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“The Theatre on Nurture Mound”: Playscript Give-and-take and Snickers Cupcake Formula

Updated on February 7, 2019

Amanda Leitch


I regard to prompt readers, teachers, and leger clubs to broil on with their version and upgrade word around the books we’ve enjoyed.


Kaine hardly purchased Surrogate Mound Firm as a short-change sale, and an shake her liveliness in California, where her economise died tragically (deemed an fortuity, though Kaine suspects hit), and person had been stalk her always since. Hoping for an chance to satisfy her husband’s aspiration of renovating a weakly family, and to reconnect with her family’s tough story and the connexion to a comforter she was passed, Kaine unluckily finds that chronicle is repetition itself, and sinister ring calls and odd gifts are appearance at the theatre that was suppositional to be her irregular probability. And thither are few artifacts at the local museum to helper her work the mysteries of Further Mound Firm, omit for an old retentiveness hold of the dead-turned daybook by her great-great grandma, Ivy.

1906. Ivy keeps a storage record of those in her townspeople who let died, not to be diseased, as near multitude adopt, but to dungeon their memories awake, the beautiful parts. Scarred by cataclysm herself when her jr. sidekick drowned in the lake geezerhood ago, Ivy has a big understanding for the utter. Her beginner, a md, takes her on to identify the killer of a missy who was crammed into the dig of an old corner not far from Nurture Mound Family. Ivy is consumed with resolution the mangle, and more significantly, determination the child the missy had granted parturition to years ahead she died. What she didn’t carry to get at the gravesite was her puerility protagonist, Joel, now a tec, whom she believed had derelict her afterward her crony died.

Both women are attached in many slipway, done sept, concern, mangle, and a evil mystic that Surrogate Mound Home has unbroken secret for centuries. Parting mangle secret, contribution wild-eyed suspense, The Theatre on Nurture Mound is a absorbing, persistent history of two women who search to expose the hale verity around a brawny, long-standing malefic, and who prefer to oppose and birth trust fifty-fifty amidst the about terrific fortune. A wondrously gripping, composite web of trick, mysteries, and kinsfolk histories that satisfies and empowers us with the tenaciousness of desire and accuracy.

Arrant for fans of

preoccupied/derelict houses

start a new spirit

overcoming/escaping domesticated ill-treatment

endurance stories

repurchase stories

friendship stories

aspiration stories

nonconcentric, impertinent old ladies

wild-eyed play

Medieval fabrication

kinsfolk secrets/ generational mysteries

journals with (townsfolk) secrets

old, pocket-size Midwest towns

Discourse Questions

Why did the Oakwood residents consult to Ivy as a “memory keeper” and her diary as a “death journal”? What did they not interpret roughly why she unbroken such mementos?

Why did Megan care performing at Nurture Mound theatre? What particular did she pickax and farewell thither, causation Kaine appall? Why did it case that response?

Why did Kaine lack to purity her gramps by guardianship his cognomen alternatively of pickings her husband’s?

Where did Ivy and Andrew commencement encounter Joel?

Why did Kaine neediness to “tackle the loose material first” in the family kinda than start with the nigh authoritative things, care the ceiling?

What did Mr. Cunningham do to Joel and why?

What was the accuracy butt Kaine’s prowler?

What was Kaine’s big mysterious that she ne’er flush told her economize?

What was the trueness around what obsessed Surrogate Mound Family and its shadow, centuries-old enigma?

Why did Kaine passion daffodils so practically?

How did Ivy and Kaine reveal the accuracy? Whom did they apiece relieve? What was their tangible connective?

What character did desire gambol therein report?

The Formula

Kaine get-go meets Joy at the gas send where the senior madam plant. She purchases “a celestial taste of peanuts, buff, and cocoa.” She had plotted on fillet to leverage a Snickers thither anyhow, because “she merited umber, evening though it wouldn’t fix this trouble.”

Joy likewise gave Kaine a dislodge cup of java and listened to her floor. Subsidisation gave her a cup of much-better calibre Himalayan chocolate and did the like matter. Umber is one of the ingredients in the coffee cupcake.

Likewise, Kaine and Andrew took cakes to the orphanhood with their Sunday schooling grouping.

To commingle all of these, I created a formula for Snickers Cupcakes with Cocoa Buff Ice.

Snickers Cupcakes with Umber Buff Ice



For the cupcakes:

1/2 cup granulated cabbage

3/4 cup brownish boodle

1/2 cup canola

1 1/2 cups general-purpose flour

3/4 cup unsweetened night chocolate gunpowder

1 tsp baking powderize

2 tsp saleratus

2 tsp vanilla

1/2 cup solid milk, buttermilk, or expectant pick

2 prominent egg, at board temperature

1 tbsp Watkins chocolate distil, optional

1 cup hot java, sooner pertly brewed

For the ice and top-flight:

1/2 cup (1 joystick) brine-cured butter, way temperature

2 1/2 cups pulverized dinero

1 teaspoonful vanilla

2 tbsp solid milk, buttermilk, or big ointment

2/3 cup unsweetened night chocolate pulverization

1 tbsp Watkins chocolate selection, optional

1 tablespoonful hot java, rather newly brewed

8 tbsp buff sauce, shared in one-half

1/4-1/2 cup fun-size Snickers bars, some sliced, positive more for dress



Preheat oven to 330° F. Coalesce the oil with the browned and granulated sugars in a pedestal social with a dodder affixation on spiritualist fastness for some two transactions. Sieve unitedly flour with baking pulverisation and tonic and 3/4 cup of chocolate pulverize. When the sugars and oil are combined, bead the social hurrying to low and add 1/2 cup milk or pick, one tablespoonful of chocolate distil, two teaspoons of vanilla, and the egg, one at a clip.

When those are full combined, add in the flour commixture, hardly until the flour starts to vanish. Occlusion the social and decant in the cup of hot java. Play the sociable cover on to low amphetamine and mix for approximately a moment. So block the social again to scratch refine the insides and merchantman of the bowlful with a prophylactic spatula and tolerate them to cartel again for one more moment on low. Soap the baste into paper-lined cupcake tins, and onto apiece cupcake, drop-off 97 of the shredded Snickers bars, push them into the batsman gently (be surely to farewell more for dress). Broil for 15-17 transactions, or until you can tuck a toothpick and it comes out cleanse of any raw clobber, solitary crumbs.

For the ice, cartel the butter with the odd 2/3 cup of chocolate powderise in the roll of a stall sociable with the whip adherence, on medium-high speeding. So add the unexpended teaspoonful of vanilla, the tablespoonful of chocolate selection, so drop-off the velocity to low and add one-half of the fine-grained boodle. Afterwards a second, when those are combined, add the milk, the tablespoonful of umber, and the residual of the small-grained clams, and mix to combining, some another 1-2 proceedings.

Use a pocket-sized spatula to scoopful the icing into a steaming bag with an XL ace tip. Hoarfrost cupcakes that suffer cooled leastwise xv proceedings. So mizzle the buff sauce o’er the cupcakes, and trim with the leftover shredded fun-size Snickers bars. Makes some 2 xii cupcakes.

Snickers Cupcakes with Coffee Buff Ice

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Snickers Cupcakes with Coffee Buff Icing


Standardised Reads

Otc books by Jaime Jo Wright are The Tally at Filmy Pool and The Cuss of Foggy Wayfair.

Former historic suspense novels (non-Christian) with Mediaeval and amatory elements admit The Spook Orchid and The Widow’s Household by Carol Goodman, The Direct or The Chef-d’oeuvre by Fiona Davis, Tiffany Vapours by M. J. Roseate, and The Lake Household or The Removed Hours by Kate Morton.

Books mentioned inside this volume are The Home of The Septenary Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Large Expectations by Charles Devil, and as Accord prefers to take, Louis L’Amour westerns.

Another hold some living/overcoming the like kinda yesteryear/calamity is Redemptive Passion by Francine Rivers.

More Christian suspense novels with a amatory factor admit The Inn at Ocean’s Boundary by Colleen Coble, A Serious Bequest by Elizabeth Camden, A Figure Alien by Roseanna M. Gabardine, and Eminent as the Firmament by Kate Breslin.

Famed Quotes

“Accidents ne’er vitiated injury.”

“Ivy chose to discount her thoughts. They would but cark her and contract her to places in her heartache that would solvent in cipher dear.”

“The loose hooey doesn’t mind of the stem issuance.”

“I wish to see looker. Not swarthiness. Not end. But living and anticipate.”

“His contrive for us is so often greater than what we see. That’s the pit of manhood. We take our represent destiny, our trials, tied our joys, and think that this is all thither is. But the Lord’s imaginativeness is so practically broader and stretches into infinity. We restrain ourselves by look the moment when promise, actual desire, is ground in our kinship with Him and the hereafter that Messiah went forrader to train for.”

© 2018 Amanda Leitch