The fall and winter vibes are hitting hard in my house. I feel like I'm constantly chopping apples, sipping pumpkin spice coffee, or washing my hands with peppermint-scented soap. I love this time of year. It's both Christmasy and Fall-y and beautiful and cool. I wish every month of the year could be like this.… Continue reading Sausage & Apple Hash
This time of year is the best for fruit. Pears, apples, citrus---they're all exceptionally sweet around this time every year. My grocery store even starts to carry the more exotic fruits like dragonfruit, star fruit, persimmon, and papaya. Pomegranate is fills the shelves. Fresh cut fruit trays are abundant.' It's the perfect time to make… Continue reading Sunflower Fruit Salad
While I was at Trader Joe's the other day, I found this little pre-packaged sandwich in their ready-to-eat section. It was turkey, cranberry and pecan salad with arugula on a wheat roll---and it was FANTASTIC. The only thing I didn't like: celery was on it. If you know me, you know celery is my archnemesis.… Continue reading Cranberry & Pecan Turkey Salad
A simple dessert made with crescent rolls. Take 30 minutes to make easy apple pie bites, with cinnamon sugar and caramel.
Good news, guys. I didn't get botulism! It's now been over 24 hours, so I think I'm good. I'm breathing a sigh of relief. If you want to read why I thought I would get botulism, click here. Since I'm botulism free (I think), I'm celebrating by eating all the good stuff. My coworker brought… Continue reading Cherry Pie Cookies
It's the dog days of winter around here. That's a phrase, right? Waning sunlight and lots of afternoon naps. Bolo enjoys curling up in his new cat tree we got him. I wish I had a human tree I could curl up in... I've been baking a lot lately. There's something warm and inviting when… Continue reading Apple Cheesecake Muffins
Bachelorette party was a success! My friends and I traveled down to WinStar casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. That's a sprawling casino and resort near the Oklahoma-Texas border. I had never gambled before, but I was in the presence of one of the best gamblers (my friend Jordann). My best friend drove up from Austin, and another bestie from… Continue reading Farmers Market Stew