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November 13, 2015

Winners and Dinner

Welcome new followers! Yes, the little waving girl is creeping me out, too, but it's all I could find. Thank you to all who joined up with the blog and threw in a comment to enter this fall's annual giveaway. Winners are chosen by Random.org. Read on to see if you're a winner, and check out the following favorite soup recipe of mine to stay warm this month.


$25 Amazon Gift Card
Follower Diann Pustay 
Autographed Collection of Death Cheater series 
Follower Jana B
eBook of Choice (by Danielle Thorne)
Follower Natasha D.

Congratulations to the winners, and thanks for following!

Crockpot Potato Sausage Cheese Soup
My #1 Favorite Soup Recipe!

1 32-ounce container of chicken broth
5 to 6 medium potatoes, peeled and sliced
1 packed of skinless turkey Polish sausage, sliced
1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
1 teaspoon of onion powder
1/4 teaspoon of thyme
dash of pepper
2 cups of Cheddar cheese
1 cup of milk 
1 tablespoon of cornstarch

Cook the first seven ingredients in a crockpot on high four to six hours or until potatoes are soft.  Stir cornstarch into milk until thickened, then add to crockpot. Stir in cheese. Reduce to low and cook 15 more minutes, stirring occasionally.

Optional: chopped parsley

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Stay balanced,
~Danielle Thorne