Cinnamon Rolls

I blame Bessie for my baking obsession.

For those among us who have never been blessed by Bessie’s presence, she is the 1995 Dodge Neon that I drove during my four years of college. And by “drove,” I really mean “prayed would start and somehow manage to make it the 10 miles I needed to go to get to work every day.”

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

I’m pining.

It’s September. Starbucks has once again rolled out its Pumpkin Spice Latte. I’ve heard rumors of 60-degree temperatures. Football season has (officially?) started. Ann Taylor Loft is full of beautiful sweaters in charcoal grays, antique burgundys, and vintage blues. Colors that just scream fall.

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Better-than-Hostess Cupcakes

They taunt me from the check-out line at the grocery store. “Buy me.” “Eat me.” “You know you want to.”

You’ve heard them, too, no doubt. They’re persistent little things.

But I have willpower. I walk triumphantly past them and pay the cashier for my basket of fruits and veggies. Victory.

…and then I go home and make them myself.

Because, who doesn’t love a Hostess cupcake, after all?

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