Sweet Treats & Swanky Stuff Thursday


  • Online BlogCon has come to an end, and I want to thank so many of you for making it a success! I’ve been amazed over the weeks to see how these amazing bloggers have come together to form a supportive and tight knit community. I’m so impressed. If you didn’t attend Online BlogCon, you can still meet some of these fabulous bloggers! Follow their twitter and facebook pages by clicking through the Rafflecopter form found on this page.
  • I’m giving away an awesome cookbook, What Katie Ate, in this post. Be sure to enter! Ends next Wednesday.


Welcome to Sweet Treats & Swanky Stuff Thursday (soon to be Saturday, starting next week, November 3!!) Here’s a glimpse at last week’s sweetest treats and swankiest stuff…

{clockwise} Salted Caramel Sauce from The Farm Girl Recipes, Apple Pie Milkshake from Chocolate, Chocolate, and More Chocolate, Spider and Web Cookies from Lizy B. Bakes, and Skinny Mini Apple Cider Doughnuts from Heather’s French Press

Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread by High Heels and Grills

{clockwise} Pretzel Bites by High Heels and Grills, Curry Chicken Pot Pie by Food Done Light, DIY Pottery Barn Roman Shade by Me and My DIY, 10 Free Halloween Fonts by Big Red Clifford


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  1. Thanks for hosting the party and thanks for hosting Online BlogCon, I had a great time!
    Alyssa recently posted..Showcase Your Talent Thursday #30My Profile

  2. Thanks for featuring my Chicken Curry Pot Pie. Happy to link up again. I loved Online BlogCon. I wish there was another one right away!

  3. I loved reading and participating in BlogCon. You guys did an amazing job coordinating it all! Thanks for the fun party!!!
    Jocelyn @BruCrewLife recently posted..Coffee Cheesecake Oreo BrowniesMy Profile

  4. Ashton – thank you so much , not just for the feature, but for putting together a great conference. I learned SO much
    Heather @French Press recently posted..Chocolate, Peanut Butter Banana Muffins with Chocolate StreuselMy Profile

  5. :) xo
    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust recently posted..Pumpkin Chocolate CupcakesMy Profile

  6. Thanks for the party, Ashton. Hopefully, you can get some sleep now that the BlogCon is done… Or are you already getting ready for the next one??? Enjoy the rest of your week and make some time for YOU!
    Karyn – Pint Sized Baker recently posted..Pumpkin Pie Pop Tart PopsMy Profile

    • Ha! I’m definitely taking a much needed break…. for a few weeks anyway ;) I was just telling my husband last night that just thinking about next year’s makes me SO tired. And he just rolled his eyes and said I’d be all excited and planning it by next week. LOL. He knows me so well.

  7. Lucy and Ethel thank you ever so much for their feature!!!
    Lizy b recently posted..Halloween Cookie Labels!My Profile

  8. Thank you so much for hosting!! I love your new blog layout! Hope you’re having a great week! HUGS!

    Jen Nikolaus recently posted..{Skinny} Chicken and Broccoli AlfredoMy Profile

  9. Thanks for hosting! Have a great day!

  10. Thank you for hosting!
    Michele @ Better Organized Living recently posted..Boy’s Room Wall Art UpdateMy Profile

  11. Thanks for hosting the Blog Con AND the party!!! Love them both!
    tanya recently posted..Iron Chef Mom #4 Caramel EditionMy Profile

  12. Hey Ashton! Thanks for hosting a party, even though I know secretly you want to crawl in bed and sleep!! Great job with OBC!!! Have a lovely day and restful week!
    Aimee @ ShugarySweets recently posted..Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes with Cool Whip FrostingMy Profile

  13. Thanks for the party, Ashton! Have a great day ;)
    Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes recently posted..It’s Fall Y’all ~ Linky Party #7My Profile

  14. Thank you so much for hosting!

  15. What yummy features ;) Thanks for hosting another great party! Have a beautiful weekend!

    GlamorousMommy recently posted..{ 6 Not- So Scary Halloween Movies for Kids }My Profile

  16. Hi Ashton, thanks for hosting another party, enjoy the rest of your week :)
    Cindy B. recently posted..Orange-Pineapple Fruit Salad: Pink Ribbon RecipeMy Profile

  17. Thanks for hosting, Ashton! Have a great rest of your week!
    Jessica@AKitchenAddiction recently posted..Peanut Butter & Apple Oatmeal Cookie CheesecakeMy Profile

  18. Ashtin, thanks for hosting and the feature! Blogcon was amazing, already looking forward to next year!
    Joan@Chocolateandmore recently posted..Thursday’s TreasuresMy Profile

    • Thank you for everything you did (and are still doing)!!! You were tremendously instrumental in the success of Online BlogCon, and I can’t believe it’s really over!! I’ll “see” you on FB :)

  19. Thanks so much for featuring my salted caramel sauce!! And for hosting Online BlogCon. I have learned so much and really appreciate all the work you ladies put in :)

  20. Thanks so much for hosting. Happy Thursday.
    Shannah @ Just Us Four recently posted..In lieu of…My Profile

  21. Hi, Ashton. I hope you are somewhere with you feet up, reading a good book and eating something yummy. You deserve a vacation after putting on a fantastic conference. Online Blogcon was awesome. Thank you so much for putting it together.

    Heidi @OneCreativeMommy.com.

  22. Thank you so much, Ashton, for hosting your awesome party :) Loving the changes!
    Lyuba @willcookforsmiles recently posted..Nutella Brownies with HazelnutsMy Profile

  23. Thanks so much for hosting Ashton! I hope you’re having a great week :)
    Trish – Mom On Timeout recently posted..Lemon Spaghetti {#Recipe}My Profile

  24. Ashton,
    Thanks so much for all the work you put into BlogCon. I think it was a total success! I have so much info to process. Thanks for the party too. Enjoy your weekend.

  25. Thanks for hosting :) Great roundup…that apple pie shake sounds to die for!
    Sarah @ Miss CandiQuik recently posted..13 (Easy) Halloween RecipesMy Profile


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