I was very slow to leave the house this morning. (My Friday classes don't begin until next week.) Luckily I was still home when the mail came, including a great little care package from a friend in South Carolina!
You can see the much-needed Shout Color Catchers and the not-so-much-needed, but very much appreciated, candy corn!! She also included vanilla - perfect timing since I'm going to make the Lingonberry Tea Cake again this weekend! For those who asked, I haven't found vanilla extract here in Finland - there is vanilla sugar and I'm sure I could figure out how to substitute, but when making things for others, I'd rather stick with what I know and this cake is too big for me to make for myself! I'll figure it out with another recipe.
Here are a few pictures of the fall colors around campus today. I was trying to wait for a sunny day, but it's been raining all week and I'm afraid the leaves will fall before I get to take sunny pictures!