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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: DIY Marbled Mugs

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Over the course of the twenty years we have been a conference center, we have seen many gifts given during retreats for the attending guests. We thought we would show you one of our favorites: marbled mugs! These are super easy to make and each one turns out differently so no two are completely alike! Watch …

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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 Tuesday: Paradise Pumpkin Pie

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We hope you’ve been enjoying our Tips and Tricks Tuesday series. This week, we wanted to do a Thanksgiving-themed post, so we’re sharing our Paradise Pumpkin Pie recipe. It’s by far the best pumpkin pie we’ve ever had, and we’re sure you’ll enjoy it as well. What you’ll need:  package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: How to Choose a Theme for Your Retreat

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Are you in charge of planning your ministry’s next retreat? Are you stuck with trying to figure out what theme you want your retreat to be centered around? Here are some helpful tips we’ve come up with in hopes that it’ll inspire your creativity and effectively choose a theme! Identify what type of retreat you’re …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: French Toast Mix Recipe

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This Tips and Tricks Tuesday, we’re bringing you another recipe! What goes better with a delicious coffee than breakfast? Our Head Baker, Tiffany, has mastered a fantastic French Toast Mix recipe that we’re excited to share with you! You’ll need: 2 cups eggs, cracked and scrambled ½ – ¾ cup white sugar (depending on your …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: Frequently Asked Questions

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Here at MHS, we’ve heard it all: “Are your hot springs free?” “Do I need to bring my own blankets and pillows for my retreat?” “Does your conference center have wifi?” Our staff has compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help better serve you. Here are some of them What kind of amenities …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: DIY Overflowing Cup Recipe

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This week, we’re bringing you a different Tips and Tricks Tuesday blog post – a DIY recipe of our favorite drink from our campus coffee shop, The Overflowing Cup! Their signature drink is a dirty chai latte with coconut syrup. We hope you like it as much as we do! Note: This recipe is for …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: Audio and Visual Tips

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When it comes to retreats, things pertaining to audio and visual are usually left out of the planning process. The last thing our MHS staff would ever want for you and your group is to show up for your retreat without considering technical aspects; we’re here to help you with just that! Here are four helpful …

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Tips and Tricks Tuesday: Social Media Tips

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Do you have social media that you’re planning on incorporating on your retreat? If you do, here are some tips we think will benefit your stay! Establish which forms of social media you plan on using, if any (i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) Create a hashtag and let us know what it is! We will …