Treat Yo’ Self Thursday #21, A Breakfast Parfait You’ll Want to Gobble Up

Happy Thanksgiving! Hope those of you that celebrate have a great time with your families and enjoy a big holiday meal (I can already hear the mashed potatoes and acorn squash calling my name…). While you recover from your post-Turkey Day food comas and Black Friday fatigue, here’s a tasty recipe to whip up for breakfast this weekend: Continue reading

Taste Test: (Almost) All Things Pumpkin at Trader Joe’s

Fall is the time of year when “basics” like me rejoice for the return of pumpkin and pumpkin spiced items. From candles to lattes, the orange gourd has become the unofficial mascot of the Autumn season. (Let’s just say it’s gourd to be a pumpkin.)

With the rise of the pumpkin, comes a plethora of related products. To help you sift through some it, I went to Trader Joe’s, the mecca for pumpkin/pumpkin spice fanatics, to try some (okay, most) of their offerings. Continue reading