10 Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter

10 Soups to Keep You Warm This Winter

I know not everyone got hit by Jonas (blizzard 2016!) — myself included — but it’s still cold!

My most favorite thing about when the weather outside is chilly is getting to eat soup. It’s a small pleasure but so comforting!

And because no one wants to eat soup out of a can — here are 10 soups that will definitely keep you warm this winter:

Tomato Basil Tortellini Soup

Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage and Spinach

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup {GF} | Cooking Classy

Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup



Lasagna Soup - All the flavors of lasagna in a comforting, cheesy soup with a dollop of ricotta that gets melted right into the soup!

Lasagna Soup

Baked Cheesesteak Soup! Loaded with beef, peppers and cheese this creamy cheesy soup recipe is a great twist on an old favorite; creamy, cheesy, and so satisfying!

Cheesesteak Soup

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup -- let your crock pot do the work with this delicious vegetarian soup | gimmesomeoven.com

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Asiago Bisque... This soup is unbelievably delicious! It is so flavorful, delicious and unique! It will quickly become a new favorite!

Asiago Bisque

Creamy Potato Soup - A super easy soup that is thrown in the slow cooker. the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

Creamy Potato Soup

15 Minute Italian Wedding Soup

15 Minute Italian Wedding Soup

This delicious Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup recipe is the perfect alternative to the traditional chicken soup. Packed with chicken, orzo, and kale, and a twist of lemon, this fast and easy soup (30 min) will warm your soul on a chilly day!

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Macaroni & Cheese Soup ~ this creamy, cheesy, decadent recipe is topped with crispy bacon for the ultimate cool weather comfort food! | FiveHeartHome.com

Macaroni & Cheese Soup

 If you’re looking for even more cooking inspiration, check out my recipe page.


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Home office with gray and neutral accents:


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You know the stuff.

The thing that has you all geeked up to finish something you’ve been working on. A painting, decorating a room, organizing an impossible closet.


Mojo is the stuff that gets things done in the world.

But how do you even get mojo?

And what happens if you lose your mojo? Read more

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I’m sure there will be a ton of decked out Christmas homes showing up pretty soon — but if you haven’t yet decorated for Thanksgiving, maybe these homes will be just the inspiration you need to tackle yours.

Dear Lillie

Fall Tour BHG

City Farmhouse

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Jones Design Company

Simple fall table with sunflowers and black and white checked runner

Driven by Decor

Fall Living Room MyFabulessLife.com

My Fabuless Life

Eleven Gables

So do you have you decorated your home for fall? Or are you waiting for that Christmas spirit to hit? 

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For real, there is no magic formula to keep your house clean when you work full-time.

Unless you hire a maid.

That is magic.

But not everyone can do that.

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