Pictures of a ballet dancer in her tutu
Easy dessert, similar to a dump cake
A most delicious side salad or dessert
Boston Cream Cake by KristenDuke.com. This decadent cake is assembled in under 10 minutes
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Heart Carved Tree Stump

heart carved tree stump

It’s the 10th of January and I am so excited to have our group of talented bloggers back for another blog hop! This month the theme is HEARTS and I just know you are going to love (no pun intended!) these projects that are sure to get your creativity flowing for Valentine’s Day… which is just around the corner! I’d love for you to pin our collage below, check out my Heart Carved Tree Stump… Continue Reading

What’s on my Mind

cut down your own christmas tree

Isn’t it ironic that last week I declared I want to share what’s on my mind each week, then have kind of a crazy week, of which I don’t really want to share whats on my mind??  Some things I just can’t share because it affects other people, but  what I can say is that there was a day last week that I was in a dark place. I simply felt that too many things… Continue Reading

Nativity Fabric Ornaments

handmade ornaments

The 10th is here! The best day of the month! With Christmas coming (HOORAY!!!), and trees sure to go up in just a couple of weeks. I made a set of Nativity Fabric Ornaments that I’m excited to share. We are excited this month for the theme to be Handmade Ornaments.

Christmas Tree Bread Recipe

Christmas Tree Bread @ Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke

Today, I’m sharing a nostalgic Christmas treat from my childhood. In high school, my best friend Natalie’s mom would make this Christmas Tree Bread treat for our family each year, and I thought it was the most wonderful gift:  Delicious and cute, what a great combination!  The yummy flavor I would liken unto the cousin of a cinnamon roll with an almond twist. First take your favorite dough recipe (or the one I’m sharing below) and… Continue Reading