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4 Flavorful Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin This Fall

September 24, 2014 4:03 pm

Now that you’re an adult, you’ve finally come to the sad realization that you can’t eat pumpkin pie for every meal throughout the fall season. Lucky for pumpkin lovers everywhere, there are a number of different ways to prepare this fall favorite.

Thai Pumpkin Soup [allrecipes.com]
Pumpkin soup is a staple of Thai cuisine, beloved for its mild flavor and warm, filling taste that’s perfect on chilly afternoons. This recipe blends healthy pumpkin with unsweetened coconut milk, and you can customize the spices to make it as spicy or as mild as you like.

Classic Pumpkin Pie [myrecipes.com]
If you’re in charge of providing the dessert at an autumn gathering, you can’t go wrong with a classic pumpkin pie. This traditional recipe is a great one to keep in your arsenal.

Pumpkin Butter [marthastewart.com]
With only four ingredients and not much skill required, pumpkin butter is a simple recipe that goes a long way. This version includes turbinado sugar and brown sugar for an extra sweet taste that’s perfect on your morning toast.

Pumpkin Cannelloni with Sage Butter Sauce [countryliving.com]
Take your love of pumpkin to a whole new level by turning it into a pasta entree. Large cannelloni noodles are stuffed with sweet pumpkin and topped with a simple, savory sage butter sauce that looks (and tastes) more complex than it actually is.

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How to Get Rid of Clutter—for Good!

September 18, 2014 5:02 pm

From that stack of old mail to that pile of shoes by the front door, clutter happens to the best of us. And while home organization is a never-ending battle, there are a few tips and tricks to help make "clutter control" a little easier. Here are a two of our favorites:

1) Storage, storage, and more storage.
"A place for everything and everything in its place!" Stock up on stylish baskets, decorative trays and bowls, magazine holders, storage ottomans, toy bins…whatever you need to help wrangle loose odds and ends around the house. For those items you always seem to misplace (keys, wallet, cell phone), make it a habit to always plop them into a designated spot, like a decorative bowl by your front door.

2) Purge and donate.
At the turn of every season, reassess your wardrobe. Donate gently-used clothing and shoes to those in need, or exchange unwanted clothing for a little pocket money at a consignment shop. For purging on a day-to-day basis, consider keeping a "donation bin" somewhere in your home. As you come across unwanted clothing, toys, or household objects during your everyday cleaning routine, simply drop said items into the bin to donate later.

9 Decluttering Secrets From Professional Organizers [Real Simple]
10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home [Becoming Minimalist]
31 Days to Decluttered [Good Housekeeping]
Declutter 101: How To Cut Clutter At Home [Organized Home]

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Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen: Historic Denver Dining

September 17, 2014 4:05 pm

Since 1883, historic Euclid Hall has been everything from a Mason’s lodge to a flea market. And now, the Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen is a tavern that serves quality beer and food.

Located in Denver, the Euclid Bar & Kitchen is the place to go with friends for drinks and dinner. Come to the bar and enjoy a variety of over ten different draft beers, some from local breweries. There is also an even wider selection of bottled and canned brews, offering something for any discerning palate. Looking for something different? Try a refreshing beer cocktail! Whether you come for lunch, happy hour or dinner, you will enjoy the eclectic menu of hand-made appetizers, sandwiches and desserts.

Euclid Hall is open daily. Visit its website to find out more!

Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen
1317 14th Street
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 595-4255

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