Pumpkin Kisses, And Harvest Wishes

Minnesota has been experiencing the chill of early autumn mornings.  I decided to make my mother’s recipe for pumpkin pie squares.  The pumpkin spice smells of fall are just one of the reasons it’s such a favorite time of the year.  I share with you her recipe. Pumpkin Pie Squares Preheat oven to 350 degrees…
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Rite Of Spring

Pussy willow buds or “catkins” opening right before my spring-starved eyes was truly an amazing nature moment bestowed upon me this lovely March day in central Minnesota. I have been fortunate for the past eleven years to only have to peer out my window to witness this transformation of winter to spring!  This tree was…
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Off The Beaten Track

Sitting here right now, the sun on my back; mug of coffee in hand, it’s difficult to believe summer will soon be giving way to autumn. The older we get, the quicker the years rush by. Isn’t that the story of life? Last week this time I was still in America, still in Litchfield Minnesota,…
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North To South Summertime Photos

 One week ago Gavin and Rosie woke up in Texas. We celebrated Gavin’s birthday weekend by taking in as many sights as we possibly could.  We thought it would be fun to share a few differences from our travels in Minnesota to our travels in Texas with you!  We will be sharing stories with you…
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Lake Life

Gavin and I enjoy taking time out in the day to go by the shores of Lake Ripley in Minnesota.  It is so peaceful to watch the sunset and view the pelicans and loons glide without a care in the world.  For those who follow along with us at Sweet Conclusions you realize we have…
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