Category: Fall

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 bake 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 is layered with apples and caramel topping. They’re delicious anytime of year since Granny Smith apples are…

At the Table: A Fall Transition with Mikasa Ventosa

I’m making the transition to fall at the table with Ventosa Dinnerware by Mikasa Gourmet Basics. Organic in design, Mikasa’s Gourmet Basics’ Ventosa Dinnerware is a handcrafted collection that offers a modern option for dining.  A reactive glaze provides a natural variation in color, while the starburst and linear design adds a feeling of movement, adding to the handcrafted appeal.…

Creating a Pumpkin Vase Centerpiece for Thanksgiving

I always enjoy using pumpkins and gourds as a seasonal centerpiece for Thanksgiving. If there’s no room at the dining table with the Thanksgiving feast, it’s a pretty way to dress a sideboard, kitchen island, or foyer table. Like everyone else, I’ve been busy harvesting recipes and table ideas with Thanksgiving a few weeks away. To create a pumpkin vase centerpiece,…