Ahh, fall. Is it the cooler weather? The leaves changing colors? I just want to wrap up in a warm sweater and sip on a hot drink.
In our house, we have a cheater pumpkin steamer recipe, which is perfect for fall. The problem last night was that it called for pumpkin pie spice, of which we had none in the cupboards. A google search later, I learned from Annie's Eats that most everyone has what they need to make a batch of diy pumpkin pie spice from the spice rack on their countertop. Also, it gave me a good reason to use the nesting doll measuring spoons Alex got me for Christmas.
I stumbled across this vimeo this week, and fell in love! The story is sweet, and well worth the ten minutes of watching time. I knew I needed to show it to Elliott, not only because he would appreciate it, but also because I knew it would inspire him. We were about halfway through it when he went running to get some of his old tickets. Immediately after finishing it, he asked for some cardboard and went to work. This is the result: