Golden Curried Red Lentil, Vegetable & Coconut Soup

   We might as well dive right into...more

Pumpkin Spice Buttermilk Donuts

Fall Decor Ideas to help you jumpstart your creativity!

Needing some fall decor inspiration? Here are several ideas that should jump start your creative juices! Some are super easy and some are more involved, but all are fabulous! Scroll through and follow over to the original sites!...more

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Oh heavenly orange squash that marks the first day of Fall, how I’ve missed your versatility....more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Layers

When I was a kid, we had a gigantic yard (about an acre), and we had some monstrous maple trees.  Naturally, this meant we’d end up with leaves all over the yard as they began to fall off of the trees.  Ordinarily, we had this sweeper behind our riding lawnmower and we’d just drive around and pick up all the leaves – we didn’t have to rake the entire acre....more

NaBloPoMo Day 16: Fall in the 'burbs

The cicada song of leaf blower...more

One Word Wednesday: Fall

Unedited and honest. The focus of One Word Wednesday is to show the reality of the Pirate House each week, in pictures and just one word....more

I Love Fall (picture post)

The heavy gray sky set the mood for this morning. There was a promise of rain in the air, but it never came. Clouds hung over the valley, lopping along the sky to drop their precious water on the foothills above us. I was letting the difficult events of the day ahead, hang over me like omninous clouds. ...more

Family Fall Fun Checklist

 I have struggled a little this year with going back to work, and keeping on top of all the things I would like to accomplish. As a result, this is what I put together for my Family to keep track of all the fun activities we want to accomplish during this season. I sat down with my kids and asked them what some they wanted to do this year, so this is what we came up together. I thought I would share with you all so that, if you are a list checker like myself, you can use it for your family also! ...more

Fall in Maryland

Yesterday was a gorgeous, warm fall day. Late in the afternoon while driving home my eyes witnessed nature's awesome beauty. I snapped these photos with my mobile phone. Pretty awesome pics, eh? What kind of phone you ask? HTC one x+...more