Let’s be real. I’ve never had a pumpkin spice latte. I’ve never had the craving. The inclination. The salivating tastebuds silently screaming sppiiiiice. Pumpkiiiin spiiiiiice. It just hasn’t happened.
So pie season is upon us and I thought that you guys really need a basic pie crust that is so easy, no fail, and will work in basically every scenario. Yes, I have full on pie recipes coming atchu too, but I know you may have your own recipes and the last piece of the pie (get it?!) is the crust.
When the kids were little(r), I was pretty desperate for them to eat some veggies. Ok maybe not “them,” one “them” in particular. But, I won’t name names. I used to cut carrots into little rounds, add some sugary sweetness, some cinnamon, and call them “carrot cookies.”
When I was growing up my mom always packed my lunches for school. I loved the mix of things she packed on rotation and I loved her little napkin notes. It wasn’t until my kids started preschool that I realized how difficult packing lunch boxes can be.
I felt like last year I was SO behind on the pumpkin train. By the time I was ready to make pumpkiny things, it was Thanskgiving and I had like one day to make them all happen. Needless to say, I missed the boat. Ok, two transportation references in one paragraph? My mom brain is filled with trucks and diggers and planes and trains.