Posts Tagged: Autumn

Boo, y’all! Six Flags FrightFest!

12Oct2016 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Confession time: I felt a little apprehensive about taking four teenagers to FrightFest at Six Flags Over Georgia. I know that sounds weird, but the commercials make it look exceptionally dark and scary. The show descriptions online are quite…macabre. And then you find out that you can’t even exit the park without walking through what… Read more »

Saying Yes to November

2Nov2015 Filed under: blah-blah-blog

Ah, November, my favorite month! You returned. Want to hear why I’m happy you’re back? You provide a peaceful pause between hectic Halloween and crazy Christmas. Your theme centers around thankfulness and gratitude–something we could all stand to be more mindful of. Here in Georgia, you gift us with fall leaves hitting their peak of… Read more »

Actually it’s just a semi-Wordless Wednesday, because I have to share Eli’s comment when he saw my breakfast today: pumpkin spice bagel, with pumpkin spice cream cheese and coffee with pumpkin spice creamer. “Don’t you think…that maybe…that’s a bit of PUMPKIN OVERLOAD???” To which I replied… (Those are even broken, pumpkin-shaped sugar cookies in the… Read more »

Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

23Nov2011 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Moments with Eli

Several years ago, my family started the tradition of having a “Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” themed meal on Thanksgiving Eve while we watch the classic special together. If you’ve not seen the show, poor Charlie Brown is inundated with last-minute, self-invited dinner guests. His plans were to eat Thanksgiving dinner at his grandmother’s house, so he… Read more »

Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe

6Nov2011 Filed under: blah-blah-blog, Kari's Kitchen

A few friends have asked for my soft gingerbread cake recipe, so I thought it would be easiest to share it here. I first baked it to use in this amazing Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle, but it was so great by itself that I’ll have to make it again. And again. Oh, and you should try… Read more »