Hello, Autumn!

Most Sundays I have some “mom time.”  A cafe and a book for a few hours for this introvert mom to recharge her batteries.  Every once in a while this is flipped;  I stay at home and Sam takes the kids out.  This is my favorite mom-time mode.  Today was all about celebrating autumn:  some baking during nap time and some soup and reading while the kids and Sam are out.

I know it is blurry, but this was too cute.  Atticus was making soup for his Rupert Bear while I threw split pea soup in the crock pot.

I found some plates for our “friend Thanksgiving” this year.  Even better — 50% off!

This afternoon is overcast and grey.  Perfect.

Baked a cranberry upside down cake during naptime.  I’m having friends over for dinner tomorrow and I knew I wouldn’t have time to bake after work.  Oh yeah, that kickin’ owl tea towel was also 50% off at JoAnn.

Split Pea soup for a nutrient dense snack.  Recipe coming tomorrow!

New warm, bulky yarn!

Of course, a big mug of milky Irish Breakfast tea and Harry Potter.

Now I’m off to do the less glamorous mom tasks (i.e. dishes). 

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2 comments

  1. Have you posted the recipe for the cranberry cake? If not, would you mind doing so? It looks delicious! (btw, this is Zelma, actually signed in to Google.)

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