Homemade Apple Cider (& a change of plans)

Happy first day of October!!!

Homemade Apple Cider

I feel like it’s finally fall! For reals. Because it’s cool and it’s cloudy.

Unfortunately, it was also very wet and rainy, so Seth and I weren’t able to go to a local apple orchard like we’d planned. I was so looking forward to walking Edgar through the pumpkin patch and splitting an apple cider doughnut with Seth (plus, all the Instagram photos ops? Hello! Live for them!).

Homemade Apple Cider

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Blueberry Basil Margaritas

This weekend is Labor Day.

Wait, let me rephrase that: THIS WEEKEND IS LABOR DAY?!?!

How did we get here? When did we get here?

Obviously, I know how and when we got here. I’m aware of calendars and lunar cycles and man’s construct of time, but I’m still flabbergasted as to how we got to the unofficial/official end of summer.

The last of barbecues, beaches, and burnt shoulders.

The last of the season’s blueberries and basil.

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Boozy Brownie Shakes

Happy Hump Day!

Boozy Brownie Shakes | via Midwest Nice Blog

We’re halfway through the week! We deserve a drink. And dessert. Together. Forever.

With ice cream.

Boozy Brownie Shakes | via Midwest Nice Blog

Because indulgence shouldn’t just be for the weekend. It should be for good days and great days and Wednesdays.

If you’re not like me and don’t have brownie edges lying around (which can be a blessing and a curse), store bought is fine (Ina Garten’s voice just flew out of my fingertips apparently, oy).

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