Sep 052017

With kids returning to school, soccer practices starting, and a nip in the air, all signs point to the onset of fall. And fall always starts the discussion of trips to the pumpkin patch, Halloween costumes, and fall foliage drives.

17 Savory Pumpkin Recipes for Fall! Pumpkin bread and PSL coffee are great, but there are many other delicious pumpkin recipes - like these!

When Bubbles asked the other day when we’d be visiting the pumpkin patch, it prompted a family conversation about our favorite pumpkin treats. Of course, it’s hard to leave pumpkin bread and PSL coffee off the list, but there are lots of other options, too. Continue reading »

Oct 182013

Thank you to Global Influence for sponsoring this post and to Hershey’s for providing product samples so that I could create this molasses cookie recipe for you.  All words and thoughts are my own.

One of my favorite parts of any holiday is having an excuse to bake.  I really don’t need an excuse, of course; I bake on a pretty regular basis.  But when it comes to holiday treats, you tend to go the extra step and make them a little more special than at other times.

Christmas is an obvious time of year to get a little fancy with your cooking, but I have to admit that Halloween has always been the one other holiday where I tend to go all-out.  Growing up we had a party at my grandparents’ house each Halloween, and my Gram would bake for two days straight to prep.  There were frosted chocolate brownies with jack-o’-lantern faces drawn on, sugar cookies with Halloween-themed words piped on, apple cider, dishes full of Hershey’s candy, and then the icing on the cake: homemade chocolate and vanilla doughnuts fried fresh as you waited.

Molasses Cookie Recipe: Pumpkin Spice-Filled Molasses Cookie Cups #HersheysHalloween

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