Caramel Apples 

Pumpkin farms are opening to celebrate the harvest season and are filled to the brim with pumpkins, gourds and mums. You can also find many fall treats for sale. When I think of Autumn, I instantly think of apples and caramel. They come together for a delicious sticky sweet treat.  Instead of purchasing caramel apples,…

Pumpkin Spice Cheerio Treats

I have no shame admitting I’m a pumpkin spice junkie. When I saw PS Cherrios at Walmart last weekend I added the box to my cart with zero hesitation. They use real pumpkin purée, along with cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves to flavor the oat cereal. I can serve these to my family and feel pretty…

Fall Housewarming Gift Basket

Fall is officially here! Today, my son turns 9 and we welcome our favorite season. This time of year is perfect for leaving the windows open and enjoying the fresh air. With a change in seasons my mind always wanders to cleaning and purging my home.  Over the past year, I have been using products…

Apple Handpies

Apple season has arrived and there is nothing more classic than apple pie. I wanted a quick snack, so I opted to make handpies. Pie lovers rejoice because they are perfectly portable and satisfy your sweet craving.  You can certainly make crust from scratch, I decided to go with premade refrigerated pie dough. It saves…

Fall Inspired Tablescape

It’s always nice to have a simple occasion to celebrate, now that the weather is cooling off it’s the perfect time to dine and relax outside. Invite a few neighbors over and share a September equinox supper together. A few natural touches can help transform your gathering into something memorable. I collaborated with my dear…

Pumpkin Cake Doughnuts 

Fall is one week away and to celebrate my favorite season I made pumpkin doughnuts. I make pumpkin bread every year and wanted to try something different and that’s how these doughnuts came to be. I purchased a mini and regular sized doughnut pan a few years ago that’s been buried in one of my…

Cinnamon Apple Chips 

Have you ever tried apple chips? On occasion, I pick up a bag and snack until I reach in and realize, they’re all gone.  Since fruit is healthy, it’s easy to indulge in this crispy treat. Fall is right around the corner, I’m thinking of Autumn flavors like pumpkins, caramel and apples.  I picked up…

Leaf Print Tea Towel

When summer starts to lift and cool mornings arrive, I start to think about decorating for fall. This tea towel is a simple project that adds a natural look to your kitchen. You can even get your kids involved in gathering leaves to use during this craft. Take a nature walk and collect an assortment…

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Bars 

I always end up with bananas past their prime and banana bread is a terrific way to use them up. This recipe is very similar, except you cook the batter on a rimmed cookie sheet and slice into bars. These are great for a quick breakfast on the run.  These bars are bursting with banana…

Chili + Cornbread

September has arrived and the heat has taken a brief hiatus and left in its wake cooler air. Fall is coming; my favorite season. My first born arrived on the first day of fall, almost 9 years ago. Pumpkins, falling leaves and apples make the autumn harvest such a beautiful time of year. Pull out…