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Winner Announced!

The winner of the Gooseberry Patch “Big Book of Homecooking” is……..


Her favorite summertime treat is making her Grandmother’s Coconut Cream Pie


Angela please submit your mailing address at to claim your prize

I enjoyed reading about everyone’s favorites treats, stay tuned for another giveaway

Signing Off,
Modern Mrs. Cleaver


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Gooseberry Patch Giveaway

It’s that time again….Time for me to acknowledge my fantastic followers with another giveaway!

So here’s how to enter- leave me a comment about your favorite summertime treat. Do you make homemade ice cream? Or take advantage of the fresh fruit by making jams. Tell me about it!

The prize is the “Big Book of Homecooking” from the lovely ladies at Gooseberry Patch. This hardbound book is jam-packed with 450 recipes!

I will announce a randomly picked winner on July 31st. Dont forget to sign up to follow my website by entering your email on the homepage. It wouldn’t be a lot of fun to win and never know 🙂

Also, come join the conversation on my facebook page or follow me on facebook!

Good Luck,

Modern Mrs. Cleaver


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White Sangria Sparkler

After a long couple of months, we have made it! Moving from Alaska to San Antonio, Texas is no small task. I’ve had my kitchen in boxes for 2 months and can finally say…”Wahooo I’m ready to cook again!”

So I figured my first post should be a celebratory one. Or maybe I needed an excuse to make a fantastically refreshing beverage?

This twist on the classic sangria is PERFECT for a hot summer day…night, morning! I won’t judge 🙂

My husband, the notorious wine hater, looked mighty funny trying to conceal his wine glass full of sangria on the balcony. HAH I caught ya enjoying wine my dear!

This recipe makes a large batch, so feel free to cut it in half if needed.

Here’s my recipe

White Sangria Sparkler

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