Gorgeous Gourds and Pumpkins for Fall Decorating

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When I went to Trader Joe’s last week, I was overwhelmed by their huge display of pumpkins & gourds. Who knew there was such a variety?! There are so many ways you can decorate with these fall classics. Not sure where to begin? BHG does it again with incredible decorations for Autumn made from gourds & pumpkins. Fit into many different places in your home to add a touch of Autumn throughout the house.

Fall Side Dish Recipes You’ll Love

Fall Side Dishes You'll Love

I always LOVE to cook. However, the hot weather of summer sometimes makes it tough for me to work up any enthusiasm for cooking. Now that the temperatures are dropping to the cool level, my creative juices are charging up again. Midwest Living is ready to help me & YOU get back into the kitchen, whipping up fabulous dishes the fall! These recipes also give you a head start on  Thanksgiving. Enjoy!

Fall Cooking

Fall Cookie Recipes

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I LOVE to bake. The hot temperatures of summer stop me from heating up the house even more with heat from the oven! This is one of the reasons I look forward to the cooler weather in Fall. I can once again bake to my heart’s desire. For now, I am looking for new recipes to try. Midwest Living has helped with this collection of Fall cookie recipes, including these incredible caramel apple cookies. Can’t wait!

Autumn Cookies

18 Fall Slow-Cooker Recipes

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You KNOW how much I LOVE my slow cooker! Actually, make that slow cookerS since I have 3 of them, small, medium & large, that I use all the time. While I come up with most of the recipes I use in my slow cookers, I am always on the lookout for new ideas to keep things fresh. Midwest Living offers a variety of recipes to take you & your family into the cool Fall days ahead.

Slow Cooker

8 Crafts to Make with Fall Leaves

8 Crafts to Make with Fall Leaves

Even in Southern California, we get to experience beautiful fall colors. The liquid amber trees lining the streets in Old Towne turn brilliant shades of orange & red to our neighborhood. While our fall colors aren’t as expansive as the rest of the country, they are still wonderful. How great is it that you can now bring those fall colors into your home with these craft projects from All You? People will be amazed you use leaves to create them & you will feel oh so clever for having made them. That sounds like a big win to me!

Fall Leaves Projects

13 Delicious Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds

13 Delicious Things to Do With Pumpkin Seeds

My mom always roasted the seeds that we scooped out of our Halloween pumpkin. I loved the crunchy salty flavor of the homemade Fall snack. While pumpkin seeds are wonderful to enjoy by themselves, there are many recipes you can make that include them. Good Housekeeping helps you get started with this wonderful selection of recipes that feature pumpkin seeds. My mom would have LOVED them!