout-out in the comments with what types of recipes YOU want to see in 2016! Tell me which recipe was YOUR favorite from the year too!

And now, let’s kick-off this count down!


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Top 10 Projects and Recipes of 2013 – Reader Favorites!

HAPPY NEW YEAR, my lovely blog readers!! Wow, what a crazy journey this past year has been! This was the year that I discovered how much I truly love being the creator behind Love Grows Wild and all the dreams, goals, and aspirations I have for the future… And I have all of YOU to thank for that! You’ve been my biggest cheerleaders, and you brighten each day with your sweet comments. I see all your likes and shares on Facebook, all the pins on Pinterest, and Lord knows I am suuuuuuuuper Instagram obsessed, so I definitely feel the love there too!

Bottom line, I appreciate the time you take out of your day to stop by and see what I’m sharing, and I cannot WAIT to show you what I have in store for 2014!! It’s going to be an amazing year guys, so buckle up and enjoy the ride!

I can’t let today go by without recapping the TOP 10 PROJECTS AND RECIPES OF 2013 voted by YOU, my awesome-sauce readers! You guys have pinned, shared, and liked the heck out of these posts, so let’s take a look at the best of the best this year, starting with… FOOD! (Sorry, guys… my New Year’s diet has begun, so I’m HUNGRY! Lots of DIY loveliness in our top projects countdown at the bottom!)

Top 10 Recipes of 2013 - Love Grows Wild Reader Favorites!

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Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer!

14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer

School is almost out for Summer, and I can’t wait to have my kids home all day to play with! Well… okay maybe I can. We love being in the kitchen together making delicious food, and to help inspire us this Summer I’ve put together an awesome collection of
14 Fun Recipes To Make With Your Kids This Summer!

*All these amazing recipes were chosen from the Time to Sparkle Link Party I host here every Tuesday!*
These M&M and Pretzel Cookies from Daisy Cottage Designs would be the perfect afternoon treat. I love the sweet and salty combo!
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
There’s nothing better on a hot Summer day than some ice cream! This Homemade Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream from The Rookie Cook sounds so refreshing!
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
Every time I go to the mall, I try to fight the intense urge to devour those delicious smelling pretzels from the food court, but now I can make them at home! These Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Knots from I Heart Eating are on my must-do list this Summer!
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
With the kids home all day in the Summer, we get tired of eating the same old snacks all the time. Design, Dining, and Diapers shared these Hummus Turkey Wraps that not only look delicious but are super healthy too!  
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
This time of year we are always busy with baseball season, and I’m pretty sure I would be Mom of the Year if I made these Little League Baseball Cupcakes from Worth Pinning! Check out what she made the little mitts from!
 14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
These Thin Sugar Cookies from Crazy for Crust are totally calling my name! And with all those pretty sprinkles I’m sure my kiddos would love them too!
 14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
It’s not Summer without getting to enjoy some Funnel Cake, and now you can make your own with this recipe from Twigg Studios!
 14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
What kid doesn’t love a banana split? The Lady Behind the Curtain turned her Banana Split into Cupcakes!
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
Kids and chicken nuggets go hand-in-hand, and this recipe for Copycat Chick-Fil-A Nuggets and Sauce from Love Pomegranate House will definitely be a regular in our house!
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
After long days playing outside, your kids will need to fuel up with some yummy snacks! These No Bake Monster Trail Mix Granola Bars from Mom On Timeout will definitely do the trick.
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
I love Summer mornings because there’s no rushing around to make the bus on time. I have plenty of time to spoil my kiddos with a yummy breakfast and this recipe for True Belgian Waffles from Kristin Duke Photography sounds incredible! I’ll take a big stack of those please!
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
Nutella and peanut buter are a marriage made in heaven, and I can’t wait to make these Chewy Nutella Peanut Butter Chip Cookies from A Kitchen Addiction for my little ones!
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
Muffins rolled in butter and cinnamon sugar… Yes please! These Cowboy Muffins from I Should Be Mopping The Floor will certainly put a smile on your little cowboy and cowgirl’s faces! 
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
Late Summer nights watching movies are the best, and a big bowl of this Chocolate Chip Cookie Popcorn from Pint Sized Baker would be the perfect addition!
14 Fun Recipes to Make With Your Kids This Summer at LoveGrowsWild.com #recipes #kids #summer
Which recipe would you most love to try with your kids? 

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12 Projects for Home and 10 Delicious Recipes to Try!

Join me today over at Occasionally Crafty to check out this “Grow Your Dreams” Watering Can Planter I created for Spring Fling Week! Be sure to take a look at the other spring-inspired projects and enter the Spring Fling Giveaway to win an amazing prize package including baker’s twine, fabric, gift certificates, and more!
Grow Your Dreams Watering Can Planter by Love Grows Wild www.lovegrowswild.com #garden #flowers #diy
It’s been 4 weeks now since we started the Time to Sparkle Tuesday Link Party, and I have been blown away at all the talent and creativity linked up each week! You guys are seriously amazing! Tuesdays have become my favorite day of the week when I get to be inspired by all of you!
I wanted to shine a spotlight on the projects that have really wowed me over the past month, so I’ve decided to do a round-up once a month of my favorite links from the party. I hope you enjoy all these amazing features as much as I have! 
12 Crafty & DIY Projects For Home
12 Craft & DIY Projects for Home at Love Grows Wild www.lovegrowswild.com #diy #craft #homedecor

Garden Hose Spring Wreath by Create Craft Love
Ampersand Throw Pillow from Love Pomegranate House
Pie Tray Sign from The Moon and Me
Easy T-Shirt Canvas Art from At Home With The Barkers
Chalkboard Lazy Susan from The Messy Roost
Spring Yarn Wreath from Unoriginal Mom
DIY Geometric Wall Art from Pretty Providence
Crafty Bathroom Makeover from Maybe I Will
Vintage Newspaper Dresser from The Vintage Estate
DIY Playroom Ideas from Thrive 360 Living
Repurposed Candle Jars from Restoration Beauty
Paper Dahlia Wreath from Love Pomegranate House
10 Delicious New Recipes to Try

10 Delicious New Recipes to Try at Love Grows Wild www.lovegrowswild.com #recipe #food

Reese's Ice Cream Cupcakes from Pumpkin and a Princess
Pink Lemonade Fudge from Shugary Sweets
Cinnamon Biscones with Vanilla Glaze from Eat Cake For Dinner
Honey Mustard Pretzel Crusted Chicken Salad from Half Baked Harvest
Strawberry Cupcakes with Swiss Meringue Buttercream from Yin Mom Yang Mom
Lemon Meringue Rice Krispie Treats from The Sweet Chick
Creamy Vanilla Fruit Dip & Fruit Kabobs from Love Pomegranate House
Everything Slider Buns from Dessert Now Dinner Later
Almond Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies from Lemons for Lulu
Strawberry Salsa & Cinnamon Sugar Chips from Shaken Together
Click here to grab a button if you were featured! Make sure to party with us each week at Time to Sparkle! Will you be featured next month? 
Time to Sparkle Tuesday Link Party at Love Grows Wild www.lovegrowswild.com

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P.S. I’m sharing this post at some awesome link parties… Check them out HERE!

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The Weary Chef features weekly menus of tasty, quick dinners PLUS kid dinner ideas, bonus recipes, and Friday cocktails! Follow The Weary Chef on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a recipe!