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Beverly Leestma
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This moist pumpkin nut bread is a favorite of mine this time of year.  I make two small loaves - one to keep and one to give away (or freeze for later).http://www.themakeyourownzone.com/2015/11/gift-size-pumpkin-nut-bread.html #bakingrecipe   #breadrecipes  

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Put those pantry spices to good use with homemade seasoning blends like this easy Cajun seasoning mixture.
http://www.themakeyourownzone.com/2015/06/homemade-cajun-seasoning-blend.html
#recipesandfood   #spices  

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Love that this list of linky parties includes times when the parties start - very helpful +Cynthia Landrie  Thanks!
Do you want to grow your blog?  Have you tried using link parties?  Stop by and read Grow Your Blog With Link Parties.  I share some tips and a list of over 150 Link Parties
http://feedingbig.com/?p=8261
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Thanks to +Sue Anne Dunlevie  for  gathering these great Pinterest tips from bloggers, and for including me in the group!
See what these 31 Pinterest experts say about their best way to market their blogs with Pinterest

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Yarn dyed with mushrooms- how beautiful! 
This is the dyeing results from the mushrooms picked in my lawn last week.  The color is rich and gorgeous and even better in real life that the photo. I can't wait for more of those to grow so I can harvest them again. 
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Chuckle for the day :)
Don't let Fridays get the best of you. :)
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Maybe some of you already knew how to do this on PicMonkey, but it was new to me and has helped me so much in choosing colors for my texts and overlays that coordinate perfectly on my blog photos.

Instructions here = = > >  http://wp.me/p3c8hv-eq
#bloggingtips   #blogphotos   #bloggingtipsandtricks  
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This homemade taco sauce continues to be a favorite of my readers.  It's such an easy and tasty alternative to the store bought version.  I made another batch this week too - Yum!

Recipe here = = >  >  http://www.themakeyourownzone.com/2011/06/do-you-like-ortega-taco-sauce-try-making-your-own.html
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Making a lightbox has been on my to do list for a while now.  This article is making me feel like I can do it!

http://www.househoneys.com/how-to-make-your-photos-pop-using-a-lightbox/

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Make your own onion rings with this tasty recipe from +Tracy Wood I love that these can be made in the oven.
Oven-Baked Onion Rings (from "Appetite for Reduction")
“Give even an onion graciously.” Afghan proverb I hope you are not overlooking the humble onion in your
weekly menus. I consider it one of the best vegetables on the planet. These
baked onion rings are perfection! Serve with the classic burger, but also
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