Tuesday, October 27, 2015

12 things you can do with a pumpkin

Hi Lovelies!

I cannot believe that Halloween is this weekend. We are excited over here!! Angelina is excited to take her baby sister trick or treating for the first time. We also have Angelina's Fall party and we are going to make Candy Corn Cupcakes.

Today, I wanted to share just what can be done with pumpkins!! Enjoy!!

12 Things You Can Do With a Pumpkin:

1.  Pumpkin muffins

2.  Pumpkin bread

3.  Pumpkin pancakes

4.  Pumpkin pie

5.  Pumpkin milkshake

6.  Pumpkin cookies

7.  Pumpkin cinnamon rolls

8. Pumpkin cheesecake

9. Pumpkin pie oatmeal

10.  Pumpkin brownies

11.  Pumpkin spread

12.  Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

All of these look yummy! What some ways that you use pumpkins?


Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Fun facts about pumpkins

Hi Lovelies!

I was looking up some facts about pumpkins (per my daughter's request) since Halloween is a couple of weeks away. It just wouldn't be Halloween without the pumpkins. Am I right? So here we go! I hope you enjoy and learn something new!

Pumpkin facts:

1.  The word "pumpkin" showed up for the first time in the fairy tale Cinderella.

2.  The original jack-o-laterns were made with turnips and potatoes by the Irish.

3.  Over 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins are produced each year  in the United States.

4.  The world's largest pumpkin was more than five feet in diameter and weighed over 18000 pounds. 

5.  The largest pumpkin pie ever baked weighed 2020 pounds.

6.  Each pumpkin has about 500 seeds. 

7.  Delaware hosts an annual "pumpkin chunkin" championship.

8.  There are about 45 different varieties of pumpkin.

9.  Pumpkins are fruits.

10. Pumpkins are 90% water.

11. Pumpkins are usually orange, but can sometimes be yellow, white, green, or red. 

12. A pumpkins is really a  squash.

13. Pumpkin flowers are edible. 

14. In early colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crust of pies, not the filling.

15. pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and for curing snake bites.

16. Native Americans flattened out strips of pumpkins, dried them, and used them as mats.  


Monday, October 19, 2015

Meme Monday: How I Met Your Mother edition

Hi Lovelies!

I know Monday is almost over, but I wanted to share some fun HIMYM (How I met your mother) quotes. I love this how and have been binge watching it on Netflix during our middle of the night feedings with Cadence. 

So, here we go!!! 
  Number 1:

Number 2:

Number 3:

Number 4:

Number 5:

These are just a few of my favorites quotes from one of my favorite shows. What are some of your favorite quotes from How I Met Your Mother?


Tuesday, October 6, 2015

October Goals

Hi Lovelies!

Happy October!!! Tonight I am sharing my monthly goals for October. This is something that I have been wanting to do for some time now. I am hoping that by sharing my goals it will keep motivated enough to accomplish them. 

So, here are my goals for this month:

1.  Schedule work hours and stick to them. Since my etsy shop has taken off I have been quite busy and realized that I need to create some work hours and I need to stick to them.

2. Read one book.

3. Blog 15+ times 

4. Clean out garage.

5.  Begin selling my cheesecakes and other various desserts.

6.  Ask about selling Jamberry nail wraps. 

What are goals for October?


Monday, October 5, 2015

Meme Monday: Friends edition

Hi Lovelies!

I so wanted to link up with Sandra from Dairy of a Stay at Home mom for Happy Homemaker Monday, but was unable to. Hopefully I will be able to share my post with everyone next Monday. Anyway, since Monday is almost over I thought it would be fun to share some memes from one of my favorite TV shows: Friends!!

After scouring the interwebs for some funny memes I finally found some that I thought were slap your knew funny!!

Here we go!!