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Butterscotch Blondies….the brownie’s blonde cousin.

I love baking. Even in the heat…the recipe ideas call to me…. Butterscotch Blondies called to me. I made these on Friday. I told my family I was making blondies and my kids went Wha? I said you know “Blondie” the music group…total silence, heads cocked sideways like confused cocker spaniels. Total Errrr? Wha??? looks …

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Farmer’s Market inspired Carrot Raisin Bread

Monday we went to the Farmer’s Market. I was mostly out of produce, plus my husband works near-ish to the market so we got to see him in the middle of the day. That’s always a plus. Here is what we bought. I took a picture before I put the produce in the fridge this …

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Creamy Grape Salad, a guest post by Rose

I just adore Rose, I was so excited when she offered to do a guest post for me during my “blog-cation week”! Rose is an outstanding cake artist. I’m not kidding, some of her cakes almost look too pretty to eat…almost. 😉 I hope you enjoy Rose’s post, I know I am going to enjoy …

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The things I find on the inter-webs.

It’s funny, the blogs I find on the inter-webs. Last night I found this great looking pound cake recipe on Lenore Diane’s Thoughts exactly. It looks like a great recipe, I’m going to try it tomorrow. One problem, no cake flour. I can buy cake flour, but if I can “fix” my flour to use …

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What I’m reading in the blog world this week.

I’m a day behind, thankfully I am not a dollar short. 😉  I love blog surfing, I find so many wonderful things! I’ve got birthday brain, my husband’s birthday was May 2nd and my birthday is coming up on the 18th, I think that’s why I am looking at so many cake recipes this week.  …

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Slow Cooker pork roast and mashed sweet potatoes

I love my slow cooker. Make that slow cookers (plural) I have 4. We’re having slow cooked pork roast and sweet potatoes for dinner tonight. I used a dash of white wine and chicken broth. 1 package of frozen shredded carrots, 1/2 package of diced onions, green peppers and celery, 1 TBSP of garlic salt …

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Cake Pops

Or cake on a stake that’s the name my husband liked. I got the recipe at The Little Hen House. I’m not going to re-post it. You’ll have to go visit the Hen House for the recipe. I made a few little changes (don’t I always?). I made mine with half yellow cake and half …

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Cinderella Pumpkin bread

I love pumpkin bread. Love, love, love pumpkin bread. It’s one of my favorite sweet breads. In fact, the only bread I like better than pumpkin is cranberry banana. Because I like pumpkin bread so much, I’ve tried many different recipes. Sort of like the Prince trying to find Cinderella. I have tried many that …

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Cobbler à la crock pot

I adore finding new and fun ways to use my crock pot. If I can figure out how to convert a recipe, I’m going to try it out. Using my crock pot is less mess, less energy used and more time to do other things during my sometimes busy days. Plus some things just taste …

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No FAIL Banana bread

I wanted to share my banana bread recipe with you. In my home, banana bread is always well received. I’m excited that my husband got our A/C issue sorted, so I can use my oven today. Our A/C freon line froze yesterday, so I had a slightly warm house until it was defrosted. I live …

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