Circus Animal Cookie Bars

Circus Animal Cookie Bars


     I wanted to com­bine the ten­der sugar cookie bar from Jamie, who has great recipes and her site is http://jamiecooksitup.net/ with one of my most favorite sweets — Mother’s Ani­mal Cir­cus Cook­ies and I think it turned out…A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!

     Per­fect for pic­nics, out­ings or any­time you want a yummy sweet treat.

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Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop

Already time?  Wow this month has flown by, but to sweeten it to the very end, it’s our own Won­der­ful Wednes­day Blog Hop.  Great ideas, recipes and so many things to try!

Today’s most viewed post is absolutely no sur­prise. Just look at the title and you will see why! “3 Sec­onds to an Orga­nized Hus­band” by Coconut Head Sur­vival Guide. Were you one of the ones who clicked on it the moment you saw it? I was!!!

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Zucchini Squash Casserole

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   The gar­dens are still pro­duc­ing zuc­chini, so here is a great side dish for any meal to incor­po­rate the squash.

   It is also easy on the bud­get, fast and quick to put together. 

  This dish has a creamy, slightly cheese sauce and the top­ping of but­tery crunch makes it all come together nicely.

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Eye-to-Eye in Marriage

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    Stan and I are cel­e­brat­ing our 33rd Anniver­sary — I’m telling you, that came fast!

    I believe strongly that mar­riage is ordained of God and is the basis for a strong, suc­cess­ful fam­ily; as well as vital for a thriv­ing com­mu­nity and pros­per­ous country.

    It is imper­a­tive for the wife and hus­band to main­tain their indi­vid­u­al­ity, while equally cru­cial to be com­pan­ions with shared right­eous goals.

    My soon to be pub­lished novel, “A Mother’s Shadow” addresses mar­riage and I’m thrilled to share an excerpt:

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Oven Baked Stuffed Poppers

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I have a recipe for stuffed pep­pers aka pop­pers that is down right addicting! 

Using low-fat ingre­di­ents and oven bak­ing, you won’t feel like you missed a thing.  Click HERE to give them a try.

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Sewing Tips 101

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It’s back to school time and for any col­lege stu­dents, or any­one, who could use some tips on basic sewing, here’s the post for YOU

Mend­ing 101 — How to Thread a Nee­dle, click HERE

How to Sew on a But­ton, click HERE  (I learned a trick or two about tying off the back and how to be sure the fab­ric won’t pucker or be too tight.)

Need a quick hem, or to keep your blouse in place?  Click HERE


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Washi Tape Decorated Cards

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    Using Washi tape you find in the craft store, you can quickly and eco­nom­i­cally per­son­al­ize note cards for any occasion! 

     Washi Tape is very eco­nom­i­cal, and a lit­tle goes a llooonnnggg way.

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Neverland Theme Party



         My son Devin and his lovely wife, my daughter-in-law Ash­ley, cre­ated a very whim­si­cal  birth­day party for their old­est son, my grandson.

        Work­ing with fam­ily they made the party imag­i­na­tive and extraordinary.


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