Fall Get-Together -Part I “The Food”

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This weekend we had our Fall Women’s Ministry Event at church, and had a wonderful time together. We created a beautiful fall inspired, rustic dessert table. I mentioned my latest crush -burlap. It made a great table cloth, layered over white. To add a rustic, vintage feel, we used an old window frame, and several old wooden crates to create height.

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At the drinks table we served coffee, regular and herbal tea, and hot apple cider.

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Serving the apple cider in a crock pot worked out great, it stayed nice and warm, and smelt great too.

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We decorated the table with lots of pumpkins, in white and orange, and lots of candles. I also reused a couple of the fall branches, see the instructions on how to make them here.

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The desserts were delicious. We had ginger cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies, a beautiful fruit tray, pumpkins scones (recipe here), apple cake, a chocolate chip bunt cake, and a pumpkin and pecan dessert, all served up with a dollop of vanilla whip cream! We tried to include lots of homey fall favourites.

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I made a few fun dessert picks, that said “My Little Pumpkin” and “Happy Fall”.

At our sign-in table, more pumpkins and pumpkin scented candles.

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I also brought in my twine pumpkins, and we displayed them on the large coffee table. See the how-to for them here.

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We had a wonder time of eating, laughing, and creating together. With great women gathered together to share their life journey, and joys, all while nibbling great fall desserts -well, life really is a party!

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Tomorrow I’ll share our great activity for the night, making flower pins out of felted wool sweaters.

This post is linked up at the Lettered Cottage.

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  1. I always love your ideas! I truly look forward to checking out your blog! How did you make those great food pics? I’m planning a Cookie Monster themed birthday party and would love to make those for our treats.

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