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The wonder that is pumpkin bread

It’s September. School starts next week. Even though it’s still hitting the 90-degree mark during the days, the mornings and evenings are starting to have that pleasant cool-crispness about them.  It’s the time of year a girl can’t help thinking about cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. If you feel that way, too, why don’t you hop […]

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Balls in the air, balls on the ground

There’s just been so much juggling recently.  It’s easy to let a few things fall to the floor.  For the first time in at least twelve years, I dropped the ball on my First Day of Fall tradition. I didn’t make the pumpkin bread and pass it out to friends or teachers.  I didn’t rotate […]

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Good Morning, Fall!

Here in New Jersey, it’s not easy to tell that fall has arrived simply by looking around. Much of the scenery is still bathed in the verdant greenery of summer. When we walk to the bus stop in the morning, there are not yet piles of dead leaves for us to trample with a satisfying […]

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My Best Pumpkin Bread

  Ingredients 3 1/2 cups 2 teaspoons 1 teaspoon 1/2 teaspoon 1 teaspoon 1 teaspoon 3 cups 1/2 cup 4 2 1/2 cups 1/4 cup All-purpose flour Baking soda Salt Baking powder Cinnamon Pumpkin pie spice Sugar Cooking oil Eggs, or equivalent egg substitute Canned pumpkin Water Directions In a large mixing bowl combine the […]

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