Category Archives: Holiday

Cannoli Cake

This is an easy, no bake dessert using a store bought pound cake, but if you’re like me, you’ll bake Elvis’ favorite pound cake found here.

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Happy Easter!

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Bow Tie for Easter

It’s our tradition that I craft a bow tie for the boy for Easter. This is this year’s model! The how-to can be found here.

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Happy Birthday Lloyd!

Today is Lloyd’s birthday, and preparations have been underway. Every year he requests pulled pork sandwiches, Aunt Pat’s coleslaw, and Lay’s Wavy Chips for dinner. And there’s cake – this year, a vanilla three layer cake made with buttermilk and … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

This year’s Valentine for my Joe, the cream in my coffee and the jelly in my donut!

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Love Letters

This is the brainchild of Diane Morrisey, ain’t Instagram grand? I saw them on her feed, and they were so adorable, I just had to make them!

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We found out this morning that our friend Bill’s dog died. Ginger was a guest at many of our Thanksgiving dinners. She kept me company in the kitchen and guarded the oven until the turkey was done. Godspeed sweetheart.

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Merry Christmas!

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Holiday Cookies

I’ve been stockpiling cookie dough in my freezer to wait for a quiet day to bake. That day was yesterday – rough estimate, I baked about fifteen dozen cookies! One of my favorites are the sprinkle cookies, they’re like the … Continue reading

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Mid-Century Modern Ornaments

I bought a pink Christmas tree this weekend, something I’ve wanted for a long time. While out shopping in an antique store, I found these Mid-Century Modern ornaments, perfect for the new tree!

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Happy Birthday Joe!

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Happy Halloween!

The Toothy Burlap Horror Show – this year’s creature is sort of a lamprey eel crossed with a giant leech. Night time shots to follow!

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Urban Pumpkin Patch

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Jack O’Lantern

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