Pumpkin Palooza: Pumpkin Caramel Swirl Brownies

Like everyone else in North America this time of year, I’m currently having a bit of a love affair with pumpkin (shhhh, don’t tell Kale). It all started with Almost Instant Pumpkin Porridge the other day, and reveals itself today with these vegan and gluten-free Pumpkin Caramel Swirl Brownies. Next up are some amazing homemade […]

Halloween Whoopie Pies*

*Or, Why We No Longer Celebrate Halloween in the RH Household [Don’t be scared. It’s really tasty!] When the HH and I first lived together, our home in an older, mostly run-down neighborhood wasn’t exactly child-friendly. I vividly recall one sweltering summer’s evening as we lay sprawled in our bed, windows wide open (no A/C […]

Dog Day: The Girls Go Gaga for Halloween

“Here it is, Halloween again, and once again, Mum has us decked in these silly costumes. . . seriously, Mum, Lady Gaga?? I mean,  how many more years will I have to put up with such indignities? A bad romance, indeed. . . . “ “What do you mean, Elsie? I LOVED my costume this […]

Dog Day: Tricks for Treats

“Elsie, what’s this I hear about Hallowed Eats today?” “No, silly, it’s Halloween.  Which means Mum might play trick for treat! Just follow my lead. . . .” “Oooooh, YEAH!  I’m READY!” “Okay, so here’s a trick Mum likes: ‘Say Please.’” “Well, I can give my paw! Here, Dad!  Now where’s my treat?” “That’s nothing!  […]

Dog Day: Happy Halloween

Possible Captions: “”We are peasant babooshkas who have toiled in the fields and lost our fortunes, so please give us some food.” “We are cute little homeless girls and we have lost our fortunes, so please give us some food.” “We are (food)bank robbers here to get our fortunes, so give us some food–or else.” “Mum, we […]