Baked Pumpkin Donuts w/ Pumpkin Spice Glaze

Baked Pumpkin Donut Recipe with Pumpkin Spice Glaze

The leaves are starting to fall and you can almost smell the change in the air! Fall is on its way!

It’s Colleen here today, and I will be the first to admit I didn’t want the summer of 2014 to end, however, once fall began to emerge with its glorious crisp cool mornings and achingly blue skies… all of a sudden I am like, summer-who??

Nothing says early fall… well, from the kitchen anyway, like pumpkin-flavored treats, warm apple crisps and a big ol’ pot of soup… am I right?

Today I have for you a super easy fall treat you can make in under 15 minutes – Easy Baked Pumpkin Donuts with a Pumpkin Spice Glaze! By adding Pumpkin Pie Spice (that you can make yourself) to the glaze, these donuts go to a whole new level… 

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LOFT Fall Style Event: 40% Off Everything

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I love it when stores put outfits together for us. Especially at the start of a new season with the new trends rolling out, I struggle sometimes to know what goes with what. In the graphic above, LOFT really nails casual mom style (for almost every age.) These looks are on trend and yet still appropriate for those of us… 

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The Happiness of Pursuit #FindtheQuest

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Have you ever stopped to wonder what it is that drives some people to achieve incredible goals, while the rest of us just plod along taking life as it comes? There’s nothing wrong with taking life as it comes. Most of us spend the majority of our lives this way, and there is no shame in it. But… 

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We’ve Come A Long Way, Baby! #CoffeeTalk

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Yeah, so I won’t be writing these EVERY day, I’m sure, but it’s nice to grab my morning cup of coffee and sit down and journal a bit. It’s like 2008 again! I’m still waking up SUPER early, I don’t know why. It’s nuts. I even wake up at 2am and 3am and want to… 

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Pan-Roasted Pork Loin With Leeks

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I’m reposting this Pan-Roasted Pork Loin with Leeks because I’ve just started making it again, and I CANNOT believe I have flipped through my cookbook so many times and ignored it. I have had this recipe for years. It is SO easy and SO delicious, it’s hard to believe it only has 4 ingredients. YES, FOUR!… 

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More Coffee Talk? #OldSchoolBlogging

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I’ve enjoyed getting back to journalling early in the mornings through my detox updates so I decided to continue the habit whenever I have the time. What shall we call it? Daily Diary? Jo’s Journal? Or I could just make this an extension of my Saturday morning Coffee Talk. Now here’s the deal. You guys… 

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Fashion Over 40 | Daily Mom Style 08.10.14

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It’s Wednesday, the day I join fashion bloggers around the web to share this week’s outfits. Whether you’re just trying to get motivated to ditch the yoga pants or you’re looking for style inspiration and new outfit ideas, I hope this post encourages you to try something new this week! I’m a pretty simple girl… 

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Photo Books from Facebook & Instagram Photos

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I’m a total photo junkie. I have been since I was old enough to have my own camera back in middle school. I have always loved getting photos developed and always meticulously preserved them in photo albums. I still have photo albums from middle and high schools on a high shelf in my bedroom closet. When I was… 

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Update Your Makeup for Fall #BeautyBuzz

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Can you BELIEVE it’s time to talk about updating our makeup and wardrobes for fall? It’s finally starting to feel a bit more fall-like here in PA after a smoldering hot start to September. I’ve found myself already making some changes to my makeup routine. I have been using foundation rather than my CC Cream. While the CC Cream… 

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The 21-Day Sugar Detox DAY 21 Recap, I DID IT!

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Okay, so Day 21 was yesterday, but I just got this email in my inbox today with this cute button because I started a day before I was supposed to and my email updates have been off throughout this entire program. I honestly feel like I’ve been on this journey for months, not 3 weeks…. 

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Mahi Mahi with Mango Salsa #RealFoodRecipes

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I made this Mahi Mahi with Mango Salsa for dinner the other night and it was a hit. Such a nice, light dinner for a summer evening! To make the salsa, I diced a mango, half a red onion, half a red pepper and minced some cilantro. I tossed it in lime juice and salt and… 

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THE 21-DAY SUGAR DETOX DAYS 19-20 RECAP

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I’m so over these recaps. I’m sure most of you are too. But this is it! DAY 21!!! WOOT!!! What I Ate I can hardly remember what I ate Saturday. I remember it was a tough day because I was home most of the day, and all afternoon I just wanted to snack. We worked… 

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Real Food Recipe Roundup Week 23

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Welcome to the Real Food Recipe Roundup, a collaboration between Musings of a Housewife and Sassy Moms in the City! Think linkup is at Alison’s this week so be sure to visit Sassy Moms in the City and link up a recent healthy recipe or meal plan from your blog. We only request that you link back to one of… 

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Coffee Talk #OldSchoolBlogging Vol. 9

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I’ve probably done enough old school blogging for the week, what with my over-analyzing my purpose with ye olde blawg and all my detox recaps. But I also realize that many of you couldn’t give a fig about the detox, and I saw a new doctor this week that I’m all excited to tell you about. Because we… 

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THE 21-DAY SUGAR DETOX DAY 18 RECAP

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Three more days. WOO! Yesterday I woke up, determined to stick to the program. I had my usual two cups of coffee in the wee hours of the morning, and when I got hungry around 7:00, I went rooting through the fridge only to discover we had ONE EGG LEFT. You guys. This is every paleo… 

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