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A jar of pumpkin pie spice syrup

When you are craving a PSL but want more flavor for less money, make it yourself!

Pumpkin Spice Syrup

Cocktails

As a kid, there were few things I loved more than getting to run errands with my dad. While I was bored to tears traveling around the larger-than-life aisles of Home Depot, errands usually meant early morning trips to the donut shop. This donut shop was old even when the world was new. From the […]

Dad’s Apple Fritters

Breakfast & Brunch

I am not ready for summer to be over. I mean, I’m ready to be less sweaty and REAL ready to pull out my sweater collection, but I am desperately holding onto every last piece of summer fruit I can get my hands on. Which can be a detriment to my refrigerator space. If you, […]

Blueberry Lavender Jam

Breakfast & Brunch

Is this a buckle? Maybe it’s buckle adjacent. It’s buckle-ish. Technically, buckles are cakes with fruit and a streusel topping—and this is a skillet full of fruit and topped with cake, sans streusel. But it isn’t a crisp, crumble, or cobbler, and I don’t know what other categories there are. A skillet cake? I don’t […]

Plum, Blackberry & Cornmeal Skillet Cake

Cake

When my PMS hits, all I want is sugary cereal and a burger (not together). So, while I don’t typically have a ton of cereal in the apartment—every once in a while, I have to pick some up. My typical standbys are Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Apple Cinnamon Cheerios, and of course, Fruity Pebbles. This cereal […]

Fruity Pebbles Cookies

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