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  • Apple-Zucchini Crisp Recipe

    Apple-Zucchini Crisp Recipe

    I love baking crisps, especially during the fall. During the summer I often make peach crisp, but fall autumn means apples. With two apple trees in my front yard, I have plenty of apples come autumn. My mom also gave me a zucchini from her garden this year. I therefore decided to create a new […] More

  • Almond Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Cake Cookies Recipe

    Almond Chocolate Chunk Pumpkin Cake Cookies Recipe

    I love taking my kids out trick or treating on Halloween. This year my two children got enough candy to last us through next Easter! In addition to the pieces that I have simply eaten, I have also started coming up with some clever recipes in which to use some of the leftover Halloween candy. […] More

  • Simple Recipes for a Halloween Party
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    Simple Recipes for a Halloween Party

    Happy Halloween! My kids and I recently hosted a Halloween party for two of our homeschool groups. In preparation for the event, we crafted some adorable paper plate ghosts and toilet paper roll pumpkins to use as decorations. I also whipped up some apple cider cake cookies, lavender lemon cookies, and lavender vanilla cookies to […] More

  • Chocolate Dirt Cups

    Chocolate Dirt Cup Recipe

    When I was a kid, I loved birthday treat days at school. My favorite treat was chocolate dirt cups topped with gummy worms. Can you believe that my husband had never heard of, let alone eaten, this chocolate-y pudding-y dessert delight?! When I recently found out that his childhood lacked the delicious goodness of chocolate […] More

  • Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

    Halloween Sugar Cookies Recipe

    I love baking sugar cookies for each holiday of the year. I have quite the collection of cookie cutters, and I especially love my Halloween shapes. For the spooky holiday, I make pumpkins, bats, acorns, ghosts, and more, all decorated with sugar in Halloween colors like green, purple, orange, and black. Ingredients 1 cup of […] More

  • Maple Pumpkin Dip Recipe

    Maple Pumpkin Dip Recipe

    I love pumpkin, especially during the cooler fall months of the year. I also love maple syrup. My children and I will eat pumpkin puree straight from the can with a little maple syrup drizzled on top. For a delicious sweet dip perfect for autumn through the holiday season, try my simple recipe for maple […] More

  • Candy Corn Oreo Crust Cheesecake Bars

    Candy Corn Oreo Crust Cheesecake Bars Recipe

    Ingredients 1 10.5 ounce package of Candy Corn Oreos 8 ounces of cream cheese 1/4 cup of white sugar 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 2 tablespoons of milk 1 egg 1.2 teaspoon of vanilla extract Directions Preheat the oven to 350°. Crush the Candy Corn Oreos until finely ground. Press the crushed Oreos into the […] More

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    Mummy Dogs Recipe

    Halloween is my second favorite holiday of the year, and I love whipping up some spooky foods to serve my kiddos. One super easy recipe that makes my kids giggle is mummy dogs. All you need are some hot dogs and crescent rolls for this spooktacular take on pigs in a blanket! Ingredients Hot dogs […] More

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    Sugar Cookie Pumpkins Recipe

    I love baking cookies for all my favorite holidays. As Halloween approaches, I have been busy baking some spooky treats for my family and friends. Sugar cookie pumpkins are a festive treat for any fall holiday including Halloween and Thanksgiving. Ingredients Cookies 1 cup of white sugar 1 cup of butter 1 teaspoon of vanilla […] More

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    Chewy Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

    Pumpkin is one of my favorite fall flavors. I love cooking and serving pumpkin desserts for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I particularly enjoy chewy pumpkin cookies full of chewy raisins. My chewy pumpkin cookie recipe is easy to make and super delicious! Ingredients 2 cups of white sugar 2 cups of pumpkin puree 1 cup of […] More

  • Pumpkin Pudding Recipe

    Pumpkin Pudding Recipe

    I love pumpkin! I am also a huge Harry Potter fan. When I think about the food that the witches and wizards at Hogwarts eat, pumpkin quickly comes to mind. When holiday meal planning time comes around throughout the year, I enjoy pulling out my richest recipes. Thus, during the holiday season, one of my […] More

  • Bread Machine Spiced Pumpkin Bread Recipe

    Bread Machine Spiced Pumpkin Bread Recipe

    As I have previously mentioned, I love pumpkin. Luckily for me, pumpkin makes a great addition to many healthy Thanksgiving recipes including pumpkin bread. However, as I have also previously mentioned, I do not usually have a lot of time to devote to cooking a big Thanksgiving meal. Because I usually work during the three […] More

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