a brief message.

a brief message.

Over the course of the next few weeks (or perhaps months) I will not be able to post, for personal reasons. I apologize for this and will truly miss sharing my creations + {photographic} captures with you. Below are multiple recipes, ultimate favorites of mine, to keep you baking for the time being.

Much love,



Pumpkin Ice Cream

Ginger Cookies

Gingerbread Pancakes

Pumpkin Soup

Pear Cake

Simply click on the photograph to view the recipe.



a lovely little thing: my photography portfolio

As of March 2014, I officially have a photography portfolio. Click Here to view the about page, or e-mail me at blogmunchinmel@gmail.com for more information. xoxo – Abby

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