pumpkin pinata

Halloween pumpkin pinata

Midterm is nearly upon us again and we’ll soon be looking for ideas to keep our small ones busy during their Halloween break. So I’ve got just the thing and even though there’s no baking involved… there is still flour… and there is definitely messiness, which lets face it, our kids love. Here’s what you’ll need to make this Halloween pumpkin piñata. Continue reading “pumpkin pinata”


Sweet Pumpkin cake

As soon as the small one was back at school I took the opportunity to close the door on the summer and embrace the lead in to Halloween. I found myself searching through cookbooks in early September, for a simple and delicious yet speedy pumpkin recipe to bake and share.

Sweet pumpkin cake

And most of the recipes are simple. I realised that it’s the preparation of the pumpkin that I find so time-consuming and it’s not the laziness within me… it’s more to do with my constant impatience paired with an eagerness to see how my newest creation will turn out and of course taste. Continue reading “Sweet Pumpkin cake”

Halloween cookie pops

Traditions are what families are made of. We take a lot of these with us into adulthood and relive them over and over again.

I guess because these are what have formed a lot of our childhood memories. But we also create new ones with our own little ones, that helps to teach them the importance of life’s little celebrations. I love October… my birthday and Halloween all wrapped up neatly into one month. What’s not to love about gifts and candy and costumes and parties and just general spookiness.

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