Recipe: Pumpkin Nice Cream

Happy Halloween! Here's a quick recipe for you to try. Yes, I am one of those people who looks forward to fall all year long because I like all the seasonal pumpkin treats! While I can see Shawn Harrison (My Wally pop) rolling his eyes at me now out of disgust. He hates pumpkin and [...]

Torture Uncle Shawn with Pumpkin Spice Cookies

It's no secret by now many of you know Shawn hates Pumpkin Spice, but I happen to love it! So, I really enjoy this time of the year. From the lotions to the candles and yummy, warm drinks, I am all about "Pumpkin Spice."  I don't understand why so many Black people have a vendetta about [...]

PUMPKIN CARVING PARTY

I’ve got good news homeschoolers: pumpkin carving is definitely a craft so it counts as art class. Pumpkin carving has become a tradition in our house. It all started when my daughter was little, she loved Spookley the Square Pumpkin! Giving it a name and a face is her favorite thing to do. I cut [...]

IT’S PUMPKIN SPICE SEASON

I had to be ashamed of myself but I’m not. I walked into Walmart and begin laughing hysterically. They had pumpkin spice everywhere. Now I’m a give you a little backstory: my friend, Shawn despises pumpkin spice, pumpkin spice season and everyone who loves the taste of pumpkin. He thinks it’s the most ridiculous thing [...]

MY DAUGHTER’S FIRST REAL PUMPKIN!

This year I was really excited about my daughter being old enough to really pick out her own pumpkin! I purchased a safety knife, so she could cut it out herself after cleaning it. (She was hesitant about sticking her fingers in.) I told her it was ewwwweeee gooey fun, so she dug in! Still, [...]