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WHITE CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM WITH SPICED PUMPKIN SWIRL!

This recipe was found at www.erinsfoodfiles.com  .   Ice cream goes with everything.   Add a little pumpkin to it and it's a dessert fit for a cool fall night in front of the t.v. watching a favorite movie.



White Chocolate Ice Cream with Spiced Pumpkin Swirl And now… the recipe I’ve been dying to share! As I’ve mentioned many many times, J’adore pumpkin. (I’m trying to learn French. J’adore = I love) One item in particular I look forward to every year, is Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter. I literally can’t get enough of this stuff. If you’re familiar with apple butter or pear butter, then just imagine it with pumpkin. If you’re not familiar with other fruit butters, first just get the word “butter” out of your head. It’s not fattening! In fact, it’s pretty low in calories, with just 40 calories per Tablespoon. It was probably given that name because it’s spreadable like butter. It’s just highly concentrated, think of applesauce cooked down until it’s thick & spreadabl…

THANKSGIVING DAY PROCLAMATIONS IN THE U.S.!

The Thanksgiving proclamations are the declarations made by the various authorities in regard of the Thanksgiving Day celebrations. It is believed that first Thanksgiving Day celebrations were held in 1621. But later it seemed to be a difficult task for the authorities to decide a perfect day for the Thanksgiving Day celebrations. So in different years the presidents of the United States issued Thanksgiving proclamations and came up with new dates for the Thanksgiving Day.





The First Thanksgiving Proclamation (1676)

   "The Holy God having by a long and Continual Series of his Afflictive dispensations in and by the present Warr with the Heathen Natives of this land, written and brought to pass bitter things against  his own Covenant people in this wilderness, yet so that we evidently discern that in the midst of his judgements he hath remembered mercy, having remembered his Footstool in the day of his sore displeasure against us for our sins, with many singular Intimations of hi…

HERE'S A LITTLE LOOK AT SOME AMAZING HOLIDAY CAKES! .........THE 12 CAKES OF CHRISTMAS!!

It's Christmas!! Yippee! So what are you doing online? No, no, I understand; I need little breaks from all that family time, too. I mean...[eying family]...uh, I like to check Sunday Sweets with my family, too! Yeah. Ahem.

S [pointing] Look, over there! Pretty! By Cotton & Crumbs  I'm one of those people who goes a little nuts with my wrapping - you know, wrapping the box lids separately and getting all Martha Stewart on the sprigs and sparkly coordinated tags and whatnot - so this is right up my alley. Can you believe that bow? And the ornaments are edible, too!



This giant nutcracker looks like he should be the doorman at FAO Schwarz: By valscustomcakes under the instruction of Mike's Amazing Cakes. I'd never guess there was soft squishy cake under there: he looks solid enough to crack walnuts!



Of all the tree cakes I've seen, I think this one is my favorite: By Sweet Disposition Cakes It's so bright and cheery - like the Misfit Toys will come bouncing over any second n…