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Autumn Minestrone Soup

Autumn Minestrone Soup

I must confess. I am a Pinterest addict. My down time includes scrolling through and browsing for new recipes to pin. I am pretty good about giving my pinned recipes a try, and if they make the cut they become a family favorite. I was […]

Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burritos

Spicy Chipotle Turkey Burritos

This week is a busy one for us. Maybe it is the onset of the holidays or simply having two teenagers with all their activities going on. I am always looking for new ideas to have pre-made food around for everyone to grab and go. […]

Mocha Pecan Pie

Mocha Pecan Pie

I found the original recipe that inspired this Pecan Mocha Pie in a November 1997 edition of Bon Appetit magazine. It was a great issue, full of classic recipes for Thanksgiving that I used for years.     My favorite Thanksgiving pie is pumpkin, but […]

Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

Since my sugar pumpkin yielded so much beautiful pumpkin puree, I knew I had to make something very special with it. My Grandma often made pumpkin bars, not sure where her recipe came from, most likely from her Mother. I pulled out her recipe and […]

Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Remember that cute little sugar pumpkin I picked up at my visit to Schnorr Farm?ย Well today, it left my living room as a decoration and became a pie!!     I am going to give you a challenge, ready?! This year for Thanksgiving make a […]

Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie Bowl

My new favorite breakfastโ€ฆsmoothie bowls! So delicious, so easy to make and a healthy way to start off your day. The beauty of these bowls is that they can be different every time you make one, depending on what you have on hand. Any type […]


Fabulous Things

Fall Mums

Fall Mums

I found these beautiful mums at my local grocery store today, they made me so happy! Even though it still feels like summer here in Colorado, I am enjoying the days getting shorter, the sunlight shifting and the leaves starting to turn. I grew up in California and didn’t realize what I was missing in my life until I moved to Coloradoโ€ฆthe seasons! I am always ready for the next one to come along. Enjoy your day!