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This small batch recipe for gluten-free Pumpkin Cookies makes cookies that are soft, sweet, and full of warm spices. The coconut sugar perfectly complements the pumpkin, creating the ultimate fall treat and can be easily doubled. Why I Love These Gluten Free Fall Cookies These healthy cookies are like little pieces of Fall in a …

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My New Year’s resolution was to make healthier life choices, but in small, manageable places.   The first new choice I made was to change my breakfast from sugar cereal topped with berries to a protein rich oatmeal topped with berries. If you’ve never tried homemade oatmeal, consider my recipe for Overnight Oatmeal in a Jar.  …

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Looking for something a little less tradition for Valentine’s Day? Try these super adorable Valentine’s Day Cat & Fish Cookies made with sugar cookies and buttercream! I have no reason for making these Valentine’s Day Cat & Fish Cookies other than I fell in love with the cookie cutters when I saw them. I mean, fishies and …

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Show those around you that you love them by making and sharing these deliciously adorable Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies. Photos by: Frenchly Photography It seems as though every holiday my go-to treat to make has become sugar cookies.  I find myself looking for new cookie cutters every time I go to the store, hungry for …

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If you’re looking for a delicious cupcake in Washington DC, look no further than Sprinkles Cupcakes! It only took me two weeks of being back in the USA to start looking for my local cupcake shops.  The easiest place for me to begin was with the two shops that everyone knows about in the Washington …

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Every Christmas season in Germany, the local bakeries produce the most magnificent bread that I eat dozens of loaves of.  This Weihnachtsstollen (Christmas Bread) dates back to the 1500’s in Germany when it was first made with oil because during the Advent season butter was prohibited.  This oil based dough was hard and tough and …

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The holidays are about dressing up and making memories with the ones you love.  This season, I created a festive & fun holiday outfit for under $100 that is just too fabulous not to share!  You may be wondering what this baking blogger is doing sharing a fashion post.  Let me explain.  A few months …

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With winter upon us, it’s time to start thinking about Christmas cookies! I’ve teamed up some more than 30 of my blogging friends to bring you a round up of our favorite must-bake Christmas cookies! This round-up includes my favorite Christmas Tree Peanut Butter Blossoms as well as some new cookies that I’ll definitely need …

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Earlier this year, Germany began receiving thousands of refugees fleeing Syria and the surrounding countries in the middle east.   Many of these men, women, children and families began being housed within miles, minutes from our home here in Germany.  In September, I asked my local community and you, my readers, to send me your …

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Take your banana bread to the next level by making this simple, delicious Pumpkin Banana Bread with a Chocolate Glaze!  It’s moist, flavorful and so easy to make! I’ve teamed up with 25 amazing bloggers to bring you this mouthwatering round-up of incredible Thanksgiving recipes! So make sure to scroll down to see all the amazing …

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With the holiday cookie season right around the corner, these traditional chocolate German cookies called Schokokipferl, will make the perfect addition to your cookie baking this season! I love holiday baking and I especially love making Christmas cookies!  Last week I saw a magazine at the German gas station that was filled with only German Christmas …

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Each fall, hundreds of thousands of pumpkins are displayed in the gardens of a palace in Ludwigsburg, Germany.  The Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival is the largest of its kind in the world and this year the theme of the festival was “Pumpkins Take Flight.” There were over 400,000 pumpkins on display at the Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival …

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I’ve never really been a big fan of carving pumpkins.  It’s a huge mess and I really don’t think they’re all that cool.  Yes, jack-o-lanters are a traditional part of Halloween, but I’m more of a Fall and Autumn person, not  Halloween.  I love everything that Autumn brings… pumpkins, cozy sweaters, boots, Pumpkin Spice Lattes, …

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Pumpkin season has officially arrived and to get you excited, I’ve made these incredibly delicious Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes! *Red Damask Cupcake Liners from Sweets & Treats Boutique* You may have noticed on Instagram my obsession with the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte.   My local Starbucks didn’t start selling them until yesterday so I drove all the …

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