The Yuck Stops Here Link Up Week 30

pumpkin patch collage

This week has seemed like one of the longest weeks of my life. Everyone has been sick. I don’t know if you’ve ever dealt with a sick 4-year old that has no idea what it really means to be sick,or not, but let me tell you– it’s exhausting. I think I still feel sick because […]

Autumnal Favorites: 18 Recipes to Remind You of Fall

  Check out Autumnal Favorites by Nicole Ramage at I love the fall. I’m a “leaf cruncher” likely because I was born in the fall and I’ve grown accustomed to the rain since I live in Portland where it rains 260 days a year on average. One of my favorite things of fall is […]

Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe

cinnamon pumpkin seeds

This weekend we went to the pumpkin patch with the kiddo. He was so excited to go and I was actually a little shocked when we went because Hubs didn’t make him change his clothes (he looked like a ragamuffin in his over-sized tie-dye shirt, sweats, and his dinosaur rainboots). We got 4 pumpkins, and […]

Pumpkin Spice Granola recipe

pumpkin spice granola

Admittedly, one of my very favorite things about this time of year is that there are so many yummy seasonal foods that come out in the fall. Pumpkin is a favorite of most people. While you can get canned pumpkin any time of the year, it just doesn’t seem to be the same. This pumpkin […]

Teal Pumpkin Project: Providing Halloween Treats for those with Food Allergies

teal pumpkin

Food allergies have become all too common in people, especially children all over the world.Many food allergies, such as peanuts, are deadly and can cause life threatening problems to a child even if there are no peanuts in the product because it’s made in the same factory as peanut products. Milk, eggs, soy, and wheat […]

The Yuck Stops Here Week 29 Link up


This week has been full of sickness and yuck in our house. The kiddo went to the doctor to get his 4-year old check up which also means vaccines and a flu shot. The very next day he got sick. He still has it and he was nice enough to share…. I tried telling him […]

Yummy pumpkin pancakes recipe


My kiddo is completely in love with pancakes. He loves them so much, he would eat them every. single. meal. if I would let him. No exaggerating there. I’m not usually a fan because they are a bit heavy and sit like a lead weight in my stomach until digested. With a baby in there […]

The Yuck Stops Here Link Up Party Week 28


This week has been a crazy, emotional week for everyone here. It was Munchkin’s 4th birthday. While he got all kinds of cool things, I found that 4 year olds are jerks, even though said jerky 4 year old’s mom spent a ton of money on his party and presents. I just hope that this […]

‘Poisoned’ Candy Apples recipe


Halloween is just a few short weeks away. One of my favorite things about this time of year is all the fun treats you can make. Growing up, one of my favorite movies was “Snow White.” I loved the whole poisoned apple thing, and this year, my best friend’s daughter is having her birthday party […]

Yuck Stops Here link up { Week 27}


This week has been a long and sad one for my family. Earlier in the week, as many of us thought would happen, Hubs’ grandpa passed away. He had been sick for quite some time, but this last go in the hospital wasn’t good. We spent several days in the hospital this week, well into […]