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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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Thanksgiving is over and now winter is on it’s way, and that means it’s time to start decorating for Christmas. Whether you’re hosting a big holiday event, or just want to add a little Christmas cheer to your home during the season, here are 7 clever, crafty or just Christmas-y ideas to get you inspired:

Christmas Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Want to welcome the holidays into your home, but not quite ready to commit to a full sized tree? Check out this sweet and simple trio of mini trees, or…

Christmas Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Craft your own adorable felt trees!

Christmas Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
These little fir tree ornaments also make for a subtle but seasonal decoration.

Christmas Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Feeling crafty but want to keep things simple? Try this cute, rustic stick ornament DIY!

Christmas Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Or, for a more involved rustic look, use an old door to create a makeshift mantel!

Christmas Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
Adorable AND edible? Impress everyone at your next holiday gathering with these deliciously wintery snowy pine cone snacks!

Christmas Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
For a more sustainable celebration,  wrap gifts with a reusable cloth and gathering flowers, herbs, or leaves to embellish with! You can find more zero-waste holiday ideas here.

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!

We love springtime, all the sunshine, greenery shooting up everywhere, blossoms and blooms! When we think spring, we think fresh and clean, so we decided to share some bright fresh kitchens and the salads we’d love to make in them:

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
This kitchen is still bright and airy with natural wooden counter tops and distinctive dark cabinets. We’d like to munch on a watermelon and blueberry spinach salad here!

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
We’d like to make a spring salad with carrot ginger miso dressing in this whimsical kitchen!

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
How about a refreshing massaged kale salad in this funky modern kitchen?

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
This cheerful kitchen is the perfect place to prepare a tasty strawberry spring salad with lemon roasted chickpeas and lemon shallot dressing!

Bright kitchens and the salads we'd like to make in them!
We love the warm accents and open shelving in this kitchen, and we wouldn’t mind digging into a burrata and heirloom tomato carprese salad here!

Yum! What’s your favorite spring salad?

Mardi Gras Madness via Abbey Carpet of SF
Mardi Gras is a fun filled and colorful celebration! Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite Mardi Gras inspired decor, DIY and deliciousness!

Mardi Gras Madness via Abbey Carpet of SF

Mardi Gras Madness via Abbey Carpet of SF

Mardi Gras Madness via Abbey Carpet of SF

Mardi Gras Madness via Abbey Carpet of SF

Mardi Gras Madness via Abbey Carpet of SF

Mardi Gras Madness via Abbey Carpet of SF

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