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Four Fall Drinks to Try

I know that the first official day of fall isn't until later in the month, but I've been in full blown fall mode around here for a few weeks. Having the kids go back to school in early August will do that you. And while I've definitely been focused on my fall wardrobe, I've also been bringing out all my favorite fall recipes. That includes cocktail recipes. And what better ingredients to include in fall cocktail recipes than apple and pumpkin? I know I'm not the only girl who obsesses over both of them right? So,...

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5 Halloween Cocktails

Pumpkin white russian halloween cocktail

It's nearly Halloween and this is THE weekend to be hosting parties and going out to celebrate. Even if you are having a kid-friendly affair its fun to go all out with your food and drinks. Let's get our Hocus Pocus on! One of the easiest ways I think you can instantly set the tone of a party is with a signature cocktail. It doesn't have to be something you serve all night. It can be one great drink and then switching to beer and wine (or water!) but there is nothing like being greeted with...

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Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

Pumpkin Cupcake Recipe

A pumpkin cupcake is a festive dessert that works both for the flavors of fall and all the Halloween parties that are happening right now. I am definitely one of those people who go a little pumpkin crazy this time of year. Sorry not sorry, ha. I just love pumpkin even in the form of a pumpkin cupcake. This recipe makes a dense cupcake but not quite as heavy as pumpkin bread. Cream cheese frosting is the natural frosting of choice.While cream cheese frosting is relatively easy to make, I actually opt for parties or kids...

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Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

A pumpkin smoothie is a great way to have a healthy take on the fall season's most beloved flavor. Pumpkin! We're huge smoothie fans in our house, and Jake regularly starts his day with a green smoothie. But lately my little 4-year-old man has been getting a little stuck in his flavor rut. My Mom told me about this pumpkin smoothie and it sounded really easy and delicious. I thought we should give it a whirl and here we are, yum! This pumpkin smoothie was a great way for Jake to try something new and and...

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Pumpkin Bourbon Milkshake

We are all about that pumpkin. Its kind of like being "all about that base" but even more fun than that! Truly both Kristin and I can't get enough of pumpkin flavored things, so you know we just had to go there when we got together a few weeks ago. We also have a deep love for boozy milkshakes so a Pumpkin Bourbon Milkshake was inevitable. I mean if you had to define our friendship in food form it might just be a boozy milkshake, trumped only by coffee. This milkshake is a great way to...

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7 Tips for Planning the Perfect Pumpkin Patch Trip

If you are pumpkin patch bound with your family this fall, you might be wondering how to make your trip the best yet. Take a look below at 7 tips for planning the perfect pumpkin patch trip so you can enjoy a trip that is frugal as well as fun. Here is what you need to know to plan the perfect pumpkin patch trip! 1. Visit any social media sites: Check and see if the patch you are visiting has any social media sites such as a website or Facebook page. This can help you know...

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