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pumpkin cake and a birthday party

We traveled to my sister’s house to celebrate our mother’s birthday. I made a white cake with chocolate ganache frosting and a pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting. Several people asked for the pumpkin cake recipe, so I’m posting it here. Pumpkin Cake Mix together: 2 c. all purpose flour 2 c. sugar 1 tsp. […]

Christmas dinner with a house tour

Earlier this year, we donated a dinner for eight and a Christmas house tour to the local library’s annual fund-raising auction. Last night we were honored to host four couples for that dinner. Our guests enjoyed appetizers (mozzarella pearls, feta cheese, olives, cherry tomatoes, pickled red peppers and crackers with ranch dip) in the living […]

birthday girl

Not sure how she got to be ten whole years old, but facts are facts. The day started with special pancakes. DH takes requests. 🙂 DD had a full day. After school DH took her to Dairy Queen for a treat while I finished decorating the cake. I met them at school, took DD to […]