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Homemade Ice Cream cakes make every occasion special! Using a bundt pan adds just a little more special pizazz!

Easy Peasy Homemade Ice Cream Cake

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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This recipe is so stinkin’ easy I’m almost embarrassed to post it here.  But I think you’ll agree it may will provide you with a fun way to “fancy up” a plain-Jane cake and make almost any occasion a little bit more special… First of all…get out your Bundt pan.  If you don’t have one, […]

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Apple Pie: A sweet recipe for homeschool Fun

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Note: This post initially appeared over 2 years ago as a simple recipe. While the concept remains sweet and simple, we’re re-sharing this with you today with added learning benefits! We hope you enjoy the pie…and the bonus educational ideas – whether it’s back-to-school or any other time during the year! When my oldest son was […]

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Coffee and Conversation #103 – Strawberry Fig Jam Recipe

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #103 – hosted by PatAndCandy.com!   We use Affiliate Links in many posts. It allows us to keep our site up and running smoothly.You can find more info on our Affiliate/Disclosure Page. We sincerely appreciate your support! “There’s something supremely satisfying about putting up jars of food in your […]

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It’s That Good: Homemade Pear Peel Jelly

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Pear peel jelly might sound gross, but it’s not. At all. It’s delicious. My husband says we should call it “Oh.My.Goodness! Jelly.” I personally call it “Heaven on a Spoon.” It’s that good.

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Easy Carrot Cake Cupcakes

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Our family loves some carrot cake! My mom’s been making the best carrot cake ever for longer than I can remember. It’s always in the dessert line-up for Christmas and Thanksgiving (and whenever else we can talk her into it). Kinda like her famous pecan pie.

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Homemade Hot Fudge Sauce

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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If you’ve never made homemade hot fudge sauce you’re missin’ out on a serious treat! It’s incredibly easy to make and the taste beats anything you’ve ever tried from the store. There’s a good chance that if you check your pantry you’ll find what you need to make a batch tonight. If not, no worries…There […]

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Easy No-Bake Sandwich Cookie Drops

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Sometime around Christmas, my daughter and I came upon a display from Oreo cookies advertising their easy no-bake “Oreo Cookie Balls.”  While I was directed to Pinterest to find “the” recipe, I found a plethora of them, all with a varying list of ingredients and complication levels. I thought: “Really…how hard can this be?”  So […]

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Delectable Pecan Dandies

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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My family is southern through and through and quite honestly there’s not much that says “southern” more than pecans. We love us some pecans! My dad recently found a recipe for some pecan candy in our local newspaper and sweet-talked my mama into making a batch. Oh.my.goodness! Those candies baked into unbelievable crunchy goodness that […]

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5 Fabulous Fall Desserts

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Fall is my favorite time of year. I love pretty much everything about it…boots, bonfires, no more gnats (can I get an “amen” from my southern friends?), putting out my fall decorations, the whole nine yards!  And desserts are my favorite kind of food. So, yeah…I’m super excited to share this recipe round-up with you!

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are the perfect after-school snack! They’re also great as an after game treat – whether you need a celebratory or a consolatory treat, these babies are just the ticket. They’re pretty good for breakfast too. Actually, I can’t think of anytime that they wouldn’t perfect. Trust me. Or grab your apron […]

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