We are having a chili cook-off at work on the first day of Autumn as lunch for everyone here. Staff will bring in crockpots of chili to be judged and then served up for lunch. The committee I'm on will supply the crackers, desserts ect. I volunteered for cookies, which I would prefer to do...
The weather in my neck of the woods has slowly gotten colder - autumn is on the way for sure. We've had frost some mornings :sigh: and yesterday morning I had to dig out my scarf to wear to work :cap:
So, how's the weather in your neck of the woods? Has it gotten cold enough overnight so...
Dh and I along with my BFF and my brother are planning a fall vacation to Mass (ummm i have no idea how to spell the whole thing :P) We'll be staying two nights at the Lizzie Borden B&B. We will be visiting Plymouth. We're considering spending nights in Boston and Salem as well. It will be...
I am an autumn lover, autumn is my favorite season. Here is a special gift for all the autumn lovers out there. I made this video back in August of 2006 and it's still one of my favorites for repeat viewing. I watch when I start looking forward to the coolness of autumn.
I feel the short 1...
Coffee Tins Quick Breads
3 c. sugar
1 c. vegetable oil
2/3 c. water
2 c. applesauce, pumpkin or bananas
3 1/2 c. flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 c. nuts, chopped
1 c. dates, chopped
Combine sugar, eggs, oil, water and applesauce. Sift together flour...
And a very simple one. You could even recycle a little!
You collect some interesting-shaped leaves- maple or oak, for example.
Then take a piece of window screening (this is where you could recycle- we replaced out sliding door screen and for some reason I kept the old screen "in case") and...
I love autumn. For me it's that time of year when I feel that everything is possible and all is right with the world. However deluded those feelings may be, autumn gives me the energy to be creative and thoughtful about prepping for the coming winter. My main autumn focus is on my garden and...