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 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

Dessert Perfection: Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

This rolled through my Pinterest this morning and I had to share. Wouldn't these wreck up any diet?


What You Need:

A Donut of Course: Krispy Kreme are awesome but up north you can't find them as much as Dunkin Donut
One Scoop Any Flavor Ice Cream
Melted Chocolate Chips 


How to Prepare:

Remove your ice cream from the freezer so it will soften.
Cut the donut in half and place a scoop of ice cream in the middle. 
Freeze while you prepare your melted chocolate.

Melt your chocolate chips, either on the stove top or in the microwave.
Remove your sandwich from the freezer and dip.
Serve immediately.  

Ava and Sage are drooling at this moment.

Happy Wednesday!!

Leigh Ann

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