Can you believe that it is already Labor Day? For the US, the holiday was originally begun to celebrate various labor unions’ strengths of and contributions to the country. It is also unofficially the end of the summer season and the onset of fall. This weekend, we are going car shopping with my daughter. Supposedly it is a good time of the month to do this because the thought is,… Continue Reading
So for some people the school year has begun. I hope that you and your family had a wonderful summer. Sometimes it is nice to get the kids back into a school routine and we are reminded how quickly each school year goes by. In my most previous job, I was an office manager for an elementary school for several years and worked with many, many parents. I believe that… Continue Reading
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