Archives for September 2015

pumpkin spice syrup for a homemade pumpkin spice latte

It is here!  It has arrived!  ‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin! I am a pumpkin lover.  Fall is wonderful because it brings cooler weather after our crazy hot and humid summer months, and SO MUCH PUMPKIN!  It is always exciting to see the pumpkin flavored items return to the stores and coffee shops….

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link love

It is almost the weekend.  I can see it.  It is waving from afar saying “come closer, come closer,” and I am just crawling towards it. via Here are some links for you to peruse as you crawl closer to the weekend too.  Let’s hope it is a speedy crawl. Now that fall is in…

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fall bucket list

Fall is here and it seems like everyone and their grandmother is excited about it!  I definitely am!  I’m excited about the cooler weather, the colorful leaves, the pumpkin spices, and the cozy blankets and sweaters.  Fall can trigger sentimental memories for me.  Will and I started dating in the fall, then got engaged in…

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apple cider doughnut muffins with cinnamon sugar, maple whiskey glaze, and apple cider glaze

Fall officially starts this week! Are you as excited as I am?  Granted it was still about 89 degrees today but it is cooling down and we are starting to have crisp mornings! In lieu of the arrival of autumn and our recent apple picking trip, we have apple cider doughnut muffins today!  I have…

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apple picking

There are a few quintessential things that remind me of fall.  Apples, hot apple cider with mulling spices, pumpkins and ANYTHING pumpkin flavored (count me in), sweaters, boots, deep colors, and colorful, crunchy leaves.  Not even September 21st yet and we’ve already nailed a few of those :) Over the long Labor Day weekend, Will and…

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homemade almond butter and pecan peanut cinnamon butter

It finally feels like fall outside! September decided to show itself today with cool temperatures, wonderful breezes and bright blue skies full of fluffy white clouds.  I know it is not officially fall yet, according to the calendar and the autumnal equinox, but I am so ready for it to cool down and feel like…

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link love

Hey there, Friday.  Nice to see you again.  Does it feel like Wednesday to anyone?  Just me?  I think the long weekend/short week threw me off, but I’ll take it all the time!   [via] Some link love for your weekend from some of my favorite nooks of the internet this week: I’m stoked about…

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med school spouse survival kit

Now that almost everyone is back in school, school and dorm supplies are still everywhere.  Parents and students descended upon the stores, snagging folders, paper, lunch boxes, futons and pretty much anything you can fit in a cozy 12’x12′ cinder block home.  While everyone else has just gotten settled in and used to the school schedule again,…

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sally lunn bread with honey butter

I’m a little afraid of baking with yeast. I have had a lot of fails and only a few successes. It is temperamental, that yeast. Mixed with liquid that is too hot, it will die, too cold though and it wont proof correctly. So many times I have anticipated gorgeous golden loaves of bread or…

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england part III: cambridge

While we were staying in London we took a day trip to Cambridge.  Only a short train ride outside of London, Cambridge was a quaint, beautiful university town with gorgeous buildings lining the street and the River Cam.  Below are some of our photos from the day, walking around town and punting on the river….

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