Category: Fall

Around the Potting Shed: Weighing in On Fall Love

I’m weighing in on a little fall love with pumpkins, mums, and leaves for garden smiles around the Potting Shed! My vintage National Family Scale is offering up Indian corn and the first autumn color from leaves of a Sweetgum tree. And a crewel embroidered pumpkin pillow join  other pumpkins and pillows on a bench. Raking Season…

A Fall Table with Pumpkins

I’m at the table with a celebration of pumpkins and Pfaltzgraff Delaney Dinnerware!  Pfaltzgraff Delaney Dinnerware provides a classic blank canvas for the table, with ivory embossed bordered plates, ideal for any season or occasion. A burlap tablecloth provides a neutral foundation for the table, topped with a linen runner, and a crewel embroidered pumpkin providing a seasonal pop…

A Bicycle Built For Pumpkins

I picked up an old bicycle at a favorite antique mall for the bargain price of three pumpkins. . . I brought her home to take a spin around my Potting Shed. The person selling it, informed me she wasn’t road-ready. . . That’s okay by me since she’s pumpkin and vine-ready! Her tires are worn. . .…

Potting Shed: Pumpkins, Gourds, and Mums!

We’ve had a little teaser of fall temperatures, just enough inspiration to harvest some fall color around my Potting Shed! So I’m welcoming fall with open arms, along with pumpkins, gourds and mums! Oak leaves frame a bittersweet wreath and transferware lid hanging in greeting on the door. And my window box is liner-free and home for…

At the Table: Pumpkins, Leaves and Mikasa Autumn Nights

I’m at the table with pumpkins, leaves and Autumn Nights by Mikasa Gourmet Basics. Inspired by the deepest shade of night, Mikasa Autumn Nights offers a modern interpretation for fall dining. Bold patterned leaves drift across square plates in a contrasting palette of autumnal colors. Lanterns are filled with a seasonal display of small pumpkins and gourds as…

Top 10 Things Chloe & Gracie Love About Fall

Top 10 things Chloe & Gracie love about fall. . . 1. Sweater Weather! 2. The Smells Fresh Mulled Cider Make Your Own Mulling Spice The aroma of fall baking. . . Mini Pumpkin Pies Cranberry-Apple-Pumpkin Bundt Cake 3. Halloween Treats! Howl-O-Ween Tricking Treats, from Three Dog Bakery Cookbook Made with canned pumpkin, vanilla, water, egg, whole-wheat flour,…

Fall Sipping: Apple Cider Sangria

 Apple Cider Sangria is a refreshing sangria for fall! An easy seasonal cocktail for a crowd, taking advantage of just picked apples, fresh apple cider, and ideal to mix up for tailgating or just because it’s fall! This sangria is infused with perfect combination of apple and ginger flavors and is refreshing without being overly sweet! I used…

Serving Up Flowers In A Pumpkin Tureen

Are you ready for fall and pumpkins? We still have plenty of summer-like temperatures and warm weather ahead of  us here in the South, but I began the count down to fall a month ago! Pumpkins are just starting to arrive at the garden centers and  nurseries and I’m ready for a Happy Harvest and all things pumpkin! One of my…

Easy Caramel Apple Bars!

Easy Caramel Apple Bars come together in 15 minutes and bakes in about 20. The hardest part is waiting for them to cool long enough to cut! This crowd-pleasing bar recipe starts with oatmeal cookie mix and then layered with apples and caramel topping. They’re delicious anytime since Granny Smith apples are readily available, but especially…