Friday, July 2, 2010

A quick note and then off to Grandma's House...

It has been extremely nice out lately.  So I have spent most of my time lying under a huge oak tree reading.  It is so calming and relaxing.  Have you lovelies been reading anything good lately?  
The other day I made lemon poppy seed muffins, but I had no muffin liners left!  My mom suddenly remembered something she had recently read, you can cut parchment paper into squares and line the muffin tin with those.  I decided to give it a go, and to my great surprise it worked like a charm!  
I loved the way they turned out. I shall have to make muffins this way more often.


Off to Grandma's wonderful lake house for the weekend with cousin Rachel and other extended family and friends... :)
Have a great 4th of July weekend filled with sweet summer memories! Cheers!
-Erika=]

17 comments:

  1. have fun at Grandma's!!
    <33

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  2. muffins are so yummy!!

    hope you have a fabulous weekend!!

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  3. they look great....happy weekend
    michelle

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  4. lovely photos!
    have fun at the grandma's place :)

    have a great weekend
    follow my blog if you like
    little miss fhenny

    xoxo

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  5. Hey! I have been reading Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter. I just finished last night I'm off to buy the next book in her series I only have 4 out of her 9 books about her childhood in Wisconsin.

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  6. Those muffins look great!
    Have fun at your grandmas.
    Have a great weekend.




    LOVE!

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  7. Such lovely photos!! A lake house sounds just lovely, take some pictures!!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

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  8. Those lemon poppy seed muffins look and sounds yummy...I am loving this post so much! Happy Monday my dear and see you soon:)
    Muah

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  9. Erika! Thank you for leaving me that nice comment :) I actually finished the Long Winter book a couple days ago and started to re read the whole series. I finished Little House In The Big Woods today, I'll start on the Little House In The Prairie tomorrow :) The books are very whimsical and very much your style!

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  10. Those look tasty! Have been reading "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" - great book!!

    http://ladulcivida.blogspot.com/

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  11. I think I'm going to start making muffins with parchment paper instead of muffin liners...I love the way those look.
    They'd be fantastic to bring to a party...everyone would think you are just extra creative!

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  12. i never thought of using parchment paper...because i always run out of cupcake liners! i usually just spray the muffin pan with Pam, but that's about it.
    xox alison

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  13. Oh that sounds nice I haven't read Prisoner Of Askaban in forever it was my favorite Harry Potter book in the series, whats yours? Anyways I got even more books today so I might hold finishing the 2nd in the Ingalls series tell Friday :)
    OH and guess what I gave you guys a Blog Award go check it out!

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  14. The parchment paper is so cute :)
    I made cupcakes twice last week (strawberry and banana ones) without liners, they tasted fine but looked a little..off. I'll try out your mom's suggestion next time :)

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  15. they look amazing
    dallas
    http://dillydallas.blogspot.com

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  16. I like the way they look, all fluffy and frothy. I have to try this!!!

    xx
    Rebekka

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  17. Hi,Darling ..I am following you now:) See you soon:)
    Kisses

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