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Beyond the Kitchen

Let It Be Sunday, 150!

Hello friends!  I swear I’ve worn tracks in the space between my kitchen counter, the oven, and the kitchen sink this week.  There’s been a lot of baking- afridge full of pies, racks full of these gingerbread marshmallows, and a…

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Let It Be Sunday, 149!

Hello dear friends! A year ago this week I was in the kitchen at the White House, making holiday cookies with Ashley and Molly and oooohhh just the White House Pastry Chef.  Exactly 1 trillion things have happened since that…

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Let It Be Sunday, 148!

Hello friends!  It’s December 3rd and we’re off to the races! Or we’re in the races.  That’s more like it… It’s December 3rd and here we are barreling towards the end of the year.   This time of year invariably has…

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Crepe Paper Poinsettia Tutorial

Hello friends! One of the most satisfying hobbies I’ve taken up this year is making paper flowers.  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll see them speckled throughout my life.  I’m playing with everything form dainty tissue paper roses to…

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Let It Be Sunday, 145!

Hello my friends! Happy Sunday!  How are you doing?  How are we doing?  How many men have told you to smile this week?  I’m at 2.  Thank you for the feedback, gentlemen.  Do me a quick favor and mind your own…

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Let It Be Sunday ,144!

Hey it’s Sunday, let’s have some cake.  Along with the extra hour that we get today as a bribe for having the deal with months of short days and Winter darkness… let’s just go ahead and eat cake too.  This…

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Let It Be Sunday, 143!

My friends!  Welcome to another Sunday. Let it be easy.  Maybe enjoy a warm bagel and sneak in some Halloween candy. Let’s just live it. Geez… ya know?   Here is our week, in parts:  •  I think this is a…

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Let It Be Sunday, 142!

Hello sweet friends! I hope this Sunday proves to be a restful cure to bleary eyes and weary backs.  That’s what I’m hoping for myself and I’ll just pass those hopes on to you.  It’s a short list today, but…

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Let It Be Sunday, 141!

Hello my friends!  These aren’t easy days, are they?  When I’m paying attention, it feels like chaos in the world.  When I’m not paying attention (aka, when I’m Watching Real Housewives of New Jersey) I feel guilty that I’m not…

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