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28 In food/ home/ Recipes

Apple Pear Fall Sangria

Fall Sangria

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This apple pear fall sangria is made with white wine, crisp apples, pear vodka, cinnamon and rosemary for all the warm flavors of fall.

This makes a delicious and beautiful cocktail for all of your fall gatherings and for the holidays as well. I serve chilled in a gorgeous glass pitcher for a fabulous presentation but you could also serve warm too like a mulled cider in the crockpot.

Apple Pear Fall Sangria

Apples, cider, white wine and pear vodka come together for a refreshing fall beverage.  Whether you’re getting together with friends or serving for the holidays, this sangria is a beautiful cocktail.


  • 1 bottle white wine
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • Pear vodka
  • 2 apples sliced
  • 2-3 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • cinnamon bark


In a large pitcher add the apple slices, rosemary and cinnamon sticks.

Pour the wine, apple cider and vodka – I don’t measure 😉

Stir until combined.

You can serve immediately or let sit in the refrigerator for a few hours to enhance the flavors.

Apple Pear Fall Sangria

This would be a great beverage to serve for Thanksgiving or any fall get together!

Serve with my apple and brie flatbread with hot honey. Click here for the the recipe.

Or serve with my pumpkin baked brie.


Linking my glass pitcher and some items below

gold ombre glass pitcher for apple pear sangria glass pitcher carafe for water or apple pear sangria hand blown crystal wine glasses for apple pear sangria hand blown crystal wine glasses for apple pear sangria

Other ideas you may like:

This fall tablescape idea

This simple Thanksgiving place setting idea


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Apple pear fall sangria


1 In decor/ fall/ home

Favorite Fall Finds for the Home

Favorite Fall Finds for the Home

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In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve made the transition to fall, my favorite time of year. And there are so many cozy items to warm your home and heart. Today I’m sharing my favorite fall finds for the home. Everything is linked below.




Which one is your favorite?


For more fall decor inspiration check out

My Fall Front Porch

Best of Fall DIYs and Recipes


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29 In drinks/ food/ Recipes

How to make pumpkin cold foam coffee

Pumpkin cold foam coffee

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If you are addicted to pumpkin cold foam coffees from Starbucks then this post is for you! I’m sharing my recipe to make your own at home so you can skip the lines. Scroll down to learn how to make pumpkin cold foam coffee. This is the perfect afternoon pick me up and pairs well with my pumpkin magic bars too!

Pumpkin cold foam

If you’re not familiar with it, basically pumpkin cold foam is a foamy creamy topping bursting with pumpkin and fall flavors on top of your iced or cold brew coffee. It quickly became my addiction last fall and I set out on a way to learn how to make it at home.

How to make pumpkin cold foam coffee


  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract or a shot of Torani french vanilla syrup (I like to use vanilla extract if you don’t like it as sweet)
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • dash of salt
  • cold coffee


In a small bowl or glass, combine all the ingredients above except the coffee.

Pumpkin cold foam coffee

Using a milk frother or an immersion blender, whip all ingredients until it thickens.

Pumpkin cold foam coffee


Fill a separate glass with ice and pour your coffee.

Top with your pumpkin cold foam and enjoy!!!!

Pumpkin cold foam coffee



Pumpkin cold foam coffee

Linked some of the coffee supplies below!

coffee frother torani Immersion blender from Amazon


coffee glasses and straws


I love to see what you create so be sure to take a photo and tag me on Instagram @ourtiny_nest so I can see you enjoying your beverage!

For more coffee recipes check out

My Red Velvet Latte

My healthier pumpkin spice latte

Irish Cream Cold Brew


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0 In Birthday/ Events/ parties

Maxwell’s 3rd birthday on the farm

fall themed farm birthday

Somehow this little boy turned 3 years old last week. (I swear it feels like just last year we were planning his first birthday!) To celebrate him, we threw him a birthday party with all of his friends at a local apple orchard and farm. Scroll on down to see all the details from Maxwell’s 3rd birthday on the farm.

When I found out that my due date with Maxwell was Halloween, I was so excited and hoped that he would inherit my love of all fall things.  And it turns out, he did. For those of you who are local to the Capital District, Indian Ladder Farms in Voorheesville is our favorite place to be in the fall. Not only do they have great apples, but they also have an amazing biergarten for the adults! So it only seemed fitting to have Maxwell’s third birthday party there. (BTW this post isn’t sponsored by ILF we just love it there that much!) From feeding the farm animals to a hayride and painting pumpkins, the kids had a perfect fall festive morning.


farm birthday party invitations

I made these invitations on the Canva app


When we first got there, the kids all played in the sandbox while we waited for everyone to arrive. Then we were off to see all the animals. They provided us with little buckets of fresh fruits and veggies for each child to feed the animals.

Fall themed farm birthday party

Next we took a hayride around the farm and then went back to the party tent for some pumpkins, donuts and cider.

Fall themed farm birthday party painting pumpkins

I had gotten some little pumpkins for each kid to paint and take home. Trader Joe’s is a great spot for pumpkins (I found these little paint palettes, paint brushes and washable paint all on Amazon).


Fall themed farm birthday party painting pumpkins

And it wouldn’t be a fall themed birthday without a giant donut cake and some apple cider. (We skipped out on singing “Happy Birthday” to the Dude though because he doesn’t like all the attention).

apple cider donut cake


Fall themed farm birthday party


The timing was from 10-12, which I think is perfect for a toddler birthday party. The fresh air tired all the kids out and Dude napped real good afterwards 🙂

Thank you to everyone who came and celebrated my favorite little pumpkin!

Linking some party supplies below!

birthday party supplies balloon pump

farm birthday party balloons

And for more party planning posts check out:

How to throw a “Wild One” themed birthday

How to throw the best 30th birthday party

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