Happy Fall Ya’ll!!

This weekend has been a perfect fall weekend so far! It rained Friday night but by Saturday morning here the rain had passed, the sun was out and it was a cool morning. Earlier in the week my sister in law decided we needed to have a family dinner since we hadn’t all been together since our wedding. I decided to male my aunt Barbs beefy cheeseball and some slutty brownies. We ate chicken and noodles with mashed potatoes; comfort food for a cool fall day!

I decided since I missed my high five Friday I would post about some fall favorites today. Below are picture of two things I love about fall.

#1. Hedge Apples
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Until I met Kyle, I never knew the benefits of hedge apples actually I don’t think I even knew what they were! They come from a hedge tree and have the magic to keep spiders and bugs away. I’m not making this up; there is something in the scent that spiders and some bugs don’t like. Today on our way home from town Kyle showed me the honey hole for these. We picked a bag full and are now scattered around the house. I tried to make them decorative by putting them in pretty containers.

#2. Moms Snack Mix
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I’m sure my mom wasn’t the first to make this treat but she gets the credit on this one. This mix is the perfect combo of sweet and salty; peanuts and candy corn. Yummy!

Happy Weekend!

The Country Wife

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