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Fall into Autumn with Me

Today my husband and I stopped at a local pumpkin, apple and squash stand. We discovered it last year and fell in love with its apples, gourds, ciders and super prices! For only $4, we adopted 6 lovely pumpkins and 6 unique gourds. This year the quaint stand had white pumpkins! I put these little cuties to work on one of our expedit’s shelves {go to http://www.ikea.com and search for “expedit”; we have the one with 25 shelves.}.

Something else I enjoy about autumn is the yummy food that’s eaten this time of year….such as pumpkin pie…acorn squash with brown sugar…or Emeril Lagasse’s “Hot Buttered Rum.” This recipe can be found on http://www.foodtv.com…and I think I’m going to go have some of this yummy drink while I listen to the fall breezes through the open window and work on some more cards for my Etsy shop. Enjoy the recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • Pinch ground cloves
  • Pinch salt
  • Bottle dark rum
  • Boiling water

Directions

In a bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt. Refrigerate until almost firm. Spoon about 2 tablespoons of the butter mixture into 12 small mugs. Pour about 3 ounces of rum into each mug (filling about halfway). Top with boiling water (to fill the remaining half), stir well, and serve immediately.

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Autumn is here!

Fall is my most favorite time of year! The colors of the foliage are beautiful and ever changing, the crisp air is so invigorating….and you gotta love the pumpkin pie, apple cider, brown sugary apricot squash and hot butter rum!

To reflect my passion, I decorate for the season. Enjoy the pictures:

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