|The baking has begun! Left to right: Toffee coffee cookies, raspberry cheesecake cake balls, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin fudge.)|
We have a favorite candle from Yankee Candle that we burn that is nostalgic from an Autumn trip to Lake Tahoe with our dear friends, the Hekmans. As these candles aren't in the budget, I've come up with an alternative that is much more affordable.
|I continually fill a small pot with apple cores, peels, older apples, etc. I put mulling spices in with it, cover with water and simmer. For hours. Ah, the smell of Autumn.|
|Oak Glen apples in an old hand-me-down basket. We had 10lbs of Starkey Delicious apples and this is all that is left. Oh, and the cider? "Phenomenal" is an understatement. Fughetaboutit.|
|Orange, red and golds have overrun our home, and I'm going to enjoy every second of it!|