Sweaters: Keeping Cozy & Warm All Season Long

As the leaves begin to slowly drop off the trees one by one, so do the temperatures begin their descent. First, the nights turn cool. Then you notice the chill in the air when you fetch the paper in the morning. Little by little, the cooler temperatures spread throughout the day until the brisk days of autumn fall around us.

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Autumn Apple Tea

Celebrate with your friends as the kids head back to school. Show them (& you) how special they are with this fun & fabulous party. The table is simple but elegant with a bit of whimsy. The menu is easy to prepare. You can prepare some items the night before and finish the preparations the morning of the party. This event can be hosted on a weekday because it is simple to prepare. Now, send the kids to school, call your friends and Celebrate!

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Gluten-free Pumpkin Cake Bars

gluten-free pumpkin cake bars

Every year, Fall arrives with its plethora of pumpkin recipes. Everyone you know is so excited to get their pumpkin fix for the season. Everyone but YOU! If you can’t enjoy recipes that contain gluten, many of those pumpkin recipes are on your No-No list. Boy, that sticks!

Not so fast. King Arthur Flour offers this wonderful recipe for Pumpkin Cake Bars & they are gluten-free! Now you can share a pumpkin dish at the Autumn Potluck or prepare your family’s new favorite dessert. Now when people tell you how much they enjoy all the pumpkin food available in the Autumn, you can look at them & say, “Me Too!” Enjoy!

gluten-free pumpkin cake bars

Girlfriends Fall Party

Celebrate with your friends as the kids head back to school. Show them (& you) how special they are with this fun & fabulous party. The table is simple but elegant with a bit of whimsy. The menu is easy to prepare. You can prepare some items the night before and finish the preparations the morning of the party. This event can be hosted on a weekday because it is simple to prepare.

Now, send the kids to school, call your friends and Celebrate!

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Casseroles: One Dish Meals for your Family

Casseroles were a staple in my family growing up. Raised by my mom & grandmother, casseroles enable them to stretch the food budget while providing the three of us with a filling and nutritious meal. Some of their casseroles were made with first time ingredients. Others used up leftovers, stretching a roast or chicken to make another meal.

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