lovely little things: a collection of autumnal images and mini pumpkin muffin cakes

Today I have a rather diverse assortment of autumnal photographs to share, as well as a delightful little recipe for pumpkin muffin cakes… as you can see, I utilized my miniature bundt pan to prepare the sweet, itty-bitty cakes you see below, but they’re just wonderful baked in an ordinary 12-cup muffin pan, too!

inspired by the ocean: lovely little quotes & a story for your tuesday morning

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Here are a few lovely little ocean-inspired quotes for your weekday morn. Ooh… and I’ve included a Steller story of mine below, as well.

Weekend Things

It’s Sunday, Sunday! Shall we celebrate with a fresh ‘Weekend Things’ post? I think so. This past week I discovered the satisfying ease and joy that is grocery home-delivery service… itty bitty...

Dark Chocolate & Pumpkin Pound Cake

Though I delight in the unwavering comfort baking invariably provides, I rarely attempt nontraditional recipes while preparing sweets and treats in my family’s itty bitty, all-too-cluttered kitchen. I suppose the serenity derived...

lovely little things: photographs. thoughts. links.

~ thoughts ~ – I have gradually begun to comprehend just how fleeting this past year truly was… or I suppose I should say, truly felt to myself. Though 2014 will have...

The Lace & Lilacs Shop: Introducing Stickers

Today I have some rather exciting news to share… It may involve The Lace & Lilacs Shop. Oh – and stickers, perhaps? Just maybe? (Insert smiley face emoji here). Let’s begin with...

a collection of pumpkin recipes and an utterly simple sweet potato & pumpkin soup

I am having considerable difficulty coming to terms with October’s rapidly approaching end, at the moment, as I have yet to wholly embrace all that this lovely, autumnal month has to offer....

New York City 2014: In Digital Photographs

New York, New York! Oh, I am so, so fond of this bustling, lively city – it is a metropolitan wonderland unlike any other. This is the first post in a miniature...

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Scrub

Though I derive significant pleasure/amusement/contentment from traveling, and simply love to trek around the world, returning home after a long, arduous journey can be just, well… the most perfect thing. I spent...