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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

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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Homemade Pear Peel Jelly

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Candy

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

Candy

Candy

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

Candy

Candy

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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Homemade Pancake Syrup

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Candy

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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Ever checked the label on a bottle of store-bought pancake syrup? It ain’t pretty! Unless, of course, you like high fructose corn syrup mixed with corn syrup and a few other unpronounceable words. Real maple syrup is an excellent option, but Geeze, Louise! Have you seen the prices on those pretty glass jars? Don’t despair! […]

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A New Twist on Classic Coffee Cake

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Candy

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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A few weeks ago my husband was hankerin’ for something sweet. Not one to sit around and wait for something to happen, he found a recipe online for “The Best Coffee Cake Ever.” It looked like a winner to him, so he asked for volunteers to head to the kitchen. I was conveniently busy. (Don’t […]

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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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Apple Butter – A Tasty Trick to Cut Sugar

Trista Porter

Trista Porter

Trista is currently attending a local university. She is majoring in business administration and English. Not one to sit on the sidelines and watch life pass her by, she has recently started her own business featuring health-friendly and earth-friendly products. She also co-owns a photography business with her boyfriend fiancée. Her dreams are to be a successful writer, businesswoman, wife, and to spread the love of God. Learn more about Trista by visiting her at The Earthly Ones or ReiDesigns.
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My journey to become more frugal and healthier simultaneously has been challenging, considering most foods that are even slightly good for you cost an arm and a leg. It gets a bit overwhelming at times.  

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