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How to Build a Raised Garden Bed

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This post has been a loooooooooooooooooong time coming (see what I did there 😉 ). This project is something that I didn’t want to take on myself (mainly because I saw this project as an opportunity to bond with dear ol’ Dad).

This project isn’t a project you complete in an afternoon, but I can promise you that completing these raised gardens will take your landscaping to another level (without bringing in the big Bobcat and tearing up your yard). Enough chit-chat, let’s get this show on the road!

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How to Throw an Oktoberfest Party


I hope everyone has had a fabulous couple of weeks. I have been hard at work planning and putting on an Oktoberfest Party for my family, friends and neighbors. I will tell you, this is now going to be an annual event thrown. It was such a blast and an awesome variety of people attended (which I always thinks turns a good party into a great party).

This list is going to give you all the essentials for how to plan your perfect Oktoberfest Party

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Home Projects

Mudroom Makeover (Under $150)

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One of my goals with Embarque & Co. is to create inexpensive solutions to expensive problems. The number one problem that I hear about is staying organized during this busy time of year (especially when it comes to getting in and out of the house).

Many of us dream of having a mudroom to keep us organized, but very few of us have the space or finances to make this dream a reality, so I decided to use some creativity and create a makeshift mudroom for less than $150.

Let’s do this!

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Breakfast Protein Shake

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This is such a busy time of year for everyone when kids are getting back to school, you’re getting back from summer travels and back into the school-year routine.

One of the most difficult times of the day is getting out of the house in the morning on-time. This recipe is a great breakfast option that will keep you full all morning with the nutrients your body needs to get your day to a great start.

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Parties/Entertaining · Recipes

How To: Chicken Fajita Tacos

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I hope all of your are soaking up every last minute of summer (while we still have it)! One of my favorite parts about the summer is the fresh produce- almost every fruit and vegetable is in season, and accessible. Since the season is so short in the North, we must make the most of it while we can, so I do my best to cook with the local product as much a possible!

Queue the tacos!

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My “Why” Behind Embarque & Co.


This isn’t a traditional post that is some tutorial on some yummy dessert or how to host guests in your home, but an honest heart-to-heart with the Embarque community.

I wanted to take a moment to share my, “Why” behind Embarque & Co. I started this blog almost two years ago because I felt that there was a large gap between the millennial generation, and our parents’ generation.

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Parties/Entertaining · Recipes

How To: No-Bake Chocolate Eclair Dessert


I don’t know about you, but I LOVE making dishes ahead of time so that when I need to entertain, I can be involved in the conversations and games. This Chocolate Eclair dessert is a great dessert that you make ahead of time, throw in the fridge for several hours until your guests are ready to satisfy their sweet-tooth.


Chocolate Eclair Dessert

Servings: 20 for a 9×13 pan

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes


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