Saturday, September 19, 2020

Friday Favorites from Joy the Baker, The View from The Great Island, The Roasted Root and More

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Good morning friends and a happy almost Fall Friday to you! The temperatures in my area changed overnight and just like that I have been sleeping with the windows open, leaves are falling and the beautiful fall colors are starting to pop up. 

I have lots of Fall finds to share this week, enjoy!


Skillet Chicken

Doesn't this one pan Skillet Chicken with Spinach and Artichoke look delicious? You can find the recipe at The Roasted Root.

Pot Pie

I cannot wait to make Butternut Squash Pot Pie from How Sweets Eats, an interesting Fall twist on traditional pot pies. 


Sausage  and Tortellini Soup from Salt & Baker


Fall Apple Galette from The View From The Great Island

Pumpkin Bread

Should I be lucky enough to buy some pumpkin, which is SOLD OUT everywhere I will be making several Big Batch Pumpkin Bread Real Simple Magazine.

Here are 10 Fabulous Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall.


A  Reunited Family Discusses the Unexpected Magic of Spending the Last 5 Months Together

Three New Things To Try During Covid

The Biggest Election Threat is No Longer the Post Office

Why is Everything Sold Out

Why Do People Love Paris So Much?

I am a huge fan of Diana from Third Act Quest and I am so excited because she is having an online workshop, called "The Gifts of Your Third Act"with 4 speakers, it starts on September 28, 29, 30 and October 1 from 7-9 pm. You can sign up for free to watch it live or pay the fee and do breakaway workshops, etc. 

If you have always wanted to learn to bake from Joy of Joy the Baker this is your chance! Joy is offering two virtual baking classes, one for sweet potato pie and the other for a yule log!

 Have you seen Defiant Requiem? If not I highly recommend the movie and the organization. 

Growing Up Poor In America

 The Father,  Anthony Hopkins new movie is generating Oscar buzz. 



From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story "filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man" (Sue Monk Kidd).


London, 1703. In a time when the old approaches to science coexist with the new, one elite community attempts to understand the world by collecting its wonders. Sir Barnaby Mayne, the most formidable of these collectors, has devoted his life to filling his cabinets. While the curious-minded vie for invitations to study the rare stones, bones, books, and artifacts he has amassed, some visitors come with a darker purpose.


An Italian village on a hilltop near the Adriatic coast, a decaying palazzo facing the sea, and in the basement, cobwebbed and dusty, lit by a single bulb, an archive unknown to scholars. Here, a young graduate student from Rome, Francesca Cappelletti, makes a discovery that inspires a search for a work of art of incalculable value, a painting lost for almost two centuries. 

The Homey Bus

The Honey Bus

An extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature’s most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee. 


Kitchen Towels

I love these Blue & White Kitchen Towels! I think they would make a great gift for the holidays. 

Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice Runner Rug

This beautiful pumpkin spice rug is only $46.00

Hand Towels

Pumpkin Spice hand-towels on sale at Kohl's. 

That's it for this week. I hope that you share your finds for the week and have a wonderful weekend!

Be safe. 


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