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Pumpkin Bread Recipe

– Posted in: Food
Recipe | Pumpkin Bread | By far, this is the most delicious Pumpkin Bread I have ever tasted. And, it's easy to do!

In this wondrous season of beauty, blessings and food, I wanted to celebrate with you by sharing this moist Pumpkin Bread recipe.  It is so very delicious, and I feel confident your guests will be "wowing" over it for days to come.  By far, it is the best Pumpkin Bread I have ever tasted.  It is just that good. Do you… Read More

Thanksgiving Carry-Out Containers

– Posted in: Reviews, Tips, Thrills & Tales
Thanksgiving Carry-Out Containers | Send your guests home with delicious food and a sweet sentiment. Love these containers!

Packing up delicious leftovers after Thanksgiving dinner is a common adventure for most of us.  I have to admit ... the boxes and containers that I have used in the past have been a little boring - but that is about to change!  I recently found some fabulous carry-out containers on WorldMarket.com, and I wanted to share them with you.  From brown… Read More

DIY Pumpkin Spice

– Posted in: Food
DIY | Pumpkin Spice | I can mix up a supply in mere minutes. It ends up tasting better, is fresher, and best of all … I can make more of it for less money!

Pumpkin Spice is just about everywhere this time of year - from lattes to baked goods. Put simply, it's delicious!  But ... if you are like me, you might only need this spice once or twice a year.  After the fall season is over, it then sits in the cabinet for months - not being used.  The… Read More

Fall Tablescapes – Pumpkin Centerpiece

– Posted in: Tablescapes
Fall Tablescapes - with Pumpkin Centerpiece

Fall Tablescapes - here is another version, inspired by a simple ceramic pumpkin.  It became the main focus of the round table, sitting on a vintage green glass cake stand.  The cake stand was supported by a vintage wooden Lazy Susan, which was then adorned with food and other elements of the Fall Season.  A variety of… Read More

Thanksgiving Table

– Posted in: Home, Tablescapes
Thanksgiving Table - Giving Thanks - Flowers

When it comes to setting the table at Thanksgiving, I like to keep it simple.  This year I have decided to use some old, scratched and weathered plates that showcase a pretty design in the center of each plate.   I like the fact that they show their age, and don't even mind the little scratches… Read More

Pumpkin Pie Tips

– Posted in: Food, Tips, Thrills & Tales
Cooking TIps | Here are some tools and tips you need to make the most delicious Pumpkin Pie!

This time of the year showers us with many crowd-pleasing activities from Tailgating, Halloween, Thanksgiving and more!  My favorite party pick is the very colorful and tasty pumpkin.  Whatever the autumn party, scrumptious pumpkins offer timeless flavors of the season. Pumpkin pie is a holiday tradition, and now is the time to start visiting the… Read More

Halloween Bark

– Posted in: Food, Halloween
Recipe | Halloween Bark | This was way too much fun to make! Great for the little "monsters" and Adults alike ♥

This was, by far, the most fun I have had making a Halloween Treat ... ever!  It's one of those rare recipes that you can decorate it any way you want, and the crazier the better - after all, it's Halloween.  It's incredibly easy to make and is the perfect activity to share with your family and little… Read More

Dutch Apple Pumpkin Crisp

– Posted in: Food
Recipe | Dutch Apple Pumpkin Crisp | Fall Baking never tasted so good! Easy to make, delicious, and not overly sweet.

Oh my goodness ... I just baked this wonderful Fall dessert called Dutch Apple Pumpkin Crisp.  It is the perfect recipe for your Fall Baking.  Delicious, and not overly sweet, it makes for a superb ending to any Fall meal.  Every bite of tender apples, covered with creamy pumpkin, and then topped off with a golden crumb mixture… Read More