Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Halloween pranksters smashed the pumpkins our 6-year-old daughter Ava planned to use in a Fresh Pumpkin Pie. (Our pumpkin saga unfolds here.) There is a silver lining to the story. We chose a fibrous jack-o-lantern pumpkin […]


Sea Salt and Rosemary Pumpkin Seeds

We took our family on a Pumpkin Train Ride to celebrate our daughter Ava’s 6th birthday and a beautiful northern autumn. The  train travels along the North Shore of Lake Superior to a secret pumpkin patch. […]


Pumpkin Party

My eldest and I are cut from the same cloth…we love surprises. I think it’s the drama. The moment of being caught unaware. I like to make surprises for people big and small. She at […]