Old-Fashioned Backyard Stew | kumquatblog.com @kumquatblog

not sure about where you live, but here the weather is slowly but surely changing.

the sun is setting earlier and the leaves are just beginning to turn. all of the sudden we are jumping into fall, buying pumpkins, pulling out sweaters, and stirring up stews.

the recipe redux challenge this month is all about first recipes. the ones we remember making from way back that still hold a place in our hearts. if you know much about me or have followed this site for any time at all, you’d know i’m a sweets lover and maker at heart. that’s my default, undoubtedly. but there are a couple of savory recipes that i hold dear. Read More +

{gluten-free} monkey cake pops | kumquatblog.com @kumquatblog

last week was filled with a lot of cake.

i’m just beginning a lifetime of the double birthday conflict in late august-early september.

my two littlest, the girls, are one week (and almost 3 years) apart. so begins, the dilemma… two parties or a party for two? Read More +