Tag Archives: autumn

Chilly.

It’s officially cold. This is the time of year when my little cuties start begging for the space heater every morning. They even voluntarily wore ALL their hand-knitted accessories yesterday! (Actually, they insisted on wearing them…and assembling their own outfits, … Continue reading

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Pomme de pin is finished!

I hope to get some better photos on my real camera soon. For now, here is one I took on my phone and one Olivia took on my phone. Please pardon the awkward pose. I’m not good at posing. This … Continue reading

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A delicious applesauce cake.

Sundays are usually our “dessert day.” (Ok, Saturday, too.) We try not to bake or eat sweets during the week. This was our Sunday treat yesterday: cinnamon-chip applesauce cake with cream cheese frosting. I think it’s the perfect autumn dessert. … Continue reading

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Pomme de pin update

I actually took this picture a few days ago, but forgot to post it. At this time, I have completed everything up to the last five rows of the button band. And then I’m done. It’s quite difficult to take … Continue reading

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cooking a pumpkin (in the microwave!)

I was really excited to discover that small pumpkins can be cooked in the microwave! Simply remove the stem, cut the pumpkin in half and scrape out the strings/seeds. Then weigh one of the halves and microwave for 7 minutes … Continue reading

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the neverending sweater

Since this is technically a knitting blog, I thought I would share a glimpse of my current knitting project. It’s a wool cardigan. I’m following the “Pomme de Pin” pattern by Amy Christofferson. It has turned out to be way … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

I thought I’d give you my spin on pumpkin pie oatmeal. I am a huge fan of pumpkin and autumn in general. (Butternut squash, too. Amazing!) I made up this recipe, but I’m sure there are hundreds just like it if … Continue reading

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