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3 Tips To Kickoff Your Summer Entertaining Season

Memorial Weekend! The official unofficial start to the summer. The beginning of the Summer Entertaining season! Recipes inspired by the garden and farmers market finds, neighborhood block parties and sunset garden gatherings. In the media Summer is touted as the season of slowing down, sipping lemonade on the porch and reading at the beach. However to me it seems like a whirlwind of activity – every weekend […]

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Strawberry Shortcake with red flags fresh whipped cream red strawberries is the perfect dessert for a summer BBQ Memorial day, Fourth of July, Labor Day @KraylFunch AnAppealingPlan.com 29

Easy Strawberry Shortcake + Homemade Whipped Cream

The saying goes “nothing is more American than Apple Pie” – I beg to differ! To me fresh strawberries and whipped cream sitting on top of shortcake screams Americana and summer more than the pie in question. This easy strawberry shortcake with homemade whipped cream will have you whistling God Bless America {or perhaps..Summertime by […]

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Books On My Bedside Table

    This month the books on my bedside table are a motley group for sure. A fresh-faced lifestyle icon, an american culinary journey, a creative journey and solutions from a creative badass. An unusual mix yes, but all with a message all their own – which one will you pick up first? Martha Stewart’s […]

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Homemade Coconut Cake from scratch with frosting and coconut flakes. Yellow tullips for a spring tablescape - easter, mothers day, christaning #AnAppealingPlan.com DSC_6899r

Homemade Coconut Cake From Scratch – Even the Frosting

Let’s be real, is there anything prettier than a homemade coconut cake from scratch set out for a Spring gathering? Those pure white coconut flakes on the frosting remind of a newly born little bunny tail or a spring lamb in the field – fluffy white and pure. To complement the freshness, bring nature to […]

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