Poppyseed Lemonade Muffins {Guest Post}

One thing that blogging has brought me is an introduction to lots of other blogs and even actually meeting some of the faces behind those blogs. I got to meet Katie this past April and she is super sweet and so amazingly talented. I am so thrilled that she is here sharing her Poppyseed Lemonade Muffins with you all today.

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Hi Just Us Four readers!  I’m Katie from Made to be a Momma. Over at Made to be a Momma you will find everything from diy sewing tutorials, home decor, kids crafts and recipes.  One of my favorite things to do is to cook and bake for my family.  In my life my motto is “keep it simple.”  I don’t have time every night to cook a full course meal or spend countless hours in the kitchen.  One of go to “must-haves” to make dinner a bit more special is homemade rolls or muffins.  I especially like making muffins because they don’t require any time to rise like some recipes for rolls do.  I love all the variety of muffins there are- you can have sweet, spicy and even savory.  They can compliment any meal.

Poppyseed Lemonade Muffins

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Easy Apple Cake – Only 3 Ingredients! {Guest Post}

Easy recipes with only a few ingredients are always a hit in my house! Jamie is sharing her amazing easy apple cake with you today and I know you will be pinning this one to make over and over.
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With only 3 ingredients, this Easy Apple Cake is perfect for Fall Baking! #apples #fallbaking

With only 3 ingredients, this Easy Apple Cake is perfect for Fall Baking! #apples #fallbaking

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Healthy Chocolate Pudding {Guest Post}

You all know that I have a major sweet tooth. I also don’t have a desire to weigh 3000 lbs either though. Today’s post mixes satisfying my sweet tooth with being smart about my choices. Enjoy Tracey’s healthy chocolate pudding.
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Hello readers of Just Us Four! My name is Tracey and I blog over at  Just a Trace. I’m here taking over Shannah’s blog today to bring you one of my favourite healthy snacks. Before we get into the recipe, let me share a little bit about me. I’m a lifestyle blogger located in Canada, and I write a lot about weddings, dating and my random daily encounters with all things weird. So whether you’re looking for a DIY project, a healthy muffin recipe or you just want a good laugh, I hope you will stop by my corner of the internet and say hello. I’m a complete social media junkie, so you can also find me on Facebook, Twitter Instagram and Pinterest.

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Blueberry Lemon Poke Cake {Guest Post}

Are you craving cake? I am after looking at this amazing recipe from Sarah at All Things with Purpose. She’s here to share her blueberry lemon poke cake recipe today.

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Hi there! I’m Sarah from All Things with Purpose and I’m joining you today to share a fun dessert! I love simple, easy
recipes that can be thrown together in a pinch. Stop by sometime to see what we’ve got going on at All Things with Purpose. Maybe you’ve seen us around Pinterest.

Here are a few of our
popular posts…

 
Here’s a variation of one  of my all time favorite cakes… the poke cake.
It’s moist, it’s  fruity, it is versatile. You can use different flavors of jello or  food coloring to fit any occasion. Here’s how I made this one,  combining two Summer favorites: Blueberries and Lemonade.

Blueberry Lemonade Poke Cake from All Things with Purpose for Just Us Four

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Stenciled Tea Towels {Guest Post}

There are few projects on my list that I been there forever. For some reason, they just never make it to the “to do” stage. Meredith tackles on of them by sharing all the details of how to make stenciled tea towels.

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Hello, lovely readers! My name is Meredith, and I am thrilled to be visiting you today from unOriginal Mom.  Just Us Four is one of the first blogs I stumbled upon as a brand new blogger and I have been following Shannah ever since!

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Chalkboard Menu {Guest Post}

I am so excited about today’s post! You see, Sarah {from Little Red Brick House} and I have something major in common: a love for chalkboard paint. Combine that with a love of staying organized and menu planning and we might as well be sisters. She is sharing her awesome chalkboard menu here today.

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I’m so, so excited to be guest posting here today on Just Us Four! Thank you so much, Shannah, for having me! My name is Sarah and I blog over at Little Red Brick House about all things creative, with an emphasis on DIY and home decor.

I have a small obsession with chalk boards. I mean, there’s one on my Wall Organizer in the front entry, one as a Calendar/Memo Board in my dining room/schoolroom (we homeschool) and now one in my kitchen! I would probably paint everything in chalkboard paint if my husband would let me. ;)

I like to plan my meals for the week ahead and I got tired of searching for my meal planning notebook every time I needed to know what was for dinner. Not to mention, an old spiral notebook isn’t very inspiring! I decided to make a chalkboard menu for the wall so I could just glance over at it when needed. It was such a simple project but it’s been super functional for me and I’m loving it so much!

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DIY Vinyl Necklace {Guest Post}

Do you like to make your own jewelry? If so, today’s post is for you. Randi is going to share super cute DIY vinyl necklace idea.
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I’m Randi, the author at Sowdering About where I blog from a blue recliner in the wet city of Seattle where my family and I live.  I write about my crafting adventures and parenting trials, because if you can’t find humor in your own life, then who will?

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I like to think of myself as a “tough” girl, but in reality, I’m not…I’m a scared of spiders, swimming in the lake and also, the dark.  I am not, however, scared of tools.  And by tools, I mean my husband’s big woodworking tools.  It’s not uncommon for me bust out his equipment and get to work on whatever project strikes my fancy.  Which, much to my neighbors’ dismay, I do several times a week.

 
 

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Guest Blogger: Cereal Muffins

Cereal Muffins

No cool story behind these muffins. I woke up one morning and was bored with my breakfast options. I wanted cinnamon chip pancakes, but… eh. I didn’t want oatmeal because no doctoring in the world could get me to choke it down. I kinda wanted cereal, but like Chinese food, I eat it and then I’m hungry 20 minutes later. Then I thought about muffins, but I didn’t want the usual muffin suspects and I wasn’t in the mood to blow 400 calories on cinnamon coffee cake muffins either. A slight dilemma.

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Guest Blogger: Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls

Hi there! Grab a cup of coffee and sit down with me for a bit! My name is Kelli and I run the blog Confections + Coffee! I am excited and honored to be a part of the holiday season guest posting for Just Us Four. I hope you enjoy these delicious bite sized treats! They were made with you busy bakers in mind! Enjoy! 

It’s the holiday season and you know what that means, right? Peppermint! One of the only times of the year where peppermint is totally acceptable in every dessert you make!

Do you have a favorite peppermint candy? I love those soft peppermint sticks, I could eat a whole bag of them! As a matter of fact, I do almost every time I buy them, so I usually buy two bags. :)

So it’s two days before Christmas and you have very little time to make a dessert for that gathering you kind of maybe forgot about. Oops! I’ve been there done that, which is actually how I developed these peppermint oreo cookie balls! You can thank me later. :)

Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls #recipes #desserts #peppermint

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Guest Blogger: Chocolate Almond Butter Marshmallow Fudge with Sea Salt

Hello Just Us Four readers and fans! I’m Sarah, The Chef Next Door, and am so excited to be guest blogging for Shannah today!

I am very passionate about baking, so over on my blog you’ll find lots of delicious recipes for sweet treats. I cook too, and also share my favorite meals. 

Today I’m sharing with you a delicious Chocolate Almond Butter Marshmallow Fudge with Sea Salt. Although it sounds rich and decadent, it really isn’t too sweet at all. Using the almond butter evens out the flavors and the sea salt gives it the perfect touch. 

Chocolate Almond Butter Marshmallow Fudge with Sea Salt #recipes #fudge

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