Home Decor, Thanksgiving Vignettes

  I had a lot of fun last weekend playing with fall decor and crafting I’m going to be quiet today and just let you look around…                               Tomorrow we’ll dive into this unbelievable Butternut Pumpkin Queso         … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

Okay, wasn’t it summer just yesterday?   I can’t believe it’s time to talk turkey and holidays!   Here’s what I’m thinking about making in November The flavor of the month is Thanksgiving,  Fall flavors perfect for this time of year, with plenty of recipes for all kinds of gatherings You can see the links … Continue reading

Tablescapes, MacKenzie-Childs Fall Farm Kitchen

There is a fall hop this week hosted by Follow the Yellow Brick Home, Creative Fall Decorating with Baskets I saw so many cute baskets, I just had to join the fun…my first instinct was to go shopping, but then I thought, maybe I should look around and shop my house first…   On the … Continue reading

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

Take-out Tuesday, Acorn Squash with Maple Blueberry Apple Stuffing

After a beautiful summer like weekend on the coast with my family, here we go again being chased away by yet another hurricane… agh!!!! Oh and another happy note, our house was recently invaded by squirrels! Yikes, they are running around in a pipe covering under the house and chewing and gnawing and I don’t … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fall Salad with Bacon, Brussels & Bleu Cheese Topping

  It’s finally feeling more like fall around here and the leaves are beginning to change         Temps have dropped a little, but we are still in the 80s, too warm for soup, but perfect for this easy salad of chopped romaine topped with a combination of warm bacon, Brussels sprouts and … 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.  Click on their names above to visit their posts         They inspired me to go get some … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bourbon Laced Caramel Apple Bread Pudding

  This will warm you up on a chilly fall night!           Assuming we ever have a chilly fall night…         Hot weather takes my appetite away but I have 3 always hungry boys in my household, so I love to make them treats         … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fall Vignette

  With pumpkins on my mind this week, a little pumpkin art was a must!       Simple sketch with a waterproof .04 liner pen               Coloring from lights to darks                   The sunflower petals have a slightly lighter shade … 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

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