Recipe Revisited: Chocolate Pumpkin Torte

My family does not dig pumpkin pie. Or pumpkin scones. Or pumpkin cookies. Or really anything with the word pumpkin in it. This means that I have to be pretty creative for how to incorporate this fruit (yes, it's a fruit!)  during the holidays. Why do I bother? Because I can't let a holiday season …

Journey to Joy

Fridays are usually a time to kick back and bask in the joy of two whole days of freedom stretched out in front of me. But I also take this time to think back on the week and see what I've managed to get done and what's been left untouched. These days I'm spending that …