It’s starting to officially feel like fall, guys! How have you been celebrating? Give me all the warm coffee, crunchy leaves, cool, refreshing air, pumpkins, corn mazes, scenic colors that will blow your mind…and APPLES! It’s all happening in our neck of the woods and if I could just pile on an extra couple months of this stuff I’d be one over-the-moon mama. Minnesota truly feels like the most magical place this time of year.
We had our annual apple orchard trip a couple weeks ago and, well, if you know me you know that it’s my very favorite family outing of the year. Being stuck in the middle of nowhere surrounded by the most incredible scenery with my four favorite humans just simply isn’t a terrible way to spend a Saturday. We got to show the baby all the ropes this year…and man the big kids are becoming pro pickers! Here are a few photos from the day Continue reading
Happy Saturday, friends! More specifically, the Saturday before Valentines Day. So I thought I just must leave you with a super fun recipe for you to hammer out this weekend…Cherry Pie Pastry Hearts! Continue reading
Breakfasts can get a bit monotonous in my home. This Apple Pie Oatmeal is a favorite of my kids and an awesome way to switch things up from these, these and these breakfast favorites around here.
My four year old named this simple, healthy, quick number “Apple Pie Oatmeal” and for very valid reasons. It’s rich, comforting and has all those wonderful flavors that apple pie has to offer without all of the hassle and useless ingredients. Continue reading
Spaghetti Pie. My guess it’s graced your family’s table in some way, shape or form. Think baked ziti, with spaghetti noodles. It’s casserole-ish. Hot dish-ish, to my Minnesotan friends. It’s comforting, rich, gooey and just plain welcomed in my home.
So, how about Spaghetti Pie with roasted spaghetti squash? Have you? Would you? You should. You totally should. Heres why… Continue reading
Anything that tastes like dessert but is eligible to be served for breakfast is always welcomed around here. And this Pumpkin Spice Smoothie definitely fits that bill. Continue reading