I have never in my life been more excited over a Christmas than I am this year. (At least that I can recall.) It's because I have a 2-year-old and a 6-month-old. That just spells FUN CHRISTMAS!
I just wanted to dive headfirst into Christmas and stay there til sometime in February. But, I know if I don't make a list of things I want to do I will look back and be a little sad. So, I made a Family Fun Christmas To Do list.
Thanksgiving is (gasp) tomorrow. Which means for most people pumpkin cravings will come to an end. And I think that isn't such a bad thing. Let's be honest, we all went a little crazy. We've added pumpkin to things that didn't need pumpkin and we paid the price through really, really, really bad batches of brownies.
But last week I hit pay dirt. If you add pumpkin to a box of yellow cake mix and add an egg, vanilla, a bunch of pumpkin pie spice and some cinnamon chips then you are golden my friend. You are golden. These were so good my husband asked for seconds and thirds and ate them again when he got home from work.