Tag Archives: fall

Mountain Rapunzel’s Guide to a Fairytale Pumpkin Patch

Once upon a time in a forest far, far away from the nearest Whole Foods, a hyper chipmunk decided to grow her own crop of magical Fairytale Pumpkins. In the autumn of 2017, as the red and yellow oak leaves were being blown to the floor of her forest home at over six thousand feet …

Anglo Indian Pumpkin Chips with Garam Masala and Coconut Oil

July 1st; The RV was packed and we were ready to road trip to the eastern Sierras for a month of camping, hiking and fishing summer fun. I had planted our Fairytale Pumpkins a month earlier and the leaves were just tiny little green plants pushing out of the soil in our front yard as …

How to make that musty closet smell like a #PumpkinSpiceLatte

Ah autumn and all its fantastic woodsy smells. Maybe it’s freshly fallen golden leaves, pumpkin bread baking in the oven or just your favorite Bath and Body Works pumpkin spice candle. Or maybe that musky autumn odor you are smelling is not pleasant at all. Thank God for natural white vinegar to keep your closet …

Curried Eggs with Avocado and Purple Sweet Potatoes

I simply adore my small town Big Bear Lake life; trail running, mountain biking and just breathing in the crisp cool and clean air amongst the pines of this resort town. In the valley below this rural mountain hamlet you would not even know that it’s fall. It’s over a hundred degrees most October days! …

Brown Rice Protein Bowl with Fennel, Pesto and Argentine Shrimp

It was September 16th and overnight autumn was here with chilly breezes, ripe golden delicious apples on the trees and pine needles covering the back yard pavers. Life in a small mountain resort town at 7,000 feet means when fall shows up at our doorstep, summers hot days are definitely over almost before you can say …