Friday Things

Today’s pic was taken at the Hive exhibit at the National Building Museum.  Every year they do something spectacular and this one was a lot of fun.  And it’s like candy for my camera! I took so many pictures. Finally settling in to my son’s sophomore year of high school. I just went to “back…

Angry Orchard

My friends know me as someone who enjoys a good cocktail or beer. I love going to craft cocktail bars, dive bars, and beer gardens. I never thought of reviewing an adult beverage, but when Angry Orchard asked me what I thought of their hard ciders, I couldn’t say no! Just look at this bounty!…

Double Crust Apple Pie

I couldn’t apple season go on any longer without making a double crust apple pie. I tried being a little adventurous with the apple bread pudding and apple pie biscuits, but sometimes, it’s nice sticking with the classics. My goal in life (one of many), is to make a flakey, buttery crust using a food…

Apple Pie Biscuits

  It’s fall and that can only mean one thing…it’s apple-picking season! Ok, well really it’s apple-picking season for most of my friends. I was actually going to go with my son and a few friends while we were in NYC, but never had the chance. Most of my friends in DC however went and…

Pumpkin Scones

It’s fall, which means it’s pumpkin season. I don’t really care for pumpkin, but I always feel pressured into making something with it. My son loves the pumpkin scones from Starbuck’s, so I decided to see if I could make them myself at home. I already have a scone recipe that I love, so my…

Apple Cider Doughnuts

  It’s fall. It’s getting cooler, the leaves are changing and my Facebook feed is full of posts from the Franklin Cider Mill. It’s one of my favorite places in Michigan (where I’m from). It’s a super cute cider mill in the near suburbs of Detroit. It’s only open for a few months in the…