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the deceptively fancy dessert

I have a few desserts that I keep in my back pocket for unexpected gatherings: brownies, banana chip bars, and for larger groups, sugar cookie bars. Everyone needs some quick, easy, and delicious treats to turn to in a pinch. Well, today I’m sharing one of the easiest, “fanciest” desserts I keep up my sleeve: Diet […]

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the fourth annual New Year’s cake

Three years ago, I was thick in the January blues. After I took down my decorations I decided to make a cake for the new year. The next year, I bought a coral cake stand on a whim at Target at the beginning of January. Once again in the throes the holiday letdown, I saw that perfect […]

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Christmas around the house

Merry Christmas, everyone! I’ve been in the depths of Christmas sewing, and when I do surface to breathe, I usually end up watching Doctor Who with Josh instead of blogging. Or cleaning. I’ve also been loving on my Christmas decorations and listening to my favorite holiday tunes and eating all the peppermint-chocolate treats I can.   {Yellow […]

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a pie redemption

My favorite pie in all the land is chocolate. If I had to pick one dessert to have for the rest of my life, it would certainly be chocolate cream. It’s a paradox, because cake is favorite dessert category, but when it’s down to the wire my loyalties lie with chocolate cream pie every time. […]

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ushering in fall

First things first, congratulations to Jasmine–you’ve won the Threads Sewing Guide giveaway! Look for an email from me in your inbox. I hope I’ve convinced all of you that you need your own copy, so head here to buy one. Think of it as a National Sewing Month gift to yourself or something. Hello, fall, hello!! Up here in […]

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