Baking · Bread

Rainy Day Pumpkin Bread

Man is it a dreary day outside in my neck-of-the-woods. Bleah. Rainy and cold and just downright ugly. I decided to hole up inside and bake something that would make my house smell amazing. Pumpkin bread seemed just the ticket. This is a slightly changed recipe from the other pumpkin bread I've posted - and… Continue reading Rainy Day Pumpkin Bread

Baking · Candy · Desserts

Almond Roca

This is probably my most favorite Christmas baking item. It's also the most difficult to get done. Not because the recipe itself is particularly hard, but because candy making is a little bit of a science. In the area that I live, the weather is my biggest obstacle when trying to make almond roca. When… Continue reading Almond Roca

Camping · Life · Parents · Weather

First Snowflake Freakout Lady and the Blue Tarp Camper

Blue Tarp Camper: This weekend, dad says “We’re camping on the coast.” And what dad says, goes. “We don’t need to check the weather report, we brought our own blue skies with us” Blue Tarp Camper, you’re one of us. First Snowflake Freakout Lady: This is a seasonal saga of tire chains, kitty litter, all… Continue reading First Snowflake Freakout Lady and the Blue Tarp Camper