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

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

Tablescapes, September Sunflowers

  Welcome to Celebrate and Decorate’s Annual Fall Tablescape Hop! I always turn to sunflowers for early fall decor, and this time I used a mix of faux sunflowers and real sunflowers with real leaves, faux hydrangeas, pumpkins and other dried natural elements             The sunflower heads will be ok … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Labor Day!

  Labor Day weekend marks the end of summer in the US and the change to the fall season         We are in the midst of celebrating many things this weekend, yesterday was all about football, and today is all about family and being together       Labor Day weekend also … Continue reading

The Organized Life, September Paint Bucket

Welcome September!   I think we are all ready for some cooler temps in the US, with pumpkins, apples and all things fall AND Football!!ย  ๐Ÿˆ     The flavor of the month for September is Caramel Appleย  ๐ŸŽ   Appetizers BBQ Chicken Pinwheels Spinach Bacon & Artichoke Dip Stuffed Soft Pretzels from Half Baked … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Versatile Harvest Pumpkin Tart, Breakfast, Brunch or Appetizer

This harvest tart is a savory delight, pumpkin paired with bacon and caramelized onions       It is so versatile, you can use it with maple syrup for breakfast, topped with an egg for brunch, or cut into squares for an appetizer sure to please     Plus, it’s incredibly easy!!     Caramelize … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Favorites from Fall

For the first time in maybe…ever … I have no energy…     Zip, nada, nil…     This cold, or whatever I have, has rendered me non functional…     as in not doing anything…     I don’t even have enough energy to care that I don’t have any energy       … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Leaves of Change

We don’t have the first autumn leaf on the Alabama Gulf Coast, our leaves are of the palm variety…     Why not paint some!     I started with painting an area with clear water and adding color, known as the wet into wet technique     This is the fun side of watercolor, … Continue reading

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