September 30, 2014
My kids and I love pumpkin muffins. It's only officially been fall for 9 days but we've already made 2 batches of pumpkin muffins. Last year I ran out of pumpkin pie spice and discovered how easy it is to make your own. After playing around with quantities (my kids like a little sweeter spice, so it's heavy on cinnamon) and using only what I had on hand, we came up with this mix.
2 tbsp ground cinnamon
4 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp ground allspice
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cloves
Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl and store in a small jar (like a canning jar).
September 1, 2014
My kids started school last week and today is the first day of September -- I'm starting to think about fall. To help you get ready for school bake sales, fall birthdays and Halloween, we're having a sale! Use coupon code HELLOFALL to save 20% off everything in the shop.
The fine print: Sale ends at 11:59PM Wednesday, 9/3. Offer not valid for prior orders.
August 31, 2014
Easy to make and totally kid approved: heart shaped chocolate chip bar cookies. I made these for my kids' back to school lunchboxes this week but they'd be great for Valentine's Day, party favors or just because.
I went old school and used a modified version of the Nestle Tollhouse Cookie Recipe. (It's basically the same except I used 2 tsp of vanilla instead of one and didn't add any nuts.)
Need a heart cookie cutter? We have them in the shop.