Happy October, everyone! Seriously, how are we already three-quarters into the year? I have a confession to make… I still haven’t had a pumpkin spice latte yet. Eeeek, around this time last year I was sipping on one every day and buying everything pumpkin off the shelves. I made sure to grab cans and cans of pumpkin while at the grocery store earlier this week. Every aspect of fall (and fall flavors) excites me! And, don’t even get me started on the cider mill…. fingers crossed it makes the agenda this weekend.
Last weekend, I finally made a trip to the Eastern Market in Detroit. So glad my friend asked me to go with her or else my fridge wouldn’t have been stocked with SO much fresh produce. Literally, I got a basket of tomatoes for $3 and have been using it almost everything! I also got two pints of delicious subtly sweet blueberries. Mmmm. I wanted to use them up before they stared to go bad, so thought it was time to bake something! And then I glance over at two sad, and very ripe, looking bananas. Do you see where I’m going with this?
Chocolate cravings are serious and should not be ignored. I was itching for something delectable today; something that would satisfy that awful sweet treat craving. I was actually very close to running to Cold Stone last night to get some ice cream. Instead, I went to bed thinking I’d forget about it in the morning. Ugh, fail. As I sat in my kitchen scrounging the cupboards for anything that would resemble a dessert, I saw three lonely ripe bananas sitting on the counter, along with chocolate chip morsels and shredded coconut in the cupboard. Hmmm… an idea started brewing in my head…
Happy Monday, all! I’m so excited for a short work week and a long weekend! I hope everyone has fun plans for the fourth; I’ll be heading a little more west than planned… to Chicago! Woo! I may be getting ahead of myself but I’ve got to keep my eye on the prize.