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Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

Pumpkin Scones with Cinnamon Glaze

Pumpkin session numero dos this week! These pumpkin scones will rock your world. Light and fluffy pumpkin biscuits spiced to heavenly fall goodness with a drizzle of sweet cinnamon glaze on top. I’m smiling just writing this. Here in Seattle, the fall and winter weather […]

Crispy Chocolate Walnut Bites

Crispy Chocolate Walnut Bites

This week I’m sharing with you my irresistible crispy chocolate walnut bites, a super simple no-bake recipe I threw together when I wanted a sweet snack rightthisminute. My Fitbit died last week, so I threw on my old solar powered watch, which couldn’t seem to […]

Plum Flaugnarde

Plum Flaugnarde

As I’m writing this, the kids are in their rooms not-napping. If you’ve never heard of a not-nap, it’s a situation where a kid hangs out in his room fighting sleep with Legos and books and playing with feet until they get up and then […]

Boston Cream Pie

Boston Cream Pie

Welcome to the anniversary special: Boston Cream Pie. My friends, Dear Husband and I have hit a milestone: our 10 year anniversary. TEN. I think back on our years together and it has been a ride. We first bonded in college over coffee, then went […]

Classic Pumpkin Cake

Classic Pumpkin Cake

We were shopping last weekend and I spotted pumpkin spice Life cereal on the shelf from the other side of the store. Without even reacting, I threw it in my cart, because that’s it, fall is here. I’ll take any excuse. Give me the cool […]

Nectarine Almond Cake

Nectarine Almond Cake

A day without coffee is like, well, no idea. I have no idea. I do enjoy coffee as a hobby and have for some time. But I love it because it serves two purposes for me: a true brew enjoyment and a wake up potion. […]

Hot Milk Cake

Hot Milk Cake

Call me crazy, but I am over this summer heat nonsense. I need to know cool breezes and fall spices are on their way. I need a light, fluffy cinnamon-kissed cake that perfectly compliments warm coffee and the smell of the kids’ back-to-school supplies. I […]

Blueberry Crumb Bars

Blueberry Crumb Bars

I am back! Let’s get down to business. Feast your eyes on these blueberry crumb bars. It has been an eventful few weeks: we moved into a new house and traveled all over the U.S. to see our families AND no one strangled anyone in […]

Cinnamon Rhubarb Muffins

Cinnamon Rhubarb Muffins

I’ve been making these cinnamon rhubarb muffins for a couple of years and finally got around to pulling the recipe out again. I decided that with the last rhubarb of the early season, I’m going to perfect this recipe. By the time I made this […]

Berry and Cherry Galette

Berry and Cherry Galette

On this weekday, I am child-free for a few morning hours. Both of our sons are at school at the same time and Dear Husband is at work. This, my friends, is the first time I’ve been alone and free in a morning for 1,467 […]