Spooky Pumpkin Toffee Cookies

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Pumpkin season is in full swing folks. And while I’m not exactly down with the PSL craze, I do love to put pumpkin into just about everything else from October through oh let’s just say February. If I’m baking you something during this time frame, it’s likely to include pumpkin. Sorry I’m not sorry. I […]

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Winning in October

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Can we just start this post with a big old Hip Hip Hooray Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Hakuna matata for the Cardinals heading to the World Series? October is so much more fun when playoff baseball includes your favorite team. Even more so when they clinch with a 9-0 score. Whew! I’m especially excited because I completely forgot that back in February […]

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Perks of a taper week

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Happy marathon week to all you runners out there! For those of you not running a marathon it’s likely you are either getting married or watching others get married this weekend. After all, the second weekend of October is typically celebrated one of these two ways. A small percentage of you have nothing more than […]

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The Great Amazing Pumpkin Race

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I’d say we are about due for a happy weekend wrap-up post, aren’t we? Hit it. I had a hard time excepting that fall had arrived until this weekend. I’ll admit, I was a little bitter at the lack of summer weather we experienced here in Chicago and I just wasn’t ready for a change […]

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Christmas in July?

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I spent the better part of the weekend making chili, watching football and picking out pumpkins. Time out. What the heck is up with this weather, July? Apparently we set a record low in Chicago Saturday night. Meanwhile, we had plans to go to the beach. Ok, so I didn’t spend the weekend raking leaves […]

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