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Herby Pumpkin Seeds

I had to try out a savory seed recipe this jack-o-lantern season! I chose Martha Stewart Living’s Herby Pumpkin Seeds, and, boy, are they tasty! Details below on this fall snack! Rating: A How to make it an A+: So good. My husband has…

October 30, 2020
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Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

I’m always on a salty-sweet kick! And if nuts can make a good trail mix, why not pumpkin seeds?! I put together this super-simple Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix in just minutes! Details below Makes 1.5 Cups Active Time: <5 minutes  Total Time: <5 minutes…

October 30, 2020
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Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Candied nuts are such a treat, so of course I had to take the tasty caramelized coating and cover some pumpkin seeds! Details below on how to give your pumpkin seeds an extra crunch! Makes 1.5 Cups Active Time: 10 minutes  Total Time, Including…

October 30, 2020
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Sweet-Potato Turkey Chili with Cilantro Oil and Pepitas

Such a privilege to not only be sent Amanda Haas’s cookbook, but to get to cook alongside her for a Hey Mama event! Tonight, on my own, I tried out her Sweet-Potato Turkey Chili with Cilantro Oil and Pepitas! This dish was fabulous–just the…

October 28, 2020
Kids Life

12 Subscription Boxes for Kids

With all this time at home, we could all use a bit of happy mail! Subscription boxes are all the rage. Why? They’re full of fun, exciting surprises, make for great gifts, and expose you to new brands, activities, flavors, etc. Often, you’re already…

October 28, 2020
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Slow-Cooker Ragù with Spaghetti Squash

What a cozy weeknight meal! Not much beats a slow cooker this time of year. It fills the house with delicious aromas and really ups the cold-weather comfort level. This recipe for Slow-Cooker Ragù with Spaghetti Squash, from Real Simple, is a healthier take…

October 25, 2020
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Penne with Pumpkin-Tomato Cream Sauce

Pumpkin season might just be the best! But with it, comes a lot of half-used cans of pumpkin purée depending on the recipe you’re making that day. I usually add dollops to yogurt for an easy way to upgrade a parfait while not contributing…

October 23, 2020
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Split Pea Soup with Crispy Kielbasa

I am just obsessed with Ina Garten’s new cookbook: Modern Comfort Food. Everything looks as to die for as, say, the Cravings cookbook series, but without the ridiculousness. Just reliable classics, with that Barefoot Contessa twist! Check out Ina’s Split Pea Soup with Crispy…

October 20, 2020
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Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Pepita Sugar

My goodnessssss, these are GOOD! My husband looked at me after taking a bite and said “Oh yeahhhh.” If you want your husband,, family, self to have a similar reaction today, make these Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts with Pepita Sugar from Martha Stewart Living! Such…

October 18, 2020
Kids Life

12-18 Month Toddler Toys

The first two years of a child’s life are incredible. The amount they grow and change, while developing their own personalities is such a privilege to witness. Unfortunately, all that changing means they are constantly losing interest on current toys and ready for something…

October 16, 2020