A Spring Lunch

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Pink Cakes are for Daughters Last week I made a cake just for Dearest. This weekend, I made a cake welcoming our daughter back from her trip to Mexico. In her honor I made it pink. She loved it! It is a pink pound cake with a simple pink lemonade icing. The day today was perfect for Lunch outdoors. The temperatures are mild enough, … [Read more...]

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Cookies are For Babies

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Cake for Dearest This weekend Dearest and I are on our own…sigh, I know we've had an unofficial empty nest throughout the week. But, usually for the weekends our youngest daughter would come home adding her special spark of life to our weekend activities.  I just love it when she plays the piano. It fills the house with her … [Read more...]

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Irish Country Cooking

Irish Country Cooking Cookbook Irish Stew A Delightsome LIfe

Irish Stew My Dad instilled in me and in my siblings a deep love for our Irish heritage. The man, with his deeply dimpled grin would share with us all the things he loved about being an Irishman. He had a wicked sense of humor, a wonderful singing voice, he would dance a jig and he loved to cook. My Dad explored his love of cooking late in … [Read more...]

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Let’s Round it Up

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The Scoop Mega Spring LINKY Party What a wonderful, inspiring party!   What a Delightsome event! It was an honor to join in with over 30 of our fellow Bloggers in sponsoring a fantastic LINKY party to celebrate all things Spring. Several Bloggers created amazing Round Ups of a number of the posts….this makes it easy to see inspiring … [Read more...]

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Dollar Store Dessert

A DELIGHTSOME LIFE: dollar store challenge Cherry Almond Trifle

Barbara at The Everyday Home and a few other Bloggers are hosting a fantastic challenge. To create a dessert using ingredients found at the Dollar Store. How fun is that!  We all have those moments when you're expecting guests…. and you haven't anything prepared to serve - especially dessert. Can you create an elegant, delicious … [Read more...]

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semi-Homemade Cinnamon Buns

A DELIGHTSOME LIFE: cinnamon roll and coffee

From Frozen Bread Dough I just love having my freezer full of bread dough! There's so much you can do with this wonderful product. Dearest wanted me to make for him some sausage bread for a breakfast at work. I made three large loaves. He bought several packages with five frozen loaves - they were on sale. Last night I made cheese bread and … [Read more...]

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5 Romantic Desserts for Valentines

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I love the romance of Valentines…. the hearts, the decor, the cards…the time spent with the one you love.  And the dessert…if there's chocolate in the dessert all the better. Chocolate is one of those special ingredients that transforms a recipe, or is wonderful on its own. Wonderful Artisanal Chocolate can be found in the … [Read more...]

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On the First Day of the New Year

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Do you have traditions you like to keep on the first day of the new year... I do. I like to start the first day bright and early - if I can to see the sun rise. I like to make a hot cup of coffee and to slowly sip its hearty goodness and begin to read from my Bible. I am so very thankful for each day, each moment in life. I then like to … [Read more...]

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Top 10 Cottage Recipes

Top 10 Cottage Recipes 2013

      Brioche               Fresh Fruit and Granola Tart                 Cake Balls               Salted Caramel Pineapple Upside Down … [Read more...]

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Christmas Cookie Exchange Link Party

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Click on any picture or the link below it to see your favorite cookies! Everyday Home | Atta Girl Says Southern Color | Deja Vue Designs Shabby Art Boutique | All Things Heart and Home Town and Country Living | Worthing Court Lilacs and Longhorns … [Read more...]

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