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The Final Countdown and Recipe Fun

On Friday’s we meet with our friends over at Kate’s place for Five Minute Friday.  This week we are choosing our own word prompt and linking together here.  My word pick is: Countdown We are in the final countdown… seven days ’til Christmas. It doesn’t seem possible that we could be this close. But what’s even closer … Continue reading

Ugly Sweaters —Go Big or Go Home!

Last week was full of all kinds of craziness…So when this week started I was really looking for some relief and I didn’t have to look far to find it. Monday evening, we were planning to attend a Pastor’s Christmas party.  We go every year and it’s actually very fun to see our friends and … Continue reading

Filling Up the House and Loving It

A jumble of baking, cleaning and preparing are happening in this household.  Family and friends are coming over tomorrow for a full day of feasting on that all-American meal of turkey, stuffing, yams, potatoes and cranberries. I love Thanksgiving.  The aromas filling the house make for warm memories of past family and friend gatherings. In … Continue reading

Chocolate & Chuckles

This spring, we hosted Comedienne/Soloist Sue Duffield for our Chocolate & Chuckles event.  What a deliciously fun evening!  Thank you, Sue! At each place setting was dark chocolate biscotti with candied orange and cranberry.  In the center of each table was an array of desserts ranging from white chocolate covered pretzels, pecan butter crunch toffee to … Continue reading

DIY~ Pedestal Platter

For our Chocolate and Chuckles event, we needed more cake pedestals than we owned so we made some of our own.  Here’s how we did it! 3 individual serving size ice cream dishes. ~  any kind of solid object will work just make sure they are all the same height.  Use a minimum of 3 for … Continue reading