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Autumn’s in the Air

by Shea Homes Northern California on October 1, 2014

Fall Home Decor
Fall leaves, apple pie and pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere! Here are some simple ideas to get your home and family ready for the season.

Autumn decor will be sure to get your family and friends in a festive mood. And while pumpkins are definitely a staple of the season, your home’s stylish decor does not have to fall by the wayside for these orange gourds. Try a modern take on fall that draws on colors of fall, or try using painted gourds when creating your decorative tablescape. Take a look at our Fall Decor Ideas board on Pinterest for subtle ways to decorate your front door, mantle, and even your kitchen.

Pumpkin Layer Cake |

Now that fall is upon us, Thanksgiving truly is just around the corner. It’s never too early to start planning your menu, especially if you are expecting a large number of guests or extended family visits. Looking for recipes to suit even the pickiest tastebuds? Go beyond Pinterest and traditional cook books!

Here are our favorite mealtime resources from across the web:

And of course, every great meal requires great dessert. That’s why Shea Homes Northern California created this Fall Inspired Treats Pinterest board that will not disappoint. Be sure to try out this delicious Pumpkin Layer Cake Recipe by Jennifer Carrol of the Celebrating Everyday Life Blog. And don’t miss these White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Cookies or this Oh-So-Easy Crockpot Carmel recipe.

Too busy to plan your feast in advance? Bookmark our Thanksgiving Tips for the Procrastinator and Last Minute Thanksgiving Menu Items. At Shea Homes, we value these memorable moments with our family and friends, and we hope these tips and ideas will help make your season sensational!

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