November 7, 2014
I love autumn! Those lazy, cool, fall days; trees filled with a myriad of colorful fall leaves, big bright orange pumpkins, and baskets brimming full of fresh-from-the-orchard, crisp red apples, culminating in my favorite of all holidays, Thanksgiving!
Mellow???? During this past month and a half, my mellow memorable autumn has included…
- Finishing up a three-month stint living (and working) overseas
- Spending a stopover (work week) in Switzerland
- Family time over a three day week-end at Walt Disney World to cheer on our daughter in her first 10-mile race
- Visiting a country pumpkin patch at Larriland, near home in Maryland
- Taking a trip to Ohio, that included a one day business trip for Dale, and the beautiful wedding for a friend
- Enjoying three days visiting family in Cape Cod
Autumn 2014, Photomontage of Fun
Please, allow me to share with you,
a brief photomontage of some fun highlights of my Autumn 2014.
Look for a future photo blog about our week in Switzerland.
Meanwhile, please click on my Swiss post from 2013, below.
I love the Sci-Fi Café! (The official name is now the Sci-Fi Dine-in Theater)
Part of the fun are the sci-fi movie clips shown
while the meal is being served.
(Does anyone know if this movie clip “loop” is for sale anywhere?)
In my dream world, my basement is set up, just like this! :o)
Martese proudly displays her medal for completing the
Tower of Terror, 10 mile run, being one of the over 15,000 runners!
She ran, dressed as the original mousketeer, Annette Funicello!
Walt Disney World, October 2014
It was a pleasure to attend the beautiful fall wedding, in Ohio,
for Kim and Brett Fleischmann
October 10, 2014
Photo courtesy of Lauren Redmond
Check out this awesome “Wizard of Oz” Halloween lawn display!
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
A Recipe to Share
Autumn/Happy Thanksgiving Trash
1 box (12 oz) Crispix cereal
12.6-1 lb. plain m & m’s
12.6-1 lb. peanut m & m’s
1 (8oz) bag small shaped pretzels
1 can (12.5 oz) can Spanish peanuts
20-24 oz. white almond bark
Mix all ingredients, but almond park in large bowl.
Melt almond bark slowly per instructions. (I do this in the microwave in 30-second increments.)
Pour melted almond bark over dry ingredients, stirring until well coated.
Spread out onto wax paper over cookie sheets.
Cool. (Might need to refrigerate.)
Store in airtight container.
Note: Make this for any holiday by changing the seasonal m & m colors (if you cannot find seasonal colors, the regular colors will do. :o)) :
Happy Halloween Trash
Happy Thanksgiving Trash
Happy Valentine’s Day Trash
Happy St. Patrick’s Day Trash
Happy Easter Trash
Happy 4th of July Trash
Many of my favorite things about Thanksgiving revolve around all of those little traditions that our family has established over the years. Everything from…
- the food we eat each year,
- to our family’s own version of the Turkey Bowl,
- trivia board game playing, along with new games,
- to the movies and classic TV shows that make their annual appearance in-between the football games of the weekend,
they all add up to making memories at our house.
Click on the link below to read about some recipes, along with movies and TV shows that my family enjoys. A free Thanksgiving printable is also included.Wishing you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Thanks for reading! :o)
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