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Yummy Coconut Cupcakes

About a year ago I had a “to-do” list of things about a mile long.  (A lot of you might be thinking, “That’s me everyday, Steph.”)  My list included things like buy a dress, pick out flowers, cake or cupcakes…you … Continue reading

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Cupcake Adventures: White Chocolate Raspberry

Here’s the recipe I promised and they’re very yummy! They have an almost muffin-like consistency but still sweet and very tasty. Let me know what you think. Raspberry Marbled Vanilla Cupcakes 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cups sugar 1tsp … Continue reading

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Cupcake Adventures: the Remix

After tasting cupcakes from tons of independent cupcake shops around the greater Seattle area, Janelle and I were inspired to try our hands at some tempting new recipes. We got together a few weeks ago and made a Pink Champagne … Continue reading

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Oatsies!

Growing up, Oatsies were a huge staple for us, thanks to my Mom. Tonight, low on ingredients, I gave them a mini twist. haha. They’re super easy and nothing but good. Here’s how to make them: ingredients: 2 c. rolled oats 1/2 c. … Continue reading

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Quick-Thaw Homemade Dinner Ideas

Over here at lemontree3, Stephanie and I were talking recently about how terribly often we forget to get some kind of protein out of our freezers in time to thaw before dinner! Does anyone else have that problem? Maybe you’re … Continue reading

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Free Starbucks + Tim Keller = A Little Afternoon Treat

It’s been raining here all day. The kind of weather that actually makes you feel like you deserve a little afternoon treat. So Howie and I went looking for afternoon treats. Here’s the best of what’s around, according to J … Continue reading

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Cupcake Adventures, Part 3

The Cupcake Adventures continue! Janelle and I went to Baby Cakes in Des Moines, WA, this week. It’s actually a cupcake and balloon shop with no formal eating/sitting area but they are planning a second location in Burien on 156th … Continue reading

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A Simple {but pretty!} Dessert

I have girlfriends over every Thursday evening. Sometimes we eat dinner together, sometime we just have dessert. We always talk about God and our lives; we always share our deepest concerns and our greatest hopes. And we pray for each … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

Snow day today! We got at least 12 inches of snow on our back deck overnight. Here are my 3 favorite things for a snow day: a book, a homemade marshmallow recipe, a crock.             … Continue reading

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How to Get Your Kid to Eat

My friend Kelsie and I have just one prevailing issue in our lives: sometimes our one-year-olds won’t eat. Kelsie and I met at childbirth class, when we were both pregnant with our firstborns. A year+ later, we’re close friends and … Continue reading

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