Red, White, and Blue Frozen Torte

Happy 4th of July!

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What a blessing it is to live in this country! While we enjoy food, family, and fireworks this weekend, let us remember to celebrate our freedom! We often forget, but it is surely not to be taken for granted. Each year I so enjoy July 4th—I think one reason being that it is right in the middle of the year! …

The Key Ingredient to a Soft Pound Cake

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Friends, it is no secret that we love pound cake around here. We have celebrated National Pound Cake Day, made countless variations, and even released a wonderful compilation of all of our very best pound cake recipes in cookbook form. Pound cake is just one of those desserts that everyone gets excited about. And there are nearly no restrictions when …

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This Tradition Makes June a Special Month for Our Family

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June is a rather interesting and exciting month. When I was growing up, June meant no school, sleeping late, and…the birthday of a certain someone. A guest writer on this blog, the baby of the family, my sister—Janice! The day itself didn’t really matter. She insisted, and still does, that the entire month is hers. As other people entered the …

Southern Lady and Victoria 2019 Events!

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I am excited to announce two amazing events that our company is hosting! First, let me tell you that I love it when those of us get together who love the same things in life. When you have a thread that binds you, it makes events so enriching. Second, who doesn’t love a good trip? Southern Lady Celebration is back! …

Queen Anne’s Lace and Little Details

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Details, Details, Details— Maybe it’s me, but have you ever noticed how small details suddenly become big details? And once you are aware, you notice it everywhere you look. I have a tendency to fixate on something and drive myself crazy with it. Now you know what I am talking about—you focus on one thing, and it becomes an obsession …