The Pumpkin Gene

I’ve recently discovered that I am in fact, caucasian.I always assumed I was. “They” say if both of your parents are white then chances are, you are as well. I don’t know who “they” are. Doctors? Genetic scientists? Pssssh!!! What do they know?I mean, I guess I’ve always had caucasian traits. I’m pasty. I played the clarinet in highschool. I orgasm for Nutella. I own a Kitchenaid mixer that I never use. All characteristics that point to honkey heritage....more
LOL. Speaking of white people problems: my local supermarket does NOT have the pumpkin oreos as ...more

Pumpkin Kahlua Cupcakes

It's finally Fall, which means I've finally gotten over myself (and summer) and have decided to treat you all to an amazing Pumpkin dessert. I feel like all we ever see is Pumpkin and Chocolate or Pumpkin and Cream Cheese, but it's time for a different flavor profile to work it's way into the mix... KAHLUA! ...more

Fall Into Pumpkin Macarons

Pumpkin Scones with Maple Glaze

When it comes to fall flavors, I really have a hard time picking my favorite. Apple? Mocha? Pumpkin? How can one be expected to choose?!Today I decided to share my adorable little pumpkin scones. They are lightly sweet, and brushed with a simple maple glaze. Perfect for breakfast, dessert or an afternoon snack!...more

Pumpkin Cake Cookies

I saw a funny photo on Facebook the other day, and it summed up pretty much everything about this season: ...more

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Full of Fall flavor, this Pumpkin Dump Cake is so easy and delicious! #pumpkin #cake #fallrecipes...more

Pumpkin Juice {inspired by Harry Potter}

Day 3! And today is inspired by Harry Potter…because I’m too obsessed for my own good.Every summer, I reread the Harry Potter series and every summer I catch something I didn’t notice before. One thing never changes, though–Rowling somehow makes pumpkin juice sound like both the most refreshing and the most comforting drink in the universe.Ever since The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opened in Orlando, I’ve been dying to go and try all of the food and drinks mentioned in the book. In the meantime, I thought I’d try my own recipe....more

Pumpkin Shortbread Cookies

Day 2! On Monday I posted my new favorite pumpkin butter recipe. That pumpkin butter came in handy with what I wanted to do next.I spent most of August thinking about what sort of recipes I wanted to do this year. One was a shortbread cookie…but I’ve never seen a pumpkin shortbread cookie. There’s a good reason for that....more

Pumpkin Butter

IT IS TIME.Today is the first day of this year’s 13 Days of Pumpkin.I’ve been waiting months for this, I’m so excited!We’ll start with something that was on my list last year, but I never got around to doing: pumpkin butter.I was going to come up with a simple crock pot recipe, and then I found this decadent pumpkin butter recipe from I Bake, He Shoots. I tried it, loved it, and now…it’s the one I’m going to recommend. (Well, that’s an easy first day, isn’t it?)...more

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

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