Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Got Color? Finally..Outdoor Wednesday

For the past few weeks people have been showing their gorgeous displays of color..

Here..nada..

But today I can share some…not the magnificent purples, but it’s color none the less!

Joining Susan , A Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday.

Please visit the others, I am late so you probably have done that already!

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My street..

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Still some boats at our little marina..

 

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The last of the crop..I am a pitiful farmer!

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And what says outdoors more than a shopping cart full of bargains going OUT the DOOR from one of my faves, the CTS…

I’ll show you what I got Monday for Merchandise Monday…can you wait?? Does 17 cents sound good??  I hadn’t been out in over 2 weeks, so it was a very fun trip..

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A bit of a departure from my 50 ways to use 50 lbs of ‘taters, which have fear, will return.. :)

Whipped sweet potatoes and apples with cinnamon and brown sugar.  Scooped, swirled with a fork, ( I tried piping them, but the little bits of apple kept getting jammed in the pastry bag tip) sprinkled with chopped pecans, and baked in individual portions.. They were very good.

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Last installment of those naughty witches’ trip through blogland coming up for Tablescape Thursday..

In case you can’t make it back, have a Happy Halloween!

(58 days till Christmas! )

Thanks for visiting..

22 comments:

  1. Yummy, sweet potatoes are my very favorite!!!

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  2. Pretty foliage! Ours is going by so fast with all the rain we have had and more to come tomorrow...

    I can't wait to see what you have in all those shopping bags! 17¢...whatever it is has to be a deal, Little Miss Shopping Guru!

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  3. Everything, including the sweet potatoes, looks gorgeous. Have a great Outdoor Wednesday.

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  4. That is quite the buggy full of goodies there.
    This recipe sounds delish. Healthy too.

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  5. Your fall color is gorgeous - the leaves have all blown off the trees here already.

    You did a great job of shopping on your first day out after being home sick - look at that cart full! WOW, I can't wait to see what you got for 17 cents.

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  6. Hi Kathleen! Love your color on your street! Now about the taters! Those sweet potatoes look so yummy!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  7. What a pretty tree lined street! You are lucky to still have some color. With the rains we've had the past few days, the trees are almost bare. A few of our trees are late droppers, so I still am anticipating seeing some bright yellow and red. Your sweet potatoes look delish. Anytime there is sugar involved- I eat up! hugs, Sue

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  8. Yikes! 58 days till Christmas!? Love the color you found and I can hardly wait to see what's in those bags :0)

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  9. I have foliage..:)all I see right now are the CTS bags:) Lucky duck!!!

    Happy fall..

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  10. This post is just tooo wonderful! Love the setting!!!! Cathy

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  11. Fall seems to be a bit slow here, too. But we are getting lots of rainy and windy days.

    The sweet potato dish looks yummy ... and I can't believe that xmas is 58 days away!!

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  12. Hi Kathleen ~
    It has been snowing here in Colorado since last night - nothing but white now...Loved your pictures - especially the trees - that sweet potato thing with apples looks yummy. 50 ways for 50 pounds looks interesting...I did just buy 30 pounds of taters...they are a fav in my family. Tablescape Thursday is a mere hours away....I hope the witch was nice......
    Kammy

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  13. Kathleen~~

    Beautiful, vivid colors!! The leaves did not change at the same time for everyone, you know. Ours just started!! I could be in OW in 2 weeks if I wanted!! And you have beautiful peppers, don't underestimate yourself.

    I left you a comment on TT but I don't know if it went through. I tried to 'navigate' before I hit 'post comment'...so let me know if you get it or not.

    Happy Halloween!! ;-)

    xoxo
    Janie

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  14. There is nothing quite like the sun shining on the trees when the leaves are bright. I love the way they glow. I think the color was late everywhere this year!

    Sue

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  15. I love the color of the trees! his is my fav time of he year!!

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  16. Hurray for the fall color! :D Jewel

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  17. Hi Kathleen!

    your street is very pretty! Glad you are feeling better.

    We went to thr Yankee game tonight...bot very happy right now...sob sob!

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  18. HI Kathleen glad you got some color, we don't have to much color in this part of CA either. Certain streets and places, plants and such forth. Nice photos. I like the marina photo though, I just love the water! have a great evening!

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  19. Kathleen, glad to see that you got some of the fall color that you'd been hoping for. ... We hardly had any change in color last year; it went from green to brown to no leaves. This is a gorgeous year for us. I hope you have a spectacular year near fall.

    The sweet potatoes and apples look delicious. I know a couple of little people that would love that.

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  20. I'm glad you finally got some color - we're on the tail end of ours! I hate to think about the next stage :(

    Great looking sweet taters!

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  21. Yea, Kathleen has Fall colors. Nice! Hey, your peppers look better than mine did!

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  22. Finally we have fall, the colors and the cool weather! Yours looks gorgeous, Kathleen!

    You more than made up for two weeks of no shopping, and I bet they noticed you were missing :) What a haul!

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