Denver Urban Homestead Tour

As I have mentioned in a previous post or two, Cyrus and I bought a house and will soon be moving into our first home!  He has been doing most of the gardening research and pre-planning as I have been studying how to raise chickens.  I found out about this self guided Urban Homestead Tour…

S’mores Cookie Cups and Pumpkin Pop-tarts 

When I think about fall, I think about pumpkins, changing leaves, camping weather…and S’mores!!  I also anticipate autumn festivals: first Tulsa State Fair followed by Oktober Fest.  Last year I went to the fair once but visited 3 different Oktober Fests (two in one day!) while driving around Lake Tahoe.  Oktober Fest is celebrated early October…

Pumpscotcholate Cookies

Pumpscotcholate Cookies 1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. light brown sugar 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 can pure pumpkin 1 egg 1/2 t. vanilla 1.5 heaping c. flour 1 t. baking soda 1/2 t. cinnamon 1/4 t. ginger 1/8 t. nutmeg 1/8 t. cloves 1/2 bag semi sweet or milk chocolate Ghirardelli Chocolate Chips (I prefer the miniature…

Delicious Pumpkin Cookies

Pumpkin Cookies 1 c. butter, room temp 1/2 c. sugar 1/2 c. brown sugar, packed Mix well until light and fluffy Then add next three ingredients to first mixture: 1 c. canned pumpkin 1 egg 1 t. vanilla Mix the dry ingredients below and gradually add to above mixture: 2 c. flour 1 t. baking…