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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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  • banana stand

    I planed to publish this post on Monday but due to travel brain I forgot, but it is too good not to share!   “There’s always money in the banana stand.”  Oh man, that may be my favorite Arrested Development quote.  And in honor of the shows return I thought I would share a few […]

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  • gluten-free dessert

    Recently a few friends and family members have gone gluten-free and even dairy-free. This is pretty devastating news to the person who loves to feed folks mac and cheese and baked goods that use at least six different types of dairy products and a cup or more of flour. But then I started looking at […]

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  • things that begin with “b”

    Birthday cake fudge and blueberry muffins, one baby mitten and legwarmer-I intend to make the pair for both of them tonight-were all made this weekend.  Recipes are below and I hope you all had a great weekend. Blueberry Muffins from My Father’s Daughter, yes the cookbook by Gwyneth Paltrow 8 Tablespoons 1 stick unsalted, melted […]

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  • candy bars

    I saw this photo on A Cup of Jo (via GtheGentleman) and it gave me the idea to see how many candy bars I could find recipes for. Here’s what I found. Snickers   Butterfingers   Almond Joy   Pay Day   Babe Ruth    Milky Way Tart    Rolo Cookies    I couldn’t  identify some of the bars, […]