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One Pot Beef Curry and Vegetables – Easy Thai Curry Recipe

This delicious one pot beef curry recipe is big on flavor but low on calories. It truly is one of the easiest curries that you can make, but don’t let that fool you.  The flavor is amazing!  This Thai curry is a gluten free and easy to make meal that will delight your family. I …

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Bulbs to Plant in Fall – Get Spring Blooming Bulbs in Before Winter

This list of 15 bulbs to plant in fall will make sure that next year gets started with a burst of color with very little effort on your part. If you enjoy the beauty of spring blooming bulbs, it takes a bit of early planning to get that look in your garden. I’ve also included lots …

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Flower Bulb Types – Understanding Bulbs Corms Rhizomes Tubers

How well do you know your flower bulb types?  Do the words bulbs corms rhizomes tubers and bulbets seem like Greek to you?  Read on and you find out what you need to know to be a bulb expert. Flowering bulbs are some of the easiest plants to grow. Some of the spring flowering bulbs, …

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Caramel Apple Recipes – Toffee Apple Desserts & Treats

These caramel apple recipes feature the regular toffee apple snack as well as bars, cookies and other desserts that deliver the fabulous taste of this traditional fall treat. The recipes show that the caramel apple flavor is more than just a snack on a stick. Did you know that October 31 is National Caramel Apple …

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Fall Foliage – Garden Fences and Gates in Autumn

Is fall foliage at its peak where you live? Here in NC, the colors are ablaze. In these photos garden fences and gates, surrounded by the colorful fall leaves, tell the story of the change of seasons beautifully. Fall blooming perennials and annuals are available, but nature gives us a pop of color each year …

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Apple Recipes – My Favorite Way to Bring Fall Apples to the Dinner Table

This collection of apple recipes will make great use of the plentiful harvest of this popular fruit. Fall is the time of the year when the choice of fruit and vegetables is not as wide as it is earlier in the year. Some fruits come into their own in Autumn. Apples are one of those. …

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Fall Gardening Checklist – Tips for Fall Garden Maintenance

This fall gardening checklist will help you get ready for the gardening off-season. Learn about autumn garden care and how to winterize your outdoor space to make things so much easier when the garden starts blooming next spring. Getting out in the garden this time of the year is a great time to look back on …

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Fall Entryway Makeover- Decorate your Front Door for Autumn

This Fall Entryway Makeover takes my front door and entry through from fall and right into Thanksgiving with natural elements and the rustic colors of autumn leaves, pumpkins and more. From the robust colors of the foliage to flowering mums and on to the multitude of pumpkins, Indian corn and gourds, Fall has it all.  …

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Cleaning Clay Pots – How to Clean Terracotta Pots and Planters

When the days get cooler and shorter, it is time to put the garden to bed for the winter.  Cleaning clay pots this time of the year keeps my garden still in mind and makes sure that they are ready to use when it comes to for early spring bloomers in a few months. Getting …

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Hurricane Lamp Fall Centerpiece – Rustic Autumn Table Decor

This hurricane lamp fall centerpiece combines the colors of fall into a super quick and easy to make rustic table decor that will grace any autumn table. It would look lovely on a Thanksgiving table. Fall is the time for rustic decor projects in muted tones of autumn leaves.  Fall is just full of colors …

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Terracotta Candy Jar – Clay Pot Candy Corn Holder

This adorable Terracotta Candy Jar will delight your trick or treating youngsters. It is made to look like candy corn – everyone’s favorite Halloween candy and will look really cute on your Halloween party table. I love making projects with clay pots.  The material paints easily since the pots absorb craft paint well and, often, …

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DIY Scrap Wood Pumpkins – Cute Fall Curb Appeal

These scrap wood pumpkins started out life as an old mail box post that was left over when I gave our front mail box a makeover this summer. I love making home decor projects that either use supplies I have on hand or can be recycled from something else.  My husband is a hoarder of …

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Pumpkin Chili for Fall – Crock Pot Healthy Pumpkin Chili

This tasty pumpkin chili uses pumpkin puree to make a savory dish that your whole family will enjoy. I use pumpkin a lot in the fall, both for decor and in my recipes, but most of the recipes that I have made in the past have been sweet pumpkin desserts. There are over 100 types …

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Quick and Easy Halloween DIY projects

Try one of these cute Halloween DIY projects to dress up your home and yard for the holiday and for fall in general. Halloween is the beginning of the festive season that seems to lend itself to decorating.   The colors of autumn really lend themselves to setting a Halloween mood. Bring the outdoor inside with colorful …

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Apple Crumble Baked Apples – A Healthy Alternative

This delicious recipe for apple crumble baked apples gives us the best of both desserts – apple crumble and baked apples.   T’is the season for all things yummy.  Unfortunately, that might mean t’is the season for extra pounds too!  This yummy dessert has the delicious taste of apple crumble pie with a few slimming tricks …

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Easy Thanksgiving Centerpiece – Recycle Reclaim!

Today’s project uses some old barn board style wood to make an easy and very inexpensive Thanksgiving Centerpiece for our dining room table. My husband and I are in the middle of renovating our kitchen and other areas of our home, so we have a lot of bits and pieces of wood that is just …

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Sausage Garlic Parmesan Pasta – A Delicious 30 Minute Meal

This delicious Sausage Garlic Parmesan Pasta recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes, and I can also make it for my family at a cost of less than $10. What is not to like about that? My family loves any recipes that have pasta in it, and I love coming up with new ideas …

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Cranberry Pecan Stuffed Pork Loin Filet

This Cranberry Pecan Stuffed Pork Loin Filet is full of the taste of autumn. It has a delicious cornbread stuffing center, a nice crunch, some sweet/tartness from the cranberries, and the delicious flavor of yummy pork. Cranberries are a staple of fall and Thanksgiving. There is even a National Cranberry Relish Day on November 22. …

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