About Matthew Mead

Matthew Mead is a lifestyle writer, photographer, and stylist based in New Hampshire. His work has appeared Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple, and Country Living, among other publications. He’s also the former co-editor of Flea Market Style. Mead is the author of Halloween with Matthew Mead, Entertaining Simple, Cakes for Kids, and Easter Eggs. @matthewmeadstyle

Two white bowls of carrot and ginger soup on a piece of wood

Carrot and Ginger Soup

A healthy-though-you-wouldn’t-know-it-from-the-taste soup that comes together with just a few cheap ingredients and boasts a sweet earthiness tempered by just the right amount of warmth.

Pumpkin Trifles

Pumpkin Trifles

Pumpkin bread—homemade or store-bought—is layered with vanilla pudding, pumpkin butter, and caramel sauce.