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    Food

    Chocolate Buttermilk Sheet Cake

    I’m sure you’ve heard of “Texas Sheet Cake” before, and it is likely one of those nostalgic desserts you grew up eating. What I don’t understand is how on Earth people gave…

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    Food

    Lemon Supreme Pie

    Summer is finally here. And it is already going too fast. Now that I have a school-aged child, summer for me didn’t start until June 3. (Her last day was June 2.)…

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    Food

    Top Secret Salad Dressing

    When your garden gives you lettuce, wash that stuff up and make some dressing that will complement it, and not completely overshadow it. There I said it… ranch dressing: I love you,…

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    Food

    Lemon Meringue Pie, When Pigs Fly

    Let’s face it, sometimes a person just can’t get enough PIE. I love a good challenge in the kitchen and honestly, there aren’t many bakers that have their meringue-game ‘in the bag’.…

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    Food

    Farmhouse Buttermilk Loaves

    Baking bread is truly my favorite thing to do. Regardless of how many loaves of bread I bake, I always feel like a magician when I pull the freshly baked bread from…

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    Food

    Classic Apple Pie on The Big Show

    Today I’m SO excited to be on “The Big Show” (for those of you not around my neck of the woods, that’s our local AM-Farm Show on 1040AM: WHO Radio). As you…

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    Food

    Amy’s Pie

    “We must have pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of pie.”  –  David Mamet | I had the privilege of hosting some of the North Iowa Bloggers in my home for…

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    Activity

    Homemade Play Dough

    Making homemade play dough is the easiest activity to do with kids. The dough cooks up in minutes, cools a bit and then can be customized with colors, glitter and different extracts…

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    Dessert, Snack

    Piglets & Easy Monster Bars

    There’s no doubt that a quick and easy bar recipes are tops on the list of my followers. Consistently, recipes like my sister’s Dutch Letter Bars make their way to the top of my ‘most loved’…