Cupcakes and Crinoline: Comfort Food is easy with this slow cooker crockpot chicken and dumplings recipe. It's hearty and delicious and a family favorite.

Crockpot Chicken and Dumplings – A Year Round Comfort Food

Fall is the time to start thinking about those hearty and delicious comfort foods that we and our families love.  Today, I’m sharing an easy-to-make Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings recipe and I’m joined by some of my blogger friends who are also sharing their recipes for an even Dozen Comfort Food Recipes.  My recipe follows and links to all of the other delicious recipes

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Project Inspire{d} Link Party #138

Welcome to this week’s Project Inspire{d}! I am so glad that you are here whether you are sharing your inspiration or just looking for some.  This past week I continued my series on Decluttering (this week’s category was books) and things are certainly tidying up around here! If you struggle with feeling as though your clutter is blocking your creativity I hope you’ll check out my

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Project Inspire{d} Mondays at 8 p.m. EST

Project Inspire{d} Link Party #139

The frost is on the pumpkin so to speak and autumn inspiration and creativity is at its peak.  I loved seeing all of the awesomeness that was shared at last week’s party and I absolutely cannot wait to see what you’ll be sharing this week.Last week I was part of a Comfort Food blog hop – that pretty much should just be named the Mary

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