Do you feel it? Is time swishing by as fast as a 747 jetliner? I looked it up and yep, a jetliner exceeds 600 miles an hour! Whew! That’s how September and October have felt around our house. I blinked and the days flew by. We have had birthdays and anniversaries to celebrate, and that has been beyond fun to spend time with those I love. We have also been busy with hospital visits and doctors appointments. My sweet mother has had plenty of medical issues the past few months. Thankfully she is on the downhill side of this. My advice to you dear friends? Wear sunscreen…..you do not want to deal with melanoma. My husband and I even took a much needed weekend get away trip to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. That is a blog post for another time, but it was a wonderful respite. We stayed at a quaint bungalow within walking distance of all the shops and restaurants on Main Street. The weather was picture perfect and I am still remembering the bliss!
Of course, as always my antidote to busyness and yes, even stress is to enjoy delicious food. The apples were about to spoil on the kitchen counter from days of neglect so on Sunday it was time, well let’s be real, it was passed time to peel apples. I carved time for my most favorite experience in the kitchen, baking pies. [Read more…]