Month: October 2016

Thought for Today

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Well said.

Espirational: A 10 Minute Vacation for the Soul

 You cannot think negatively and live positively any more than you can plant apple seeds and expect to harvest oranges.  — Tommy Newberry

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Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

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I have to try this recipe out. I sure it tastes as good as it looks.

Espirational: A 10 Minute Vacation for the Soul

Did someone say cake?

Copyright 2015 by R.A. RobbinsCopyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

I love a good challenge. Some of my best works of art have come from challenges requiring working around a theme, colors, materials, techniques etc. So several years ago when I was invited to participate in a recipe challenge using caramel and apples I was ready to give it a go.  After dreaming about mouth-watering caramel apple donuts, dip and other goodies I decided to try a caramel apple upside down cake.

This wonderful, slightly decadent cake is perfect for fall entertaining, including Thanksgiving dinner.  It has become one of our favorites.  Of course this cake is gluten-free, but your guests will never know unless you tell them.:)Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

Ingredients:
½ cup butter or margarine
½ cup chopped walnuts
¼ cup packed brown sugar
2 apples, sliced thin — core removed, but I don’t peel mine
½ cup…

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Thought for Today

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This becomes truer to me each day

Espirational: A 10 Minute Vacation for the Soul

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“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” — The Dalai Lama
Read more at: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/topics/topic_peace.html

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Copyright 2013 by R.A. Robbins Copyright 2013 by R.A. Robbins

“Autumn asks that we prepare for the future —that we be wise in the ways of garnering and keeping. But it also asks that we learn to let go—to acknowledge the beauty of sparseness”. — Bonaro W. Overstreet

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