Link Party Palooza #64

Welcome back to the Link Party Palooza! I hope you all had a wonderful week. Anyone have any fun plans this weekend?

I can’t wait to see your ideas and feature YOU! Check back on Sunday afternoon to see if you were featured! :D

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Make sure to check out last week’s features HERE. Lots of delicious comfort food recipes!

20 Fall Comfort Foods

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I love these Industrial Piping Shelves from Design, Dining and Diapers. They look awesome in Taryn’s little boy’s room!

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Here are some favorites from I Heart Naptime this week:

Easy Brown Bag Apple Pie

Easy brown bag apple pie

Be Thankful Wood Sign

Lovely Be Thankful Sign with easy tutorial #diy #thanksgiving #tutorial

Pumpkin Spice Scones

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Also, in case you missed the post earlier…we are now accepting submissions for our 2015 creative team. YAY! Apply HERE!

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8 furniture finds at Target

There’s no denying my love for Target. My favorite days are walking around Target (alone) with absolutely no shopping list. I could get lost in that store for hours! Definitely my happy place. I always forget that they have SO much more online. Last night I was up late browsing their furniture and decor. So many fun pieces online …I just had to share! Thinking about getting the little table for the playroom. Loving the red legs!

8 furniture finds at Target

8 finds at Target

1. Tufted back slipper chair

2. Copper dining chairs

3. Threshold blue area rug

4. Grey fretwork table

5. Wooden wall decor

6. Jasmine tufted sofa

7. Red and white table

8. Yellow lattice accent lamp

Most of these awesome pieces can be found online… but one of my favorite new feature on Target.com is you can order it online and then do a store pickup for free. Shop online and then pick up your fun finds at the front of the store, so you don’t have to hunt them down in store. Find more information on their website here. One more reason to love Target!

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Have you tried the store pick up feature? What pieces of furniture are you loving right now?

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Target. The opinions and text are all mine.

Top 50 Pie Recipes

Top 50 pie recipes rounded up by Crystal of Cooking with Crystal

 

Top 50 pie recipes featured on iheartnaptime.com -a dessert for everyone on Thanksgiving!

 

There is something synonymous with fall weather and pies.

I don’t know what it is…..

the changing leaves

the cooler weather

the desire to be in the kitchen baking more…

whatever it is, I LOVE the smell of a pie in the oven baking.

It completely infiltrates every room in the house and makes the whole place smell delicious.

All that and you haven’t even gotten to eat a slice yet!

Today I’ve rounded up the Top 50 best Pie Recipes so that you can find a recipe that speaks to your heart and begin baking away!

These recipes are sure to know the socks off anyone who tries them!

Pumpkin pie recipe

Traditional Libbys Pumpkin Pie

Homemade berry pie

Razzleberry Pie

Brown bag apple pie recipe

Brown bag apple pie

Easy banana cream pie

Banana cream pie

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Chocolate Cream Cheese Pie featured on I Heart Nap Time

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Pecan pie bars

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Caramel Apple Pie at I Heart Nap Time

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Strawberry Cream Pie at I Heart Nap Time

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Crack pie with a toasted oat crust from Averie Cooks

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Apple Caramel Crunch Pie at Cooking with Crystal

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Mini Candy Corn Pies at  Lil Luna

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Strawberry Pie at Lemon Tree Dwelling

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Key Lime Pie at Cooking with Crystal

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Maple Bourbon Brown Butter Peach Pie at Host the Toast

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Banoffee Pie at Six Sisters’ Stuff

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Pecan Pie at Cooking with Crystal

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Ice Cream Pie at Six Sisters’ Stuff

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Mini Butterscotch Graham Pies at Lil Luna

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Mixed Berry Crumb Pie at Cooking with Crystal

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

The Best Cherry Pie at The Artful Parent

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Coconut Cream Pie at Rock Recipes

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Reese’s Peanut Butter Marshmallow Cookie Pie at Oh Sweet Basil

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Fabulous Blueberry Pie at Cooking with Crystal

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Rosette Apple Pie Tartlets at Hello Paper Moon

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Chocolate Coconut Pecan Pie at Baker by Nature

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Mini Pumpkin Pies at Home is Where the Boat Is

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Marshmallow Pumpkin Pie at  Kitchen Meets Girl

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 Apple Raspberry Crumb Pie at Cooking with Crystal

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Oreo Candy Crunch Pie at Lil Luna

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Salted Caramel Apple Pie at Sally’s Baking Addiction

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Pumpkin Cream Pie with candied walnuts at A Spicy Perspective

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Caramel Cream Pie at Sippity Sup

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie at STL Cooks

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Mini Lemon Meringue Pies at My Baking Addiction

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 French Silk Pie at Gimme Some Oven

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Caramel Apple Streusel Pie at Handle the Heat

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Banana Cream Pie at The Girl Who Ate Everything

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Peach Pie with Buttermilk Crust at Lemon Sugar

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Pumpkin Silk Pie at The Gunny Sack

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Salted Caramel Peanut Pie at Eats Well With Others

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

The Best Blackberry Pie at Living Beyond Measure

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Mini Chocolate Mint Cream Pies at Mom On Timeout

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Maple Pecan Tart at Cooking with Crystal

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Triple Chip Blondie Pumpkin Pie at Little Dairy on the Prairie

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Almond Joy Pie at Life, Love, & Sugar

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Dutch Apple Pie with White Chocolate Butter Sauce at Oh Sweet Basil

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Peanut Butter Chess Pie at Crazy for Crust

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Classic  Blackberry Nectarine Pie at Country Cleaver

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Ding Dong Pie at  I Wash, You Dry

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

 Walnut Maple Pie at Simply Recipes

Top 50 pies at I Heart Nap Time

Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie at Simply Recipes

Top 50 pie recipes featured on iheartnaptime.com -a dessert for everyone on Thanksgiving!

Top 50 pie recipes featured on iheartnaptime.com -a dessert for everyone on Thanksgiving!

Enjoy! Click HERE to check out all our top 50 posts.

Easy banana cream pie recipe

Easy banana cream pie recipe -this recipe has all the delicious flavors of good old-fashioned banana cream pie but it’s literally done in minutes. Can’t beat that!

So far during pie week I have shared an apple pie, razzleberry pie and pumpkin pie. Another one of my favorite pies is banana cream pie. Yum. This recipe is so easy and if you love bananas, you are bound to love this pie too.

My husband’s grandma makes banana cream pie’s every year (along with about a dozen other pies) for Thanksgiving and it’s always the kids favorite. I was shocked when I heard it was so simple to make.

Easy banana cream pie recipe -this recipe has all the delicious flavors of good old-fashioned banana cream pie but it’s literally done in minutes.

I dressed this “easy” pie up a little bit by piping on some homemade whipped cream. I just used a large 1M tip.

Easy banana cream pie recipe -this recipe has all the delicious flavors of good old-fashioned banana cream pie but it’s literally done in minutes.

Easy banana cream pie recipe

Yield: One 9-inch pie

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients:

Pre-made pie crust (I used Pillsbury)

1 (5.1 ounce) box Instant Banana Pudding

1 1/2 cups 2% milk

1 cup Cool Whip

2-3 medium bananas, cut into 1/4 inch slices

 

Directions:

Whisk pudding and milk in a bowl for 2-3 minutes, or until it has thickened. Fold in Cool Whip and sliced bananas. Then pour the filling into the pie.

Chill at least 3 hours before serving. Garnish with the remaining cool whip (or whipped cream) and fresh bananas.

Easy banana cream pie recipe -this recipe has all the delicious flavors of good old-fashioned banana cream pie but it’s literally done in minutes.

Now somebody give me a gigantic fork so I can dig right in! Yum.

Pumpkin pie recipe

Classic pumpkin pie recipe -an all time favorite dessert for Thanksgiving!

I know I told you the razzleberry pie is my all time favorite pie, but this pumpkin pie comes in at a close second. I always have to get a piece of each. Followed by lots of whipped cream. Everything you’d want in a classic pumpkin pie recipe is right here. I’ve tried many different pumpkin pie recipes and always seem to come back to Libby’s famous pumpkin pie recipe. This pie is smooth and velvety with the perfect blend of spices.

The main difference I made in this recipe was reduced the evaporated milk to make the pie a little more firm and added in a little bit of vanilla. It gives it the perfect flavor. Mmm…so good!

Classic pumpkin pie recipe -an all time favorite dessert for Thanksgiving!

Pumpkin pie

Yield: One 9-inch pie

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Ingredients:

2 eggs

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

3/4 cup sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoons ground cloves

1 (15 oz can) Libby's 100% pure pumpkin

1 1/4 cup evaporated milk

1 unbaked pie crust

Whip cream

 

Directions:

Pre-heat oven to 425°.

Beat eggs in a large bowl. Add vanilla and spices and mix until combined. Stir in pumpkin. Gradually stir in evaporated milk until the mixture is smooth.

Pour mixture into pie shell. Then place pie tin on a baking sheet and place in the oven to bake for 40-55 minutes or until the center is done. Place a knife in the center to make sure it comes out clean. Also, I usually cover the crust with foil the last 20 minutes of baking so it doesn't get too brown.

Serve immediately or refrigerate. Top with homemade whip cream. :)

Recipe adapted from Libby’s

Classic pumpkin pie recipe -an all time favorite dessert for Thanksgiving!

Have you tried this pie? Share your thoughts in the comments.