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Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe: Baking with Boys (a fall tradition)

Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe: Baking with Boys (a fall tradition)

Making this easy pumpkin bread has become a fall tradition for my boys and me.   The weather is starting to get cooler,  leaves are changing color, and pumpkin spice everything is everywhere.  Every year, we make this together — which usually involves fighting over who sifts vs. who pours, licking the batter before I say it’s OK, and a lot of flour on the floor.  Oh yeah, we devour the delicious treat, too (I even somehow justify that this is…

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Easy Holiday Craft (maybe the easiest!)

Easy Holiday Craft (maybe the easiest!)

Have you ever had just 15 minutes you need to pass with your kids, and you desperately need a quick activity to fit into that time? Here’s a quick and easy, yet sparkly and festive, easy holiday craft you can do with even the rowdiest of boys. Holiday Hanging Ribbons: What you need: Sticky bows Curling ribbon Clear tape Scissors (and patience, of course) What to do: Let each child pick their color bow and whichever color ribbon they want….

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Pumpkin Bread Yumminess; Perfect to make with kids

Pumpkin Bread Yumminess; Perfect to make with kids

Let this Pumpkin Bread yumminess become a fall tradition for your family like it has for mine! If you’re like me, you love baking with your kids, but you cringe a little every time you deal with a fight over who will crack the egg (because it inevitably leads to shell in the batter) or dealing with savages begging to eat more of the batter laden with raw egg (note:  I begged my mom as a kid, too).  Here’s a pumpkin…

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