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Buttercream frosting-Gettin’ down to basics.

A good basic buttercream frosting recipe is a must have for whenever the event arises to make a cake, cupcakes, etc. We all have those few staple recipes on hand and buttercream is no exception. Buttercream is necessary for fondant cakes to act as the glue to hold the fondant to the cake or as… Continue reading Buttercream frosting-Gettin’ down to basics.

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A Sister-Missionary’s Farewell

Last year, my dear sweet niece made the most humble and sacrificial decision to leave her family and loved ones for 2 years to serve a mission for her church. She pressed the pause button to her education and life to do this and as far as I can tell from reading her weekly emails,… Continue reading A Sister-Missionary’s Farewell

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Chicken in (or under) a Biscuit

Okay, so the other day I’m scrolling my news feed on FB and glanced over a quick video of a chicken and cornbread recipe. I watched it for a few seconds then continued on with my bored-out-of-my-mind meandering. Well, for the past few days, my what-am-I-gonna-make-tonight routine had me going back to that recipe idea.… Continue reading Chicken in (or under) a Biscuit

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9-Ingredient Gnocchi Soup

So here’s another wonderful recipe to brighten your day. Especially if your day is gloomy, dark and stormy outside your window. This soup is one of the most perfect soups to make on those cold, rainy days. I would even take a wager that this soup will replace the good ‘ol tomato soup as the… Continue reading 9-Ingredient Gnocchi Soup

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Tagged and graffitied… 

It’s amazing how many ideas there are out there to decorate a cake. A coupe of years ago, I truly was stumped on how to decorate my daughters birthday cake just because of all the ideas out there. I knew it was going to be covered in white fondant, but I wasn’t comfortable with flowers… Continue reading Tagged and graffitied… 

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Cheese, cheese and more cheese!

I have always had a hard time making homemade macaroni and cheese. I don’t know why that is but for some reason it turns out overly flour-tasting and definitely not creamy.  It’s disappointing since my kids love Mac ‘n Cheese and they have always had to have the fake stuff. However, I am determined to… Continue reading Cheese, cheese and more cheese!