persimmon bourbon pie with vanilla crumble

persimmon-bourbon-pie

With persimmon season approaching fast, I wanted to post this recipe to get you guys prepared. Persimmons are one of my favorite fruits! I grew up eating fuyu persimmons and only recently discovered them again when I moved to California. There was a huge persimmon tree on my family’s land in Kentucky and it’s one of my fondest fall memories. 😀

And while persimmons are great right off the tree, this pie makes them even more delicious.

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blueberry pancakes


blueberry-pancakes

These blueberry and oatmeal pancakes are a fantastic weekend breakfast! You can use both fresh and frozen blueberries in these – they turn out awesome either way. 😀

Pancakes are definitely one of my favorite breakfast foods – right up there with biscuits and gravy. And these are so easy to make you really can’t go wrong.
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reaching new heights with TheDIYOutlet.com!

TheDIYOutlet aluminum extension ladder

I recently got a chance to get an aluminum extension ladder from TheDIYOutlet.com! And right in time too – we just got loads of rain here in northern California.

The extension ladder is 11 feet long – perfect for getting up on our roof! Not to mention it’s light enough that I can lug it around easily. That’s a great bonus for such a large ladder! I love that it can also be configured as an A-frame ladder or a standard ladder – that means we’ll get loads of use out out it inside the house, too.

We’ve been living in the same place for a bit, and have always wanted to use the teeny bit of outside space we’ve got near our kitchen windows or maybe even make a little space on the roof.

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