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An Irish Blessing and my first go with Royal Icing…a Royal Pain!

Ahhhhhhhhhh..... The luck of the Irish must not have been with me during my first go with Royal Icing! Well, after all, I am Danish and French! My children are part Irish...but they weren't here helping me make these cookies! One of my goals for this year....try new ingredients, products or gadgets for the kitchen.… Continue reading An Irish Blessing and my first go with Royal Icing…a Royal Pain!

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Remembering Honest Abe….his Kentucky home and favorite almond cake!

Today was the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday! I thought this would be a good day to post some pictures of Abe Lincoln's Kentucky home. Poppy and I went to see Abe's birthplace last fall. The grounds and surroundings are beautiful and we could imagine Abe running in those woods as a child. There is a small… Continue reading Remembering Honest Abe….his Kentucky home and favorite almond cake!

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Snow and Yoberry (Yogurt Strawberry) Muffins…What a great Saturday!

We have had some very strange weather this winter in Kentucky! It has gone from cold to high 60's, back to the teens, tornado weather and....finally....snow, beautiful snow! We have waited for the snow since the last snow just after Christmas!  The snow we had then didn't stay on the ground for long. Our weather… Continue reading Snow and Yoberry (Yogurt Strawberry) Muffins…What a great Saturday!

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Oh Babycakes….Cinnamon Swirl Cake!

Hey there...Babycakes! That is one of my favorite terms of endearment!  OK...moving on... There is something so fun and special about the celebration of an anticipated blessing! This was my creation for a co-worker with a little one on the way ... I made this a double layer 9x 13 cake.  The design wasn't perfect...but it was fun… Continue reading Oh Babycakes….Cinnamon Swirl Cake!

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New Year, New Recipe… Crazy Good Blueberry Ribbon Coffe Cake!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here we are...already nearly one week into the new year! Do you have any resolutions for the year? res·o·lute! Definition: Adjective: Admirabley purposeful, determined, unwavering. Synonyms: Determined - firm - decided - resolved - decisive I have a month to month plan and...categories! I find that I am resolute in some categories… Continue reading New Year, New Recipe… Crazy Good Blueberry Ribbon Coffe Cake!

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My Grown Up Christmas Wish For You!

This Christmas Season... As I hustle my way through the Season I try to reflect on the things that matter most to me. I'm sure we all have our favorite things about Christmas. It is such a wonderful time of year for most of us...but not for all. I am thinking, more than ever before,… Continue reading My Grown Up Christmas Wish For You!

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Orange Poppyseed Cookies…for Poppy!

These cookies were my tribute and thank you...to my Viet Nam Vet husband (Poppy) on Veterans Day! I call my husband Poppy....a nickname that evolved from Mom 'N Pop. He calls me Mommy...I call him Poppy! I also happen to love Poppies. Remember the Poppy field from The Wizard of Oz? One of my all… Continue reading Orange Poppyseed Cookies…for Poppy!

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The Awards….and Keep on Bloggin’!

Award Nominations… I am grateful to and honored by those that have nominated me for some gracious blogging awards. Blogger to blogger...thank you kindly! I enjoy sharing this journey with you. For this post...see my new page on this blog...Blogging Awards! Just click on the tab above or click on the following link... http://wp.me/P2e6iL-qG A sincere… Continue reading The Awards….and Keep on Bloggin’!

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Pray a Latte’! A recipe for happiness!

Saturday morning was a misty morning with a light soft rain. A perfect day for a homemade latte'! This luscious latte' was every bit as good as the expensive coffee shop variety! It is quite easy to make, less expensive and you can stay in your pj's! What a way to enjoy a misty morning!… Continue reading Pray a Latte’! A recipe for happiness!

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Award Nomination…The Super Sweet Blogging Award!

How Sweet it is! The Super Sweet Blogging Award! I was nominated by a sweet fellow blogger that I follow for this super sweet award!  Thank you Faith! It is an honor and pleasure to receive your nomination! I can't believe it is already September 23rd...20 days after the nomination! Oh Dear! Where does time… Continue reading Award Nomination…The Super Sweet Blogging Award!