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Simple Pumpkin Yogurt Bark – A Perfect Fall Treat

pumpkin yogurt bark, a frozen treat for fall!

We have a favorite summertime breakfast.  It involves yogurt and assorted berries of serious awesomeness.  It is a magnet for kids and adults alike. And it is perfect for summer because it is so stinkin’ hot outside.  But we live in the desert and the summer tends to stretch into what would normally be called fall.  This seriously shortens my pumpkin-treat-eating season – which is a problem.

I was dreaming about fall the other day when the temperature outside was hitting upwards of 115 degrees.  And I started to imagine all the pumpkin goodness I would be making this fall, when the temperatures dropped somewhere in the 80s. Continue Reading

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Cooking with Kids:Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip Cookies

One of the items on our fall bucket list was to “boo” some of our friends.  Have you ever been “boo”ed?  It was so much more fun than I thought it would be!  And since “boo”ing our friends was on our list, we needed some very yummy homemade treats to pass along.  And I wanted it to be so simple that the girls could do every part of the recipe.  So we modified a basic cake mix recipe a tiny bit to make Pumpkin Cinnamon Chip cookies.  They are so simple and are actually yummy!  Continue Reading

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Perfect Pumpkin Scones

the perfect pumpkin scones! These are seriously SO good. And they are freezer friendly!
This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series September Stockpile

And we’re back!  Working on filling up the freezer brings us to a recipe I am really excited to share with you.  This recipe for Pumpkin Scones resembles the pumpkin scones from Starbucks…but I have a feeling they are going to be better!  I am so glad these are going to be in my freezer that I may have to take one out and make it before the baby gets here!

I LOVE pumpkin flavored things, so these will be great for breakfast during this early baby season.  Oh, and if someone happens to stop by for a breakfast, I might make one for them! The nice thing is I can make as may at a time as I would like – one, two, or six – since the dough is what is frozen.  Continue Reading