The morns are meeker than they were,
The nuts are getting brown;
The berry's cheek is plumper,
The rose is out of town.
The maple wears a gayer scarf,
The field a scarlet gown.
Lest I should be old-fashioned,
I'll put a trinket on.
~ Emily Dickinson
Cicely Mary Barker~ The Acorn Fairy
Look what I found at the thrift store and just perfect
for this time of year. This vintage squirrel on a nut dish.
Some other thrifty finds is this
pretty iridescent basket weave fruit dish.
Slice Of Heaven Apple Spice Cake served with a
scoop of Pumpkin Pie Ice cream.
delicious! recipe below.
SLICE OF HEAVEN APPLE SPICE CAKE
1 (18 1/4 ounce) box spice cake mix
1 (21 ounce) can apple pie filling
1/3 cup apple butter
1cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
4 tablespoons apple butter
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Grease pan (use whatever size pan you choose, just follow the box directions for bake time depending on the pan size used).
In a large bowl, combine the dry cake mix with the apple pie filling, apple butter and eggs and chopped nuts. Stir well. Pour into prepared pan.
Bake cake for amount of time directed on the cake mix box.
Remove baked cake from oven and cool in pan on wire rack for 10-15 minutes. Remove cake from pan and place on a serving dish to finish cooling.
While cake is cooling, prepare the frosting.
Blend all the frosting ingredients together until smooth. Frost cooled cake. Serve
I love my sweet little scarecrow and candy corn.
pheasant from the thrift store
and bird mug from Tuesday Morning.
mug Gracie bone china
I love this pretty amber dish
I found at Tuesday Morning.
Thank you for stopping by and have a great week. ~Clara