• baking
  • 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

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  • Dutch Oven Bread

      I feel like a broken record but I don’t think this Winter is ever going to end and it seems that I’m coping by baking bread and ingesting as many carbohydrates and dark chocolate as possible.     I have been using the New York Times No Knead Bread recipe (pictured above) and yesterday I […]

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  • neutella day

      So if you haven’t noticed, I have been tinkering around in my blog for the last few months because I was trying to get some of the bugs, like setting up a publish time and photo formatting working.  While I haven’t gotten everything figured out, I decided it was time to get posing again […]

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  • carrot cake

      Did you know today was National Carrot Cake Day?  I didn’t either but I can get behind this random holiday, especially because I have about 4 pounds of carrots in my refrigerator. There are a lot of great recipes around the blogs for carrot cake but I am a huge fan of Carrot Cake […]

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  • gift wrapping

    Who knew gift wrapping could be so fun?     Also, did you know that this is Computer Science Education week and Hour of Code?  It is a weeklong event that encourages students to become active in the computer programing world and start to write code.  There are lots of tutorials on the website and […]

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  • crochet candy

      When I was knitting elephant this Summer I made myself crochet the lining to the ears instead of doing the knit around. It was frustrating but now that I’ve spotted this Whit’s Knits Crochet Candy Ornaments pattern I think it may have been worth every frustrating moment to be able to possibly make a […]