• baking
  • zucchini muffins

    I changed the ratios a bit but the recipe is pretty close to the original. The one thing that I never do when making breads or cookies is add nuts.  No not because of nut allergies but because I just don’t like them in my baked goods. Cranberries and chocolate chips? Yes, please! I added […]

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  • april

    No this isn’t an April Fools’ Day joke. I’m really posting and since it has be awhile I thought I’d do a quick recap on what the heck I’ve been doing the last couple of months. Survived winter.  Which if you’re not familiar with the emotional roller coaster that is winter, please see 20 April […]

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  • link love

      It has been a crazy weekend filled with missing bus stops, last minute ticket purchases for Riot Fest, super fun date conversations, cold recovery, furniture building and possibly picture hanging.  What have you been doing with your weekend?  You still have a whole day!  Do something fun and not on your list. Above is […]

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  • shark week

    It’s Shark Week 2014 and if my news feed is any indication folks are pulling out all the stops to celebrate this year with shark themed treats.  Cupcakes and Cashmere shared this cupcake idea, which based on Apartment 402’s post looked like it was a pretty easy recipe to pull off.  If you’re looking for something […]

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  • link love

    All summer I have Fridays off and I kicked my first Friday off by sleeping in, making eggs in a basket and sipping coffee on my back porch. Do you have an altered work schedule for the summer months?  If so will you do anything differently with your time out of the office?   ‘The […]

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  • pretzel bread

    Until Monday night I thought I was horrible at making anything with active yeast aka bread.  I used to kill the yeast because the water I was using was too hot until the Family Consumer Science teacher explained to me that your body temp is 98 degrees, so you want to barely feel any heat from […]

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  • no bake pie

      It’s been heating up fast this Summer and if you’re like me you aren’t willing to give up your baked goods but don’t want to deal with the additional heat of the oven.  So, I gave a the No Bake French Silk Pie recipe posted on A Cup of Jo last month.  It was easy […]

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  • the chocolate chip cookie day

    Today is national chocolate chip cookie day!  Yes, I know they have a day for everything but let’s take a moment to remember the person who makes your favorite chocolate chip cookie or the person who taught you how to bake the perfect chocolate chip cookie.  For me it would be my Grandma Mary and […]

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  • link love

      Things that have caught my eye this week and have made it to my to-do list and pintrest board. S’More Cake Cabin Pillow Chocolate Guinness Waffles Makers Gonna Make Beautiful Baby Quilt, look at PurlBee for Blanket and Quilt Patterns Personalized Zodiac Constellation Print Baby Booties Pattern