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  • Summer Pasta Salad

    Summer Pasta Salad

    Hello! Remember me? I’m Kendra. I’ve missed you. I know it’s been awhile. It has taken me most of the summer to adjust to this full-time-working-outside-of-the-home gig. Managing not only my time but everyone else’s summer schedules has been a learning experience for me while being gone from the house for 9 hours every day. […]

  • How to Make a Surprise Inside Cake

    How to Make a Surprise Inside Cake

    Just a quick tutorial on how I made my “surprise” inside 1D (that’s One Direction for all of you non-tween girls out there) birthday cake for my daughter. An excellent step-by-step can be found here by Beth from Hungry Happenings. LOVE her creations and this post she wrote is what I followed to make this […]

  • Make Ahead Party Desserts and Tips

    We had our daughter’s high school graduation party last weekend.  It was one of the best parties we’ve ever thrown and it was a full team effort to put it together and to pull it off. It was a day full of sunshine, smiles, and full bellies. As we started to plan the menu for […]

  • Individual Fruit Pizza Cups

    Individual Fruit Pizza Cups

    There are a lot of “lasts” going on in our house.  Our oldest is graduating from high school so almost every day has a “last” something. Last home softball game. Last test.  Last prom. Last band concert. Then there is our youngest daughter who is spending her last days in elementary school.  With her we […]

  • Whipped Chocolate Ganache and Caramel Covered Pound Cake

    Whipped Chocolate Ganache and Caramel Covered Pound Cake

    My sister-in-law asked me to bring a “blog worthy” dessert for Easter dinner a couple of weeks ago.  Gee – no pressure at all. Thanks Kari! But then I had a vision. I bought two Sara Lee Pound Cakes, had some Kraft Caramel Bits on hand, and wanted to make the Whipped Chocolate Ganache again […]

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