LOUISIANA CRUNCH CAKE

Louisiana Crunch Cake is a southern classic! The yellow cake layer is extremely tender with sugar and flaked coconut that creates that ‘crunch’. Sweet and slightly tangy icing on top ties the whole thing together. Perfect for summer picnics to serve along with fruit or with a good cup of coffee!Louisiana Crunch Cake 2

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Plot and Style
The plot was pretty good, even though it was one of those typical love triangles, and I enjoyed it. One thing that annoyed me though was the excessive amount of trolls, but it makes sense in the end. Wingswas one of those books (for me) that although it needed a sequel and I knew there was a sequel, I didn’t actively try reading it. With books I

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Ari Berk – one of the best fantasy books authors

Ari Berk is an award-winning writer, folklorist, artist, and scholar of literature, iconography, and comparative myth.  Deeply dedicated to interdisciplinary writing, teaching, and research, Dr. Berk holds degrees in Ancient History (B.A.), American Indian Studies (M.A.), and Comparative Literature and Culture (Ph.D.). The former student of Pulitzer Prize-winning writer N. Scott Momaday, he has studied at Oxford and traveled widely, making friends in many parts of the world.

As Professor of Folklore and Mythology at Central Michigan University, he teaches courses in those areas as well as American Indian studies, and medieval literature. He is the former editor of the Realms of Fantasy magazine’s Folkroots section. Dr. Berk also sits on the board of directors of the Mythic Imagination Institute.

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40 Delicious Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make in a Microwave

40 Delicious Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make in a Microwave

The microwave has been relegated to serve as a simple heater of leftovers, but it’s good for so much more. No, we don’t mean they’re also a cancer-causing death trap—there’s little convincing evidencethat microwave ovens release enough radiation to harm human beings . In fact, microwave ovens have been taking undeserved criticism for way too long: they’re called ovens for a reason, and they can create meals equal to anything from a standard oven.Sweet Potato and Parsnip Chips

Skeptical? We’ve put together a list of absolutely delicious meals—breakfast, snacks, dinner, and dessert—that will quickly make you forget all the disappointing, soggy pizza and rubbery leftover meat. Whip up just one of these beauties. You won’t believe your taste buds. Continue reading

Jeans Pencil Roll

Jeans Pencil Roll

If you’ve got an old pair of jeans that you don’t wear anymore, don’t throw them away, make them into something. Cut the legs off and make them into a pair of shorts… easy… or use Make your own pencil roll from jeansthe material to cover ahardback book, but that’s another story, or really fuel your creativity by not only making something, but making something really useful that will help you be creative wherever you are. Continue reading

Olalla Bluegrass Festival

In the language of the original people of this land, “Olalla” means “place with many berries” – and what tastier way to celebrate our roots than with a homemade berry pie?

Your homemade berry pie could be declared the finest pie in all the land! Olalla may be small, but we’ve got big appetite for good berry pie. If you think you can tip the m-m-m-m scale, give us your best shot … er… berry pie. For more information contact: pies@olallabluegrass.com

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