Friday Favorites

November has arrived!  Thanksgiving month is my favorite.  Pumpkins, stuffing, and pretty leaves…what more could a lady want?  A mustached man in her life?  Yep, November also means it’s Movember and Josh is growing a serious ‘stache.  October was a month of pink pride and helping raise funds for breast cancer research and November promises mustaches galore to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues.  Aside from being a worthy cause, Josh is happy that he gets to grow a mustache and I’m happy that I can say things like “Soup Strainer,” “Face Furniture,” “Lip Toupée,” “Mouth Brow,” and “Snot Mop”.

November reminds us to be thankful for all of the good people and things in our lives.  There are endless ways for you to express your gratitude for the good in your life, if you’re looking for a few ways to give back, here are some links:

American Red Cross: Hurricane Sandy
Movember Donations
National Breast Cancer Foundation
Feeding America

Now be thankful that it’s Friday and time for Friday Favorites. :)

***click on the red text to be led to the source of my favorites.

Favorite “I can’t wait until Thanksgiving, so I’m going to make this meal” MealThanksgiving in a Squash Bowl.  I want to make this meal reeeeaal bad.

Favorite Shoes: Support men’s health while giving a pair of shoes to a child in need…double win!

Favorite Fall Food Gift: Apple with Carmel Cream Cheese Dip.  An easy gift that will make someone’s day.

Favorite Mantle: Time to trade the Halloween decorations for Thanksgiving decorations!  This is a cheap and cheerful way to decorate your mantle or shelf.

Favorite SoupI’ve been on a major soup kick lately.  This smoky corn chowder will be finding its way into my soup bowl very soon.

Favorite Bookmark: So true.

Favorite BreakfastMulled Apple Cider Doughnuts.  I love me a good cake doughnut. :)  Photo from Coleen @doesnotcookwellwithothers.

Favorite Nails: You Don’t Know Jacques by OPI.  I love this polish, so sleek!

Favorite Appetizer: Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip.  Looks like a great app to have on hand while watching football over the weekend.

Favorite Cake Gawking: If you want to admire some cakes, Charm City Cakes is the place to go.

Favorite DIY Coffee Sleeve: Think my sewing skills are good enough to make one of these handy coffee sleeves?

Favorite Cookies3-D Pumpkin Cookies.  How fun!

Favorite DIY Bracelet: These macrame bracelets are so pretty!

Favorite Pork Dish: Pork Chop with Apples + Sage.  This dish screams fall.

Favorite Rustic Decor: How to build a Shutter Side Table.  Gosh, I love a good thrifty project.

Favorite Whoopie Pies:  Banana Bread Whoopie Pies with Fluffy Vanilla Bean Frosting.  These treats with leave your mouth shouting “whoopie!”  Sorry, I couldn’t resist.

Favorite FashionsThis blogger posts tons of great outfits.  Her pics will either help you pull together an outfit from your closet or direct you to the stores where to buy the pieces to get the same look!

Favorite Thanksgiving TreatsAre you planning a T’giving gathering and want something cute to put on everyone’s plates?  Here are 10 cute ideas!

Favorite Funny:  Next Tuesday is election day and I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that you’re sick of all of the political ads (especially if you live in a swing state).  To help you get through the next few days, click on the link above to see some politicians who look like Disney characters.  Don’t forget to vote on Tuesday!

Happy Friday to you all!

4 thoughts on “Friday Favorites

  1. While I’m thrilled that you loved the apple cider donuts enough to share them, in the future, please contact me prior to posting one of my pictures on your blog. It’s a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you amend your post to give me credit for the photo, I won’t file a complaint.

    • Hi Coleen, I am sorry, I never intended to make your photo look like it is my own. In my weekly Friday Favorites, I post pics from around the web to link my readers to the things I like and other food blogs that I admire. I always include a link to the blog of the picture that I am posting. If you click on the red text within “Favorite Breakfast” readers are linked directly to your blog. I have now edited your apple cider donuts to make it more clear that the picture came to you. If you would like me to remove you from the post, please let me know and I will do so immediately. Sorry for any confusion, I only want my readers to get to know the blogs that I read. I will contact you in the future if I am wanting to use any of your pics in my Friday Favorites. Again, I’m so sorry! Keep cooking amazing looking dishes. :)

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