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Tips and Tricks: Portobello Mushroom Stack

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This month’s DIY recipe is for those of you who love vegetables! Our kitchen staff does their best to accommodate our guests’ dietary restrictions. Our Portobello Mushroom Stack is just one of the multiple vegetarian/gluten-free options we offer during retreats. Follow along with our Chef Eric to learn how to make this delicious meal! What …

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Tips and Tricks: Salted Caramel Brownies

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We have another recipe for you today — Salted Caramel Brownies! These brownies are to die for. If you like yours on the gooier side, this is the recipe for you. Watch the video below and follow along with our recipe to learn how to make these yummy brownies at home! What you will need: …

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Tips and Tricks: God’s Granola

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We’re back with another recipe for you! This one is highly requested and a guest favorite: God’s Granola! Our granola recipe began with Pastor Chuck Smith — it was his favorite! Watch the video to learn how to make this easy recipe and follow along with the step-by-step instructions listed below! What you will need: …

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Tips and Tricks: German Chocolate Cupcakes w/ Coconut-Pecan Frosting

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We’re back with another delicious recipe from the MHS bakery! Our head baker, Tiffany, has graciously shared with us her recipe for German Chocolate cupcakes topped with a Coconut-Pecan frosting. These cupcakes are so yummy. They are just the right amount of sweet without being overpowering and are fairly easy to make at home. Watch our …

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Tips and Tricks: How to Plan an Event

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A few weeks ago, we shared some tips on planning a retreat and thought it would be helpful if we shared tips on planning an event, too. Former Overflowing Cup Coffeehouse manager Krista Rull, owner and event coordinator of Lights & Flag Co., graciously allowed us to ask her about the best way to plan an …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: Top Ten Tips for Planning Your Retreat

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Our staff here at Murrieta Hot Springs Christian Conference Center desire for you to have the best retreat experience possible. Because of our heart for you to be refreshed, we’ve compiled a list for you who are retreat coordinators to go over while you’re planning your group’s next retreat. Here are our top ten tips for …

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Tips and Tricks: Pumpkin Spice Truffles

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It’s finally fall, the season of cool temperatures, changing leaves, and everything pumpkin-flavored. This Tips and Tricks post is no exception. What says fall better than a pumpkin spice truffle? These desserts are not only pretty to look at, they are also super easy to make! PUMPKIN SPICE TRUFFLES Yield: 35 truffles Prep Time: 1 hour …

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Tips and Tricks: Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

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We are excited to share with you another recipe from our bakery! This Strawberry Rhubarb Tart is a favorite among our guests and staff. Sweet strawberries and bitter rhubarb on a flaky pastry crust make this tart one the whole family will enjoy. Our head baker, Tiffany, has hand-crafted this recipe to ensure every bit …

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Tips and Tricks: How to Stay in Touch During Summer Camp

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With the summer season comes summer camps and kids being gone for days, maybe even weeks, at a time. And with kids being gone without parental supervision comes anxiety and worrying over what and how they are doing. Here are some tips to keep tabs on your children while they’re away from home: Follow them …

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Tips and Tricks: How to Make a Worship Set

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Are you a worship leader that struggles with not knowing how to create a song list, or an aspiring leader who is putting a set together for the first time? Are you leading worship for your retreat coming up and are simply unsure of where to start? Here are some things to consider when putting …