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apple pie:timeless treasure trove

Apple Pie

I’m sharing this basic apple pie recipe with you today.  I have been making apple pies for over 40 years (yes, I am that old) and I never was taught to cook the apples first.  Often, my pies would have hard apples inside or it would get too brown from over baking. This recipe will…

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Vintage-Look Vanilla Bottle

I love glass bottles! I don’t know where the obsession came from, but anytime I empty a glass bottle or jar, I just can’t throw it away!  I re-use them to store pantry items or I will put some vintage looking labels on them just for decorating in my home. When I finished this bottle…

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pumpkin pie cupcakes: Timeless Treasure Trove

Pumpkin Pie in a Cupcake

It wouldn’t seem like Fall if there weren’t hundreds or even thousands of pumpkin recipes floating around on Facebook or Pinterest.  Chances are you’ve tried some of them and they turned out great and others…not so great.  Which is why I like to try out recipes before I share them with you. Today, I tried…

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How to Make a King Size Headboard

Recently, we upgraded our queen size mattress to a king size!  You know how that goes, as you get older you need your space!!  And, when I say king size I mean high too! I don’t know what I was thinking when I purchased this mattress, it was on sale, and well…a girl can’t pass…

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Happy Fall Y’all

September 23, 2014 It’s early morning on the first day of Autumn, the sun hasn’t even risen, so it is still dark outside.  I know I have to write this blog today and the cool weather gets me in the mood to think about fall.  I love these kind of mornings, as I sit here…

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