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Andrea Kruse
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This month for #thebookclubcookbookCC  we were enjoying Greek inspired dishes and Corelli's Mandolin. Come join me for a slice of Galaktoboureko and let's dive into this month's read...
For July we dove right into Corelli's Mandolin by Louis De Bernieres for The Book Club Cook Book Cooking Challenge. Sadly, this is our final post for the group as we posted a year's worth of great reads and great food finds. This month was once again hosted by Camilla from Culinary Adventures ...
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Ready for a hearty one-pot meal idea? Check out this month's #TheBookClubCookbookCC  selection Caribbean Rice and Peas - recipe #ontheblogtoday   #recipe  
This month's #TheBookClubCookbookCC selection, Love in the Time of Cholera, took us to the Caribean with an abundance of inspiration for diving off into our own food exploration. This is not a cuisine that I am familiar with, but am now loving. Danielle of Mostly Food and Crafts chose our ...
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Just gorgeous! I love your choice of color and flavors for this month. This would be a stunning cake to make for a party! 
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Ready for February's #bookclubcookbookCC  ? This month we dove into The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara and tasted a Civil War Cherry-Apple Cobbler with Sweet Vanilla Custard. Recipe and details on the blog today. 
I have to admit that Civil War history is not my area of interest, but I was curious to give this famous dramatic novel a try. It has been several years since I read anything on the topic and I have to say I was a little rusty on the events. I was encouraged to give it a go since my son is ...
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This month we read Peace Like A River... and it inspired a delicious Cinnabun Coffee Cake recipe easy enough for a busy Mom to pull off. Come check out the recipe and enter the monthly giveaway. #TheBookClubCookbookCC  
This no-muss, no-fuss Cinnabun Coffee Cake is the perfect pairing for early morning coffee and a good book. The past few weeks have been drenched in cold, windy, Oregon rain and added activities associated with family life. I really enjoyed stealing moments here and there to read Leif Enger's ...
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The perfect cold night treat. This adult version of Butterbeer and pumpkin pasties is the perfect way to enjoy the Harry Potter books again. Come check out all #thebookclubcookbookCC  recipes inspired by Harry Potter this month. #ad   #recipe  
I hope everyone enjoyed an amazing Thanksgiving Day! My heart was full while I sat down to dinner. November started with birthdays and now I had a chance to take a moment to just reflect and be thankful. One of the little things I have really been thankful for lately has been the ability to ...
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Looking for a little chocolate? This is a quick and easy dessert that tastes amazing! It was my nod to this month's #TheBookClubCookbookCC  selection, Chocolat by Joanne Harris. Come stop by for the recipe and your chance to win a copy of The Book Club Cookbook!
...and they are also a great nod to the book, Chocolat by Joanne Harris. For June, as part of The Book Club Cookbook Cooking Crew, Sarah invited us to read and cook from Chocolat with her. I was thrilled. I was a huge fan of the movie from 2000 starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp - *swoon* ...
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Check out the newest book by Kristina Circelli - The Silent Sounds of Chaos. Check out an excerpt and enter a giveaway on the blog today! #ad   #book  
*Disclaimer - I received an e-copy of the book through Promotional Book Tours in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. TheSilentSoundsofChaosBookTour. The Silent Sounds of Chaos TSSOCEbookAmazon (1) A silent call for help began the friendship between two children.
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Looking for a simple and safe night cream solution? Make your own with this recipe from The Socialites Closet #TBCCrafters  
This night cream is a wonderful way to pamper your skin. Learning how to make your own night cream is one way to save a few dollars on your beauty routine.
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Love your creation! Very fun and festive with the bright colors and patterns. 
It's BLOGHOP time!! Wooohoo!! WIN! WIN! WIN! WIN! WIN! WIN! WIN! WIN! WIN! WIN! WIN! The Stamp of Approval Young at Heart Collection goes on sale tomorrow, February 3rd! Be sure to get on that mailing list --->HERE<...
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Ready to dive into some great foodie reads in 2016? Come join the Foodies Read 2016 Challenge and read along! 
My favorite adventures & stories, always begin with good food... This year I have had so much fun on the Book Club Cookbook Cooking Crew that I am planning to read and cook my way through even more books in 2016. Our fearless cooking leader, Camilla, recently shared another fun reading challenge ...
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A fun, floral twist on a classic winter drink - Hot Chocolate Lavender Bundt Cake #BundtBakers  fun for November. Come grab the recipe for this decadent dark chocolate sensation! #recipe   #cake  
It has been a few months since I greased up my bundt pan, but with the days turning colder I was ready to dig into a little cake, so here I am. Inspired by this month's #BundtBakers challenge was to serve up our favorite hot chocolate in bundt cake form. Now, I have to admit that my favorite mug ...
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Busy Mom and Blogger
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Andrea, the mom behind this adventure, currently has 3 children under 6. She stays busy on the family farm, in her kitchen and with her young family. She loves to share great food, fitness, must-read-books, product reviews and giveaways with readers along with musings about her crazy life! PR Friendly. 

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andrea.kruse@gmail 
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Juggling 3 kids and always ready to try a new recipe!
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