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    D Is For Holiday’s! Wait, What?

    Dysfunctional: a : not functioning properly : marked by impaired or abnormal functioning b : characterized by abnormal or unhealthy interpersonal behavior or interaction Since the 1980’s the word dysfunctional has been used to describe family dynamics. Talk show hosts paraded family members on screen for entertainment and the more obnoxious the better. With the holiday’s fast approaching I see many people talking about their family and using the word dysfunctional. I used to look at people and think wow they really have it together and their home must be amazing! Then they start telling me stories and I sit back and think holy smokes my family almost seems normal,…

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    RECIPES GALORE,  Recipes That Require A Lil More Love

    Aunt Hattie’s Caramels

    Another perk of a blended family is more recipes handed down and this one is AMAZING! Hattie is my step-dad’s aunt and I would love to get hold of her cookbook one day. This caramel recipe is guaranteed to be your favorite as it is mine. This makes great stocking stuffer candy too! Print Aunt Hattie's Caramels Course Dessert Keyword caramel, holiday Author Aunt Hattie Ingredients 2 cups Sugar 1 3/4 cups White Karo 2 cups Cream use 1/2 pint coffee cream & 1/2 pint whipping cream 1 cup Butter 1 1/2 tsp Real Vanilla Instructions Mix sugar, Karo, half of cream and butter in a medium saucepan Cook over…