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Whiskey-Pecan Toffee

A yummy recipe to share.  So good, great for gift-giving or just to eat! Stolen from Daydreamer Desserts. Her pics are awesome! I confess that these were the last few pieces remaining from a few batches this year. Whiskey – … Continue reading

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A Homemade Christmas

Well, I have been less than stellar at keeping up with posting, but I have a few ideas to share.  First, goodies for my colleagues and secretaries at school.  White Trash of course, another name coined…Christmas Crack.  See a previous … Continue reading

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Go Boston

Boston is a great city, rich with history and culture. We spent 5 nights in the Boston area in mid August with my mom and nephew.  We bought Go Boston cards which gave us admission to 56 attractions…we did not … Continue reading

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Pecan Bar Bliss

I have made these bars only a few times, enough time to adjust the recipe and make it my own!  I got my inspiration from Pinterest and this blogger, She prefers a thinner, crispier square. I like my filling … Continue reading

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Healthy Fare

I am trying very hard to eat healthier this summer and exercise more regularly..other than walking my ‘sometimes I don’t want to walk’ dog to the park. Fish, we should eat more fish. Kale, it’s a superfood! Here is what … Continue reading

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Dessert Cups

I have wanted to try these for a long while…I keep seeing yummy versions popping up on Pinterest. With friends coming for dinner, Alex and I tackled this new idea. Some recipes suggest turning a muffin tin upside down and … Continue reading

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Sunday Bliss

Love a Sunday afternoon when you have time to make bread from scratch…or make some yummy appetizers…make a blog post…love Sundays! Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Jalapenos No formal recipe…we made it up!  Mix cream cheese and shredded cheddar cheese. Cut jalapenos … Continue reading

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It’s been a while…

Well, I have no excuse other than life is busy! I have done a lot of card making in the last couple of months. I made all of my Christmas cards and I made a lot of cards for a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Alex

This is the first year that Alex didn’t have a kid party, so I wanted to make her cake special, more adult. I had wanted to make a Rose Cake. I used the tutorial from the iambaker blog. She is … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks to Great Pastry

I have mentioned that I would do a pastry post…so here it is! If you are vegetarian or cooking for one…follow same recipe with Crisco shortening. Tenderflake Pastry 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 lb tenderflake lard … Continue reading

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