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

Baked Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal (Vegan!!)

I wanted something decadent yesterday in the worst way! Something sweet and delicious, but all we had was crunchy peanut butter, so I ate some.  With a spoon. Straight out of the jar. Ever done that?  (you should!)...more

Cooking Lesson: Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie

Smoothies are a fantastic way to get a lot of nutrition in a glass.  There are other benefits too.  You can make double and bring it along with you to work.  You can also feel good knowing you are having one of the healthiest snacks out there....more

Cake-Like Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

My husband requested that I make my pumpkin chocolate chip cookies last week, because who says you can only have pumpkin flavored stuff in the fall? NOT ME! I will take pumpkin anything year round, thank you very much....more

Crochet Star Stitch Coffee Cozy


Pumpkin Spiced Whoopie Pies


Pumpkin Pie Breakfast Bake (Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Dairy Free)

Who doesn’t want pie for breakfast?!?!? I have been making this recipe and eating it for breakfast for the past two weeks so I thought I’d share. But I kind of lied. It’s not really pumpkin, it’s butternut squash. To me, the two are one in the same as far as flavor and consistency. And honestly I prefer butternut squash to pumpkin, but I doubt that many people on the internet will be searching “Butternut Squash Pie”. Moving on….....more

Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake-crisis everted again!

Pumpkin Gingersnap CheesecakeAs usual, I was waaaay too busy preparing for Thanksgiving to blog about what I planned to make. As I’ve said before with these big holidays, I am a mom first, a food blogger second. So here it is, my after-the-fact musings on my favorite holiday....more

Iced Pumpkin Cookies

These Iced Pumpkin Cookies were to die for. I don’t think there is anything quite like biting into a cookie and being able to tell that delicious pumpkin butter was baked into it, that is, it’s such a distinct and unique taste that these pumpkin cookies deserve their own season. Oh wait, they already have that. See, told you! ...more