fall Archive

October Monthly Musings-Thanksgiving

Have you ever written a post and then for some reason it doesn’t get saved as you’re writing like it usually does? You just have a couple things left to do before you post and then, poof it’s gone. Then you’re so mad. You don’t want to have to rewrite the thing and you just …

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Fall Scavenger Hunt

I’ve said this so many times, but I really do love Fall. A few weeks back I decided to embrace the fact that I’m late writing and sharing these fall posts. I wrote a Fall Food Bucket list as well as a Fall Fun Bucket list. This week I thought it would be fun to …

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Fall Fun Bucket List

Last week I shared my Fall Food Bucket list in an effort to find new recipes to add to my Fall traditions. Today I decided to go ahead and make a Fall Fun Bucket List, even if we are nearly half way done with my favorite season! It’s never too late to decide to bring …

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Fall Food Bucket List

Raise your hand if fall is your favorite season. Raise your hand if you are in a cooking rut like me. My friend, Leslie over at Once Upon a Time Happily Ever After asked me like a month ago to join in on the Autumn Bucket List fun. I finally had some time recently to …

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September Monthly Musings-Fall & Halloween

Today I’m sharing Monthly Musings for September. My favorite Fall tradition? My favorite things about fall is decorating as well as all the fall candles. And of course cheering on our Auburn Tigers. My favorite Halloween tradition? I am just not a big fan of Halloween itself. My kids always enjoyed dressing up and really …

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October To Do List

September To Do List Recap 1. Get to the gym at least twice a week. – did not happen 🙁 Hopefully will happen this month! 2. Start writing in my new journal. – I did do this. I also accomplished a goal I had awhile back and that was starting a bible study of some …

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Butterscotch Apple Toffee Cookies

I’ve been wanting to try a pudding mix cookie. When I thought about mixing apples with a butterscotch flavor, I thought there was no better recipe to try it with. Cookies with pudding mix in the batter becoming quite soft and more cake like, so keep that in mind if you decide to do this …

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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

It’s the time of year when pumpkin patches are visited, jack-o-lanterns are carved, and pumpkin seeds are toasted. My kids always enjoy collecting the seeds from the pumpkin, getting all that ooey-gooey inards off the seeds, and toasting them. These always turn out great. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Ingredients: Pumpkin seeds …

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Fall Soup Season with Progresso #FallSoupSeason #giveaway #ad

The Winner of the $15 paypal giveaway is Katherine G from LaLaLandMommy.com! Fall is my favorite time of year. A few of my favorite things I love about Fall are: –Changing colors –Watching auburn football –Hot chocolate –Soccer –Cooler weather —Fall Soup Season with Progresso –Fall décor –Apple picking –Oversized fluffy sweaters –Hot apple cider …

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Baked Cinnamon Apples

Cooler weather, leaves beginning to change, football… It is officially fall and I’m loving it! I love seeing the large bushels of apples at the market during this time of the year. This recipe is one of my favorite standbys. I used these Baked Cinnamon Apples as a side dish, a dessert (just add some …

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Nutella Pumpkin Bites

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}! Today is Day 5 of our 12 Days of Christmas treats and we’re sharing a simple recipe for Nutella Pumpkin Bites. These are not overly sweet and they are not overly pumpkin-flavored either. I’m not a huge fan of pumpkin spice, so I don’t include that in …

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars

I love these Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bars. Now I will preface this by saying I don’t love Pumpkin Pie, so I have found it’s the Pumpkin Pie spice that is the whole reason why. Consequently, I just leave that spice out when making stuff that asks for it. I never realized how adding pumpkin makes …

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Fall Bucket List 2014

Fall is my favorite season, so I’m so happy that it’s finally official! I’ve enjoyed getting inspiration from boards on pinterest and bloggers sharing their fall bucket lists, like the one from Adventure Mom and Love of Life . Kids Activities blog also had a great list of things to do with family during the …

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Caramel-Toffee Apples {Crockpot}

One of my favorite parts of Fall is getting to enjoy caramel apples, but what would make it even better is not getting caramel all over my face in the process! Such a simple solution to the problem is slicing the apples up and then dipping them! What? So easy! Servings: 5 Prep Time: 20 …

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Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce {Crockpot}

Nothing says fall more than apples! I decided to kick the weekend off with some Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce. For my first time making it, it turned out pretty well. Rob’s Gramma was the first person I ever met who makes her own applesauce. Maybe after a few times of making it, it will be as …

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

With the kids going back to school this week, I’m always reminded of PBJ’s tucked away in the old metal lunch boxes. I found this yummy recipe for PBJ muffins. I love them, because there not too sweet. A great snack to welcome your kids with after a busy day at school. Servings: 12 muffins …

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Fall Colors

Today I had a family photo session with some of my friends. After getting done there, I made my way over to Town Creek Park, where I found some trees still with lots of gorgeous, vivid colors. I’ll just leave you with some of my favs. See the rest here.

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Traditional Fall Wreath

I have finally decided to take the plunge and start crafting and decorating a little here and there. I miss it so much and pinterest sure has made me crave it even more. Since I love Fall so much, it is a great time to get in the spirit and add touches of Fall through …

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Apple Dumplins

These are ewy-gooey and oh so yummy! My hubby said they are probably the best thing he’s ever tasted! Servings: 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 can crescent rolls 2 granny smith apples 3/4 stick butter ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar 1/3 cup of sugar 1/4 …

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Mummy Magnet {Halloween craft}

This mummy magnet is so easy, but still fun for kids of all ages. As a former teacher, I understand when you need a little something to fill time, whether it be in the classroom, at a party, or just at home one rainy afternoon. Having these few materials on hand, could be a life …

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