Monthly Archives: October 2013

Recipe: Butternut Squash Lasagna

Ah, that first Fall nip in the air. It always gets me. I dive headfirst into soups, roasted vegetables, stews, bread baking, and lasagnas. There is just something so perfect about a warm kitchen and a piping hot bowl of … Continue reading

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The Monday Mix

Here’s The Monday Mix for this week! To visit past mixes, click here. The Monday Mix has officially turned 1! Oh come on! Candy Vanilla Milkshakes by A Beautiful Mess! Do our brains play subconscious tricks on us and our … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I love the smell of banana bread baking. It’s the time of year where I need that smell almost constantly in the house. There’s just something about the aroma of sweet bananas and rich pumpkin pie spice. Yum! I whipped … Continue reading

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Crafty Corner: Dem Bones Zippered Bag Collection

The second I bought Sarah Watson’s Dem Bones collection I knew it would be the perfect fabric to create a little collection of bags from. It’s completely adorable and perfect for Halloween! I started by ironing all of my fabrics … Continue reading

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The Monday Mix

Here’s The Monday Mix for this week! To visit past mixes, click here. I splurged on some new sneaks (right) for my birthday last week. Same exact pair but no longer shredded. Should have taken a pic of the bottoms, … Continue reading

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Crafty Corner: Fabric Checkbook Bag

For years I had been using this old, ratty Lesportsac bag to carry my checkbook and checks (yes, I’m an old lady who keeps a checkbook). But its grodiness was finally too much to bear so I whipped up a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Apple Fritters

John loves all apple desserts and after we recently went apple picking, I promised him apple fritters. I had seen a recent episode of America’s Test Kitchen/Cook’s Country where they made apple fritters and, aside from the frying, it looked … Continue reading

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