We’ve set the date for apple picking!  October 6th at Larriland Farms and it can’t get here fast enough. In the meantime, this was a rather uneventful week.  I signed up for my fall detox in a few weeks and although I’m excited for it (and seriously need it), I’m not looking forward to weaning off coffee again.  I managed to quit coffee for about 6 months at the end of last year and while I liked having more energy throughout the day, I just love the damn stuff too much.  Coffee, I just can’t quit you.  You complete me. Etc.

I have some really fun posts coming up this week on the blog!  Two mouth-watering recipes that I’m very excited to share as well as another fun giveaway.

On to the roundup…

My Favorite Instagram Photos:
(I’m beginning to wonder if I should just call this cat photos of the week)

When purchasing weight control food for Sofi, I decided
it was important to pick a package where the cat seemed happy.  



 Does she look happy?  I feel like she’s trying to tell me something.



A sneak peek at tomorrow’s recipe! 



On Savory Simple:


Pumpkin Spiced Cocktail Nuts

These nuts are perfect for fall parties or lazy fall evenings on the patio with a glass of wine!








Cinnamon Apple Fruit Leather

A healthy snack that’s surprisingly easy to make!  A perfect treat for the kids (and us big kids)








Spicy Pappardelle with Sausage and Shiitake Mushrooms

A hearty pasta with heat to warm you up on a crisp autumn day








My favorite posts from other bloggers this week:


From Pinterest:


Have a lovely weekend!

  • http://www.downhomesouthjersey.com Jennifer M.

    Your weekly roundup is a great post idea! Do you find that it brings more traffic to your site over the weekend?

    • http://www.savorysimple.net Savory Simple

      Thanks! It’s not making a huge difference so far but I enjoy doing it.

  • http://carolynchan.wordpress.com Carolyn Chan

    Love that apple photo! And love the round up too.

  • http://tutti-dolci.com Laura (Tutti Dolci)

    I want to go apple picking! And I’m in love with your cat :). Great roundup!

  • http://www.itsyummi.com Becca from It’s Yummilicious

    I absolutely LOVE apple season! Our weather this year has been so warm and dry that the apple orchards near my house are running a couple of weeks behind schedule, but I’m REALLY looking forward to going soon!
    Your cat is ADORABLE <3

  • http://www.piesandplots.net Laura Dembowski

    Have fun apple picking! I bet you were happy this week was uneventful after writing about the stress you faced the previous week. It’s always nice when things calm down.

  • http://bakeyourday.net Cassie

    Thanks for the love, Jen! There was so much good stuff floating around this week. Can’t wait to try homemade fruit leather!

  • http://www.averiecooks.com Averie @ Averie Cooks

    Thanks for linking up my PB & J Blondies! And I’ve wanted that camera bag from Jo Totes and those Anthro spoons for awhile….great minds think alike :)

  • http://crunchycreamysweet.com Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet

    Sofi looks so adorable although I am not sure is she would like to hear that :) I loved your recipes this week, especially the leather – yum! Have a great Sunday!

  • http://yummychunklet.wordpress.com yummychunklet

    Wonderful round-up!

  • http://abitchinkitchen.blogspot.com Maggie @ A Bitchin’ Kitchen

    Aww, cute kitty! I fully support turning this into “cat photos of the week.” The more cat photos on the internet, the better :)

  • http://www.unegaminedanslacuisine.com/ Valerie

    I’m excited about tomorrow’s recipe, and your cats are adorable! :D

  • http://justonecookbook.com/blog/ Nami | Just One Cookbook

    Thanks so much for including my Kale Soup recipe here! I have been so busy that I haven’t been here but just wanted to thank you for sharing the link for now. I will be back soon to check your new posts I have missed!

  • http://www.thewickednoodle.com kristy @ the wicked noodle

    hahaha!! LOVE those Instagram photos! Looking forward to seeing what you’re cooking up with week! xo

  • http://www.omeletta.me Ruthy

    I love your Sunday Roundup! And heading over to instagram right now to follow :) Thanks for some good blogger links, too, I just tabbed all of them and looking forward to checking them out :)

  • http://www.usedyorkcity.com Jess @UsedYorkCity

    Great ground up! Apple picking is definitely something to look forward to…you get both the makings for a delicious apple pie and fabulous memories!

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