Pumpkin Bars with Whipped Chai Frosting
I haven’t tried gratitude journaling because I feel like it’d become this weird empty obligatory list of everything I know I should be grateful for (air to breathe, the sun), which doesn’t seem helpful.
Or it’d become this intense list of everything I’m so grateful for and terrified to lose (BYRRRRD. AND SQUIRT. AND FAMILY MEMBERS. AND), which doesn’t seem helpful.
But Thanksgiving was a really hard time (gah this year was a really hard time, honestly) and I’m going to give this a try. Specifically, I want to note one thing I was thankful for that keeps coming out of the woodwork in times of need.
Brown Butter Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Icing
There have been a lot of big changes so far this month. A new school year. A new school, even! A different set of students to see each morning, a different set of teachers to get to know. A different schedule with a different commute. But there’s one big change I wasn’t totally expecting…
Pumpkin Cake with Oatmeal Cookie Crust
Sticky Toffee Pumpkin Cake
I still feel so weird. It’s been over a year since Mike and I packed up everything (or really, sold most things and packed up the rest) and drove across the country. I knew everything would turn upside down for me and that it’d take quite awhile to settle back the right-way-round — in fact, I budgeted a year in my mind — but it still hasn’t happened.
Brown Butter Pumpkin Rum Cake
This post is a present for you: a piece of one of the best cakes I’ve ever made (have you noticed I’m remaking it in 800 variations? That’s always a sign it’s good) and a reminder of things our kindergarten teachers tried their best to teach us. Bless their hearts, they didn’t know how we would be tested. Some of us have failed. But we can always get back on track.
Here are 6 reminders of things we learned in kindergarten: