Recipe – Acorns


Fall is in the air!  Of course that depends where you’re living, but in my new great state of Michigan the trees are just starting to turn and the nights are getting cooler.  I haven’t made it to the apple orchard yet to get delicious apples for my apple crisp, so I decided to start off my fall ‘baking’ with a creative food recipe.

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Sunset over Lake Michigan

I recently moved to western Michigan.  The town I landed in is right on Lake Michigan.  Being near the water is fun for a lot of reasons, but for me, one of the best things is watching the sun set over the water.  I love spending time out there at sunset.  If the weather is nice several people will be out there, either sitting along the channel, or walking out to the end of the pier.  A few nights ago I looked outside and noticed it was a mostly clear night with a big, beautiful, bright sun.  I knew it would be a good night to head out to the beach and take in the beauty that my new home state had to offer.  Below are some of the pictures I took.

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Fun Family Games – Minute to Win It

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I have been packing, packing, packing for the last week.  Tonight I’m taking a break and relaxing on my couch.  I decided that while I was watching TV I could take some time to write a blog.  While packing I came across my Minute to Win It supplies and thought pulling together some pictures from playing it and some info on the games could be a fun blog post.  So here it is!

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