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Isn’t Fall the best…

A ocllection of fall pumpkins and leaves

A collection of fall pumpkins and leaves

Fall decorating, crafts and

recipes are the best.  It’s getting

colder outside, the leaves are falling,

and we begin to prepare for the colder

months and getting ready for the holidays.

Nature becomes beautiful with all the colors, the air becomes crisp, the breeze starts to blow and the leaves are now falling to the ground.

Don’t get me wrong…..I LOVE SUMMER, it’s great.  But there is something really special about fall.

Mini Pumpkins courtesy Free Images

Mini Pumpkins courtesy Free Images

The first things that comes to my mind in fall is pumpkins.

Fall Streusel-Pumpkin-Bread courtesy of Google images

Fall Streusel-Pumpkin-Bread courtesy of Google images

PUMPKIN ANYTHING

I LOVE PUMPKIN!!

Pumpkin pie, Pumpkin bread, Pumpkin lattes, Pumpkin cakes, Anything Pumpkin!

 

Fall apple crisp courtesy of google images

Fall apple crisp courtesy of google images

Apples are a close second.

Put some caramel, chocolate

and/or nuts on an apple

YUMMY!!  TO DIE FOR!!  

I make my own caramel and homemade pumpkin spice coffee creamer,               stay tuned…….                                  recipes will follow.                                                                                                                                                                                                                 They are the best.

Now that Halloween is over our thoughts migrate to Thanksgiving, being with family and/or friends, favorite traditions and family favorite recipes.

Scarecrow courtesy of Free Images

What do you LOVE about Fall?

What are your FAVORITE RECIPES?

What is your favorite way to decorate

for Autumn, the FALL and THANKSGIVING?

 

Have a Crafty day,

Linda

 

Grandma's Favorite Cranberry Apple Salad

Apple Cranberry Salad – an old Family Recipe

cranberry-salad

It’s not Thanksgiving in my house unless there is my       grandmother’s Apple Cranberry Salad on the table.                         Since I was a little girl this has been a staple at our                      holiday table.  Grandma would make this dish to take                        to all the church functions as well as our family                           holiday dinners.

Ingredients:

  • Apple-Cranberry-Salad-Collage-150x1501 12oz bag of whole cranberries
  • 3 large apples
  • 3 oranges
  • 1 cup  walnuts
  • 1 cup sugar (or sweeten to taste)

Clean cranberries.  Cut up apples and oranges.   Grind up apples, oranges, cranberries and walnuts in a food processor.  Add 1 cup sugar and mix together.  If needed add more sugar to sweeten to taste.  This salad is like a relish consistency, and is best as it sits in the fridge and flavors blend together.  A friend told me this salad freezes well.  From my family table to yours….

Enjoy!                            

                                          Have a Crafty Day,

                                         Linda

 

Hot Apple Smoothie….

Hot Smoothies

I ran across the recipe the other day. I had an abundance of apples and was looking for a way to use some of them up! All I can say is

MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM!!!!!!!!!
SO GOOD!! THIS IS A KEEPER!!!!

If you like apples and cinnamon, please try this smoothie! I doubled the recipe for Mr. C and myself, and it was just a piece of heaven.

Here is the link to the website and recipe for the Hot Cinnamon Apple Smoothie.
Thanks Ivy….

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Handmade, Artistic, Creative, One of a Kind Gifts and Crafts

Welcome to CraftiLadi…..

Let your creative mind discover handmade, artistic, creative, one of a kind gifts or crafts that will satisfy everyone. Directions, tutorials and ideas are offered for beautiful, handmade crafty gifts at Craftiladi…..

“Crafty” is a very broad topic.  Creative, crafting, sewing, decorative painting, DIY projects, cooking, baking, exercise, computers, the beach, dogs and family are a few of my favorite things.

CraftiLadiPicMonkey-Header-with-Living-Life.jpgMy name is Linda, and I want to welcome you to my little corner of the universe.  At CraftiLadi I will share some of my original ideas, some of my favorite ideas that I have  found on the web, recipes and tips….and just have fun..  I hope you will pour yourself a big cup of your favorite beverage (I love coffee), relax, sit back, put your feet up and stay for awhile.  If you have any ideas or suggestions of crafty ideas you would like to see, please leave me a comment.  Comments make my day…. I will do my best to see what I can find.

What does “Crafty” mean to you?

I’m so glad to meet you….Thanks for stopping by.

Have a Creative Day and most of all

ENJOY!!

                                                                        Linda