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Semi Homemade Almond Breakfast Pastries

Semi Homemade Almond Breakfast Pastries

Who loves waking up to warm fresh pastries each morning? I do! Who likes to get out of bed early on a cold winter morning to make said pastries? Not me. My sister came down to visit and I wanted to make something fun for […]

{Book Review} The Joy Luck Club

{Book Review} The Joy Luck Club

  Sometimes when I’m reading a book for review I end up concentrating too hard and not sitting back and enjoying the actual book enough. For this month’s book club I didn’t “think” too much while reading and didn’t bookmark any special passages. Same as […]

Green Tea and Lemon Swirl Loaf

Green Tea and Lemon Swirl Loaf

Green Tea and Lemon Loaf

My light lemon and tea scented loaf cake turned out to be a big hit with my husband. He’s a meat and potatoes kind of guy so I was a little surprised, but then again he’ll eat nearly anything I put in front of him. I’m pretty lucky that he’s adventurous to try new ingredients and flavors. This is a great after Thanksgiving loaf. If you’re feeling overloaded with turkey leftovers the gentle and delicate flavors of this loaf are perfect.
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French Vanilla & Sea Salt S’mores

French Vanilla & Sea Salt S’mores

I hope everyone had a delicious and relaxing Thanksgiving weekend. We had a really great time at my sister’s house. She’s definitely a better cook than I am. She made the entire Thanksgiving meal from scratch. Cranberry sauce, yeasted rolls and the stuffing (even the […]

Pumpkin Spice M&M Cookies

Pumpkin Spice M&M Cookies

I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Hard to believe that this is the first time I’ll be having Thanksgiving on American soil since 2000. I was a junior in high school that year and just got my learners permit. That makes me feel […]