Thursday, October 22, 2009
Sunday, October 11, 2009
Here’s the recipe…
1 C. sugar
1 C. pumpkin
1/2 C. oil
Mix above ingredients together. Sift and add to above:
2 C. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon (I also added a dash of nutmeg and allspice at this point)
2. tsp baking powder
Dissolve and add to rest of ingredients:
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 C. chocolate chips
1/2 C. nuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 375 deg. Drop on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake approximately 10 to 12 minutes (Sidenote: It only took 10 minutes in my oven, but when Becky made these she said it took 20-25 minutes. Use a toothpick to test when they are done).
Friday, October 9, 2009
Just a quick post to show y’all the most recent blog design I made. I have been friends with Jill and her husband Grant since college and they just recently had a precious baby boy and wanted their blog design to reflect that. You can click on the picture to be taken to her blog to check it out!
Thursday, October 8, 2009
Look what arrived in the mail the other day from my mother in law!
My new ironing board cover! I had to run out to Target to get an ironing board hanger so that I could proudly display my ironing-board-turned-work-of-art! Does that make me completely old that I just got excited about an ironing board cover? How many times can I say ironing board in one blog post? Anyways – I love it. Thanks Maggymom :)
Also, I decided to finally paint our guest bathroom. It had been driving me crazy because it felt so BLAH, so I grabbed a gallon of paint and went to work. I am really happy with how it turned out. I think it could probably use another coat in a few places, and I’ll get around to that eventually, but it finally feels like it is decorated!
What do you think?
Last – Matt and I found some rocking chairs on craigslist for a steal (compared to what I had seen them priced at), so we added those, a fun fall wreath and some pumpkins to make our front porch feel a little more welcoming. I still need to stain the rocking chairs to match the shutters, but I love them!
Oh… and I just had to brag on my husband for a quick second. He came home from work yesterday with these…
… just because. I’m a lucky girl :)
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Well it’s official. Despite the sauna outside yesterday, we had a cold front come through, it’s October, and that means FALL! I’ve got my fleece and my Ugg slippers on, and I even used the seat warmer in my car today! I love SO many things about fall, so I thought I’d dedicate a post to wish y’all a happy fall!
College Football! Oh how I love spending a Saturday watching college football on the couch with my husband :)
Pumpkins! Pumpkins and more pumpkins!
Fall candles – pumpkin spice and cinnamon – YUM. I have 2 of these burning in my house right now!
Starbucks pumpkin spice lattes! I’ve only had one of these so far, but this is how you really know fall has arrived – I L.O.V.E seeing that sign up at Starbucks!
What are your favorite things about fall?