Gifts from the Kitchen, Octoberfest Basket

I love to give baskets full of goodies for special occasions, I think gift baskets are just as much fun for the giver as the receiver because you get to shop for all the goodies!       I was at Fresh Market the other day and after picking out some flowers for my daughter’s … Continue reading

The Organized Life, October Paint Bucket

Welcome October! October is one of my favorite months The weather is perfect in Alabama, crystal blue skies and mild temperatures, football is in full swing, the autumn leaves are beginning to put on a show…   Leaves of Change Pillow   and Halloween fun is on the horizon!   What Spider? pillow   The … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Sunny Pumpkins & Sunflowers

Last week I got very inspired by my talented Floral Friday friends, Pam, Mary, Shirley & Lidy         They post fabulous floral arrangements on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month.Β  Click on their names above to visit their posts         They inspired me to go get some … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pumpkin Love

Have you started fall decorating or gathering pumpkins?         I am just getting started, and currently have a pumpkin tower or 2 on the mantel         I crushing on sunflowers this year too, and have single stems in vases all over the house, it makes everything feel so happy! … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts

Have you noticed the influx of prepared vegetables at the grocery store lately?       I swear every time I go there are more choices and types of prepared veggies, 5-6 types of spiralized vegetables, sliced, diced and seasoned vegetables, all ready for cooking When I saw chopped butternut squash last week, I grabbed … Continue reading

Home Decor, Pumpkin Farm Kitchen

  Pumpkin Alert! Pumpkins are supposed to arrive at Trader Joe’s today! You can bet that TJ’s will be my first stop when I get back to the “city” tomorrow!     In the meantime, I’ve been having a little fun with my “beach” pumpkins       Last year’s Pumpkin Farm has moved into … Continue reading

Gifts from the kitchen, Salted Caramel Apple Pie Bars

Get a quick fix of fall with these Carmel Apple treats         They are full of caramelized apple pieces and they bake up like a brownie         First make the caramel apple filling by cooking the apples in butter and brown sugar         Then make a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Brussels Parmesan & Tempura Fried Okra

I am an avid fan of Brussels sprouts, but if you’re not you might change your mind when you pop a tasty Parmesan crusted fried sprout in your mouth!         I am NOT a fan of okra, which is practically a Southern staple, but these light and crispy okra pods are hard … Continue reading

Ideas for Fall!

    Make fall even more fabulous with these fun ideas~   Start the season off with some Apple Walnut Pie Fries with applesauce and caramel for dipping     Remind everyone of the season with some chalkboard art and an apple vignette     Make a FAN-tastic wreath to show your team spirit   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Artichoke

This is a re-post of one of my favorite watercolors.Β  I am busy with some personal matters this week so please forgive me for not visiting, commenting and replying.Β  I miss you all so much, I hope to be back next week         How do you feel about artichokes? Our family loves … Continue reading

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