A Collection of Fall Inspiration

Fall Leaves

As I mentioned in my mini maple cakes post, I love fall.  Lately, I've been pinning inspiring ideas for fall like crazy.  Today, I thought I would share a few of those great ideas with you.  Click on the pictures to be taken to the source of the inspiration. I love, love, love the colors that Jenny chose for her pumpkin cookies.  Her blog is fabulous too.  I hope you will give it a read. Here is another great idea for fall - pumpkin dinner rolls!  They seem easy to make too.  I will have to … [Read more...]

Mini Maple Cakes

Plate of Mini Cakes

Fall is here!  Can you believe it? Where did the year go?  This is actually my favorite time of year, especially now that I live in Arizona and autumn signals the time when our brutally hot summers finally give way to cooler temperatures. I grew up in California, so I didn't get to experience much of the colorful fall foliage seen in other parts of the world. I do vividly recall one autumn New England visit several years ago. What a treat it was to see the maple tree-covered hills painted in … [Read more...]

DIY Candle Holder Shade From Favorite Photo

Finished Candle Holder Shade

I was inspired by last week's photography tour of my neighborhood and decided to do something creative with one of the photos I took. Today's post is going to be short and sweet because this DIY Candle Holder Shade is super easy to make. You just need a favorite photo printed on regular paper, a glass candle holder, votive candle, glue stick, and scissors.  A short pillar candle should work too.  The idea is to keep the flame as low in your candle holder as possible so that you can get that … [Read more...]

Watermelon Sorbet in Cute Ceramic Watermelon Bowls

Watermelon Sorbet

Dear friends, Summer is coming to an end, but it’s definitely not too late to enjoy some refreshing homemade watermelon sorbet.  Not only is it tasty, but it’s good for your waistline!  AND watermelon has an antioxidant to fight aging.  What's not to like? I think that the “late blooming” watermelons are the sweetest and juiciest.  I bought this watermelon just yesterday and I must say that it is the sweetest and juiciest I've ever tasted.  Keep that in mind the next time you're tempted to … [Read more...]

Welcome!

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Welcome!  First, allow me to introduce myself.  My name is Sandra Eliot, and I am the owner of www.bewlanton.com, an online store that sells giftable ceramic dinnerware, serveware and home decor items. Because the store is on the internet, and the internet can be a bit impersonal, I wanted to create a blog so that you can get to know the person behind the store.  I imagine the store being a cute boutique located in a charming Main Street hub in a quaint little town where friends gather. I … [Read more...]