Saturday, September 29, 2012

Happy Fall!

Happy Saturday!
It's a beautiful day here in Ohio. It's a little chilly outside but the sun is shining and the leaves are just starting to change colors. Don't you love this time of year? Apple Cider, Hay Rides, Pumpkins...
This is my favorite time of year.
I thought I would share my recipe for Hot Cider. It makes the whole house smell like fall.

Hot Spiced Cider
8 cups apple cider
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
6 inches cinnamon stick
1 tsp whole allspice
1 tsp whole cloves
8 thin orange slices (optional)

In a large saucepan combine apple cider and brown sugar. 
For spice bag, place cinnamon, allspice and cloves in a double thickness of cheesecloth and tie with string. Add spice bag to cider mixture.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer at least 10 minutes. 
Remove and discard spice bag. 
Serve cider in mugs with orange slices, if desired.
Makes about 8 servings.
So, this week's card for My Favorite Thing's sketch is my first fall card this year.
I used ALM Sweetest Pumpkin in the Patch

Here is the MFT sketch I used:

Thanks so much for stopping by and God Bless... 

Stamps: ALM Sweetest Pumpkin in the Patch
Paper: Crate Paper Farmhouse, Chocolate Chip CS (SU), Kraft CS, Xpress Blending CS and Mischeiveous by MME
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Copic Markers, Simply Scallop Medium die-namic (MFT), Hot Fudge buttons (MFT), clear star gelly roll


  1. Gorgeous take on that sketch Rachel! Lovin' the ruler!

  2. Rachel, this card is so pretty! You did a great job coloring the image and I love the patterned paper you used! Thanks for sharing the Cider recipe and for joining along with MFT :)


Thanks for leaving a comment! They are so appreciated!