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I’m Jo-Anna, the creator, baker, maker and home decorator here at A Pretty Life in the Suburbs! Here you will find fresh and easy recipes, as well as uncomplicated home tips and home decorating ideas. I am so happy you’re here! Stick around and browse…you’ll find something delicious.

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Christmas Nougat Candy

This Christmas Gumdrop Nougat Candy is an easy no-bake treat that’s perfect for the holiday season. They’re sweet, soft, chewy and so delicious…they taste like nostalgia of Christmas’ past.

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the best chocolate cake

If you’re looking for THE BEST Chocolate Cake this is it. No really, it is. This rich chocolate cake is topped with a creamy chocolate buttercream frosting. Perfect for all occasions.


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