Tuesday, November 30

STYLiNG | French Farmer's Market Thanksgiving - Part II - The Desserts

Part II of my Thanksgiving Day recap. (go HERE if you missed part I).

Dessert....
always my favorite part of any event.
But what do you get when dessert is combined with
a "French Farmer's Market theme" + a little creativity?

"Très Magnifique"!!


Afterall, what's a "French Farmer's Market" without a peddler's wagon?



Everything homemade by me with the help of my two older daughters...
Candied Apples


an assortment of pies...like this Pecan Pie


Traditional Apple Pie

Mini Crumb-Topped Apple Pies



Mini Pumpkin Loaves wrapped in coffee filters doubled as take home favors...
Plain, walnut, chocolate chip or a walnut and chocolate chip combo

and Trail Mix for snacking


I even made some DELICIOUS Crunchy Caramel Popcorn but forgot to add it to the cart...
never even realized it until everyone was stuffed to the gills from feasting and desserting


I couldn't be more thrilled with how everything turned out...

Je l'adore!!!

I hope you are inspired...
and if you are wondering how in the world I constructed the cart...
it was actually a transformation.

You see...
When I saw this "leftover" prop used in a display in one of our local stores...


It had my name written all over it.
I knew exactly when I saw it what it was going to eventually turn in to.
With a sheet of V-groove paneling from Lowe's...
some nails...
scrap pieces of wood...
fabulous fabric...
and some acrylic paint...
Voilà!!
A perfect peddler's wagon for my French Farmer's Market.
(and the good news is...it can be used for future events and will fit perfectly on my back patio to showcase foliage, flowers and plants when it's not in "party" use)! *wink*

KEEPING IT REAL
It was only because of my stepdad that the cart came to life.
He followed my instructions for constructing and putting it together!
THANK YOU Rick...for your patience and many trips back and forth to the hardware store!!

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