On Making Pumpkin Bread CUTE! (Recipe Included!)

One of my normal activities you can find me immersed in each Fall is making Pumpkin Bread. I love the consistency of the dough, the ease of the preparation, and the way the house smells while it’s baking! Of course, I also love to give it away. And apparently, people enjoy receiving it, because folks started asking me a few weeks back when I was going to make my Pumpkin Bread. 

I decided to make it a bit different this year, in that I wanted it to be…CUTE. I happened to be in Michael’s for another matter entirely, when I came upon these lovelies:

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Cute little loaf pans, aren’t they? And you don’t have to CLEAN them! The best, right?! I grabbed some nifty little cardboard tags, twine and those wooden leaf stickers (yes, they’re made of WOOD!) and went to town!

I had never cooked in cardboard before, so I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I think they turned out okay!

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Five for Fall…PLUS a SNEAK PEEK of our Fall Front Porch!

Happy FIRST DAY OF FALL, everyone!

Happy Fall Y'all

Oh, I LOVE Fall! And while it’s kinda hard to tell here in Florida that today IS the first day of my favorite season, I AM thankful that it doesn’t feel like I’m breathing soup when I walk the dog at 5:30 in the morning anymore. (It’s the little things!) The weather will make greater strides soon enough.

As is customary, just before Fall begins, I choose five recipes from my Fabulous Fall board over on Pinterest (CLICK HERE if you want to follow it!) that I pin to all year long to test! Here’s what I chose this year:

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Drooling yet?

Clockwise from top right: Loaded Sweet Potato Slices, Vegetable Tian, Cheesy Chive Bread, Caramel Apple Dump Cake (with Spiced Whipped Cream) and Pumpkin Glazed Turkey Legs. (Photo credits to the blogs listed below!)

Let’s start off with the Loaded Sweet Potato Slices.

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On the Road in October

Well, due to the series we had going on the first week of November, we’re just now getting to the monthly “On the Road” post! It’s now November 13. WOW. Where in the world is the time going?! As the tradition goes, let’s take a look at the previous month and see what the top five posts were here on The Road to Domestication in October. Ready?

1. Make Your Own Laundry Cream…like these folks did! – This was a fantastic story about a couple who set out on a new venture together!

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2. On Cutting Corners – In this one I took a “from-scratch” recipe and showed you how to make it just a lil’ easier!

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3. On Re-Organizing the Pantry – One of my favorite posts of the month! I’m still so happy with the way my pantry turned out!

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4. Pumpkin & Cheese Spice Bread – This was definitely a YUMMY post!

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5. A Prayer for Busy Women – I’m glad this one was one of the favorites of the month, because I need to be reminded of this often! And who doesn’t love a free printable?!

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Well, there they are! The top 5 posts of October! Did YOU like them? Which one was your favorite?

Day 5 of The Tastiest Thanksgiving Ever!

Well, folks, today is Day 5, the final day of The Tastiest Thanksgiving Ever series! Have you enjoyed it? I hope you have! It sure has been a lot of fun putting it together!

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Here’s your final recap:

To wrap it up, we have the amazing Shirley from Intelligent Domestications and the wonderful Brandi from Finding the Path for Me, here to share two lovely cake recipes that are sure to finish off your meals nicely…and will also make excellent midnight snacks! Are you ready? (Oh, by the way, your eyes are not deceiving you – there are TWO printables for each of these recipes. They’re just THAT GOOD!)

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Day 4 of The Tastiest Thanksgiving Ever!

Today is Day 4 of the series: The Tastiest Thanksgiving Ever! I’m really feeling like Thanksgiving is in the air, aren’t you?!

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Let’s recap, in case you missed any of the yummies so far:

Today, Lorelai from Life With Lorelai and Esther from Townships Mum are gracing us with their presence, and some tried and true recipes for everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving pies! No one at your gathering will be disappointed, we promise!

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