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CHOCOLATE BRIOCHE RECIPE

Hello and thank you for joining me here today. As I mentioned in my recent Sundays With Celia blog post, I made a Chocolate Brioche recipe to give as a hostess gift during the holidays. So today I thought I’d share the yummy recipe with you. I obtained it over on the terrific website, Bake […]

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THREE LITTLE LOAVES

Welcome to After Orange County where today I present to you Three Little Loaves. As you read this post Brad & I are in Asheville, North Carolina. Dear friends rented a vacation home in Asheville for a couple of months and to our delight, invited us to join them for a few days in the […]

THREE LITTLE LOAVES | Banana, Pumpkin & Zucchini Bread | AfterOrangeCounty.com
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HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE PEPPERMINT BARK

How To Make Homemade Peppermint Bark Greetings and thanks so much for stopping in today for a lesson on how to make Homemade Peppermint Bark. In my last post I showed you the holiday party I hosted for my Comfort Food Group. I made the Peppermint Bark to give to my guests as holiday party […]

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HOW TO HOST A CASUAL HOLIDAY COMFORT FOOD DINNER

How To Host A Casual Holiday Comfort Food Dinner Greetings! Thanks for stopping into the blog today during this busy holiday season. Speaking of busy, I hosted 2 dinner parties this week!! Last night was a gathering of my Comfort Food Group. We get together once a month, rotating between each others homes for potluck […]

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LITTLE WAYS TO BRIGHTEN SOMEONE’S DAY

Little Ways to Brighten Someone’s Day This time of year can be so stressful and, if you’re like me, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed at the thought of everything you need to accomplish during the holidays. From decorating your home, to planning for and cooking special meals, to shopping for Christmas and hostess […]

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EASY ALMOND CAKE

Easy Almond Cake Recipe Almond extract is one of my favorite flavorings. I like to add it to whipped cream, to smoothies, to my Pavlova recipe, to Ambrosia, to my sugar cookie dough, etc. So, when I tasted a delicious Almond Cake at one of the homes I visited on the recent Lake Arrowhead Kitchen […]

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MATCHA GREEN TEA SUGAR SCRUB RECIPE

Greetings and thanks for stopping in today. If you caught my last blog post about my antioxidant dinner party than you know I promised to give you my Matcha Green Tea Sugar Scrub Recipe I prepared this DIY body scrub to give to my dinner guests as a party favor. I wanted to give them […]

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HOW TO MAKE LIMONCELLO

Hello there! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. This time last week I was hosting my annual Christmas Tea for my Book Club. For the busy month of December we chose a lighthearted and easy to read book called “Lessons From Madame Chic” by Jennifer L. Scott. Ms. Scott writes about “The 20 Stylish […]

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