25 Oct, 2011

Photo Essay: Hiking Starved Rock

October 25th, 2011|Tags: , , |

With the weather turning nicer late last week, we jumped at the chance and did our outing to Starved Rock State Park (another item on my fall list!). I hope these [...]

21 Oct, 2011

Fall in the House

October 21st, 2011|Tags: |

The weather has been nasty here in Chicago: rain, blustery winds and temperatures in the 40s, so we've been hanging around at home. Thankfully, I brought the beauty of fall [...]

20 Oct, 2011

Apple Picking: How to Keep Apples Fresh

October 20th, 2011|Tags: |

I've made good on one item on my fall list and went apple picking. We came home with more than 60 pounds of apples! So, how to keep them fresh? [...]

28 Sep, 2011

Fall Recipe: Zwetschgendatschi

September 28th, 2011|Tags: , |

I don't plan to turn this into a cooking blog, but in my September 27 post I promised the recipe for this tongue breaker of a cake: Zwetschgendatschi (click here for [...]

27 Sep, 2011

My Fall List: Things to Do in Fall

September 27th, 2011|Tags: , |

Given that I have a list for making sure I "have a summer," it's only fair to have one for fall, after all fall is my favorite season. So here's [...]

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