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Sweetheart's Nest, Inc
Spring In The Country, March 8th, 2010
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We would like to offer our sincere thanks to Mary Capley of Modesto, CA for her fabulous suggestion that we should add a Bird Category to our website!

We are in the process of creating a special new category called Birds, Eggs & Nests & as a thank you for her fabulous suggestion we have sent her a special Sweetheart's Surprise!
Thank you Mary!
 
If we use your idea, you too will be sent a special Sweetheart's Surprise!

See our ads in the following magazines!
 
 Victoria Bliss March April 2010
 
March/ April Issue 2010
 
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March/ April Issue 2010
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Welcome everyone to our spring newsletter!
Spring is definitely in the air at Sweetheart's Nest!  A lot of new products have been gracing our doors!  It is that time of year to start thinking about Spring Gatherings, Birthdays, Easter & Mother's Day! And we have some fantastic new items for your spring festivities.

Things are really getting exciting at Sweetheart's Nest right now. Our affiliation with the community boutiques has truly been a blessing to our business and continues to present some really fantastic opportunities for our business and our customers. Each of them offer various activities throughout the month as well as a themed weekly shopping event. These are one day only events that are fantastic opportunities to pick up some great finds at some great prices as well.

We have also started receiving shipments from the most successful buying trip we have ever made. We have so many gorgeous products coming in over the next few months, you absolutely must, check out our New Arrivals category weekly just to keep up with all the fabulous finds!

Some of you may have noticed that there is a new Sweetheart's Boutique coming to Shabby Cottage Shops. This is another exciting adventure coming to you soon! It is to early for announcements, but rest assured it will be worth the wait.  

Congratulations to Denise F. of Riverside, Michigan who won our Sweetheart's Nest monthly drawing. Denise, if your reading this please contact us as soon as possible. (We have been unable to reach you.  Denise won, a set of
our  beautiful Nostalgia Easter Plate Sets! 
 
  Vintage Easter Plate


We are adding more great products almost every day.
 
Here's a look of some of the great new products that we have added this week!         
Cupcake Items  
Angel Cupcake Birthday Topper 
 
Be sure to check out our blog for all the latest Sweetheart's Nest News.
 
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I wanted to add a recipe for this Spring In The Country newsletter and the one that came to mind was a Mr. Ford's favorite!  He even loves this without the icing!  It is from Cooking With Paula Deen May/June 2008 issue.
 
                    
                   Simply Delicious Strawberry Cake
 
1 (18.25 ounce) box white cake mix
1 (3 ounce) box strawberry flavored instant gelatin
1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed & pureed
4 large eggs
1/2 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup water
Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe follows)
Garnish: sliced fresh strawberries
 
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease 2 round 9-inch cake pans.  In a large bowl, combine cake mix & gelatin.  Add pureed strawberries, eggs, oil & water;  beat at medium speed with mixer until smooth.  Pour into prepared pans, & bake for 20 minutes, or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.  Let cool in pans for 10 minutes.  Remove from pans, & cool completely on wire racks.  Spread Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting in between layers & on top & sides of cake.  Garnish with sliced fresh strawberries, if desired.
 
                     Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting
 
1/4 cup butter
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (10 ounce package frozen strawberries in syrup, thawed & pureed
1/2 teaspoon strawberry extract
7 cups confectioners' sugar
 
In a large bowl, beat butter & cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.  Beat in 1/4 cup strawberry puree, reserving remaining for another use.  Beat in extract.  Gradually add confectioners' sugar, beating until smooth.
 
Note:  For Pinker frosting, add 2 to 3 drops of red food coloring to frosting!
 Thank You For Your Business!
We know that you have many choices of places to shop.  With that in mind we are always looking for ways to improve your shopping experience. 
 
Are you looking for something special and can't find it anywhere?  We may be able to help, we have thousands of suppliers.  Let us help you track down that special item!
 
Just drop us a note, we would love to hear from you!
 
Happy Spring!
Nathan & Linda
 
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