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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wednesday Ramblings

Keep Calm and Pray

(source) What are you counting down right now?  Countdowns are fun and one starts tomorrow!  Sarah at Baking Serendipity is counting down the days to Christmas with a Peace, Love and Joy Advent Jar.  I am so intrigued by this idea and I’ve been brainstorming since I read her...

Monday, November 28, 2011

Classic Chili

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I’ll be the first to admit to you that there isn’t really anything special about this chili recipe.  It’s (with a few adjustments) the chili that I grew up eating.  It’s comforting.  It’s part of my childhood in a bowl.  The smell of this chili simmering on the stove...

Friday, November 25, 2011

Pumpkin Loaf

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I know that the last thing that the blogosphere really needs at this point in time is another pumpkin recipe.  BUT don’t go away yet…this one is worth it.  This is bread heaven, I’m telling you.  Did you know that I didn’t even like pumpkin until two years ago? ...

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Wednesday Ramblings

Thanksgiving

(Source) I am sure that everyone is busy getting ready for tomorrow’s feasts.  We are heading to Paul’s mom and dad’s house this afternoon where we will spend the next couple of days.  Paul requested my Spiced Apple Cider Blondies so I made a double batch last night.  I...

Monday, November 21, 2011

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice | Bake Your Day

Earlier this year I posted some of my favorite make-at-home seasoning mixes.  I love at-home versions of popular store-bought items, especially when it comes to seasonings.  Usually seasoning mixes are quite pricey and very often they contain some ingredients that can be difficult to pronounce! The seasoning of the...

Friday, November 18, 2011

Mint Chocolate Brownies

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I don’t know what it is about this time of year that makes me crave mint.  It’s warm and cool at the same time and always makes me thing of the holidays.  Last week I tore into a box of Girl Scout Thin Mints and then I bought some...