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Sweet and Savory Pumpkin Muffins

When I think about bright, orange pumpkins, I think about fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving. I think about pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice recipes and carving pumpkins for decorations on the front porch. But there are some very good reasons to use pumpkins throughout the year, not just during the fall holidays. Recently I learned that it’s also a good … [Read more...]

15 Pretty Pumpkin Ideas for Halloween

We headed to the pumpkin patch this past weekend on the hunt for the perfect pumpkins. Each year what constitutes the "perfect" pumpkin changes for my girls. Some years they want the largest one I'll allow, other years it's one with no bruises, and still others it's the pumpkin covered in warts. This year it's all about the pretty pumpkins because … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Rice Krispies Treats

A cool front swept through late last week and what a difference it has made in the temperatures here in Texas. I walked out of my back door onto my back porch Saturday morning and was shocked at how drastically the temperature changed from the time I went to sleep the night before to the time I woke up. What a lovely difference a few hours can … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is a partnered post with Jif. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. It's that time of the year when the temperature begins to drop, the leaves begin to change colors, and the beloved pumpkin begins to make its way into all your favorite foods. I usually don't succumb to peer pressure, but food makes me excited, y'all! These … [Read more...]

Streusel-Topped Pumpkin Muffins

Growing up and even into my adult years, I turned my nose up to anything that had the word pumpkin in it.  I've never eaten pumpkin pie and up until last month, I'd never eaten anything with pumpkin in it. During a recent trip to New York with Kellogg's, I had the opportunity to experience the Culinary Loft and helped prepare brunch using … [Read more...]