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I love decorating for all occasions / holidays.  I used to hang a seasonal flag on our house but our new house does not have a place to put a flag pole.  So instead I have hung wreathes or lights or both.  I figured “hey, I can make these decorations myself!” So my new hobby started taking form.  I got a saw, my husband helped me pick out the correct type of wood and I drew the designs myself. I have tons of craft paint so I knew I was well on my way.  I have to say learning how to maneuver the saw was the most time-consuming but it has gotten easier each project.  I hope to start selling my creations. It will be fun. I can personalize any of the Door Decor I make.

Here is a look at some of my creations.

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I am working on a few new shapes for the holiday season. Check back for more soon!

If you are interested in anything let me know!

Until Then,

Wende

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Well September is finally here which means cooler weather, crisp breezes, sweaters, falling leaves and wine on the porch with friends.

I am so excited and in the thrill of the new month I made some delicious cookies. Get this, only 2 ingredients! You heard correct, 2.

 

Pumpkin Spice Cake Cookies

1 box of spice cake mix

1 can of pumpkin purée

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Pre Heat oven to 350

So here comes the hard part

Put the cake mix in a bowl

Add the pumpkin to the cake mix

Stir until completely mixed

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On a parchment lined cookie sheet spoon scoop the

cookies about 2 inches apart

(I used 2 different size scoops to see how they turned out)

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cook for 13 – 15 minutes

These cookies are really cake like, so they  did not spread like a normal cookie

They rose like a cake

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Let them cool or eat them warm.

These cookies will be amazing with a hot cup of coffee or hot tea.

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I am sure that these cookies could be made with any flavor f box cake. I was thinking a white cake would be good. Maybe add some cinnamon and spice. This way you can control the spices!

Well I hope that  you enjoy this little recipe. I know my husband did.

Until Then,

Wende

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