Embracing Autumn with Pumpkin Pie Smoothies
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Embracing Autumn with Pumpkin Pie Smoothies

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Each year I fight the fall. I think because the transition from full-blown summer to crisp autumn is my favorite time of year, I'd rather just freeze time, which leads me to resent when the overnight temps drop below 40º F.…

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Apple Oatmeal Crumb Muffins
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Apple Oatmeal Crumb Muffins

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: Warm from the oven, this recipe for maple-sweetened and cinnamon-spiced apple muffins makes for a hearty fall breakfast. Last night I went out in the afternoon with a bowl and picked all the ripe tomatoes off the vines. Then I carefully…

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7 Ideas for a Family-Friendly Halloween Party

When I was a kid, Halloween was one of our favorite holidays. But Halloween today doesn’t feel a lot like it did way back in the day (ha!). Back then, I dressed up in homemade costumes like Cousin It (do you know how long it takes to thread hundreds of strands of tan yarn through…

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Printable Banner to Welcome Fall

The following post is from Jason & Jennifer Bruce of New Season Design: We absolutely love fall at our house. The crisp temperatures, changing leaves, and comfort foods draw us! Each year, we enjoy bringing a bit of fall into our home as well: Our daughter likes to make leaf rubbings and display them on the…

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Crafts for Kids: Make A Kindness Wreath
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Crafts for Kids: Make A Kindness Wreath

The following post is from Kristina of Toddler Approved: We love to make wreaths for different seasons and use them to decorate our home. This fall we decided to create a kindness wreath to help us remember to do little acts of kindness for our friends, neighbors, and other people in our community. In order…

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10 Ways to Be a Great Thanksgiving Hostess

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: For the past several years we have hosted the Thanksgiving meal in our home.  We invite friends and family to come share the day with us.  It is important to me that my guests feel right at home.  I want them to remember it as…

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5 Simple Ways to Decorate with Candles

The following post is from Myra of My Blessed Life: November has arrived and with it the beginning of my favorite season - the holidays! I love cooler, shorter days while cozying up my home with all things related to Thanksgiving and Christmas. Decorating with candles is a simple way to add ambiance to any…

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7 Uses for Pumpkins and Other Fall Fun!

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: Last week, we had a play date for all kinds of fall fun.  I had too many ideas to spread them out over several days, and it was time to dive in and have fun all at once.  Pumpkins featured heavily in our plan!  And…

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Shutterfly DIY Fall Decor Pinning Party Thursday 10/18

Anyone else addicted to Pinterest? I know I am, and I am especially enjoying it right now with the abundance of fall food & decor ideas that I discover each time I log on! To celebrate this beautiful season (it may be because I live in the mountains of West Virginia, but fall is hands…

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Decorating with Pumpkins

The following post is from Lisa of The Pennington Point: Every fall I love to place pumpkins and mums to the front porch.  It just adds warmth and welcome.  God's little autumn gift. I can't spend a lot of money on decor that will be thrown away as soon as the Christmas urge hits me,…

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