39 Halloween Recipes to Make This Year

Clearly I am focused on batches of 39 for this Halloween but I have no idea why. If you haven’t checked out my 39 Halloween craft ideas, be sure to go visit and get blown away by the creativity. Of course, perusing great crafts on an empty stomach is never a good idea, so I have 39 Halloween recipes for you to fill your stomach. 

Get ready for Halloween with these fabulous 39 Halloween recipes.

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Candy Corn M&M Halloween “Trash”

Sometimes, the simplest recipes are the best. I love creating recipes that are easy to make but taste delicious. This is especially true when Halloween or Christmas comes around and I want to be able to give treats to neighbors and visitors. One of our favorite things to make any time of year is white “trash.” I decided to change it up a little bit and make candy corn M&M Halloween “trash” after seeing the candy corn flavored M&Ms at the store.

The perfect Halloween treat: candy corn M&M "trash"

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39 Halloween Crafts

Halloween will be here before we know it. I mean…October 1st is in 2 days! How in the world did that happen? If you are like me, you are already thinking of some great Halloween crafts you can do for fun or to add some Halloween into your decor at home. I’ve got 39 Halloween crafts that are the perfect starting point for making your house spook-tacular.

I love all of these great Halloween crafts.

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Pork and Mushroom Stroganoff

I am excited to be sharing a delicious recipe using Smithfield Marinated Pork. While I was compensated for this post through Sverve, as always, all opinions, recipes and ideas are my own.

A long day at the office can leave me feeling like the last thing I want to do is think about dinner. On those days, I need something that I can throw together fast and that still tastes really good. After all, if I am going to cook, I want something that is still delicious or I’ll be regretting not ordering take out. That is when I turn to items like marinated meats and other convenient foods. Recently, I used the Smithfield marinated pork loin to create a pork and mushroom stroganoff that was absolutely amazing.


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Party Time! Link up at the Pinworthy Projects Party

Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a fabulous week. What could be better than starting it off with the first day of fall? Tell me…what did you do to celebrate?

Me…I spent a little bit of time drinking some apple cider and taking a look at all the awesome projects you all linked up last week. Here are a few of my faves

9.19 Pinworthy Projects Party Features
Homemade Rosemary Mint Sugar Scrub // 15 DIY Couples Halloween Costumes // Yummy Dessert Bar Recipes // Orange & Black Fall Wreath // Dyeing Tutorial // Halloween Monster Munch

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$350 Paypal Giveaway

I don’t live in an area where there are a ton of creative bloggers. So, I am lucky enough to a know a few of the ones that actually do live around here. Britni, of Play. Party. Pin is one of those and I am so blessed to call her a friend. She is getting ready to celebrate two big events, her one year blogiversary and her birthday, and I am so excited to be helping her celebrate. 

The best part…you get the prize! 


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Oatmeal Pumpkin Sandwich Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are Mathlete’s favorite. He doesn’t like a bunch of stuff in them and is always happy when I make them. I was making him a batch recently and decided to add some pumpkin cream cheese filling for those of us that like a little more oomph to our cookies. Man, I can’t even describe how fast these oatmeal pumpkin sandwich cookies flew off the plate!

The most amazing oatmeal cookies with pumpkin cream cheese filling.

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A Shopper’s Best Friend

I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Verizon Wireless and I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The Softcard related content is provided by Verizon Wireless. The opinions on this blog are my own.

I love to shop! Like seriously…love it. I don’t care if I am shopping for groceries or clothes either. If I am shopping, I am almost always having a great time. One of my big things when shopping is to try and save money though. And, if I have my kids with me, carry as little as possible into the store because I have a habit of putting my wallet down to wrangle a kid and forgetting it. And now, I have a new best friend when I go shopping.

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Macaroni and BBQ Chicken Pizza – Budget Friendly Meals

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So, I am going to give you a second to digest the title of this post. I’m sure, at first, it seems a little odd. Well, this Macaroni and BBQ Chicken pizza came about on a day when I wanted to use food we already so I a) didn’t have to make a trip to the store and b) didn’t have to spend any additional money on food since I had already spent our food budget for the week/month {I know the 1st and 15th can be particularly sticky times of the month for most people’s budgets}. I called out to the fam and asked “what do you want for dinner?” The response was: BBQ chicken, pizza and macaroni and cheese. So, I decided to put them all together and this crazy but so delicious pizza was made. Using what I had and focusing on low cost ingredients made this truly one of my budget recipes.

This pizza may look a little crazy but it combines the best of every meal into one delicious pizza.

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Pumpkin Hummus

So far, I’ve been light on the pumpkin recipes here this year. Of course, the internet is blowing up with just about anything and everything pumpkin. I love pumpkin and have definitely been cooking/baking it with recently. I recently made the most flavorful pumpkin hummus and decided it was the perfect recipe to kick off pumpkin season here at Just Us Four.

This pumpkin hummus is the best I have ever had. It is so delicious.

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