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Easy to Make Pumpkin Bread

DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).  Grease and flour three 7×3 inch loaf pans. INGREDIENTS: 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 2/3 cup water 3 cups white sugar In a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fall with Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

  One of my favorite blogs is Sweet Peas Kitchen . I was a little suspicious when I saw her recipe for pumpkin snickerdoodles. I admit, I can be a little bit of a stick-in-the-mud and why wondered to myself, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Scones to Die For

Glazed Pumpkin Scones I love scones and it wasn’t until I actually baked scones that I realized that I had been missing out.  It may go without saying that I love baked goods and do my best to sample as … Continue reading

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Follow your bliss. Coco I miss you like mad.

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Boy did I screw that up!

Chocolate MoonPie Fail I’ve always liked eating sandwich cookies and this year I decided to actually make sandwich cookies.  MoonPies have been overshadowed by the ever popular Whoopie Pie.  Whoopie pies come in flavors such as pumpkin, chocolate, banana, and red … Continue reading

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Bloomin’ Metric Century

Bloomin’ Metric Century Ride This morning at 3:45 a.m. the alarm went off.  I budged and Iggy the cat did not want to move so he cooed and squeaked until I was out from the covers. Last night I left … Continue reading

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North Face Endurance Challenge Bear Mountain NY Race Report

North Face Endurance Challenge Bear Mountain Race Report, Half Marathon Last Sunday I rented a car and drove about 60 miles north of the city to Bear Mountain State Park. At 4:00am race day, the temperature was already in the … Continue reading

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You Had Me at “Cookie”

Ode to Cookie Connections I can’t remember the first time I made a cookie, but I can tell you that I have devoted a good deal of time to making and eating cookies.  Sure, I enjoy the process of combining … Continue reading

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National Marathon 2011, Washington DC

NATIONAL MARATHON 2011 RACE REPORT TRAINING This was my first official winter in New York City.  It was the first time I trained for a spring marathon in below freezing conditions.  I followed the same training program I’d used with … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Wide Open Spaces

The Wonder of Wide Open Spaces Needless to say, life has changed since last winter when we moved from Northern California to Brooklyn, New York.  We welcomed spring, survived the sticky summer, played outdoors in the fall and welcomed winter … Continue reading

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