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Pumpkin Mousse Dip -Day 17!

Today we had family night at the kids school which is always a good time!  Parents get to meet, kids get to run wild, there’s a fire with s’mores and tables full of crafts! When decided what today’s recipe would be, I needed something easily portable and easy to eat.  Who am I kidding?  The Read More

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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese – Day 16!

I think mac and cheese is one of the ultimate comfort foods and our kids ask for it constantly. I’m sorry to say that it comes from a box more times than not, but you do what you have to do, right? You guys, we are half way through October! Two weeks from tomorrow is Read More

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Pumpkin and Italian Sausage Soup – Day 15!

It was a chilly, windy day here in the midwest so soup sounded amazing for dinner!   This one was hearty enough to be a meal in itself, but we served it with a salad and some homemade bread my hubby made and it was just perfect! Again, this was a really simple recipe and it Read More

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Froken Pumpkin Cheesecake Tarts – Day 14!

Good morning and so sorry this post is late!  On the bright side?  You’ll get two recipes full of pumpkin goodness today! This recipe was easy and super delicous! No baking involved, just freezer time!  By adding the frozen whipped topping, it makes the pumpkin cheesecake so velvety.  Like a little pillow! Ingredients: For the Read More

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Harvest Roasted Pumpkin and Veggies – Day 13!

These roasted veggies may be another contender for Thanksgiving! The spices are warm and sassy and nothing says fall like roasted vegetables!  You could use any combination of veggies for this, parsnips, turnips, carrots.  Just don’t lose the pumpkin! Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray 4 cups cubed raw cooking pumpkin 1 head broccoli, cut into small Read More

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Pumpkin Spice Syrup – Day 12!

I love pumpkin spice as much as the next gal, but sometimes it can be a little too sweet and overpowering. Making your own at home can help you control the sweetness and adjust any spices based on your personnal preferences.  I like a little more cinnamon, you may like a little more ginger, either Read More

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Roasted Pumpkin and Apple-Farro Salad – Day 11

Oh.My.Goodness. This salad was outstanding!  The combination of theses ingredients just takes the pumpkin to the next level.  It’s warm and filling and may be making an appearance on our Thanksgiving table! The recipe is super simple and it makes the house smell divine!  I did double up the recipe for the oil mixture that Read More

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Bacon and Cheese pumpkin Spread – Day 10!

Day 10 is mine and my husband’s 8th wedding anniversary!  My wonderful sister is babysitting and we are going out! I thought I’d make her and the kids a little snack to munch on while they wait for their pizza.  This would be great spread across toasted bread or with crackers. Ingredients: 1 – 8 Read More

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Apple-Pumpkin Pie – Day 9!

Best of both worlds, right?  Pumpkin pie and apple pie have met!  Will life ever be the same?  Doubt it. I could have just eaten the apples coated in pumpkin pie goodness, but for the sake of the recipe, I pressed on.  Glad I did because it was fantastic!  It really was like mashing the Read More

Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies – Day 8!

Happy Columbus Day!  For day 8 we are making a fun chocolate chip pumpkin cookie that is super easy and only dirties ONE bowl! This would be something fun to make with the kiddos on their day off today!  One of Cooper and Elsa’s favorite treats is a good chocolate chip cookie and this one Read More