Attention! Attention! GIVE-AWAY!!!

November 20, 2008
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THE MAX AND ELLIE GIVE-AWAY WINNER IS…NICOLE RADKE!!! Congrats Nicole. Please let me know which of the two prizes you would like. And to everyone who played our little game–all 8 of you :)–a big, big thank you. If you

Crafting for a Cause

November 11, 2008
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I’ve been quite addicted to sewing lately. Appliqued onesies, aprons, felt projects, festive pillowcases, Trick-or-Treating bags my child later refused to use..you name it, I want to sew it! So I was really excited when I found an easy, rewarding

Martha’s Chocolate Cupcakes

November 8, 2008
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We had an exciting election and a family birthday this week, so I made chocolate cupcakes to celebrate. As soon as I decided on cupcakes, I knew exactly which recipe I wanted to make. I hadn’t actually seen it in

The-Best-I’ve-Ever-Had Chunky Applesauce

October 30, 2008
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We’ve got apples coming out our ears right now. Some are from our ridiculously productive dwarf 4-way apple. Some are from the farmer’s market. The best-tasting ones are actually from an orchard our friends gleaned! I was planning on canning

October Daring Baker’s Challenge: Pizza

October 28, 2008
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Yes, the picture is a recycled one from earlier in the year. It gets dark too early to get good pictures now. I love homemade pizza, so I was decently excited about this month’s Daring Baker’s Challenge. Not super excited,

Easy Sugar Cookies

October 20, 2008
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Last Valentine’s Day I decided that I had HAD it with traditional sugar cookie recipes. I love how they taste, but I just can’t stand setting aside an entire day to see them through from start to finish. The mixing,

Autumn + Baby Shower = Heaven!

October 11, 2008
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My dear friend Marcelle is expecting a baby next month, and I had the honor and pleasure of throwing a baby shower for her this weekend. Now, spring may seem like the ideal time for a baby shower: soft colors,