Caramel Frosted Banana Apple Spice Cake Say that ten times fast. This is your basic banana bread on steroids. The added apples, pumpkin pie spice and caramel frosting take this banana bread to the next level … cake. It’s a yummy, fruity, spiced apple cake perfect for fall entertaining. Enjoy it with a cup of tea.
Fall Dining Room Tour I am using the word fall loosely here. There isn’t really anything that screams fall here except a few apples and you can get those any time of year. But I did do a little refresh in this room and it happened to happen in the fall. I do think the room has a bit of a fall… Read More
In All Things Give Thanks Wrapper Printable This months free printable is a candy bar wrapper. I used it to wrap chocolate bars for favors on my Thanksgiving tablescape. The wrapper will fit around a 1.55 ounce Hershey bar or any candy bar that is similar in size (5 1/4″ x 2 1/4″). Two wrappers will print on each piece of… Read More
2014 Thanksgiving Tablescape – I know Thanksgiving is still three weeks away. Believe me when I say I am not trying to rush the holidays. November is going to be a busy month for me, so I thought I’d start the month with my tablescape. For this years Thanksgiving tablescape, I mixed some vintage pieces with my everyday dinnerware, and added… Read More
The Fall Home Tour That Almost Wasn’t I most definitely was not in the best fall home decorating spirit. In fact, I kind of went kicking and screaming into fall. I wasn’t ready to give up summer. Summer was fun. I traveled a lot. I spent a month in Maine, two weeks in Massachusetts and went to a wine tasting on… Read More
Casual, comfortable and easy … those are the three words that describe my Thanksgiving table setting. I want it to be all about the important things like family, friends and the food and less about I’m afraid to wipe my mouth on this beautiful vintage embroidered napkin. Been there, done that, and I will do it again, because I can’t help myself. This time though … casual… Read More
Thanksgiving Favors: Peanut Butter Horse Chestnuts I know I have talked about the tradition of favors at our holiday table before. My mother-in-law always had them at her table, so it just seemed natural for me to carry on the tradition. It’s always one of my favorite things to plan and make, because it is like a little gift for… Read More
Fall Photos from Blue Hill Bay It is a beautiful Columbus Day weekend on Blue Hill Bay. The water and sky are so blue against the fall foliage. Instead of talking, I thought I would just share a few photos I took over the weekend. I’ll be back in a few days with the bathroom reveal.
I had a dream. It was a lovely afternoon. The air was crisp. The sun was warm. We decided to pack a picnic. The perfect spot was found under the old apple tree. There were fresh cut flowers in a mason jar. The last of the seasonal blossoms from the cutting garden gave the air a sweet scent. The plaid picnic blanket was… Read More
Welcome to the Falling for Vintage Home Tour Blog Hop. I am joining an amazingly talented group of bloggers today in sharing our homes and rooms decorated for Fall with a vintage touch. When I think of fall, I think of mums, apples, pumpkins, sunflowers, and … wait for it … wool blankets. I have several vintage wool blankets that I… Read More