This morning William said, "I saw a band-AID in the trash." And I went, "Mm." And he said, "I said 'AID' like that because of my spelling words"---which are all words with AI in them. So I praised him for being smart, and then told him his shirt was on backwards.
You definitely want to come over: I baked pumpkin chocolate-chip muffins, and I've got a pot of coffee brewed.
Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Muffins
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, melted
1 cup canned pumpkin
1 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 and 1/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 12 muffin cups with muffin papers.
Mix the melted butter, pumpkin, brown sugar, eggs, and vanilla in one bowl. Mix the flour, salt, baking powder, cinnamon, and chocolate chips in another bowl. Combine the two bowls and mix just until you don't see powder anymore. Scoop into muffin cups and bake 25-30 minutes.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 2 of 2 - Last week I talked about the gifts we were getting/considering for Edward, who is turning 8 next month. This week it’s Elizabeth’s turn: not “girl gifts,” ...