Gluten-Free Blueberry Cobbler and Something I Learned about my Husband

Well, friends, it's been a while since I've posted anything for you to sink your teeth into here at Posed Perfection...it's been awhile since I've posted anything really. I'm not sure what's going on with this summer, but all this busyness is wreaking havoc on my creativity and posting abilities. Are you feeling the same way at your house? Well, instead of brooding about it, I made this Gluten-Free Blueberry Cobbler and decided to share it with you today.
I know I just posted my Perfect Peach Cobbler recipe not too long ago, but as I said back then, cobbler is where it's at in the summertime. Fresh fruit topped with a buttery crust and ice cream...there's nothing better. So, recently I had purchased some blueberries for muffins and yogurt parfaits. My daughter had stayed the night at our friends' house and came home raving about Mrs. Nicole's Blueberry Cobbler. To which I replied, "I didn't think you liked cobbler." "Mom, you've got to get her recipe. It's gluten-free and it's ah-mazing!" she exclaimed. So, I quickly texted my friend and she told me she had used the Pioneer Woman's Blackberry Cobbler recipe from her first cookbook... only she had made some changes. And then I made some changes from hers...
Here's what you need: Gluten-Free Flour Mix, baking powder, milk, sugar, butter, vanilla and blueberries
This cobbler was sensational! As I read through the ingredients, I realized it was quite similar to my Perfect Peach Cobbler recipe. All I needed to do was replace the flour with a GF version and tweak a few measurements.
Gluten-Free Blueberry Cobbler (adapted from Pioneer Woman's Blackberry Cobbler #1)

1 stick of butter, melted
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 cup Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour mix
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup milk
1/2 tsp. vanilla (optional)
2 cups fresh blueberries (or any other kind of berries/fruit), washed and patted dry

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 3-quart baking dish with butter.  Whisk together flour, 1 cup sugar, and baking powder. Stir in milk, vanilla and then the melted butter. Pour into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the blueberries evenly over the batter. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup sugar over the blueberries. Bake for 55-60 minutes, or until golden. Top each serving with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
I realized three very important things in making this cobbler.

1. I don't miss the gluten, when I've got butter and sugar ;-)
2. My husband actually loves blueberry cobbler. All this time I thought he hated cooked fruit. It turns out I was just baking up the wrong kind of fruit.
3. I love the Pioneer Woman and wish I were her neighbor...or her houseguest.

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Food for the Soul ~ James 1:12

We have been going through the book of James recently at church. What a wonderful book of insight and practical applications! We have also endured a few trials this summer. While I doubt that anyone would actually enjoy testing or difficult circumstances, I can honestly say that I have a new appreciation for them.
I have seen first hand how faith grows through difficult times. But more than that, the trials have given us perfect teachable moments with our kiddos that might not have had the same impact had we not walked through the fire together.  I encourage you, if you are in the middle of a trial, to persevere.  Don't waste your time asking, "Why me?" Instead, seek to find a purpose in it that glorifies God in the middle of it. Sometimes it doesn't make any sense at all and you may not know how the Lord will use it in your life. During these times, trust the Father. His every purpose is for your good and His glory. Praying you remain steadfast in your faith this week!
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Creative Ways Link Party #11 and Features

Are there any party animals out there? Well, you've come to the right place! It's time for the Creative Ways Link Party #11 and the features from last week's party too! Have you had a good week? I've said it before and I'll say it again...this summer is speeding along at a pace I'm not entirely comfortable with. Can you believe August is just a couple of weeks away? Eeek!
As I type away at the computer, I'm listening to my daughter practice her lines for the musical our church is putting on at the end of this week's Musicamp. A few weeks ago it seemed like Musicamp was so far out into the summer, and yet here it is. Between driving the kiddos to and from the camp, other activities and a little bit of working with my husband, I have not had time to get any blog posts done for you all. I had no intention of taking time off during the summer, but life has got the best of me. I hope to get back to a more regular posting schedule soon. Thanks for being such sweet, loyal readers! You seriously make my heart smile when I read your kind comments. I have been enjoying all the wonderful posts you've been linking up at the parties too. This week was chock full of wonderful summer inspiration. Here were a few of the posts that caught my eye:
Clockwise from Top Left
Summer is Here Brunch by Lamberts Lately
(All of the recipes Leslie put into this post look amazing! I love how pretty the fruit pizza is.)
New Patio Chairs and a Fun Pillow by Zu Haus at Home
(Moni showed us how easy it is to add a little pizzazz to an otherwise plain pillow. Love the dots!)
Cherry Upside Down Cake with Almond Whipped Cream by Love Bakes Good Cakes
(Jamie never ceases to amaze me. This Cherry Upside Down Cake was worth the wait!)
Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookie Brownies by Swanky Recipes
(Oatmeal and Chocolate are the perfect complements to each other in this dessert that combines two of my loves...brownies and cookies!)
Corn on the Cob Cake by The Painted Apron
(This cake is so stinking clever! Such great attention to detail...especially those little "butter pats".)
French Inspired Piano Bench Makeover by My Love 2 Create
(This is truly an ugly duckling to beautiful swan transformation. Don't take my word for it. Go see for yourself.)

If you missed seeing any of these great posts last week, follow the links and go check them out. You will not be disappointed. 

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    Food for the Soul ~ Ephesians 4:2

    Well, we picked up our son yesterday after he'd been away at church camp for a week. It was his first time away from home when he wasn't staying with family. We missed him terribly and are so happy to have him home safe and sound. 
    As you may already know, we are a homeschooling family. So, we are together A LOT. Sometimes all that "togetherness" can cause friction...okay...screaming, slamming doors and crying. Add that to the fact that both kids are entering those lovely years of changes and we've got quite the atmosphere for sibling squabbles. Ephesians 4:2 will be a verse that we will become well acquainted with this year. I often talk with the kids about being patient with one another, but I don't think I've ever focused on the first part of the verse where it says to "be completely humble." It makes perfect sense. If your heart attitude is one of humility, being patient should be the natural response to less than desirable behaviors. Praying your week is filled with peace and beauty!
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    Creative Ways Link Party #10 and Features

    Here we are! Another week has passed and it's time for this week's Creative Ways Link Party! I don't know about you, but I feel like the summer is flying by and I'm still trying to hitch a ride with it. Looking into this month packed with camps for the kiddos, I can hardly believe how quickly August will be here. As I type this, my oldest is midway through his first weeklong away-from-home camp. It's amazing how fast the time goes. I had better get cracking on my summer bucket list. Wait, is it too late to make a summer bucket list? ;-)
    I'm so glad you've stopped by to party with us all tonight! You've been so generous in sharing spectacular recipes, projects and ideas! Thanks for all the inspiration you bring each week! Here were some of the awesome posts that caught my eye from last week's party:
    Clockwise from Top Left

    Chunky Chicken Salad by To Work with My Hands
    (I love that this version has different flavors than traditional chicken salad recipes.)
    DIY Play Kitchen by Refresh Living
    (Great repurposing of an outdated piece of furniture! What little kid wouldn't love whipping up something in this adorable kitchen?!?)
    (Hard to believe this gorgeous cake starts with a mix! I can't wait to try this.)
    Rustic Ampersand Symbol by Her Tool Belt
    (Rustic meets modern in this awesome bookcase accessory! Love that pop of coral!)
    (This creamy, dreamy pie just screams summer to me!)
    Paper Flower Bouquet by Lazy Mom's
    (Is this just not the sweetest thing? I can totally see my little crafter making up a bunch of these.)
    Water Coloring Technique with World of Dreams by Stamping on the Back Porch
    (I adore this watercolor technique! What a fun way to add color to your cards!)

    If you didn't get a chance to see these great projects, follow the links to check them out first hand! Alright, let's get to this week's party!

    Link Party Guidelines
    • Please link up to 3 of your family-friendly DIY Projects, Crafts or Recipes...your Creative Ways
    • Please link to a specific post on your blog, not just your home page.
    • Please do not link up Etsy shops or giveaways
    • Please follow Posed Perfection by clicking on one of my pretty, colorful buttons on the sidebar, and let me know so I can follow you back.
    • I'd love for you to add the party button to your post, a visible link back on your post, or a link on a party page. We want your creative friends to join us too!
    • Be sure to visit at least 2 links and leave some comment love. 
    • By linking up to this party, your are giving authorization for your projects/recipes to be featured with a photo and a link back to your blog.
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      I've gotten a few messages that you aren't getting notifications of my new posts.  I would love for you to start following me on BlogLovin' to ensure you get the latest posts. You'll get an email every day with updates from all the blogs you follow on BlogLovin'. I would hate for you to be missing out on fun new content all because of technology issues. I can't wait to see all your Creative Ways!
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