Talented Tuesday #39 Hostess Features

Talented Tuesday Link Party #39

This week we’re bidding a fond farewell to one of our hostesses.  Sidney from Tastefully Frugal will be leaving us to pursue some other opportunities.  I wish her all the best, and I’m sure you can count on still seeing her great projects in our link up each week! Hot Pad of the Month –…

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Talented Tuesday Link Party #38

Welcome to Talented Tuesday!  I was traveling last week, so instead of spending time making lots of things, I actually had more time to see what everyone else was working on.  It’s always nice to see what creative people come up with during the summer months.  I always come away inspired…and hungry! Berry Colada Smoothie…

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Friday Favorites–Raspberries

Before I get into my favorites this week, I have to tell you about something exciting!  I’ve been a big Craft Gossip fan for years. They’ve featured many of my projects, for which I’m eternally grateful. I also enjoy seeing the fun things they find elsewhere. So, you can imagine how happy I was when Katie…

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Berry Colada Smoothie

This post is sponsored by the Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission.  I received a gift card and accessories as reimbursement for ingredients and time. I told the story of my berry-filled history on Monday when I shared my recipe for Raspberry Poppy Seed Dressing.  I spent a lot of time around them, and should probably…

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Raspberry Poppy Seed Dressing and Marinade

This post is sponsored by the Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission.  I received a gift card and accessories as reimbursement for ingredients and time. My grandfather owned a raspberry farm when I was a kid.  We used to go pick for him when the berries were ripe.  It was always hot, the raspberries vines were…

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Dutch Oven Mac and Cheese on the BBQ

A couple of weeks ago, it was hot here.  We not only live in northwestern Oregon, but also basically on the side of a hill over a river.  Hot is rare.  I should probably also add that hot is anything above 80.  When you’re done laughing at me, come back and I’ll tell you about…

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Baked Parmesan Pickle Dip

I always think anything that involves cooked pickles sounds weird.  And yet, I’ve never tried anything with cooked pickles that I didn’t like.  Go figure.  This dip is a modification of a version I’ve been taking to parties for years.  Without fail, someone tells me how much they love it and asks what’s in it. …