Things the make me smile

If you haven’t caught on, Autumn is my favorite time of the year. I love the crisp mornings, the cool fog that settles over the valleys in this area, the changing colors that surround me on my way to work each morning, the introduction of winter squash to the local market, and the smells of […]

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I’m not sure exactly what triggered it, but I’m completely, utterly and most certainly finished with summer. The sweet boy and I went to Kansas City earlier this week to ride some roller coasters and eat some BBQ and just to get away for a bit. Perhaps it wrapped up summer for me and I’m […]

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Smells Like…

Banana Bread! This afternoon I had the feeling that cooler, fall like weather will soon be knocking on my door (like, on Wednesday – I checked the weather) and cooler, fall like weather calls for baking. Thankfully I had a bunch of overripe bananas just begging to be mushed up into some banana bread. It […]

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