October 7, 2012

Lazy Sunday Thoughts: Pumpkin Thoughts

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Giant Pumpkin

Today’s post is pumpkin heavy. I have pumpkins on the brain. It is that time of year. We took a trip out to Ye Olde Pumpkin Patch (not a real place) and picked out our pumpkins, got lost in a corn maze, all that fun stuff. There is most definitely not a pumpkin shortage on the island. There were pumpkins as far as the eye could see. You got to wonder what happens to all those pumpkins after October 31. I don’t think they get turned into carriages.

Pumpkin Patch

I successfully Did 2 Pins for Trish's Pin It and Do It Challenge. The Pumpkin Molasses Cookies were a great hit. They were so soft and spicy. The healthier Pumpkin Muffins were okay. Maybe I made them too soon after the cookies. Comparisons are never fair.

Pumpkin MuffinsPumpkin Molasses Cookies



 

 

 

 

In book related news, The Twelve by Justin Cronin arrived in the mail. I tried to put off reading in but I just can’t resist. I started it last night. I also got a little something from Nimbus Publishing and since I rarely get book swag, I just had to take a photo of it. It had chocolate!

Kin Book

That’s Kin by Lesley Crewe, chocolate, sticky notes, and a tote. Thank you very much!

16 comments :

  1. Oh man, those cookies sound heavenly!!

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  2. The cookies sound so good. I need to go get a pumpkin before they're all gone too.

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  3. I remember having a pumpkin once as a child that we carved and put a candle in, but all the talk of Halloween this year makes me want to try some of the recipes. Both results of your baking look great!

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    1. Pumpkin is good in anything, in my opinion.

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  4. This is really good i love the color and size of the Pumpkins

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  5. I recently went to a pumpkin patch and did the corn maze and all that. I did not get chocolate with a book, which is sad.

    (And those cookies sound awesome.)

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    1. I love doing all that fallish stuff. It's tradition.

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  6. I love your photos. This post makes me eager to get out to a pumpkin patch. :) Congrats on completing the Pin It and Do It Challenge -- those recipes look great.

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  7. Awww hell! I forgot about THE TWELVE!!! What the heck. I should download and read that whole big sucker during the -athon.

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  8. Soft and spicy is better than healthy ANY day. ;)

    Scott is listening to The Twelve right now. Actually not RIGHT NOW because he got bored with it. Hope you enjoyed more than he did!

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