Posted in October 2012

Happy Falloween

Happy Falloween

{Written by: Jen} I’m a little behind on my crafts and baking while we’ve been busy with the kids trying to create our own little family fall traditions so I thought I would share with you what we have been up to. 2 weekends ago we visited our local pumpkin patch. It was tons of … Continue reading

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Pumpkin French Toast Bake

Pumpkin French Toast Bake

{Written by: Jen} Okay, okay, I’ll admit it. I have a pumpkin addiction. Pumpkin freaking everything; pumpkin coffee, pumpkin cake, pumpkin pie, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin, cookies….and now pumpkin french toast. I had a left over almost whole loaf of french bread and lots of pumpkin on hand, so I thought I would give it a … Continue reading

Felt Halloween Envelope Toys

Felt Halloween Envelope Toys

{Written by: Susi} For Halloween I decided that since my granddaugters are too young for candy that I would give them something else in their treat buckets. This entire project cost me nothing and I used all scraps I had on hand. I didn’t use a pattern, just had a fun idea and ran with … Continue reading

Salt Dough Foot Print Ornaments

Salt Dough Foot Print Ornaments

{Written by: Jen} I wanted to make a footprint project with my girls for Halloween. Rather than just do a painted print of their feet I decided to use salt dough so that I can enjoy them year after year. 2 C. Flour 1/2 C. Salt 3/4 C. Water I mixed together the flour, salt … Continue reading

Banana Chocolate Chip Coconut Bread

Banana Chocolate Chip Coconut Bread

{Written by: Susi} I love the combo of banana, chocolate and coconut, doesn’t everyone? I know there are a million recipes out there for banana bread but I thought I’d try my own. Chocolate can be hard to incorporate into banana bread, I’ve had issues with it all melting together and sinking, but I’ve finally … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin Pancakes

{Written by: Jen} This past Sunday I decided it was time to try Pumpkin Pancakes. I am so glad I did. They were awesome! This is a quick and simple recipe that I found here. After mixing all of the ingredients I let the batter sit for about 20 minutes. Doing this allows it to … Continue reading

Hostess Gift

Hostess Gift

{Written by: Jen} This past week I needed a hostess gift for a party my husband and I were invited to. Because it was a cocktail party I thought we should contribute to the bar. I purchased a bottle of Smirnoff Whipped Vodka. I haven’t tried it, but it seems like I keep hearing about it. … Continue reading

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth

{Written by: Susi} I was rearranging, I do this frequently – doesn’t everybody? Anyway I moved this ceramic dog and was trying to decide if I liked where he was or what else he needed and thought, I’ll hang something around his neck, that’ll change him up a bit. So I put this pocket barometer on … Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Coffee

Pumpkin Spice Coffee

{Written by: Jen} So one of my favorite things about when the weather turns a little colder is that I have an excuse to start spicing my coffee. Some morning it’s just regular brew but usually on the weekends I like to add a little pumpkin pie spice to my grounds before I brew it. … Continue reading

Building a shed

Building a shed

{Written by: Jen} So just a few weeks ago my dad began building a shed in their backyard. He considered buying a kit and going that route, but after tearing out their old deck they had a lot of scrap redwood lying around. His total project cost was around $700. The shed is about 10’x12′ … Continue reading