Happy 4th Blogiversary Cake Pops and Flops

Happy 4th Blogiversary Cake Pops and Flops

I began writing this blog four years ago today.  I love looking back and thinking about this road paved with sugar and spice and scripture and blessings. At a recent luncheon with girlfriends my friend said "everything you bake looks so good and so perfect!"  I...

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Sugar Cookie Flowers and Cyberspace Gremlins

Sugar Cookie Flowers and Cyberspace Gremlins

Yesterday I wrote about these lovely sugar cookie flowers.  For those of you who have signed up to receive notice of a new blog post via email you may or may not have seen a picture of the cookies. But for some reason Feedburner sent out this picture of a momma and...

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Sugar Cookies In A Fun Bouquet

My sous chef dish-washing mom and I belong to a garden club. By the very nature of "garden" club one might think we are gardeners.  That would be wrong.  We like plants, we have both toyed with growing a flowering plant or two, but gardeners we are not. We do have...

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Walnut Coconut Chews

Walnut Coconut Chews

When our granddaughter Abbey arrived for a visit last fall one of the first things she asked of her Grandpa Lee is, “Do you have any black walnuts?” Earlier this summer Abbey had been the recipient of fresh black walnuts from Grandpa Lee’s walnut trees. She told us...

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Tiramisu Cheesecake,  Mangia bene, vivi felice

Tiramisu Cheesecake, Mangia bene, vivi felice

I have a friend who was in the hospital the week before Easter.  She and her husband always have the family gather at their house for holidays and she was telling me that this year she wasn't going to be up to having a big Easter dinner.  "I did ask my daughter to...

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A Half Truth

A Half Truth

Driving into town last week I read this  sign in a local church yard.  A half truth, a "little white lie", a twist of truth ... is still a whole lie.   This has bounced around in my head all through the week, not to mention the many times I drove...

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Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Today is Maundy Thursday.   It is the Christian holy day, falling on the Thursday before Easter. It commemorates the Maundy and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles as described in the Canonical gospels. "And Jesus going up to Jerusalem took the...

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Ready For Spring Pudding Dessert

Ready For Spring Pudding Dessert

Last week  my sous chef dish-washing mom was tasked to bring dessert to our fellowship lunch for Community Bible Study  held on Thursday.  We share a lunch together once a month and this was the teacher's month to bring the food. When I asked her what she planned to...

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Italian Cream Birthday Bake

Italian Cream Birthday Bake

Middle Tennessee has been hit with full-on WINTER all in one week.  This week.  Ice. Snow. Rain. Sleet. Thunder. More Ice.  All this week.  The glorious result for me is that we have been home all week.  This may not sound great to you but for me, it is a blessing to...

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Got Chocolate? DIY Valentine Gifts

Got Chocolate? DIY Valentine Gifts

Fudge doesn't have to be for Christmas-time only!  At our house "anything chocolate" equates to a ♥ fantastic gift ♥ for my Chief Love any time of the year! This fudge was gifted to us this Christmas by our friends Peggy and Barnett.  I will be making it this week for...

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