Outdoor Bliss

June 10th, 2011

The weather has been so amazing the last few days, so we’re definitely planning on a relaxing weekend.  No obligations, no schedules, no projects, just a weekend of outdoor bliss.  We’ll be taking full advantage of summer and packing up some gourmet goodies in our picnic basket, off in search of adventure. 

We haven’t decided where we will go yet, maybe Sonoma, perhaps Healdsburg, maybe even the beach, who knows, but our destination will surely be a place where we can lounge for hours and watch the kiddies play as the sun sets on a lazy evening. 

We’ll be looking for something that feels like these images . . .

picnic on lawn

 

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Mini Cherry Almond Pies

June 8th, 2011

We have a cherry tree in our yard and every year about this time, we get a nice amount of fruit, just enough to fill a few bowls for snacking and also make a wonderful dessert.  

centsational girl bowl of cherries

Last year, I made cherry cobbler from the fruit picked from our tree, but this year I was in the mood for pie!  Not one large pie.  Mini pies.  Cute little individual morsels that entice you with their golden crust, and are just enough to satisfy a craving for ripe summer cherries! 

centsational girl mini cherry pie on plate

 

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