Things have been madness since I got back, but I think the only terribly exciting highlight from before school starting was wine tasting in Walla Walla. It was absolutely gorgeous, and we had fabulous wine.
After that things got suuuper busy again, school started, and life became a delicate work-hard, play-hard balance.
One thing I've been making more time for is baking! I've been on a serious pumpkin kick lately too. I wasn't exactly an expert on pumpkin things though so I bought this 4 pack of mix at Costco to experiment with.
It was alright, and it actually made really good chocolate chip bread, but it didn't translate well to cookie form, and my mini muffins were a little on the crisp side. I still have one thing left, so maybe I'll make more chocolate chip bread. I also made some pumpkin bread from scratch, but I really think it needed more spices.
Anyway, I have lots of pumpkin still so I want to make this recipe of Martha Stewart's: