HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE GIRLS

Here are my top gift ideas for your girlfriends, sisters, moms, MILs, and even YOU. (Share this list with your hubby for gift giving hints!) All the items on this list are things I already own or would like to receive as a gift for myself. I always base my gifts that I give others […]

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DENIM BUYING GUIDE: WINTER 2020

This week, I launched the Denim and Diamonds collaboration with Tula Designer Boutique in Fort Collins, Colorado. Tula is one of my absolute favorite places to shop locally, and always has the very. best. of. everything. As we come up on the holidays, Tula is offering Authentically, Rue followers an exclusive 25% discount on all […]

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ROAST TURKEY + GRAVY

With Covid-19 restrictions amping back up, I know a lot of Thanksgiving gatherings are getting smaller and smaller. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t have a great Thanksgiving meal. I know the idea of roasting your own turkey and cooking a big Thanksgiving meal can seem really intimidating to young mother’s and wives, because that […]

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TABLESCAPING 101: PRACTICAL TIPS

If you know me, you know when I do something I do it right. Especially, when it comes to hosting. So, when I was presented with the conundrum of Thanksgiving 2020, I couldn’t decide if I wanted to do all the fancy table settings and fun decorations. With the likelyhood of a large family get […]

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SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE Ingredients: 4 (1 lb) cans sweet potatoes 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter 1 tbsp milk 1 tbsp vanilla** 1/2 cup chopped pecans marshmallows **The recipe actually calls for 1/4 cup of bourbon. But, because I don’t drink alcohol, I choose to substitute for vanilla. My mom loves the bourbon taste and […]

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SOUTHERN CORN BREAD DRESSING

Here is your step-by-step guide to creating the MOST DELICIOUS Corn Bread Dressing this holiday season. This recipe is our family favorite, southern staple. My mom cooks this every year for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, and it is what I look forward to most. SOUTHERN CORN BREAD DRESSING Ingredients: 1 bag Pepperidge Farm Herb Seasoned […]

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SPINACH DIP RECIPE

I am all about the quick and easy. As a mom of four with six people total living in our house, I do not get as much time in the kitchen as I would like. So, I like to find recipes that deliver maximum taste, quickly. Ever since I’ve known my husband, his mother, Diane, […]

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9K INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY

Y’ALL, I officially reached 9,000 followers on Instagram! The amount of love and support I’ve felt over the past 6 months since starting Authentically, Rue has been amazing. When I stepped into the blogging role, I had no idea if anyone would want to hear what I had to say or how the idea would […]

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FAMILY PHOTOSHOOT STYLE

We just shot our Christmas Card Photographs for 2020. I love how the pictures came out, and I thought it would be fun to go over what I was thinking when I styled this look. First and foremost, whenever I do a shoot with the kids, I have to wear something comfortable and something that […]

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WORK IT WEDNESDAY WITH KYLIE (THREE X THREE)

Welcome to Work it Wednesday! Each week, fitness enthusiast Kylie Bergmann and I team up to bring you a new and fresh workout that can be done either at-home or in a gym setting. Kylie writes each week’s workout specifically using her fitness expertise. For more information on Kylie and her fitness background, scroll down […]

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