Sunday, October 5, 2008

Fall into Fall Giveaway

I am happy to be joining (a little late) Debi's Fall into Fall Giveaway. I will be drawing on October 15 from among all of the people who leave a comment on this post. There are only two requirements to be entered into my drawing:
1) You must answer the question: What is your favorite thing to cook or bake in the fall? (I might want the recipe!)
2) If you do not have a blog, you must leave your email address for me to use in contacting you if you win.

If any messages don't meet these requirements, I will have to delete them. Sorry!

Anyway, here is what you can win! (the best part) I am offering a collection of 35 I Spy squares. Each is 6 1/2" square. These are perfect for a quilt for a boy in your life or for making a quilt to donate to Project Linus. They include sports, animals, dinosaurs, astronauts, and many kinds of foods that kids love.

Here's my inspiration for offering this as a prize: I recently donated a boy's I Spy quilt to our local hospital. I got the most wonderful feedback! It was given to an 8-year-old boy who was there for a surgery connected with his Cerebral Palsy. He cannot speak well but has a very active mind, and he and his parents thoroughly enjoyed playing games with his new quilt. They would ask a question, and he would point to the answer. He left the hospital with the quilt over his lap in the wheelchair and a big grin on his face!

Please enter my drawing! Maybe you can make an I Spy quilt for a special kid in your life. Also, click on the scarecrow link at the right to find a list of other blogs having fall giveaway drawings.

96 comments:

Debi said...

I will be the first...my favroite thing to bake is apple crisp...I made some today. Thanks for joining this giveaway, great prize.

Myra said...

Hi Sheryl! My favorite fall food is a big crock pot full of chili. Make a lot, put some in the freezer for later. :o)

Loralynn said...

My favorite thing to make in the fall is chunky cinnamon applesauce. My Grandpa always made up a huge batch and canned it so it has a lot of good childhood memories tied into it! Thanks for the opportunity to join in your giveaway!

Alisa said...

I love to make banana bread. I'm not a very good cook, but this is always a hit. Thank you for the chance to win such great fabric. I've wanted to make a blanket for Project Linus and hope to do so soon.

Paula said...

My favorite thing to make right now, in the cooler weather....is Lentil Soup. Man, it's good and everyone loves it.

Needled Mom said...

Yet another great addition to the Fall into Fall Giveaway! I'll bet that your quilt donation was greatly appreciated.

Favorite thing to bake would have to be Squaw Bread. I love the smeel and taste of homemade breads.

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Sue H said...

I love making soups in the fall, particularly my mother-in-law's Cheesy Potato Soup. (The recipe is on my blog: www.suehecker.com/blog then click on Sabina's Recipes at the top of the page.) Thank you for hosting such a fun give-away!

T said...

Oops - Let's try this again, WITH blog address (sheesh!):

What a cool story about the quilt! I think I'd definitely like to do something like that!

My favorite recipe - well there are a few, all involving pumpkin. The most impressive (to me) is pumpkin-pecan pie. Pumpkin pie (custard) on the bottom with a thin layer of pecan pie & pecans on the top. You can HEAR the choir of angels singing...

Tracy/FiberBabble

Tia said...

My favourite thing to make is Sunshine Soup - the recipe is on my blog. It's a golden soup made from butternut squash and pears. Delicious!

I also love to make gingerbread and parkin.

Tia

katie z said...

My favorite thing to cook is chili, followed closely by chili!

Sue Cahill said...

My favorite thing to cook up in the fall is Beans and Greens, it is a thick soup made with spinach, white canallini beans, lots of garlic, italian sausage, pepperoni and sometimes bacon. My italian ex-mother in law taught me how to make it and it is perfect for a chilly day, very hearty!
Thanks for the chance to win those squares, I make 2 project linus quilts each month and they would be perfect.
Sue Cahill (sbonetsue at yahoo dot com)

Sunny said...

What a wonderful thing! I love to bake pumpkin pies of course!

miniaturequilter said...

Favorite food to make in fall-pumkin pie! I love I spy quilts so does my 2 year-old! Please enter me into your drawing too!

Sewfast said...

My favorite thing to make in the Fall is applesauce. Just canned 28 quarts! Mary mdeeter@hotmail.com

Brenda said...

My favorite thing to bake in the fall are Gingersnap Cookies. I would love to be entered in your drawing. I am making quilts to give to the firedepartment.

cedarchestquilts said...

What a great collection of boyish I-spys (hard ones to collect). Muffins, I like to cook muffins after school starts and TX cools off. My boys love for me to cook sausage balls, I don't like to --but I love that they will eat them in the mornings and I don't have to cook breakfast. Angie

bingo~bonnie said...

oh what a heart touching story with the quilt you made!!! :)

I like making chili in the fall...yummm...maybe I should plan a pot for tomorrow! :) thanks for the chance and be sure to enter my "fall into fall" too ;) Love from Texas! ~bonnie

Mary Grace McNamara said...

Oh Sheryl, what a wonderful prize! My little guy would love a quilt made out of this fabric.

I love to put a pan of apple crisp in the oven, or have applesauce bubbling away on the stove, or bake a Fresh Apple Cake right before a visitor arrives, or brew some apple butter from fresh picked apples. Can't really say which is my favorite though -- I LOVE them all!

MGM

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

I like to make cabbage beef soup...m..

Ly + Alan said...

I like to have soup and bread bowls. My favorite soup is clam chowder, but my husband prefers to have baked potato soup.

And this is a great giveaway - how fun to make a quilt and give it away =)

pollyanna said...

I love to make potato soup with ham. Sometimes I toss in corn, too :) Yummy and warm in my tummy :)

Deb said...

I love wassail! Kinda like apple cider but spicy. Thanks for the opportunity of participating in your giveaway.

bluebird-lyn said...

My favourite thing I like to bake is apple pudding with cinnamon.Love the I spy quilt fabrics and glad your quilt went to the little bloke. Regards Lyn

SandyQuilts said...

My favorite recipe is the WW Crustless Pumpkin Pie ... helps with my new way of eating.

I love making I Spy quilts and have made many in the last couple years. 95% of my quilting is for charity.

Hop over and join my giveaway if you have time.

Jeanne said...

I love anything made with pumpkin, but I guess my favorite would be pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting or pumpkin pie or pumpkin pancakes...can't choose just one. *s*

Terri said...

I love baking bread in the fall. I don't bake bread in the summer time, so when the fall comes, we're all anxiously awaiting that first loaf to come out of the oven. I try to bake bread every couple of weeks through the winter. We do love our homemade bread!!

tisme said...

I like baking cookies of any kind. I use to have a recipe for cookies that used old potato chips and lost it! So maybe someone out there has it and will share it with both of us.
Tammy Tisme

Bella said...

OH my...I sew need to make an I Spy quilt for my new grand-twin-girls! Just the perfect prize! I make sweet potato pies here instead of pumpkin, and crockpot applesause...yum!

Valerie said...

I love to make chili! Everyone loves that and boy is it easy and warm for those cool nights. I would love to enter your give away.

Winona said...

I love making chili in the fall. I also love to bake apple crisp. So glad that young boy loved his quilt so.
Winona

Jeanne said...

Sheryl, I need an email to enter you in my Fall into Fall drawing. You can send me an email with it.

BrineS said...

Apple Dumplings and cider! Yum!!

Fun fabric!

dbstout{at}juno{dot}com

Peggy said...

My favorite thing to bake is zuchinni bread!

Courtney said...

I love to make chili in the fall. We especially love making frito pie with it.

julieQ said...

I love apple crisp.. yum! with Oatmeal and butter and crispy apples. Thank your for your generosity.

maggie said...

My favorite thing to make is pumpkin chutney.
Great giveaway. I have a little guy on my list who would love an eye spy quilt.

blueviolet said...

Without a doubt I love making homemade applesauce in the fall more than anything else!
doot65{at}comcast[dot]net
Elizabeth

AmandaSue said...

I love making apple crisp and sweet potatoe cassorole with pecans and mashmellows

cheryl said...

Sausage and baked beans casserole yummmm

Cheryl in France

cherylpasquier2002 at yahoo dot fr

Norma said...

My family takes a yearly trip out of town to pick apples in Sept. Then I make chunky cinnamon apple sauce, apple pie and apple crisp. Then I am tired of apple anything for a while!

Love those squares but most of all, enjoyed the story of the little boy and the quilt. You touched his life in a way he and his family will remember always. What a great gift from a stranger. Life is amazing!

Jan said...

I love making pumpkin roll in the fall--it is so tasty! And smells wonderful, too!

Beth said...

Favorite thing to cook or bake in the fall? It has to be my Red Hot Apple Pie. Not because it's hot temp wise, but you make it with ....RED HOTS!

Please enter me! Thanks!

Joyce said...

I love to eat and make apple crisp. Please enter me in your giveaway. Thanks
Joyce
joycee2561 at yahoo dot com

Carla said...

I love to make pumpkin seeds from the Halloween pumpkins!

You can find me over at feathered fibers blog. Thank you for including me!

Quilt Nut said...

my favorite thing to cook is stew and apple crisp-yum!

thanx for the chance!

jenny said...

besides the whole turkeydinner i love to make candy apples and rosted pumpking seeds and well lots more too thanks

Sweet P said...

My favorite fall dish is Butternut Squash Stuffed with Sausage and Apples. Yummy!

requilt said...

My favorite thing to make in the fall is pumpkin rolls for family members I love your idea of making an I Spy quilt for charity with your squares.
Rita E in AZ
requilt (at) yahoo (dot) com

StampinCathy said...

My favorite thing to cook in the fall is stew and chili. Thanks for a chance at this sweet giveaway.

swooze said...

My favorite thing to bake. I like many things but my best friend gave me a pecan pie recipe and I have never failed with that!

KrisinTN said...

My favorite thing to make in the fall is Homemade Potato Soup, and my 2nd fav is homemade Apple Butter. I would love to win, but if I do you'll have to teach me what an I Spy quilt is.

Melzie said...

I love getting back into breadmaking mode in the fall :) Its just too hot in summer but PERFECT for cool winter days. I loved your donation story :) I hope you pick me! xoxo melzie

Regi said...

In the fall i love to make soups and stews... but my favorite things to make are pumpkin pies.

Please enter me into your drawing. thank you.

Kristie said...

My favorite thing to bake is...APPLES! I always put up sooooo many apples every year, so I love baking anything that has apples in it!!!

Please add me to your giveaway!
Kristie

Colleen said...

I am planning to make an I spy quilt for each of my girls. I would love to win this prize!

Jess said...

I always bake snickerdoodles in the fall, because they're awesome.

Jess
jessica.tupper{at}gmail.com

Erin said...

I love anything pumpkin, especially my brandma's pumpkin cheesecake!

cuppiecakes83 at yahoo dot com

Sandy said...

my favorite thing to bake is anything- because it smells up the house..but favorite is cinnamon rolls orbreads

donna444444 said...

I like to make a big pot of beef stew.
donna444444@yahoo.com

Dawn said...

I spy a great giveaway! My favorite food to make during the fall is pumpkin cake...yummo!

Melissa said...

aww.. such a sweet story about the quilt you donated!
I'm not much of a cook but I do love to bake acorn squash in the fall. It's one of my favorites!

Thanks for the giveaway!
Melissa.eschler@gmail.com

Rebecca said...

I like to make soups now that it's getting chilly outside.

Danielle said...

My favorite fall food to make is corn chowder in the slow cooker.

ldsmom2201 at yahoo dot com
http://juanshappywife.blogspot.com
http://homeschoolunitstudies.blogspot.com

Corinna said...

I love making pumpkin pie and apple pie!

Janice said...

My husband loves soup so in the fall I love to make all different soups and home made bread. Yummy.

jean said...

I love to make salsa in the fall, I have 5 kids and they all want their shareso I have to make alot of it!

Vicki said...

My favorite thing to make in the fall is caramel apple pie. Your basic pie recipie with melted caramels poured on top with sugar crumbles. Yum!!
Please enter me in the giveaway, my blog is mycreativecorner3.blogspot.com

Sandra :) said...

Great giveaway - I'd love to enter, thanks!

My favorite thing to bake in the fall is pumpkin pie - it's Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend, so I'll be baking my pies tomorrow night! Maple cream cheese pound cake is already done, banana chocolate chip bundt cake is in the oven, and next to go in is the Irish Cream cheesecake - it's going to be a delicious dinner!

vfernandez said...

I love to make Banana Nut Bread for the fall.

Pam's Pride said...

My favorite thing to make is homemade carmel popcorn!! YUM!!

bison61 said...

I have a recipe for pumpkin bars that we like, it has an easy crust that you bake and then the same filling as a pie it's easier to make then a regular pie

tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

StitchinByTheLake said...

My favorite food in the fall is Mexican Soup made from all canned goods out of the pantry. It's scrumptious. And easy! I'd love to make an I Spy quilt for my new grandson who is going to enter this world December 31. blessings, marlene

kathi said...

pumpkin bread from Mr. Food's recipe site AWESOME!

Cindy Keery said...

Hello,

My favorite thing to bake in the fall is Apple Pear Pie Squares with freshly picked apples and pears from my grandparents ranch.

Cindy
creativecards@shaw.ca

Renee G said...

I love making caramel apples.

rsgrandinetti@yahoo.com

Narelle said...

My favourite thing to make is pumpkin soup, I can't have enough of it.

Studio Christine said...

My favourite Fall/Autumn cooking is anything in the crockpot/slow cooker.

the house fills with a lovely warm smell, and sometimes I even make bread to go with it!

Wilma L. said...

My favorite thing to cook on cooler Fall days is a big pot full of chili. Mmmmmmmmm Good!!!!
Please enter me into your drawing!
Thanks
richwil2@verizon.net

Kritta22 said...

The first thing I make when it turns Fall is stew! It's really not Fall until you have a good stew!
Kritta22@hotmail.com

sewing_passion said...

I love to make banana cake with brown sugar icing. The only time I make it is in fall. The smell of the brown sugar icing just means fall to me.

Cris A said...

I'm surrounded by boys, and would LOVE to win!!
My favorite thing to make is Ragin' Cajun Chili!! It's one of the few meals that EVERYONE will eat!

Debbie said...

favorite thing to cook is apple coffee cake (lots of cinammon and brown sugar!)

Linda said...

Apple Crisp & Pumpkin Muffins are my favorite fall things to bake!
Thank you for participating in the FAll giveaway!
Lindaf

windycindy said...

Your fabrics are gorgeous! This contest is so much fun. My favorite fall recipe is "Pecan Pumpkin Dessert!" I would be happy to give you the recipe. Please enter me in your delightful drawing. Many thanks, Cindi
jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

a.simple.life said...

In the fall I love chilis and soups in the crockpot. True comfort food! Thanks for a wonderful giveaway. a.simple.life@live.com

Amanda said...

My favorite things to cook in the fall are apple dumplings and pumpkin seeds! Thanks for the giveaway :)

Jawan said...

My all time favorite thing to cook in the fall is TACO SOUP. Especially with some Fritos thrown on top. Oh, my...I'm feelin' a cravin' comin' on. So easy...only six ingredients!

Marilyn R said...

I love to make a big pot of chili to take the chill off! Thanks for entering me in your giveaway!

Linda T said...

My favourite things to bake are cream cheese apple pie and chocolate chip cookies. Count me in on your drawing - my boys would love it.

Sarah P said...

Soup! It finally cools down enough to enjoy warm potato soup, cheesey chicken enchilada soup, and my hubby's favorite - beef stew.

saw99a (at) yahoo(dot)com

Lavinia said...

My favourite thing to cook in the Fall is lentil stew, I like to make it spicy! and I like apple crumble too.
Thanks for this giveaway!

checkersmom said...

I love to make vegtable beef soup, everything but the kitchen sink. Great giveaway!

cookiekenney said...

My favorite thing to make is apple pie, yum. Thanks

cookiekenney6@hotmail.com

Meg said...

Do I still have time to enter? I love to cook cheesy potato soup in the fall. My husband can smell before he comes in the house and it's always a hit!

fernbell said...

There is something I love to mix and than another that I bake. We make up our own mix for hot cocoa. Matter fact made a batch last night and DH is drinking a cup right now lol. Then the other thing that I almost always make for my Mom and Dad for Christmas is Peanut butter cookies with out flour. They say that it is a gift I can give them all year lol.