Category Archives: Food

How to enjoy the week before Christmas

Recently I read a post from a “lifestyle” blogger who wrote about how to enjoy the week before Christmas.  I can’t find the post now, but there were some really good ideas about achieving a level of calm during what … Continue reading

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Random acts of brownies

For the Stamp Review Crew supper at OnStage last week, I volunteered to bring dessert.  I decided that my Chewy Chocolate Brownies would pack well and stay fresh from Monday (when I left home) to Friday. These brownies are always … Continue reading

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In honor of George

You may be surprised to know that I have a small collection of George Washington memorabilia. Vintage postcards, sheet music, souvenir plates of Mount Vernon — all these go into a Presidents’ Day display in February. Well, some years; this … Continue reading

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Vanishing Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

You’d think that after 30+ years of marriage, I would have already found the perfect oatmeal raising cookie — my husband’s favorite.  Well, I think I recently did, with this one that I found on Pinterest and brought to May stamp … Continue reading

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Candy Cane Popcorn

My sister mentioned this treat in an email last week, and I pretty much dropped what I was doing in order to make a batch.  The stampers at Sunday’s camp were pretty enthusiastic about it — what’s not to like about … Continue reading

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Back in my apron

Oh, did you think I meant my Stampin’ Up! apron?  LOL Yesterday was the day to get back to work — outside, in the kitchen, and in the studio.  I tried to keep busy to keep my mind off the … Continue reading

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TBT: Yellowware bowl

Needing to send a friend from church my recipe for Mom’s Coconut Bars, I was pawing through my stash of all-time favorite cards and ran across this one — posted six years ago! I still remember the day I took … Continue reading

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Easter brunch recipes

This year I created a special Pinterest board just for the recipes I used for our Easter brunch so I wasn’t tapping and clicking all over the place.  You can see my 2015 Easter board HERE.  Truthfully, I thought the … Continue reading

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The cookie exchange

Last night was a cookie exchange party at the home of a friend.  Thirteen of us participated — no, we didn’t have to bring a dozen for each of us!  I brought Turtle Bars, a favorite of the family.  Look … Continue reading

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Spinach Tortellini Tomato Soup

Some of you were concerned that we did not eat supper last night, since you were unable to see the soup recipe that was at the end of this morning’s post.  It is one of the aggravating aspects of technology … Continue reading

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