Monthly Archives: November 2010

8 quick updates in random order

1. Thanksgiving….It was great.  We ended up with 16 people including the little ones. The food was fabulous, and by the time everyone took a bit home we didn’t have piles of leftovers other than desserts. I went a bit overboard. … Continue reading

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The 2010 November Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Simona of briciole. She chose to challenge Daring Bakers’ to make pasta frolla for a crostata. She used her own experience as a source, as well as information from Pellegrino Artusi’s Science in the Kitchen … Continue reading

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My Backyard We are staying home today. One the roads are icy, two the boys have no school and three I need to clean and prepare for thanksgiving, though instead of doing that I am on here. Not the best … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding

For those who haven’t watched it or don’t know about, Pioneer Woman was on Throwdown with Bobby Flay. I won’t tell you how it went, they still are airing it over the weekend. It was good and the food looked … Continue reading

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Well another year has passed and the holidays are once upon us again. Now the big question is….What are you doing? This year I am hosting Thanksgiving for the first time. I’m looking forward to it, and I am sure … Continue reading

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** This is not a sponsored post. I just love them this much.** Last year I posted about Blurb. For those who don’t know and why don’t you they are a site that publishes books made by you. I started … Continue reading

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