It isn't that I don't love
pumpkin-flavored foods. I do. I adore pumpkin bread. Pumpkin pie and I get along pretty well. I also like savory pumpkin dishes, like our Pumpkin-Red Pepper Soup.
It's just that sometimes, I'm more into the spirit of fall and less into the flavors. That's why I've gathered a few of my favorite pumpkin items that lend all the fall flavor I could need without a single speck of food.
Give your living room or covered porch an instant autumn update with these
Harvest Pumpkin Appliquéd Pillow Covers
from Pottery Barn
. The great thing about season pillow covers is how easily you can swap them out and completely change the mood of your room.
black cat-pumpkin decorating kit ($3, target.com)
is on this list entirely because I have a black cat and really want to make one of these so I can pose the two side by side for an adorable photo.
When all your pumpkin endeavors have been completed, sit back, relax, and breathe in the relaxing scents of pumpkin, vanilla, and buttery caramel