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Fruit Round Salad

Fruit Round Salad - Using Fresh Berries for a Healthy Breakfast or Snack

Fruit Round Salad

A round thick cut of watermelon surrounded by strawberries, mulberries and raspberries.  This makes a wonderful dessert on a dinner table or breakfast for two to four people.

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How to Deep Fry a Turkey

How to Deep Fry a Turkey

If you haven’t enjoyed a deep fried turkey as of yet, I urge you to try it this year for Thanksgiving. Deep frying provides a crispy outside skin and super juicy meat on the inside AND no, it is not greasy. Read on how to deep fry a turkey.

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Making Raspberry Freezer Jam

Making Raspberry Freezer Jam

We have been blessed with an exceptional berry season this year. After filling the freezer with plenty of berries for the winter and making a few tortes my daughter and I decided to try our hand at making raspberry, blackcap and blackberry freezer jams and also experiment with natural dying of clothing using raspberries.

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Fruit Round Salad Fruit Round Salad A round thick cut of watermelon surrounded by strawberries, mulberries and raspberries.  This makes a wonderful dessert on a dinn...
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Coffee Cup Cupcake Gifts Recipe With Printable Tags

This was a very inexpensive Christmas gift project that I gave to my children’s teachers that became an instant sweet treat. I was able to gather all the supplies at our local Dollar Store and collected holiday coffee cups at garage sales and thrift shops for a quarter a piece. Making the grand total for each coffee cup cupcake come in at the low price tag of a dollar.
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Homemade Caramels

One of my families favorite Christmas candies is homemade caramels. Caramels are extremely easy to make but it takes time to wrap them.
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Fruit Round Salad Fruit Round Salad A round thick cut of watermelon surrounded by strawberries, mulberries and raspberries.  This makes a wonderful dessert on a dinn...
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Pretzel Rolo Turtles – Easiest Sweet Treat Ever

This is one of the easiest treats I make and they never seem to last through the season; unless I hide them.  All you need are waffle pretzels, Rolo candies and either plain M&M’s or Pecans.
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Frosted Gingerbread Cupcakes

An unlikely flavor combination paired together turns out to be highly pleasing to the senses. These frosted gingerbread cupcakes are made with gingerbread cake bottoms and frosted with pumpkin cream cheese frosting. Heavenly. That is the only way to describe them.

Frosted Gingerbread Cupcakes

An unlikely flavor combination paired together turns out to be highly pleasing to the senses. These frosted gingerbread cupcakes are made with gingerbread cake bottoms and frosted with pumpkin cream cheese  frosting. Heavenly. That is the only way to describe them.
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Candy Cane Cookies

Candy Cane Cookies

These festive candy cane cookies look exceptionally cute on a Christmas cookie platter. They make an equally delightful treat for any peppermint fan.

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Smores in a Jar Recipe

Smores in a Jar

Smores in a Jar

Homemade and from the heart.  That is what the holidays are about.  Use my smores in a jar recipe below and have a cute gift on hand for drop in guests.

The printable tag is also included to download.

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White Chocolate Dipped Smores on a Stick

White Chocolate Dipped Smores on a Stick

I needed to come up with something to make for our neighborhood association’s fall bake sale and racked my brain long and hard.  I was told to make Rice Krispie treats because they sell well and are well received.  That seemed too easy but I did make them because I said I would.
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Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

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Easter Eggs With Dyes From Natural Foods and Spices

Easter Eggs With Dyes From Natural Foods and Spices. Directions on I Nikki Lynn Design

Easter Egg Dyes With Natural Foods and Spices

Setting up the kitchen laboratory to get a good feel for which Easter egg dyes with natural foods and spices work. Some I have tried before.  Some, I have not.

For color purposes below, assume you start with hot, white eggs. For each item used I will give the directions on how to make the coloring and any special instructions.

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