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Fall Pumpkin Printable

Fall Pumpkin Printable

Sometimes decorating should be really quick and really easy. So, I made this pretty pumpkin printable (say that three times fast) so you could slip it right into an existing frame, just like I did and a fun little fall touch to your home. (Update: Sweet reader friends, yes, there is a typo in the pictures. I am guessing I just had a tired brain. I know some people really are upset by mistakes such as this, but know I try my best and I will never be perfect. The good news is that the files for your download have...

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Crock Pot Maple Recipes

Crock Pot Maple Barbecue Pulled Pork Recipe

  I am not sure what switch was flipped, but I have been cooking quite a bit lately. I have to admit, a little bit of meal planning before going to the store makes a big difference. And my family couldn't be happier. Our schedule with work and many soccer games has lead me to use our crock pot a lot. And of course, I have been managing to add maple syrup to a lot of our recipes. My favorite type of recipes are quick and simple, and that is the case with this crock pot maple barbecue pulled pork...

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Add Maple Syrup to Your Coffee

Maple Syrup in Your Coffee

Recently I shared that we are working on a maple syrup cookbook. We are so excited that we have so many submissions for recipe testers and for recipe ideas. If you have been waiting anxiously, we will be notifying everyone by April 11th what are choices are. You guys seriously blew me away. I never even imagined that so many people would be so excited for us to be doing this project. Not only have readers shared ideas, but friends and family as well. This process has already been such a blessing and I can't wait to see where it...

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Easy Summer Dinner Recipe

Our Favorite & Easiest Summer Dinner

Summer is officially here. We have used our porch and our pool more already this year than I think all of last summer. Dinners are casual and often eaten on the porch. And did I mention easy? We are all about keeping it simple - but delicious. This is our new favorite. And if you are like me and really like appetizers, this is even better. Today, I am sharing our favorite new Friday night dinner. Literally, this is a tray of cheese (goat, brie, parmesan, mozzarella and cheddar), meat (prosciutto, salami, grilled chicken), fruit (pears, apricots, peaches, plums, raspberries),...

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