Tag Archives: baking

Simple Sunday – Playing with Fire and Cooking Quotes

Alright I will be totally up front with you all – the quotes and the pictures in today’s post have nothing to do with each other.  But whatever.  I do what I do. Yesterday morning we made waffles at Cody’s … Continue reading

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Tears for Connecticut

It started with a text. Husband:  Good god…give Carter an extra hug for me…wish it was 3:30… (we are meeting with Cody’s teacher and OT at the school today at 3:30.) I did not understand and said so.  I had … Continue reading

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Mini Math Muffins

This year not only did I sign up to be one of the room moms in Cody’s classroom (something I vowed I would not do again) but I also signed up to help out with the school’s largest fundraiser, XtraMath.  … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Friends & Pie

Yesterday was our first Annual Summer Pie Day.  After breakfast we grabbed some buckets and bowls and walked to our neighborhood blackberry patch, a place the boys have coined Blackberry Alley Instead of saying stop picking in reference to his … Continue reading

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Summer Pie Day

We have celebrated National Pie Day, which falls on January 23rd, for the past two or three years ever since I learned of it’s existence.  Every year my pie enthusiast friends and I lament that the holiday falls during a … Continue reading

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Mmmmm, Pie…

“The pie is an English institution which, planted on American soil, forthwith ran rampant and burst forth into an untold variety of genera and species.” ~Harriet Beecher Stowe~ Yesterday, January 23rd, was National Pie Day.  Created by the American Pie … Continue reading

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My Attempt at Gourmet Baking

I am a nervous cook. I read and reread a recipe ad nauseum.  I set out the required ingredients before I start.  I am more that a bit compulsive.  Seriously people, I was well into my 20s before I stopped … Continue reading

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Mini Muffins & How I Will Never Feel the Same About Gak.

Several weeks ago I attended a meeting at Cody’s school. In attendance were two kindergarten teachers, the three other room moms, and various parents all there to organize the classroom Halloween party. Cody’s classroom shares one of those accordion type walls … Continue reading

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And the Winner is…

I entered a give away contest several days ago on Love From The Oven, a blog I regularly drool over, and got notified today that I won.  I will be receiving three bags of whole wheat dark chocolate chip cookies … Continue reading

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