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THE BEST PUMPKIN ROLL EVER! TRY THIS RECIPE OUT!!

This is brought to you by www.howdoesshe.com .  Give it a try, it may suprise you!

   When I was at University, I had a roommate who gave me her recipe for a pumpkin roll… I loved it!!! Several times I made it and while it was good, something was off about it. Eventually I figured out that I had written “tbsp” instead of “tsp” for baking soda… oops



Now that that problem has been solved, I bring you the perfect pumpkin roll recipe! It’s not just me who loves it- we have had bidding wars at church dessert auctions over this thing. Even my husband (who doesn’t like pumpkin) loves it. People are always asking me for it, so I thought it would be an appropriate thing to share with you as we enter this Autumn season.


Here’s the recipe:
Pumpkin Roll Recipe
Roll
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. soda
3/4 cup flour
2/3 cup pumpkin (canned- not pie filling, pure pumpkin)
3 eggs
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup walnuts (optional- I exclude them cuz I’m not a fan of walnuts)
Mix everything except nuts.
Grease &am…

DIY, DECORATING FAKE PUMPINS FOR A LITTLE BIT OF PAZZAZ!

This is another one from www.lilluna.com .  These could probably be left up in and around the house until Thanksgiving has come and gone.


So little by little we have been harvesting our pumpkins, with all kinds of crafty ideas dancing around in our heads... I've seen lots of black and white pumpkins around blogland and I think they are so chic. We decided to dress up these traditional pumpkins with some black and white chic awesomeness!!
So, go grab your supplies...And let's get started!!I started with 4 pumpkins (can you tell which ones are real and which ones are fake?)
Step 1:
(You'll see later that I changed the white paint to a sparkly black, I'm indecisive like that)Step 2:
Step 3:While the pod podge is drying...

After mod podge, and paint are completely dry, your done!!

I like the decoupaged pumpkins with my inside decor as well...
Thanks again for having me Kristyn!! Can't wait to see all the other fun pumpkin ideas this month!!!

ODIWALI FESTIVAL FROM INDIA!!

Diwali is one of the biggest festival of Hindus, celebrated with great enthusiasm and happiness in India. The festival is celebrated for five continuous days, where the third days is celebrated as the main Diwali festival or 'Festival of lights'. Different colorful varieties of fireworks are always associated with this festival. On this auspicious day, people light up diyas and candles all around their house. They perform Laxmi Puja in the evening and seek divine blessings of Goddess of Wealth. The festival od Diwali is never complete without exchange of gifts. People present diwali gifts to all near and dear ones. Diwali in history     The history of Diwali is replete with legends and these legends are moored to the stories of Hindu religious scriptures, mostly the Puranas. Though the central theme of all legends point out to the classic truth of the victory of the good over the evils, the mode of their pr…