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Homemade Birthday Cakes

My "middlest" is turning 9 next week and as cliche as it sounds it just doesn't seem possible. She is such a sweet, giving and thoughtful little girl - I'm so grateful to be her mom. As I was looking through Pinterest for ideas about what to make for her cake, it dawned on me that my beloved mother-in-law was the one who inspired me to start baking my own cakes. My husband remembers her making his cakes for his birthday growing up and he said it brought back great memories. For something I never gave much thought to before, it certainly has been a sweet tradition I've had the joy of carrying out. Now, I'm not a "Pinterest Perfect" baker- you aren't going to see rolled fondant from this girl. But, what you will see is a mom, wife, daughter, daughter-in-law and friend who loves the people around her .... Our youngest wanted a rainbow themed party one year....she loved this cake. Our oldest had a baseball party and he absolutely LOVES Oreos...so we mixed the two that year. One of my dear friends got engaged! Our daughter was very into horses one year. My best effort, lol- she loved it despite the lack of perfection. Happy Birthday Jesus! My … [Read More...]

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Homemade Birthday Cakes…

My "middlest" is turning 9 next week and as cliche as it sounds it just doesn't seem possible. She is such a sweet, giving and thoughtful little girl - I'm so grateful to be her mom. As I was looking through Pinterest for ideas about what to make for … [Read More...]

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The Paleo Event – 12 Bestsellers…

Hi Ladies! I just found out that on November 25th there will be a promotion for the 12 Bestselling Paleo books on the market for just 99 cents each...that's such a great deal! I hope you will take advantage of this excellent deal and/or pass it along … [Read More...]

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The Best Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe Ever…

I've been getting a lot of e-mails asking me after I thaw and brine my turkey...how do I roast it the next day?  This recipe comes from The Food Network's Giada DeLaurentiis and it has become my absolute favorite way to roast a turkey. The first time … [Read More...]

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How to Make a Christmas Centerpiece With…

Christmas decorations can so comforting, but they can also break the bank if you let them. I'm sure it might come to no surprise that I love a "comfy" centerpiece, but this year I truly did not want to go buy a lot. Here's what I used to make … [Read More...]

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How to Brine Your Thanksgiving Turkey…

Brining is the *key* to making a delicious, moist and flavorful Thanksgiving turkey. It's a sweet and savory marinade that adds that extra "something" to your main course. It's simple, yet worth the extra few steps! In a large stock pot boil all … [Read More...]

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Colored Popcorn {Pink}…

Colored popcorn is a yummy little treat that is not only easy to make- but enjoyed by ALL {grown-ups, kiddos, GF and glutenous maxiumus friends} You can decide on the color- here I used pink. But, I can see blue for a "Frozen" birthday party, red and … [Read More...]

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  Ladies, I am praying for you and hope that you find this video and small activity helpful! Please join me and my very talented group of authors over at Overcomer Outreach for more encouraging messages! I'd also love to talk with you over at … [Read More...]

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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pumpkin Seeds…

For those of you who are carving pumpkins this weekend, I wanted to share with you my family's favorite way to eat pumpkin seeds. My kiddos love pumpkin pie, so I decided to add a little spice to an old-time classic autumn treat. Enjoy! Pre-heat … [Read More...]