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Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix

Pumpkin spice snack mix

This pumpkin spice snack mix is the perfect combo of sweet and salty with your favorite pumpkin spice flavors. I made a big batch this weekend and the boys have been snacking on it all week. I’m sharing my recipe below.

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Pumpkin spice snack mix

Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups chex cereal (I used the honey nut flavor but cinnamon would work great too!)
  • 2 cups pretzel bites (My youngest likes the pretzel balls)
  • 2 cups Reese’s pieces
  • 2 cups mixed nuts
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

Directions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread out the mixed nuts.
  3. In a small bowl combine the pumpkin pie spice and brown sugar
  4. In a separate bowl, crack an egg, keeping the egg white.
  5. Drizzle the egg white over the nuts coating evenly.
  6. Sprinkle the pumpkin pie spice mixture over the nuts and toss. Bake in the oven for about 20 minutes, tossing over every once in awhile.
  7. Remove the nuts from the oven and let cool.
  8. In a large bowl, combine the other ingredients.
  9. Add the nuts once cooled and toss.

Enjoy! If not eating immediately, store in an airtight container or mason jar.

 

Pumpkin spice snack mix

Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix

Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix

This pumpkin spice snack mix is the perfect fall snack when you're craving something sweet and salty. This makes a great after school snack or for on the go.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 25 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups chex cereal I used the honey nut flavor but cinnamon would work great too!
  • 2 cups pretzel bites My youngest likes the pretzel balls so that's what I used but you can use any kind
  • 2 cups Reese's pieces
  • 2 cups pumpkin candy corn
  • 2 cups mixed nuts
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 300 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread out the mixed nuts.
  • In a small bowl, combine the pumpkin pie spice and brown sugar.
  • In a separate small bowl, crack one egg, separating the yolk from the white. You will use the egg white.
  • Drizzle the egg white over the nuts coating evenly.
  • Sprinkle the pumpkin pie spice mixture over the nuts and toss evenly. Then bake in oven for about 20 minutes. Flip over every so often to bake evenly.
  • Remove the nuts and let cool.
  • While the nuts cool, in a large bowl combine the chex cereal, pretzels, Reese's pieces and candy corn.
  • Once the nuts are cooled, add the nuts to the chex mixture and toss.
  • Store in an air tight container or mason jar.
Keyword fall, pumpkin, snack

You can store in little mason jars and tie with a ribbon for a cute little handmade gift or just to look cute on your counter.

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1 In decor/ DIY/ fall/ food

Best of fall recipes, DIYs and decor

Best of fall DIYs, decor and recipes

It’s September 1st so poof overnight – magically pumpkins everywhere! It’s no secret that fall is my favorite time of year. Over the years, I’ve shared some of my favorite fall recipes and decor. There’s more to come this season, but I thought I would do a little roundup. Follow me over on my instagram for more fall inspo

Below check out my Best of Fall Recipes, DIYs and Decor

DIY hot glue painted pumpkin

An easy way to give those Dollar Store pumpkins a glow up and showing you how to make a fall tablescape

DIY hot glue painted pumpkins

DIY fall garland and mantle decor

I made this simple garland with things that I found at the Dollar Store!

DIY fall garland and mantle decor

DIY sweater pumpkin

Get the look of cozy cableknit pumpkins using an old sweater

DIY sweater pumpkin

DIY Halloween Boo Buckets

A fun way to leave a surprise for your friends and neighbors.

Fall front porch decor

Last year’s porch was filled with muted pumpkins, cornstalks and my favorite faux mums! I’ve linked them all in the post so you can re-create the look.

fall front porch decor

 

Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix

This is the perfect sweet and salty snack with hints of pumpkin spice flavors!

Pumpkin Spice Snack Mix

Crockpot butternut squash soup

My favorite fall soup and crockpot recipe. This is a great recipe too if you’re vegan, plant based, or trying to eat healthy.

Crockpot butternut squash soup

Healthy pumpkin spice latte

Now you can make your own pumpkin spice latte at home! This recipe is also great if you’re keto.

Keto Pumpkin Spice Latte

 

Apple cinnamon french toast casserole

This is my favorite fall breakfast and it’s great for the holidays too!

apple cinnamon french toast casserole

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10 In fall/ halloween/ printables

Halloween Boo bags

Halloween Boo Bags

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HERSHEY® for SheSpeaks.  All opinions are 100% mine.

Halloween is one of our favorite times of year! This year, we are keeping the festivities going with some fun new ideas and  I still plan on eating REESE’s peanut butter cups all October long. One of the things we plan to do this year is “Boo’ing” our friends and neighbors. This is a fun and easy activity that will surely become a tradition.

Halloween Boo Bags

Little unsuspected surprises have become even sweeter these days. I love this idea of surprising your friends and neighbors. Basically, the idea is you leave a little bag or bucket of Halloween treats on their doorstep and encourage them to do the same to some of their friends. Walmart makes it easy to get all of your supplies in one place!

Below, I’m sharing how to create your own “Boo” buckets to “Boo” all of your friends and help spread the tricks and treats.

Halloween Boo Bags

You will need:

  • Candy
  • Buckets
  • Paper (for your “Boo” tags – you can download below)
  • Ribbon

Directions:

1.) Stock up on all of your favorite candies to fill your “Boo” buckets at Walmart. You can also find the buckets in the party section.

Halloween Boo Bags

2.) I made these “Boo” tags and instruction sheets to include in the buckets. Click here to download my Boo tag printable. Just cut and put in your buckets!

Halloween Boo Bags

3.) Add a little ribbon to the handle to tie it all together.

4.) Choose which friends or neighbors you want to “Boo” and leave some treats on their doorstep.

Halloween Boo Bags

Happy Halloween!!!

 

6 In decor/ DIY/ fall

DIY fall garland and mantle decor

DIY fall garland and mantle decor

Fall is by far my favorite time of year! This past week I started adding some fall decor throughout our home. One of my favorite places to switch out the seasonal decor is our fireplace and mantle as it is the focal point of our family room. (You can see my post on how we whitewashed our fireplace here). I am in love with the way my mantle decor came out featuring this  easy DIY fall garland. It was super inexpensive to make too as most of the things can be found at the Dollar Store.

Below I’m sharing my DIY fall garland and mantle decor so that you can

recreate the look too!

DIY Fall Garland

DIY fall garland

You will need:

  • Twine
  • a needle
  • faux leaves (I got mine from the Dollar Store)
  • Foam pumpkins
  • Foam acorns
  • Whatever else you want. Wooden beads would be cute too!

Directions:

  1. Thread the twine through the eye of your needle and tie a knot at the end.
  2. Using your needle, puncture a hole through the leaf and thread the twine through. Next do the same with your foam pumpkins and acorns. You will need to exert a decent amount of pressure to thread the needle completely though the foam pumpkins and acorns.
  3. Continue with whatever pattern you choose.
  4. Once finished, cut the needle off the twine and tie each end.
  5. Hang on your mantle, windows, doorways, or wherever you’d like.

 

Mantle decor

I chose to go with more of a fall/harvest theme with pumpkins, leaves and flowers vs Halloween since I can keep it up throughout Thanksgiving but you can do whatever you like. And most of my mantle decor was $30 or less!

Click the links or thumbnail photos below to shop!

The farmhouse window panes and boxwood wreath stay up all year long and then I usually just switch out the other pieces as the seasons change.

DIY fall garland and mantle decor

I got the glass vases and faux flowers from the Dollar Store.

I love these black tapered candlesticks which you can leave up throughout

most of fall and winter.

DIY fall garland and mantle decor

 

 

DIY fall garland and mantle decor

Shop my decor

Faux boxwood wreath

Farmhouse window panes

Muted faux pumpkins

Candlesticks

Fall book stack

 

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My Best of Fall DIYs, Decor and Recipes

best of fall diys, decor and recipes

 

Amazon fall haul

Amazon fall haul

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