Autumn Inspiration

Good morning! It is a fabulous fall day here…the colors of the leaves are just magnificent, even my daughters pointed this out on the way to school this morning. I’m off to do some prop shopping today but before I go I wanted to share this elegant autumn board which I will use for our Thanksgiving table. I had these colors in my head for awhile so when I came across this board by Jessica Tierney Designs, I thought “Jackpot”! Hope you like it too…..

Fab Fall Inspiration

It’s been a busy week and so glad we are halfway through it. Fell in love with the vibrant colors of this fall inspiration board and thought I’d share it with you. Can you believe that Thanksgiving is around the corner? In the next few weeks I’ll be sharing menu and decorating ideas to make this Thanksgiving a super stylish one for you!

via Tiny Prints

Easy Fall Decorating Ideas

I am always looking for interesting decorating ideas.  I cam upon these in Better Homes and Gardens.  They are so simple and easy yet create quite an impact.  Some simple and inexpensive elements guaranteed to add a little pizzazz to your fall decor!!!

FALL-ing for Grey!

Are you ready for Fall?  The start of the new school year means that Fall is not far behind.  I will miss those lazy days of summer but welcome the call of cozy sweaters, fun scarves and fabulous nail colors like these.

I know they’ll make my Fall a little more fun!  Crushing on all three……which one will you try?

image via Pinterest


What’s fall without apples……and, if you don’t already know, it’s apple picking season right now.  So last weekend the girls and I were off to Homestead Farms in Poolesville, MD for our annual apple picking!

 We had a blast and after 20lbs of apples picked, they were exhausted.  That certainly didn’t deter them from nibbling along the way!

With that many apples, I went in search of recipes that would do our Pink Ladies, Jazz, Fuji, and Empire apples justice.

So here are some mouth-watering apple recipes to take you through the fall!

Baked Brie en Croute with Apple Compote
Toasted Turkey, Brie, and Apple Sandwich…yum!
 Apple Dumplings..
Apples and Walnuts with Stilton Cheese
Apple Stuffed French Toast
Caramel Apples
Gorgonzola, Apple, Toasted Pecan Filo Roll

Apple Cranberry Galette

We made the apple dumplings, and added fresh whipped cream…delicious! We also made the caramel apples for an after-school snack….also quite yummy and somewhat healthy :)

Let me know which one you try!

All Things Fall: Glam Halloween!

We are entering into one of my favorite seasons: Fall!  So you’ll see lots of post on Fall celebrations and of course, Halloween!!

I was drooling when I saw this Glam Halloween photo shoot over at The TomKat Studio.  I think Kim is super talented and she never fails to inspire me whenever I see her work!  This is definitely a sophisticated take on Halloween and that dessert table is just glamorous!  Last week, I helped a client with her sister’s bridal shower and the wedding is on Halloween.  How cool and a totally unexpected surprise for her guests if she had a Halloween dessert table!

There are some really amazing elements in this shoot; the purple and lime green color palette, there’s even a little damask thrown in, I’m loving the spidery pumpkins, not to mention those glittery trees!!!   Do you see those awesome chocolate dipped oreos by Sweeties by Kim?!  Love her work too!

This would be great for a girl’s night out or even a bridal shower held around this time of the year!  You can find all the vendor info here!

Check it out and let me know what you think!!