Favorite Fall Recipes to Try


Although this Peach Dutch Baby with Wild Blueberry Sauce from Seasons & Suppers was originally made for dessert, I think you could find a way to have it for breakfast too. If not, you can always try making Pumpkin Pie Bagels.


When I got back from my trip I lived off prosciutto, peach, and arugula recipes. I was putting it on a thick piece of toast for lunch, but now that I’ve found this Prosciutto, Peach, and Goat Cheese Flat Bread from MT Studios I think I’ll be trying that next.


Get the family to eat brussels sprouts with an incredibly tasty recipe like these Shredded Brussels Sprouts & Apples from 101 Cookbooks. You only need a few ingredients and it takes about 10 minutes to make.


What to do with all those pumpkins seeds? Half Baked Harvest has come up with a recipe for Pumpkin Seed Hummus made with chili powder, smoked paprika, and garlic. Yum!


The Raw Cashew Dreamcake from My New Roots has been one of my absolute most favorite recipes recently. It’s like eating the most delectable piece of cheesecake – without the dairy. Yay for being lactose intolerant! There’s no baking required which is a plus. I even made extra raspberry cashew cream to eat with fruit the next day.

What are you cooking up this fall? You can find more of our favorite recipes here.

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DIY Shortalls


How badly do you want to put a little one in a pair of shortalls right now? This is Maude maudeling (ha) them for me – and yup that dip dye hair of hers is all na-tu-ral. These DIY Shortalls are not very hard to make at all. I wanted to give them a little extra style so I went with a bubble shorts look. Not into the straps? Ditch them and you’ve got yourself a cute pair of bubble shorts with a belt. Word on the street is that cool weather is on its way. Not. A. Problem. Tights would look adorable under these, or even a pair of knee-high socks.

Ready to start sewing?

Check out the DIY Shortalls tutorial after the jump…

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Pretty Prudent Projects by You!


Check out what our amazing readers have crafted away this week! Craft Talk sewed a mushroom diaper cover for an adorable mushroom dress.


Roonie Ranching made this cute polka dot version of the Racerback Dress.


Cinderella & Sprout made two adorable versions of the ruffled keyhole shirt.


How great does Natalie from Craft My Escape look in the most flattering shirt dress?


Micah got to help Mommy (aka Jamie Coupaud) make sunflower seed butter as an alternative to his peanut allergy!


Our fat quarter apron by Jewels for All would make a great addition to any apron collection.


Gather Around the Table made a whole bunch of cookie cutter bird feeders to hang in the trees!

If you have Pretty Prudent projects you’ve done, let us know via email, Facebook, or Twitter, or our Pinterest Board. We love to see them!

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Silhouette Portrait Giveaway + Glass Etching Kit Deal!


We have been busy brainstorming ideas for the holidays as we can assume you probably are too. It’s already the end of September? Slow down! Well, since that doesn’t really work we want to help make your crafting go a little bit smoother by giving away another Silhouette Portrait this week. You can cut vinyl, paper, cardstock, and a whole lot more with this trusty machine.  Along with this giveaway, we are also excited to tell you about the fantastic deal Silhouette his having right now on their Glass Etching Starter Kit.

The Starter Kit includes:
Etching cream (2 fl oz)
Stencil vinyl (9 in x 3 ft)
Transfer tape (9 in x 3 ft)
Silhouette hook
Silhouette scraper
10 exclusive etching designs
Instructional DVD
Idea/instruction book.


Did I mention we’re giving away a Silhouette Portrait too? Eeep!

Read on to find out how to enter for the chance to win the Silhouette Portrait and to check out the exclusive promo code for these great deals…

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