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Turkey and Bean Chili Verde

There are few foods I consider more comforting and fall-esque than a nice pot of warm chili, but it can also be a pretty heavy meal that doesn’t always pack a lot of nutrition. So rather than go with a typical chili recipe this fall, I tweaked the classic Chile Verde recipe and came up with this lighter version. You can’t have too many chili recipes, can you?!There are few foods more comforting than a nice pot of chili. Try this recipe for a lightened up, nutrition intensified version of the old classic!

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No Cook Pumpkin Pie Play Dough

With the cooler weather quickly approaching, I’ve found myself wanting to get a jump on all thins pumpkin. So, the other day when I was trying to come up with a fun activity, I couldn’t help but do one that was fall themed. I knew a basic recipe for no cook play dough, so I decided to use it and add a little of one of my favorite fall spices to make this Pumpkin Pie Play Dough! It was a real hit all around, and I didn’t have to worry about it going into little mouths because all the ingredients are edible!Want a fun, safe fall activity for almost any age? Give this easy No Cook Pumpkin Pie Play Dough a try! It smells delicious and is non-toxic!

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5 Easy Tips for Simple Fall Decorating

Aside from Christmas decorating, fall decorating is my absolute favorite type of embellishing to do. I know I’ve mentioned it more than a few times, but fall is my absolute favorite season. There is just something about all of the colors, scents, and sights that are customary to fall that I just can’t get over. Plus, the slight coolness of the weather is just perfect. So, when I get in the mood for fall decorating, it’s all about bringing a bit of that loveliness to life in our home. I don’t necessarily go “all out” for seasonal decorating like some people. I prefer to keep it pretty simple but yet classy so I can maximize the use of my décor items and enjoy the same decorations all season long without having to switch out things that are Halloween specific, etc. So, if you want a subtle hint of fall in your home (on a budget, of course), check out my tips for decorating for fall.Fall decorating doesn’t have to be complicated to be beautiful. In fact, the simpler, the better. Use these tips to adorn your home with simple fall style.

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5 Fun Fall Traditions to Make Memories This Season

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Growing up I lived in the same town in the same home in the same room, my entire life. An experience that afforded me the opportunity to be accustomed to experiencing none other than all four seasons, but the one that I always looked forward to the most was fall.

While a lot has changed since those days, one thing remains undeniably the same. Fall is my favorite season. I love the colors, smells, flavors, decorations…The list goes on, but on the top of that list is making fun fall memories.

So, today I am sharing a few of my favorite fall traditions. I hope you and your family or friends can enjoy them this year too. Continue reading

Fall Favorites—Décor and Recipe Ideas for the Season

Fall FavoritesI’ve already confessed my love of fall to you, but I just can’t contain my excitement any longer! I’ve been searching Pinterest boards high and low for fun fall projects and wanted to share. So whether you’ve already started your fun fall festivities or not, consider adding one (or two) of my fall favorites to your list.

Fall-Leaf-Centerpiece

We’ll start off with a few of my favorite fall décor suggestions.I love this Simple Fall Candle Centerpiece! I have a few leftover leaves from another fall project and may just have to use them up with this option.Designer Pumpkins

These pumpkins are gorgeous. The vintage glamour of these would be perfect along my mantle! (No source found.)Pumpkin VaseThis vase of pumpkins and branches is darling. Hometalk featured a number of fast and frugal ideas that are fun and, obviously, easy!Fall CenterpieceThe rustic yet classy elements of this Fall Centerpiece are simply perfect.

Another reason I love fall is for all of the yummy flavors. So here are a few of my favorite fall recipes I have found and want to try.pumpkin-oat-chocolate-chip-cookies-edit+srgbPumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies, need I say more? slow-cooker-caramel-apple-cider-2This Crockpot Caramel Apple Cider looks heavenly!skinnypumpkin2This Skinny Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread doesn’t look skinny at all to me. It just looks delicious!pumpkincinnamonrollsPumpkin Cinnamon Rolls, what could be better? Are you noticing a theme in my recipe favorites? Pumpkin all the way!

Okay, so that’s all for now, but keep an eye on my Fall Favorites board on Pinterest to find more of my favorite recipes, décor items, and fun fall festivities.

What are you looking forward to creating or tasting this fall? Do you have any fall favorites to add to my list?