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It’s really beginning to feel like Fall this week, and we are loving it! Celebrate the coziness and get inspired with some fabulous fall recipes:

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
First and foremost, the quintessential autumn beverage  — the pumpkin spice latte. If you love this drink but prefer to sip something warm from the comfort of your own home, try this recipe!

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
Take toast to the next level with this tasty butternut squash toast recipe! This would make a great Autumn brunch food or Thanksgiving appetizer!

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
A little sweet, a little savory, and all around adorable: thyme popovers with ginger pear butter. We can’t wait to try this one at home!

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
Speaking of savory — how delicious do these three cheese, potato, rosemary tarts look? Plus they are actually pretty quick and easy to make!

5 Fabulous Fall Foods via Abbey Carpet SF
Looking to warm up with an adult beverage on a chilly Fall evening? This apple cocktail is sure to be a hit at your next dinner party!

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Easter is a fun holiday and the perfect opportunity to welcome Spring with some crafts and snacks. Step away from plastic eggs and fake grass this year, and instead celebrate with some of these fresh decorations and recipes:

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Try a natural egg dye this year to get these subtle, organic colors!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or skip the dye altogether with this fresh floral and herb DIY that creates perfect springtime simplicity.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
You can also use your eggs to make an adorable succulent garden that would make a great centerpiece for any Spring event.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or you can craft these sweet hanging posies!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
This speckled egg nest is easy to throw together with dollar store materials!

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Modernize your Easter celebration with these fun little cookies.

7 Fresh Ideas for Easter via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or wow your guests with this gorgeous Easter basket cake!

Pie Day is a rare opportunity to combine something many of us don’t enjoy (math) with something most of us do enjoy (pie.) Now, we’ll leave the math portion of this particular holiday to the professionals, but if you’re looking for the tastiest way to celebrate, we’ve gathered a nice variety of pie recipes for you here:

Prepare for Pie Day via Abbey Carpet of SF
Spring is just around the corner, and with this tart lemon blueberry pie recipe, you can taste it!

Prepare for Pie Day via Abbey Carpet of SF
Always a citrus classic, a traditional key lime pie is the way to many a heart.

Prepare for Pie Day via Abbey Carpet of SF
Looking for something a little more hearty? Try this apple pie with a twist: a delicious cheddar thyme crust.

Prepare for Pie Day via Abbey Carpet of SF
Adorable meets delicious with this mini peach pie!

Prepare for Pie Day via Abbey Carpet of SF
Feeling more savory than sweet? Try this farm fresh cherry tomato and kale pie!

Prepare for Pie Day via Abbey Carpet of SF
Also savory and perfect for both Pie Day AND St. Paddy’s Day: Irish potato pie. Yum!

It’s National Pancake Day! Instead of making the same boring flapjacks from the recipe on the back of the box, get inspired by these delicious creations and try something new:

Flapjacks with Flair!
Looking for something hearty and wholesome? Try this whole wheat apple pancake recipe!

Flapjacks with Flair!
This strawberry lemon poppy seed pancake is delicious fruity option.

Flapjacks with Flair!
Take a cue from the Dutch and try this Dutch Baby recipe with a fresh orange sugar glaze!

Flapjacks with Flair!
Or try these mini German pancakes, with a gooey blueberry sauce. Mmm!

Flapjacks with Flair!
These maple sausage pancake muffins make for a fun and mess-free breakfast, brunch, or snack!

Flapjacks with Flair!
Or try this savory take on the pancake: cheesy potato pancakes!

Flapjacks with Flair!
You can even sneak a serving of vegetables into your pancake feast with this tasty zucchini pancake recipe.

Have a sweetheart but not a sweet tooth? Valentine’s Day can put even the most dedicated chocolate lover to the test, but we have the antidote! Here are seven savory ways to celebrate the holiday of love:

7 Savory Valentine's Day Snacks via Abbey Carpet of SF
Tell your date just how much they melt your heart with these heart-shaped Mozzarella bites! Yeah, we know it’s cheesy…

7 Savory Valentine's Day Snacks via Abbey Carpet of SF
How about some crispy rosemary roasted potato hearts? These would make an adorable side for any Valentine’s dinner!

7 Savory Valentine's Day Snacks via Abbey Carpet of SF
Express your love the healthy way: with a salad. These salad crisps will add some crunch and some romance to your dinner!

7 Savory Valentine's Day Snacks via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or spruce up a simple caprese salad with heart-shaped Mozzarella slices.

7 Savory Valentine's Day Snacks via Abbey Carpet of SF
Say it with soufflé! Who can resist this fluffy bacon and chive recipe?

7 Savory Valentine's Day Snacks via Abbey Carpet of SF
This beet ravioli recipe is the perfect main course — not over the top, but still thematically appropriate with that lovely purple-red hue.

7 Savory Valentine's Day Snacks via Abbey Carpet of SF
Of course you can’t skip dessert entirely! The hint of basil and goat cheese in these sweet and savory strawberry wanton cups keeps them from being too sweet, making them the perfect solution!

The weather has been amazing here in San Francisco, and Memorial Day weekend is upon us, which can only mean one thing — it’s time to plan for the perfect picnic! Here are some of our favorite ideas from around the web:

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Start off with a cute basket

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Or a repurposed suitcase, perhaps?

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Get your utensils ready with a cute DIY pocket.

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Or, try these printable lunch bags and close them with easy handy utensil clips!

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
You can get these cute picnic printables here.

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Make tasty portable meals in mason jars, like this spring orzo pasta salad!

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Or a yummy cheesecake in a jar!

 

Perfect Picnic Ideas via Abbey Carpet SF
Or serve tasty fresh fruit in waffle cones.