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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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45+ Farmers’ Market Recipes

Fresh recipes for all of your fresh summer produce! Recipes for sweet and savoury recipes, jams, pickles and more. When the markets are full of fresh produce, baking and cooking is easier than ever.

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From dinner ideas, to side dishes, breads, appetizers, salads, soups, stews, desserts, cakes, pies, drinks and more!

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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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