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Tag: inspiration

looking back on 2012: my favorite recipes of the past year

January 2nd is my husband’s birthday and I hate to say it but I’m not on top of things this year. There is no cake at the ready, but that will come soon enough. He’s picked one out, I just…

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holiday baking ideas (part 2) + cute printable gift tags!

This year I took the slow boat towards Christmas and only started really thinking about holiday baking and decorating this past weekend. Friday night we put up our shiny little tinsel tree, drank a few amaretto sours and basked in…

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my favorite recipes of 2010

I’ve done recaps of my year’s most favorite recipes in 2007, 2008 and 2009 – finally the 2010 edition has arrived. I love the act of reviewing and going through a years worth of posts – it not only helps…

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my favorite recipes from 2009

I love the new year. It’s a fresh start, a clean slate. It’s a good place to be with so much open out in front of you. But it’s also nice to look back at the past year and I’m…

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holiday baking & gift ideas

If you are like me, you probably haven’t started your holiday baking yet. I’m making plans but I just need a nice chunk of time to immerse myself in butter, chocolate and flour. To get myself started, I took a…

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hello two oh oh nine: a recap of 2008′s best recipes

Today is my husband’s birthday and while I didn’t go out and make him a cake (we’ve had enough baking and sweets for a while), I do have some very delicious banana bread to share as a birthday treat. The…

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let’s call them rustic: brown butter cookies & other holiday goodies

I was super excited when I saw Gourmet’s favorite cookie guide. Cookie recipes from 1941 to 2008…amazing!!! The first cookies that really caught my eye were the brown butter cookies from 1961 and when Cornelius needed to make some cookies…

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going, going, gone…

Well, I’m off for about 10 days…hooray! While I’m off celebrating my birthday in primitive style (ie. camping), why not enjoy some old gems from my archives? All of these are from my first few months of blogging waaaay back…

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