Easy Pumpkin Apple Bread

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Hey, everyone! I'm Kami from No Diets Allowed and elated to be contributing to SNAP! I adore this time of year for 3 reasons: beautiful cool weather, college football (Roll Tide!), and it marks the beginning of the holiday season where plenty of time is dedicated to eating! I'm assuming you love to eat as much as I do. So, I have two goals for you and me. First, our waists and thighs will not increase with the holiday spirit because of my recipes. And second, our mouths and stomachs will not be punished for not wanting our waists and thighs to increase! I definitely achieved both with this … [Read more...]

12 of Our Favorite Fall Crafts

chalkboard burlap frame

I knew you could paint mason jars to make them oh-so-cute but I had no idea you could create such a beautiful set of fall mason jar vases for your mantle. Those mason jars along with the 11 other fall crafts we've rounded up for you should keep your crafty hands busy for the next few weeks. ... ... 12 of Our Favorite Fall Crafts ... Harvest mantel banner from Snap ... DIY falling leaves garland from 6th Street Design School ... Twine & berry fall wreath from Simply Kierste ... Thanksgiving gold leaf sign from The Polkadot Chair ... Thankful tree with chalk from … [Read more...]

12 Hearty Fall Soups

tortellini soup with artichokes

I know there's no rule that says soups are best slurped in the fall and winter, but for some reason they seem to always taste better. Whether you simmer them on the stove or prepare them in the slow cooker, these 12 hearty fall soups will warm you from the inside out during chilly weather. ... ... 12 Hearty Fall Soups ... Copycat Panera broccoli cheese soup from The Recipe Critic ... Cauliflower chowder from Damn Delicious ... Easy butternut squash soup with truffle oil from White on Rice Couple ... Olive Garden's chicken gnocchi soup from Cinnamon-Spice & Everything … [Read more...]

Harvest Mantel Banner

Learn how to dress up a simple burlap banner for a simple fall/harvest look

Every fall I go through a bit of an internal struggle. After back-to-school, what goes up...Halloween decor? Fall? For years, Halloween has won out and creepy fun decor has overtaken the house. This year, I decided to take a bit of a different direction and embrace simple fall decor featuring a fun harvest mantel banner. Between the change in holiday decor and the fact that I will have only one official trick-or-treater out making the rounds this year I am close to near breakdown... I know. First world problems, right? Time to move past the seasonal whining and onto the … [Read more...]

Spooky Graveyard Pudding Cups

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Hi, everyone! My name is Jamie and I blog over at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom. I'm so happy to be a new contributor here at Snap! On weekdays, you can usually find me working in my office until the moment the school bus arrives with my two elementary-aged kids. (I'm very fortunate the bus stop is right at our driveway.) Almost always, the first thing out of their mouths is, "What's for snack?" I rarely have special after-school snacks prepared for them. I usually I give them fruit, yogurt or granola bars. Occasionally, I'll stop work early and if my son's daily (online) behavior … [Read more...]

10 Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes

10 Absolutely Beautiful Thanksgiving Tablescapes

I know we're not even to Halloween yet, but have you started thinking about your Thanksgiving tablescape yet? These 10 absolutely beautiful Thanksgiving tablescapes will surely inspire you to create a memorable Thanksgiving gathering with friends and family to celebrate the many things you're grateful for.   Loving this cream, black and gold Thanksgiving tablescape from Just Destiny. Gold Thanksgiving table from A Pumpkin and a Princess. Pretty Thanksgiving tablescape with touches of plum from Lia Griffith. Thanksgiving table with natural elements from Apartment … [Read more...]

15 Pumpkin Crafts We’d Love to Make

yarn pumpkin garland

No matter how much pumpkin you throw around from October to December, it's never enough. From the delicious pumpkin recipes we posted last week to the fabulous fall pumpkin crafts below, we're giving you a healthy dose of the orange stuff. ... ... 15 Pumpkin Crafts ... Bias tape pumpkin pillow from The Craft Patch ... Paper strip pumpkin from Two Paper Divas ... Thrift shop junk pumpkins from Organized Clutter ... Yarn pumpkin garland from Honest to Nod ... Black and white glam pumpkin from A Pumpkin and a Princess ... Easy rolled paper pumpkin craft from One … [Read more...]

15+ Fabulous Fall Mantels

Black and white with pops of gold for a fall mantel from A Thoughtful Place

Decorate your fireplace mantel or create a fall vignette in your home now and it will last through Thanksgiving. A lot of these mantels feature natural elements or were created from things already on hand, which just proves that you don't have to spend a ton of money to create a cozy fall mantel in your home, in which to enjoy those cool fall days. Inexpensive fall mantel from House of Hoff. Neutral Thanksgiving mantel with pops of aqua from The Lily Pad Cottage. This mostly white fall mantel from Liz Marie is absolutely gorgeous! This rustic chalkboard mantel from Nest of Posies … [Read more...]

20 Tantalizing Pumpkin Recipes

pumpkin oatmeal creme pies

I may not be a huge fan of colder weather (brrrrr) but I am a huge fan of any dessert or baked good that calls for pumpkin. Though we should enjoy pumpkin year round, it seems the bulk of pumpkin recipes start hitting virtual recipe boxes around September. Here are the ones making me drool. ... ... 20 Tantalizing Pumpkin Recipes ... Pumpkin pie spice coconut oil granola from Lovely Little Kitchen ... Pumpkin French toast muffins with cinnamon streusel topping from Cooking Classy ... Pumpkin olive oil cake with brown butter glaze from Oh Sweet Basil ... Pumpkin empanadas … [Read more...]

Free Fall Printable

Free Fall Printable

Hi Friends!  Can you believe we are down to the last few months of the year.  I just love this time of year, it's gorgeous and everything smells like someone has been busy baking all kinds of Fall treats. Now that the Fall season is in full swing, everywhere you look you see the warm golden tones in the leaves, pumpkins adorning indoor and outdoor decor, and the return of Pumpkin Spice Lattes.  I'm celebrating this warm and cozy season with a Free Fall Printable. You can easily download a copy of this Free Fall Printable HERE. Once you download the printable open it in a program like … [Read more...]