Scrumptious Glazed Apple Cookies

Fall is well underway, and I want to savor every minute of it. But fall wouldn’t be fall without warm and delicious treats!

So I decided to bake up something seasonal and delicious. And the thing that is screaming fall right now is apples.

Glazed Apple Cookies are simply scrumpious and the perfect cookie for fall ~ Home with Heartland

 

Did you know that October is National Apple Month? With apple orchards within five minutes, the siren’s apple call cannot go unnoticed.

Answering the call, I headed over to a local orchard and grabbed a bunch of delicious apples.

Fresh Orchard Apples for Apple Cookies

Then I turned to an old recipe box that has been passed down to me. I’m not sure where I received the recipe box from, but inside I came across a recipe clipped from a newspaper from the late 1970’s I believe: neither the date or the newspaper name were saved.

The article says that someone named Mrs. Clayton won regional and national cookie titles in 1977 for her cookie recipe. I decided to give it a try with some changes of my own.

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Frightfully Fun Family Games for After Dark

Halloween is coming up fast, and you know what that means. It’s time for costumes, trick or treating, and sweet sugar highs. Here are some great games to conquer the sugar rush.

Frightfully Fun Family Games for After Dark

First after dark game idea is the game of Sardines.

It is played in complete and utter darkness. It can be played outside, but I prefer playing it inside. Playing inside seems a bit more scary and far more controlled. Usually it is played with a medium to large group of people. I would recommend ages of preteen on up because younger children might panic in the dark. Make sure your house is clean and anything really valuable is put away because accidents are prone to happen in the dark.

Close all the blinds and turn off all the lights in the house. You can even cover over backlit clocks and such to eliminate as much light as possible. Set clear room boundaries: for example you can keep it all on one level or designate certain rooms as off limits.

Then choose one person to go off and hide while the rest of the party waits in a small room or even outside the front door for 1-3 minutes. The person hiding must find a spot and STAY THERE and be as quiet as possible!

After the time is up, everyone starts looking for the person that is hiding. Remember to go slowly and give your eyes time to adjust because nothing ruins a great game faster than someone getting hurt. The seeking party can talk or in my case giggle uncontrollably and nervously. Whoever finds the person hiding must hide with them until everyone finds them. This usually ends up with everyone crammed in the same spot like…Sardines. 😀 Read more

3 Handsome Fall Styles Your Guy Will Love

Now it’s the men’s time to shine. Whether in the country, the city, or the wild, these comfortable and handsome styles for men are great for all the adventures he wants to get in this fall.

A classic, casual look with a touch western spirit is great for the ranch or around town.

Modern Cowboy - 3 Handsome Fall Styles Your Guy Will Love - Home with Heartland
Del-Mar Black Chronograph Watch, Denim Jean Jacket, Long-Sleeve Green Plaid Flannel Shirt (Comes in a Variety Pack of 3), Men’s Black Leather Insulated Gloves, and Durango Harness Brown Leather Boots

A Del-Mar Black Chronograph Watch is a handsome piece of hardware made of steel. Luminous hands and markers are great for telling time in any light.

The classic, comfortable, and timeless denim jacket is an essential for any man’s closet. Just as versatile as jeans, this will become his go to jacket.

Whether working or enjoying the outdoors, a flannel long-sleeve shirt will keep your man nice and warm this fall.

Soft black leather gloves are classically handsome and great for many styles. These are insulated to keep his hands warm and comfortable even on the coldest days.

Durango Harness Leather Boots are a great alternative to traditional cowboy boots. Not only lighter, these comfortable boots go with many looks but still have that edge of western style.

 

When you wish to dress up your modern gentleman without being stuffy or uncomfortable here are a couple of ideas.

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Comfort and Style Together for 3 Fall Fashions

Fall is in full swing. It’s time to step up your style game before winter forces cute looks to be covered by bulky coats. Check out these three great fall looks that are both stylish and comfortable.

The first is a perfect accompaniment for the busy woman on the go.

Comfort and Style Together for 3 Fall Fashions: Classy Style for the Busy Woman - Home with Heartland
Women’s Black Leather Coat, Pulsar Women’s Chronograph Watch, McKlein® Willowbrook Red Rolling Briefcase, and Hush Puppies Corie Black Ankle Boots

A classic leather coat is always in style and keeps you nice a warm despite the dropping temperatures.

Stay right on time without always looking at your cell phone with a chic watch. Pulsar has created an elegant wristwatch to add some bling to your look.

Keep all essentials close at hand without straining your back and shoulders. McKlein’s® lovely, red rolling briefcase has a handle and wheel system that is detachable!

Finally, ankle boots are just adorable with any outfit and completely in style this fall. With these Hush Puppies, you won’t be sacrificing comfort for style as you completely conquer your busy day.

 

Next I’ve put together a great western inspired outfit for the modern cowgirl.

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