fall

We’re right in the middle of the fall season and the leaves on the trees couldn’t be more beautiful. It’s a perfect time to take a drive through a canyon, near the mountains, or even on maple tree lined streets! To help us replicate some of those colorful leaves, we’re crafting something fun over at […]

Who doesn’t like a big bowl of chocolate peanut butter Muddy Buddies? My husband and I can eat a whole batch in one sitting! I spotted this recipe over on the M&T Spotlight page which gives a fall twist on the classic Muddy Buddies recipe. Rachel from Food Fanatic uses pumpkin pie spice and Biscoff spread to give […]

Wax Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

by Amy on October 21, 2013

My girls love decorating the windows around our house. They are a perfect canvas for all kinds of sun catcher projects. We often make things with clear Contact paper, but this time we made beautiful stained-glass leaves with wax paper and tissue paper. This is a fun and simple project for all ages! Supplies for […]

Crochet a Pumpkin Stem Cozy

by Marie on October 11, 2013

I’m on a crochet kick for October with all kinds of fun pumpkin goodies! Today I’m sharing my cozy for a pumpkin stem. Those ouchy pokey stems are never fun to hold, so I’ve crocheted a simple cozy to cover up all snuggly! Note: Always hold your pumpkin from the base, never just the stem. […]

These baked chocolate doughnuts from Lana of Never Enough Thyme look so yummy! They are the perfect fall treat that I found over at the M&T Spotlight. Don’t you just want to curl up with a good book while eating a few of these? Here are a few more fall dessert recipes: Semi-Homeade Donuts Peanut Butter Banana […]

How cute is this little pumpkin craft that caught my eye on the M&T Spotlight page? With fall just around the corner these canning jar lid pumpkins from Sherri of About Family Crafts would be the perfect addition to a gift or decor for the house! I think this is a must-make for fall crafts this […]

Paper Scrap Fall Trees

by Amy on September 16, 2013

We’re just starting to see some fall colors in our neighborhood, which makes me so happy. I love fall! Even though we’re still a few days away from the official first day of autumn, my girls and I were ready to start some fall crafting projects. We kicked things off with these whimsical paper tree […]

Guest post by Jen Goode of Projects for Preschoolers Make a pretty fall tree that is beautiful window art as well. Using tissue paper and construction paper, this pretty tree craft is perfect for even the littlest hands. This is a great art and craft project to do while talking about fall, trees, colors and even texture. […]

There are so many gorgeous leaves falling near our neighborhood, I just had to scoop them up and make something fun. For a while now I’ve wanted to try stitching right through them and it turned out so festive! Supplies for Stitched Leaf Garland: fresh fallen leaves – washed and patted dry, still soft sewing […]

I use my slow-cooker several times a week. I’m always cooking up a double batch of beans or making chicken. I haven’t made many casserole-type recipes in my slow-cooker, but I was intrigued when I saw a recipe for slow-cooker lasagna in a favorite catalog. I was totally willing to give it a try with […]

Craft a Patchwork Pumpkin

by Amy on October 15, 2012

We seem to have an endless supply of paper and fabric scraps around our house, and I’m always looking for new ways to use our stash. With pumpkin patches and jack o’lanterns on our mind, we turned orange collages into perfect patchwork pumpkins! Supplies for Patchwork Pumpkins: Blank card stock or construction paper Orange paper, […]

We love collecting colorful leaves for leaf rubbings early in the fall, before the leaves are either too soggy or too crunchy. We usually use colored crayons to make our rubbings, but we’ve been playing with white crayon and watercolor resist leaf rubbings. I think I like these striking leaf rubbings the most! I’m sure […]

I love our M&T contributor Lindsey and so I had to share her post for Chewy Caramel Apple Popcorn Balls she made for Today’s Mama. I found this recipe over at the M&T Spotlight, and good thing I did, I WILL be making these this weekend! Here are a few other yummy caramel-y apple-y treats […]

I’ve just caught wind of a new and fabulously crafty ebook you must get your hands on in time for fall. Jean of The Artful Parent, an amazing artist and creative genius, has come out with a new ebook: The Artful Year Autumn :: Celebrating the Seasons and Holidays with Family Arts and Crafts. This book is […]

Recently I found some inexpensive fake pumpkins for my fall centerpiece, but some of them looked as cheap as the price. I decided to try dressing one up with gilding liquid–this is cool stuff! It’s easy to use, too. Here’s how to do it. . . Supplies for Gilding Pumpkins: Gilding liquid (I used Martha […]

I think pumpkin is one of my all time favorite addition to recipes. I think it could literally be added to anything. In fact, I just made my mom a birthday cake and added a cup of pumpkin to a spice cake mix instead of oil and it turned out fantastic! Well, here are 6 […]

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Roasted Pear and Grape Salad

by Two Peas on September 28, 2011

Fall is in the air and I am very excited for fall foods. Pumpkin, apples, squash, and pears are taking over my kitchen. I picked up a basket of pears at the farmers market to make this Roasted Pear and Grape Salad. It is one of my favorite fall salads. This salad is easy to […]

This is my favorite season, I love fall colors. Here are some fall projects from over at the M&T Spotlight that I’ve chosen to feature, each one getting me inspired. **Next week: It’s time for some sweets, so I’ll be featuring your sweet treats. Link them up at Spotlight. Book Page Pumpkin Fall Wood Crafts […]

Our family recently moved to a new home which we are renting, completely furnished. Fabulous, considering we’re only here a year and didn’t want to bring all our stuff with us. What’s not so fabulous is not having all my fun decorations for each season! So lately I’ve been looking for inexpensive ways to decorate […]

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