Pomegranate Lemonade

Pomegranite Lemonade

My best friend Joy was in town last weekend for a little project we’ve been working on. We did what we normally do when we get together, laugh, laugh some more, go for long walks, laugh again, and then make new recipes and fun cocktails we’ve been eyeing. This pomegranate lemonade was one of the [...]

Color Blocking Pumpkins

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I get so giddy when this time of year comes around because it means I get to decorate my house as much as I want to, playing off of old decorations and making new ones. I bought a few foam pumpkins on clearance last year and at first wanted to decoupage them, but decided to [...]

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pumpkin seeds

Chocolate chip Pumpkin seed cookies

    I can’t believe Halloween is on Friday! This month has gone by so fast. Pretty soon the stores are going to be adorned with Christmas holiday decorations and the only place to find a pumpkin will be on the black market. Lucky for me I have a little stock pile of sugar pumpkins to get [...]

Pumpkin Empanadas

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Growing up in the Southwest I was exposed to so many wonderful food and cultural experiences like Dia de Los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) and delicious authentic Mexican food. One of my favorite pastries that I love to get this time of year are empanadas.  They are cute little personalized pies that come in savory [...]

Easy Halloween Rag Garland

Halloween rag garland

October is just zipping by and I’m kind of freaking out that Halloween is almost a week away. Somehow I managed to squeeze in a couple of birthday parties with my family, a mini girls vacation (with baby) to DC, a pumpkin patch festival and a few new Halloween-centric crafts. This rag garland is incredibly [...]

Quinoa & Kale Salad

kale and quinoa salad

This salad has been on rotation in our kitchen for the better part of September and October. I first tasted a version of it that my friend made for an outdoor concert we went to in Denver over the Summer. There were picnic blankets with families, children and dogs running on grassy hills as far [...]