yummiest pumpkin bread ever

The cool fall weather here in D.C. lately has inspired a storm of cooking. We're trying some new ideas we see on Pinterest and, of course, making our old stand-bys. I found this delicious pumpkin bread recipe when we were stationed in Ohio about 20 years ago! I was a brand new stay-at-home mom then. And I'm still using the old, yellowed, stained recipe that I copied out of a magazine (not even sure if it exists anymore!) called Amish Country Magazine.

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Monster cookie time

Yummy! These are some of our favorite cookies to make at Christmas time. Not only does this recipe make a huge amount of cookies,it's easy,they freeze well and are also great for giving away. I have memories of making these with my Nana, siblings, and cousins every year while growing up. It's a great recipe to make with kids, as you will need helpers for stirring. 

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