Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Nan’s Simple and Perfect Thanksgiving Stuffing

There is a long held belief that the smell that makes everybody who walks into your house say “Smells like Thanksgiving in here!” comes from the turkey.  I am a firm believer that the smell actually comes from the stuffing.   If you ever cook a turkey without stuffing or stuffing without a turkey, you’ll see… Continue reading Nan’s Simple and Perfect Thanksgiving Stuffing

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Brown Sugar Pie

It’s almost November!! I feel like I should say that louder because I am so happy about it.  YOU GUYS, IT’S ALMOST NOVEMBER!!   !!!!!!! This is probably my favorite month of the year.  Starbucks Christmas cups.  Christmas carols.  Turkey.  Family.  Thanksgiving.  Cutting down my Christmas tree and decorating it with the kids. Oh yeah, and… Continue reading Brown Sugar Pie

Breads · cinnamon rolls · Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Pumpkin Caramel Monkey Bread

I very rarely make Monkey Bread around here because it is VERY dangerous. Case in point: I just had to try this pumpkin caramel monkey bread yesterday and I legit gained an entire pan in one day, even though I skipped lunch. Traditional lunch, I should say.  I definitely ate my weight in monkey bread… Continue reading Pumpkin Caramel Monkey Bread

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

These spooky cupcakes could not be simpler to make and they are completely adorable.  I love it when I find things that are easy and cute.  Especially for the holidays! Use your favorite chocolate cake recipe and your favorite vanilla frosting for this recipe.  Buy some edible googly eyes at the store, or on Amazon.com and… Continue reading Halloween Mummy Cupcakes


Sugared Cranberries

These sugared cranberries are the most beautiful (and easy!) garnish for a sweet Christmas dessert.  The vibrant berries look as if they are covered in snow.  They are the very essence of Christmas and are ready to use in about an hour. Recipe from Damn Delicious Ingredients: 2 cups sugar, divided 1 (12-ounce) bag fresh cranberries Directions:… Continue reading Sugared Cranberries

cookies · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Halloween Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

I can’t decide if I think these cookies are cute or disgusting.  One things for sure though, your kids will love them. I was going to go with cute, until my 4 year old son bit into one and declared “Mmmm… spider guts taste like peanut butter” and showed me the inside of his cookie,… Continue reading Halloween Peanut Butter Spider Cookies

Desserts · dinner · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · Top Recipe Collections

Halloween Recipes That Your Whole Family Will Love!

Happy October, all! Here is my Halloween recipe round up! These Candy Corn Sugar Cookie Bars are not only delicious, but also so festive and fun! Peanut Butter Peek-a-Boo cookies are the perfect way to use up your fun sized candy bars, and they are SO GOOD. Carving a pumpkin? Don’t waste those seeds! Check… Continue reading Halloween Recipes That Your Whole Family Will Love!