Monthly Archives: August 2010

Water Falling Twice

We visited Minneopa State Park near Mankato yesterday. The waterfalls were surprisingly accessible from the parking lot which makes me think they are probably some of the better waterfalls to visit during the winter. We will definitely need to take a trip back then! This is the top waterfall. Minneopa means “water falling twice” in […]

Daring Bakers’ August Challenge- More Ice Cream Cake Stuff

The August 2010 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Elissa of 17 and Baking. For the first time, The Daring Bakers partnered with Sugar High Fridays for a co-event and Elissa was the gracious hostess of both. Using the theme of beurre noisette, or browned butter, Elissa chose to challenge Daring Bakers to make a […]

Last of the Summer Garden

The temperature dropped down into the 40’s last night and although we are back up into the mid 80’s this afternoon, I think it’s safe to say we are done with the garden. I’ve given away peppers, tomatoes and cucumbers galore yet it all still keeps on coming. It feels wrong that it still grows- […]