These simple pumpkin muffins are perfect this time of year. Cake-like with a nice crumb topping that is like a taste of fall! This post contains affiliate links, see our full disclosure policy here. I could feel the temperature dropping this weekend here in Southern California. We were busy moving our son back to college, so when I got back home I wanted to bake something I could put… Continue Reading
Well it is finally cooling down here in California which means fall is on its way. I made a simple and frugal craft decoration out of paint chips and it is so simple that the photos tell the story. Kind of like a Wordless Wednesday.
If you are looking for a really simple toffee cookies recipe, I have one for you today. These are so good – fluffy and soft with bits of toffee in them. This post contains affiliate links On Sunday evenings, I like to bake a little something to top off the weekend. It was kinda late to start a cookie from scratch so I went to one of my quick cookie… Continue Reading
If your child is going away to college this year, you probably have been shopping all summer in preparation. I have done that a few times and wanted to share what we have on our necessary dorm checklist: Bedding Sheets (usually extra long) comforter pillow mattress pad blanket Personal Items shower caddy towels (bath and beach) toiletries medications (incl OTC cold, fever medicine) first aid kit collapsible laundry bag clothing… Continue Reading
So as you know, I am trying to savor the fruits of summer, before they disappear. This is a recipe for a Spinach & Blackberry Salad. You can use blueberries or strawberries or mandarin oranges if you like. Blackberry Salad sliced red onion (about 1/4 cup) 1 bag fresh spinach – rinsed and torn 1 oz package of blackberries cleaned 2 tablespoons sliced almonds 1/4 cup feta cheese Simple… Continue Reading
With summer break coming to an end, there are a few things I want to do before summer ends. Here they are: Have dinner outdoors – I want to enjoy the warm summer evenings and enjoy being able to be outside in the evening without a sweater. This may include grabbing some food and going to the beach to watch the sunset, or just having our dinner in the backyard…. Continue Reading