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Cake Decorating for Normal People

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: I am no cake expert. In fact, I prefer pie. But, my family loves cake. And since they won't let me bake them birthday pies, over the years, I've learned a few tricks to making fun cakes for family birthdays and special occasions. I've never…

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5 Easy Pantry Meals for Busy Weeknights

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: Weeknight dinners can be harried. Homework, music lessons, club meetings, gym workouts -- these good things can keep you out and about during rush hour, and the siren song of the drive-thru can be tempting on those nights. You know that homecooked is better and…

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Free Printable Recipe Cards

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Whether you're looking to organize your recipes, pass them on to other people or create a special gift, these simple, clean recipe cards make it easy to share your favorites. Print them and fill them out by hand (which adds a special touch!), or fill them out on your computer before printing (a great option…

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Chocolate Candy Cane Blossoms

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Peanut butter blossoms have long been one of my favorite cookies, and several years ago I decided to get creative with a chocolate crinkle cookie recipe I found, and  I created these chocolate candy cane blossoms. This is an extremely rich and delicious cookie, and I'm looking forward to make more this year! If you’re…

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Thanksgiving Recipes: Pies

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As a kid, I remember my grandmother (the same one who slid cranberry sauce onto a plate every year) always making mincemeat pie. I know I never tried that one, and I don't even know what mincemeat pie is, so you won't find it in this post. But I do love pie -- pretty much…

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