Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Fall flowers

Some years the leaves get ripped from the trees really early by a big storm. This year it seems to be maturing slowly and quite beautifully. We can see the geese going south and want to join them. c.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

We celebrated a few birthdays around here recently. G is now 4 and our dog turned a year older but she feels it's not ladylike to share her age with you. Dog years are not exactly fair.

I've been swamped with invitation work.

Some crafts to do in Spanish. They are the creative ideas of a woman who teaches Spanish through crafts and songs to little ones.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

I heart caramel apples

So I have a really, really big weak spot for caramel apples with peanuts. Growing up my mom used to melt a bag of caramel squares, unwrapped in a double boiler with a splash of milk. We used popsicle sticks to dip the apples in. It really was so much fun. I might try a recipe from scratch over the weekend because g's not fond of the peanuts. I tried to explain to her from many different points of view what she was missing but she would not budge. c.