Sweater Weather is Sweeter

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I’m on a mission. (Cue Batman Theme Song). No but really, this will all be so much more fun if you actually listen to the song.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jgE-lrfZ3k

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If you don’t understand this…go watch Batman. Now.

Unfortunately my brother just informed me that as I am not actually Batman I need to get my own theme song. I’ll figure that out after I finish the 743 other things on my to-do list…it may be a few years :)

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Despite the fact that I am not a superhero with a fantastic car and a mysterious persona with the cape to match I do still have a mission. Summon fall. My theory is that the more fall-esque things I bake the quicker Mother Nature will act like it is fall. As a part of this endeavor I have made Pumpkin Chai Tea Lattes (and encourage you to do the same, so that way your taste buds will love you AND fall will come that much faster).

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And we all know Sweater Weather is Better WeatherImage

But you came here to read about food, didn’t you? And you can’t eat a sweater. Or you shouldn’t. I guess you could. Please don’t.

Instead: Bring four cups of water to a boil. I know this is difficult but I believe in you. You are strong, and smart, and beautiful, we will climb this mountain together. Just turn on the gosh darn stove.

I tried to go a whole hour without using sarcasm today. I failed. Epically. And then rolled on the ground laughing. 

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Anyways…I probably shouldn’t just leave you with a pot of rapidly boiling water on your hands. Turn off the stove and steep 4 Chai Tea Bags in the water for 5 minutes.

Since we all know I am incapable of sitting still for five seconds (let alone five minutes) I have plenty of projects for you in the meantime. YAY!

  1. Make vanilla pudding. Put in a mayonnaise jar. Eat in public.
  2. Walk into a crowded elevator and say “I bet you’re all wondering why I gathered you here today.Image
  3. In a large pan heat 1 can of coconut milk, an equivalent amount of whole milk (preferably local-aka from Predel’s), ¾ cup pumpkin puree, 2 tsp. cinnamon, and 2 Tbsp. maple syrup.

Whisk the tea with the milk concoction and top with whipped cream. Now pour a nice big mug of it for yourself and have a photo shoot with your dog. Because I said so.

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Above would be the lovely latte, it was delicious.

Live, laugh, love, bake,

Marley and Me

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