With the arrival of fall, everyone is keen to get busy baking. What better way to welcome the cooler weather than turning on your oven and baking up something delicious, especially if it features fall flavors. Like others, I had the hankering to bake and knew that it had to be an autumn related recipe. The craving for cookies was strong, so I knew I had to go that route. Add in some apples that needed to get used up and the obvious choice was cinnamon apple oatmeal cookies. These cookies turned out to be a perfect balance of soft and firm, with a distinctRead More →

Halloween is just around the corner. While you could go to the store and buy a costume, why not try making your own. This DIY bookshelf costume with a TBR hat is the perfect costume for booklovers. Wear your books with pride with this homemade costume. Of course, it also acts as a reminder for all those books you have on your shelves but have yet to read. Take some time to put this costume together and you may just be the talk of the party. This post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of theseRead More →

Fall is in the air. The time has come for summer to end and for fall to make its appearance. Already, the temperatures are starting to drop and we are welcomed with crisp mornings and the beginning of leaves changing. If you are like me, fall is your favorite season. There are so many reasons to enjoy autumn and all it has to offer, whether it is baking apple muffins, attending fall fairs, or decorating your home. What better way to welcome fall than making a DIY Autumn Wreath to hang on your front door. This craft is a great way to spend the afternoonRead More →

The crisp air calls for fall baking. Now is the perfect time to take advantage of the fall harvest, especially the abundant apples, and create some delicious fall treats. While apples are available year-round. Freshly picked fall apples are the best. If you have the opportunity to go apple picking, do so. Not only is it a great fall activity, but you will have plenty of apples for fall baking. These apple oatmeal muffins are the perfect way to use up some apples. Between the apple base and the cinnamon highlight, it tastes like the perfect autumn day. Your house will smell wonderful as theseRead More →

The leaves are changes, temperatures are dropping and the nights are getting shorter. A sure sign that fall has arrived. Fall is a great time to curl up with a blanket, a cup of something warm and a good book. I love reading no matter what time of year it is. However, I thought it would be fun to share a fall TBR with you. Thanks to Top Ten Tuesday, I can do just that. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish post run by That Artsy Reader Girl. This weeks theme: books on my fall 2019 TBR. Though a few of these books doRead More →

Autumn is one of the best times to get some baking done. With the abundance of fresh produce in the grocery stores, you have endless options of what to cook. One seasonal item that is often on everyone’s minds during the fall months is pumpkins. Whether it’s pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkins for carving or baking with them, there are plenty of reasons to grab some pumpkins now. One of my favorite pumpkin-related items to bake is pumpkin muffins. They are quick to make and are by far one of my moist muffins I have ever tried. With a light coating of cinnamon sugar on topRead More →

Apple orchard

Do you feel it? The change in the air. The mornings are cooler, leaves have started to change colors and pumpkin-flavored everything seems to be on everyone’s minds. These are just a few signs that fall has arrived. There seems to be a fine line between those people who love fall and those who don’t. I am one of those people who look forward to the fall each year. I might go as far as to say that it is my favorite season of the year. Since we are just getting into fall, I thought it would be fun to share with you the manyRead More →