31 Days of Pumpkin Finale!!

I can’t believe it’s Halloween!  We have 2 very excited kids in our house today!  We are going to put our costumes on, bake some Halloween goodies (possible make some Wassail for trick-or-treating!) and play Hocus Pocus on a loop until the doorbell starts to ring! I’m wrapping up the 31 Days of Pumpkin with Read More


Cinnamon Spice Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Day 28!

Today was pumpkin carving day in our house!  We got hip to the squirrels and have decided to wait until the last available minute to carve! The kids are finally old enough to help out with the pumpkins and they had a blast with it! Pumpkin seeds are not my favorite things to make.  Never Read More


Mashed Potatoes and Pumpkin – Day 27!

Here is a fun twist on regular ‘ol mashed potatoes!  The pumpkin is subtle, but adds just enough flavor to change things up a bit. More pumpkin can be added if you want that as your main flavor or you can add chopped fresh thyme or sage. These were nice and creamy and deliously fall… Read More


Dark Chocolate Caramel Bark – Day 26!

I can’t believe there are only 5 more posts in the 31 Days of Pumpkin series! And more importantly, 5 more days until we have a very special house guest arriving to surprise our little munchkins as they head out to trick-or-treat in their adorable costumes!  It’s going to be very special and we are Read More


Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Cups To Go – Day 24!

Good morning! Today’s recipe comes from another one of my favorite blogs.  Katie LOVES chocolate and creates some fantastic healthy recipes so you can live a healthy life without having to give up some of your favorites!  We have her cookbook and use it quite frequently. I am always looking for new breakfast ideas so when this one Read More


Pumpkin & Pea Risotto – Day 23!

So good! Risotto is a stick-to-your-bones meal and one that can be done in hundreds of different ways. This recipe is a nice fall option with very few ingredients, but the pumpkin AND pumpkin seeds takes this one over the top.  The pumpkin seeds (pepitas) are AMAZING: toasty and crunchy and cooked up this way Read More


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes – Day 22!

The kids have been asking for pancakes for days and I’ve been too lazy to actually make them.  So today I got up early, took a shower, and prepped these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes like a crazy lady! One of my favorite blogs to follow is ambitious kitchen.com which is where this recipe came from. It’s a Read More


Pumpkin Galore – Days 19, 20, 21!

I know, I know.  I’ve skipped a few days.  However, you are getting three days worth of pumpkin recipes today to make up for it! I’ve been trying to give myself a little more grace than I used to.  Take time when I need it, slow down if I get caught up in a million Read More

Roasted Pumpkin and Butternot Squash with Goat Cheese and Honey – Day 18!

I love roasted vegetables.  They are so easy to make and there are so many simple variations to change them up a bit and lots of ways to serve them. This time around I’m going to roast some pumpkin and butternut squash with onion and other simple flavors. This can be served as is or Read More