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Archive for the month “September, 2013”

Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Pecan Streusel

Pumpkin Bundt

It’s fall!  Huzzah!  While some of you may like your pumpkin fix in a Starbucks beverage, I prefer mine in some sort of baked goodness…bread, penuche cookies, pie, cheesecake–you name it.  As we had guests coming over the other night, I thought it would be nice to make some sort of autumnal bundt cake, and this was the result.

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S’more Cookie Bars

S'mores Cookie Bars

Yeah, so it’s been awhile since I’ve posted.  Though summer fun at the lake has definitely been a deterrent to spending time in front of the laptop, perhaps my biggest distraction has been my crazy nesting instinct.  Yup.  I am now entering the 34th week of my third pregnancy and this time around, my craftiness has known no bounds.  I kid you not–wall murals, various swaddlers and sleep sacks, Halloween costumes for the boys, even a biscuit quilt!–I am out of control.

However!  When I came across this gem of a recipe I thought, what better way to make amends for such neglect?  Don’t these look amazing?  Once again, I have struck gold on Crepes of Wrath.  Our church is having a potluck on Sunday (mmmm….potluuuuuck) and I wanted to bring something worthy of the occasion.  So!  I whipped these up this morning whilst the man was out hunting and they are so. good.

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