Homemade Pumpkin Dog Treats

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homemade pumpkin dog treats

Our home is filled with the mouth-watering smells of fall… fragrant pumpkin has filled the entire house!  But this time, it’s not anything for us.  Two very lucky beagles girls will get these special pumpkin treats!

It was my first attempt at healthy homemade dog treats, and these tasty pumpkin snacks turned out perfectly.  There’s no doubt they are doggy-approved, so find the easy recipe below.

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Homemade Pumpkin Dog Treats


  • 2 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup pure pumpkin puree
  • 3 Tbsp crunchy peanut butter (my beagle girls like the crunchy, but smooth works too!)
  • 1 Tbsp water

homemade pumpkin dog treats

easy homemade pumpkin dog treats recipe


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Fall Welcome

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The wreath on our front door is made from gorgeous white peonies and blue hydrangeas, and wrapped in burlap (thankyouverymuch Pinterest, for the idea!), but it’s definitely summery so it’s time for a change.

Here are some of my inspirations:Burlap fall wreath with red and mustard flowers

Burlap fall wreath with red and mustard flowers from TheRuffledPage.

fall sunflower door wreath and fall wheat door wreath DIY

Gorgeous sunflower wreath from twoinspireyou, and a beautiful wheat wreath (Get the DIY on FindingHomeOnline >

fall door wreath ideas

Clockwise from top left: Burlap wreath with cream sunflowers from Frontporchdecor; cream and purple hydrangeas wreath from HomeByHolly; mulled cider fall wreath with rustic metal star from WildRidgeDesign; peony door wreath from ElegantWreath.

twig wreath with crow fall door wreath

Twig wreath with crow fall door wreath - just one of many fall door and entryway decorating ideas from Better Homes & Gardens.

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Summertime Recipes

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corn pancakes recipe and summertime tomato pie recipe

Culinary expert, eco-stylist, and food enthusiast, Kerry Dunnington has assembled a lengthy collection of her family’s best recipes and compiled This Book Cooks, Farm-Fresh Traditional Recipes for Healthy Contemporary Cooking. The book features nearly 200 superbly-seasoned, beautifully presented, eco-friendly meals that she’s selected to serve as the center of any occasion, from an intimate family dinner to a large holiday celebration.

Below is a sample of some of her best summertime offerings:

Summer Corn Pancakes

“When fresh corn is abundant during the summer months, it seems I am always gratefully decobbing and making these tasty pancakes. I chop half of the corn kernels because they are a great contrast to the whole corn kernels. Bacon and fried green tomatoes are delicious accompaniments.”


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup yellow corn flour
  • ½ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels
  • Butter and syrup

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New! Printable Chalkboard Wedding Signs

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DIY wedding printables Just in time for all the gorgeous spring and summer weddings is a brand new line of printable chalkboard wedding signs!

These signs are available in digital files and offer the convenience of printing at home on standard 8.5×11 sheets of paper or cardstock. Some, like the Signature Drink sign above are customized with the bride and groom’s signature cocktail and ingredients, plus their names and wedding date at the bottom—once personalized, I email the digital file within 24 hours. Others, like the Photo Booth sign above are available for instant download upon purchase. These printable chalkboard wedding signs cost around $6 each!

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(Cards & Gifts floral wedding sign and Eat, Drink & Be Married floral wedding signs above)

Check out the whole Printable Chalkboard Wedding Signs collection:

printable chalkboard wedding signs

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