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Mini Pumpkin Planters for Succulents – Fall Decor Idea

Succulent planter box

October 26 is National Pumpkin Day. What perfect way to celebrate than to make these adorable mini pumpkin planters for my succulents. I love succulents. They are easy to grow, perfect for a beginning gardener and so pretty to look at. I have done a variation of this project in larger form on my gardening…

Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins – Cream Cheese Pumpkin Muffins for Fall

Fluffy pumpkin muffins with cheesecake topping

These Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins have a delicious cream cheese layer that is swirled into a soft and fluffy pumpkin muffin. They are perfect for fall!  And since October 21 is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day, that makes it a great day to try this recipe! There are lots of fun food days in October. National Cake Decorating Day…

Halloween Dirt Cups – Pumpkin Patch Pudding Dessert

Dirt cups with gummy worms and pumpkins

These fun Halloween dirt cups will delight your kids in a spooky kind of way. They are super easy to make and would be fun to have on a Halloween party table. I love this time of the year. It lets me be a kid again by making fun themed Halloween desserts. Your children will love…

Pumpkin Haystack Cookies – Halloween Butterscotch Haystacks

pumpkin haystack cookies

Two of my favorite treats are haystack cookies and Halloween candy pumpkins.  These cute Pumpkin Haystack Cookies combine both flavors into one delicious recipe and will be the star of your Halloween party table. My mom used to make these for us when we were children and it’s always a recipe that is nostalgic for me and…

Wine Cork Pumpkin – DIY Pumpkin Made from Wine Corks

DIY wine cork pumpkins

Fall is such a fun time of the year.  I get to be a kid again, making fun Halloween recipes and DIY projects. This easy to make Wine Cork Pumpkin comes together in a few hours and looks great in any fall vignette. November 5 is Color the World Orange Day. This easy decor project…

Salted Pumpkin Fudge – Vegan and Paleo Treat

Salted Pumpkin Fudge

It’s September folks and you know what that means?  2+ months of all things pumpkin! This delicious salted pumpkin fudge is my paleo and vegan alternative to a normal high sugar fudge recipe.  Fudge is one of the most popular forms of candy, especially around holiday time.  There is even a national candy day in…

Banana Pumpkin Pancakes – A Taste of Fall

These banana pumpkin pancakes will welcome in fall in a very tasty way. Great to serve for Thanksgiving breakfast!

Breakfast will be a delight in your house with these banana pumpkin pancakes. They are super tasty and perfect for the season. Autumn arrives in September and so does a long round of what is affectionately know online as “everything pumpkin season!” On September 26, we also  celebrate National Pancake Day. Let’s combine the two…

Pumpkin Shaped Chocolate Truffles

Pumpkin shaped chocolate truffles from mollymel.blogspot.com

These pumpkin shaped chocolate truffles are the perfect treat for your Halloween or Thanksgiving dessert table. One of my good friends, Regina, also has a blog called Molly Mel.  Regina often features Brazilian treats, such as Brigaderos, with her readers and she has shared a Halloween take on the Brigadero that is perfect for the holidays. …

Halloween Party Idea – Pumpkin Drink Holder

Pumpkin ice bucket

Time for a fun Halloween party project.  Don’t stick the party drinks in a plain ice bucket. Instead use a pumpkin to make this unique pumpkin drink holder that will delight your adult Halloween party guests. Gather a pumpkin and grab a few tools, and within minutes, you can create this fun drink holder that will…

Banana Ghosts & Orange Pumpkins

These banana ghosts and orange pumpkins will have your kids  squealing with delight, while making sure they get the nutrition from healthy food instead of sugary calories. There is so much in the way of sugary candy going on this time of the year. Why not feed your children a much healthier Halloween snack? Healthy…

Autumn Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins

scrapbook paper pumpkins

DIY Scrapbook Paper Pumpkins. These DIY scrapbook paper pumpkins are simple to do and require only a few supplies.  If you are someone whole loves to scrap book, this project will appeal to you!  I love holiday projects that are easy to do, are not intended to last long (so they don’t need to be…

Pumpkin Recipes for Halloween and Thanksgiving

Round up of Pumpkin Recipes from Soup to Drinks!

It is that time of the year. October 26 is National Pumpkin day. The pumpkins are everywhere and it’s time to think of new and tasty ways to use them after the carving is done and it’s time to think ahead to Halloween and Thanksgiving. These pumpkin recipes are the perfect way to use up…

White Chenille Pumpkins

White Chenille Pumpkins

DIY Cenille Pumpkins There are, honestly, not many Halloween decoration that I would consider displaying in my home.  I did when my daughter was younger but those days have passed now. When I saw this lovely Chenille pumpkin set on Erin Art and Gardens I was impressed. This was something that I would display with…

Halloween Quotes and Graphics – 75 Sayings to Set a Mood

A spray can labeled "Halloween" that sprays out bats.

A great way to celebrate Halloween is by enjoying quotes. These Halloween quotes are perfect for sharing with friends and setting the mood. Quotes have a special way of bringing people together and creating joy by celebrating their topic matter. They are a great way to put yourself, your friends, and your family in a…

Halloween Car Decorations – Decorate Your Car For Halloween

Pumpkin car decorations in a car trunk.

Halloween is the time to really go all out in the way of decorations. And the decorations don’t have to stop with your home. These creative Halloween car decorations will make Halloween a mobile holiday too! We all love to decorate for the holidays each year with DIY Halloween decorations when the season rolls around.…

Beetlejuice Snake Porch Decor DIY – Halloween Scary Snake Basket

Beetlejuice snake DIY project

Fans of Tim Burton will love this DIY Beetlejuice snake porch decor. The Halloween scary snake basket is sure to bring screams of fright and delight to your trick or treating visitors.  This porch decor project was inspired by the 1988 movie “Beetlejuice.” My version of the snake in the movie makes such a fun…

Black Cat Quotes – The Best Quotes to Celebrate Black Cats

black cat

Are you a cat person? Do you believe black cats are good luck? If yes, check out this list of the best black cat quotes to show your love! If you love black cats you’ll be delighted to know there are two national days that recognize these beautiful animals: Black Cat Appreciation Day and National…

Kids Halloween Costumes – The Best Amazon Picks of 2020

best kids halloween costumes

Are you looking for quick and easy kids Halloween costumes? I have rounded up the best costumes and costume kits for kids on Amazon, below. If you need a costume for your child this Halloween that is inexpensive, cute, and easy, look no further. In the list below, I’ve linked to my favorite kid’s Halloween…

Coconut Recipes, and Fun Facts for National Coconut Day – June 26

coconuts split with a whole coconut husk

Every food and drink has its on special day and June 26 is celebrated each year as National Coconut Day.  Coconuts are a versatile ingredient in many recipes and drinks. Read on to learn some interesting coconut facts and get some coconut recipes to try. The Coconut Coalition of the Americas founded National Coconut Day in…