Orange Juice Pancakes Inspired by Joanna Gaines

Orange Juice Pancakes

Orange juice pancakes? You got that right! Joanna Gaines is my hero and her styling, creativity, and recipes inspire me all of the time. Today I have joined some blogging friends in a response to a challenge Joanna Gaines mentioned in the introduction to her cookbook, Magnolia Table. 

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Homemade Coffee Ice Cream Mud Pie Sundaes

homemade coffee ice cream mud pie sundaes

Whenever I am asked what is my favorite dessert, the answer is always “mud pie”. There is something about the oreo cookie crust, coffee ice cream, hot fudge and whipped cream that gets me every time. One thing you might not know about me is that I haven’t had a dessert in six years. (That’s another story for a later date.) So when I tell you that my Homemade Coffee Ice Cream Mud Pie Sundaes are good, they were tasted by two very tough critics … my husband and my youngest son.

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The Best Canning Recipes


A few years ago I bought some mason jars and decided to try canning. I was in pursuit of finding the best canning recipes and was thrilled with my results. I have made just about every flavor of jam and jelly and lovemaking apple butter. My most recent canning project was making Orange and Red Pepper Jam and Cranberry Pepper Jam

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