Monthly Archives September 2012

Cinnamon Swirly GF SF Muffins

These are GOOOOOOOOOOD. And don’t judge my picture of the muffins on the left – I gave it a good instragram try and it, well, it’s very red. Oh well.

Recipe adapted from

2 eggs
1/2 sour cream or plain yogurt (full fat – go big or go home)
1 tsp vanilla
1/3 c. maple syrup
3/4 c. water
1 tsp lemon juice or one pack of Real Lemon

Whisk it all up and add:

2 1/2 c. Flour (I used Pamela’s Baking and Bread mix)
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp salt

Fold the flour and liquid mix together.

For the swirl/filling/topping – mix in a small bowl

4 Tbsp Honey
1 Tsp + 1 tsp Cinnamon or pumpking pie spice combo
2 Tbsp Butter
1 Tsp Vanilla
(mix it all together)



Add a scoop of the dough to a lined muffin tin (I ended up ...

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Love and Hate: 15 month edition


1. Books. She loves all books, and she wants them read to her over and over and over and over and over again. I’m glad she has a love of reading – I just wish she would choose the less annoying books to want to read repeatedly. Sometimes books may “disapear” for a little bit just to get it out of her eyesight. Her favorites books right now are: Spot’s Opposites, Take Me to the Zoo, Moo Baa LaLaLa, and My First Spanish Words. (Viddy likes to make fun of me when I read the Spanish word book because I completely butcher the language, usually I just tell her what the picture is in English to save myself from pronouncing things wrong).

2. Animals Sounds. Lulu is an animal sounds sponge. I’ve had to get kind of creative with some animals – like the starfish, zebra, and crab...

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