Pumpkin Cheesecake

Happy Thanksgiving!  Here is a recipe for pumpkin cheesecake that I made for the holiday.  I meant to take pictures of each step, but I was so excited about the recipe I kind of forgot about taking pictures until the end. It split down the middle; don’t judge me. 🙂 Ingredients Crust 1 3/4 cup…

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Thanksgiving Weather

Thanksgiving is tomorrow!  I can’t wait for all the food and relaxation.  The weather has been amazing here (above average temperatures and mostly sunny skies).  I had time to get out today and take some pictures.  Walking around snapping shots in sunny, warm weather is the best, isn’t it? I’m going to post a recipe…

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Sunrise

This morning my husband and I were both wide awake at 6:30am so we decided to go watch the sun rise.  We took the camera with us.  I didn’t take any pictures specifically of the sunrise because it was a cloudless sky which didn’t produce many colors.  But I did like the sun light filtering…

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University on the Hill

This weekend I drove to a university about 30 minutes east of where I live.   The campus is located in a rather hilly city and it’s really pretty.  

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Weekend Pictures

This weekend went by fast, but it was great!  I spent some time traveling and I was able to get some great pictures. More pictures from this weekend are to come!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend as well.

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Creme de Menthe Chunk Cookies

Mint chocolate chip cookies – it doesn’t get much better than that.  My mouth started watering immediately after I saw this recipe on Teresa’s blog Can’t Stay out of the Kitchen.  I made them today and they are even better than they look!  My husband’s opinion: These cookies are nuts! (In a good way). They’re really…

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I’m Afraid of Photoshop – Part 2

I’m following up on one of my posts from last month.  For the record, I’m not actually afraid of Photoshop.  In fact, I adore it.  In my original post, I asked the question, “How much is too much in terms of editing a photo?”  There were some really great opinions that were shared. Some think…

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I Heart Photography

I’m a photography newbie!  I’ve been at it for about 4 months and prior to that I had no experience.  I have been saying for years that I wanted to give photography a try because I thought it was something I may enjoy.  My husband unexpectedly bought me a DSLR camera (Canon Rebel t3i) for…

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Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

I saw this recipe posted on Pinterest and I had to try it out.  I made them this morning and they are awesome!  By far the tastiest pancakes I have ever made. Cinnamon Filling 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, just melted (not boiling) 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar 1/2 tablespoon…

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Campus Pictures

The weather finally cooperated long enough for me to get some shots of the local university campus.  Whoo-hoo! There’s so much to explore on that campus, so I plan to go back to take additional pictures soon. Thanks for stopping by and happy Friday to you!

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