Today it has been cold and rainy, so the babies and I have stayed warmly inside our lil' home listening to Christmas music (yes, I know its early) and making dinner (crock pot chicken tortilla soup) and pumpkin muffins for Thanksgiving. I got the pumpkin muffin recipe from The Pioneer Woman. I ended up making tripling it to make 3 dozen. In one dozen I added raisins like she suggested, but in the other two, in went mini chocolate chips! Benjamin and I sampled one and yum! However, they are not as good as these pumpkin cupcakes that I made a few weeks ago from The Joy of Baking. The Pioneer Woman's pumpkin muffins you couldn't taste the pumpkin flavor as much! Oh well, they still taste good and once they are frosted with cinnamon cream cheese icing, they will be delicious.
I should have taken a picture of the muffins before they went in the freezer, or the sight of our kitchen after Meredith numbed on a strawberry while Benjamin and I baked! It only took 4 hours to make 3 dozen muffins!