Saturday, October 8, 2011

busy but loving fall

 {the leaves are changing!}

Phew! What a busy week! I've been settling in at my new job, setting up my desk and learning new programs. Then, I had after-work activities on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. I also had some freelance work to catch up on.

I am very happy that fall is here. I look forward to the crisp mornings and evenings. Now if only we could skip winter and go right into spring... 

{fall on a plate}

I did make time to cook a bit this week. On Monday we had yummy tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches. Good comfort food that reminds me of a chilly fall day with my family. :) I also made a double batch of a casserole so I could freeze one pan for a future dinner. I'd like to do that with a few more dishes. I'm also making a list of some crock pot meals. I love coming home to a prepared dinner! 

I have a super yummy corn recipe I'm going to post soon. I'm thinking it would be great for a Thanksgiving meal! 

What are your favorite fall meals? Do you have any crock pot recipes I should try?

xoxo, christa


  1. We're still in the 80's here =-( I'm ready for actual fall weather! But yes, if we could skip winter that'd be awesome.

    Once it does get cooler out I can't wait to make beef stew. SO GOOD.

  2. It's not cold here yet! 80 degrees today but nice enough to wear jeans. So that's fall weather. Haha. :-) I hope you adjust well to your new job!

  3. For the record, I'm totally envious of your leaves actually changing colors up there! WOW!

  4. That soup looks so perfect! Eating soup is one of my fave things about colder weather ;)

  5. Fall is definitely my favorite season. We have eaten tomato soup and cheese toast twice over the last week! I totally think it says fall. :) I love the picture of the leaves. Can't wait to see more of that here. I hope your new jobs is going super well!!


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