New & Notable Mentions #5

Here are my finds this week for New & Notable Mentions. There’s decorating, a fall craft, food and more food, cozy fall bedding, and more.

You will find cozy fall bedding at Itty Bitty Farmhouse this week.

Inspiration For Moms discusses the trend of cane and rattan home decor.

Miscellaneous Mentions:

Virginia Sweet Pea has a free printable reading planner to keep track of the books you’ve read.

Empress Of Dirt tells you how to save heirloom tomato seeds.

The Garden Glove talks about the Best Gardening Podcasts for Every Garden Lover.

Novel Visits tells you which August books were her favorite reads.

gluten-free pancake mix with recipe for Saturday's notable finds

Goodies To Eat:

For all of you out there who have to eat gluten-free foods, The Minimalist Baker will tell you how to make Vegan Gluten-Free Pancake Mix

Toaster Oven Love shows you how to make Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls.

You’ll find out what The Kitchn blog thinks are the 30 best things you should cook in September. While you’re there, check out their recipe for Banana Bread Pudding With Rum Toffee Sauce.

A fall craft with homemade white pumpkins for Notable Mentions

Meegan Makes shows you how to make a DIY Pumpkin with a Rusty Nail Stem and Moss.

Home decor idea with a brass pot and fall leaves inside for mentions

My 100 Year Old Home shows you ideas for fall decor.

What I’ve Been Reading & Watching:

I finished reading the delightful book “Other People’s Houses” by Abbi Waxman. (Laugh out loud book!)

And I am now reading “We Are All The Same In The Dark” by Julia Heaberlin. (Insightful narrative)

I finished watching “Traces” on Britbox and am now watching more of the “Vera” episodes on BritBox. I love Vera! She’s just so real with her unmatched clothing and the way she calls everyone “Love.”

My fall living room vignette with a barn painting, a neutral lamp, faux pumpkins, a vase with faux eucalyptus leaves, and  a strand of boho beads.

In case you didn’t catch it, I posted this week about fall decor in my living room/dining space.

You can check out lots of fall decor on my Fall Decorating Pinterest board here.

“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” – Plato

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9 Comments

  1. You’re the second blogger today to mention the series, Vera. I think I have to check it out. I need a laugh out loud book – putting Other People’s Houses on my list!

  2. I’m not sure what I’m supposed to be reading anymore. I preferred it a few months ago before all the new changes. I assumed you needed to be less personal for a while after Charlie, to take an emotional break. But now it feels like every other blog out there. I find myself not bothering to visit anymore.

  3. Hi Brenda. I’m having just a little bit of trouble with this new format. The biggest thing is there’s no date listed until I click on a topic to read. It was easier, at least for me, to see the dates right away, so I knew exactly when you wrote an article. I do like the notable mentions section. Also, I’ve been wondering how your hands are doing. Didn’t you put off your surgery temporarily? I hope they aren’t giving you a lot of trouble.

    1. I just fixed that with the dates. My hands are so-so. I wear the arthritis gloves every night. Not having much problems with frozen fingers at this time, but the thumbs, especially my left thumb, is a wreck. A tendon or something at the base of my thumb keeps me from using that joint at all.

      1. Thank you for fixing the dates! I’m sorry your hands are still hurting you so much. Hopefully the brace helps at least a little. My right thumb has been hurting a lot lately, but only if I try to crack it. It never used to, so I don’t know why all of a sudden it’s hurting. It’s frustrating when you rely on your hands and they hurt.

  4. Love this feature you are doing. The ideas and tips are great. I know you had work done on the site, but your heading is not coming up. Just an fyi. Love your blog and the new features are the best. Thank you for being so awesome.

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