Wednesday, October 25, 2006

It's Fall!


Once upon a time, I used to subscribe to Martha Stewart's magazine and do things like take cake decorating classes and attend cooking lessons taught by actual chefs in actual restaurant kitchens. Restaurants that did not serve chicken tenders and fries, even. I had a cute and quirky little house, with a kitchen I would give my right pinkie finger to have again, and I had a lot of fun decorating it in my own amateur way. Those days are gone. I now live in a crappy little house, and most decorating attempts are quickly nullified by Ethan The Tornado (more like a dust storm, but you get the picture). Still, I always try to put a few pretty things out when it starts feeling like fall. Today was the day.



To top it off, Mr. Tornado and I spent the morning making candy corn cookies for his preschool's Halloween party tomorrow. We had a great time, he couldn't have been cuter, and it helped with my constant guilt about him not getting enough of my attention since he became The Middle Child. The recipe is out of the October issue of Parent's magazine.


So, even though it's supposed to be 90 degrees tomorrow, at our house, it will officially be fall.

6 comments:

tannaz said...

cute cookies! what kind of cookies are they? and love the basket... i need to get me some of those little pumpkins and squashes.

OneScrappyChick said...

awww.. I'll trade you our 40 degree with the horrid wind...

tspwlv said...

Beth, you can keep your rotten East coast weather, but feel free to come visit anytime. I'll spring for the Coronas and may even supply a margarita or two.

Tannaz, thanks! The cookies are just Pillsbury refrigerated sugar cookies which have been modified. I just signed up to make some for Julia's class Halloween party. I think I'll add some extra vallina and decorate with sparkly sugar.

skrpndiva said...

ahhh, fall in southern California...there's nothing like it! lol

Kim - ScrapToMyLu said...

those cookies look hard to make. Your decorations look cute cute cute.

Tracie said...

Oh how festive! The cookies look great even if they are Pillsbury!