Monthly Archives: November 2011


Thanksgiving in San Diego

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  HAPPY (belated) THANKSGIVING!   Early this morning, I left lovely southern California and flew home to a very rainy Seattle. I had SUCH a great vacation with my family (Brandon had to stay home to work, so I traveled … Continue reading

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Weekend in Anacortes

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  On Monday, Brandon’s grandma turns 99. Of course, we wanted to be there to help celebrate her birthday, and decided it was a great excuse to get out of town for a long weekend. Anacortes is about an hour … Continue reading

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Italian Mac-n-Cheese Bread

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  So, ever since I made that Povitica Bread – I have been thinking of other things I can roll up with a floured pillow case and bake, check out the Cinnamon Swirls.   This time I wanted to create … Continue reading

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Earl Gray Shortbread Cookies

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  I’ve been thinking a lot about shortbread recently; I don’t really know why, but I do know that I almost never make shortbread cookies but am always excited to eat them. There’s obviously a lot to love about shortbread, … Continue reading

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Artisan Free Form Boule

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  I’ve been co-habitating with my partner for over a year now, and during this time, have learned a lot of things about myself. Like, that a super cluttered house makes me feel a little crazy (I never knew this, … Continue reading

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Cure for what’s going around?

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  I woke up this morning craving cinnamon rolls.   I woke up this morning thankful my daughter, Addison,¬†was no longer throwing up!!  

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Facts about the FoodBuzz Blogger Festival

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Fact: Strudel can eat way more than Streusel (most repeated quote from the weekend, “They’re small portions Streus! Small portions!”)       Fact: Schwag makes Streusel feel special (not pictured: super awesome egg beaters from Oxo, and equally exciting … Continue reading

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Blackberry Custard Pie

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  Hi Friends.   I’ve been a non-blogger lately. A nologger. Struesel’s been carrying the blog weight, and I think we all can imagine how much I appreciate her for it. But I’m back! Back, and I brought a pie … Continue reading

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