Tag Archives: chocolate

Tangled Christmas Lights and After Eight Cookies for the Holidays

I spend time looking at words. I spend time underlining certain words. I spend time remembering sets of words. I do this because I love when words come together to speak a complex truth in a simple way. I love … Continue reading

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Conjuring Up… Spider Webs on Cupcakes

A darling pink bug with a lolli-pop. She came a-calling. A sweet police officer with a badge, a bucket and his grandparents. He came too. There was also a dragon, a panda, the entire cast of Star Wars and little Miss … Continue reading

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The little things… like chocolate mice

Not all the things that make life feel alive are the big things. Often they are the in between bits, the extras that rarely star in our life-tales, but I think can be the pixie dust that sparks the flights that do. There are the little things that … Continue reading

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Indulging in a grown-up ice cream cake

Guilty pleasures: the things you love but do not like to admit you love, feel too refined to love, feel too informed to love. This is for you… ladies who read People magazine in the check out aisle because “you’re bored,” but may just … Continue reading

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For my man… twix bars made at home

Every year, to celebrate my husband’s birthday we have a party in our back yard. It is our summer thing. Every year, I sort of work to make this party my gift to him. I cook, bake, chop, chill, marinate, clean, decorate and … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Sugar Cookie Heroes Swoop in to Save the Day

It didn’t start out as a hangover-cure-cookie, it just worked out that way. To understand how it came to be said cure, here are the pieces of Friday night: a birthday party… a cookie gift… a campfire… a bottle of wine, … Continue reading

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Suit up for a chilled hazelnut chocolate tart

Suits. It is clever. It is amusing. It is sexy. It is summer guilty pleasure television at it its finest. In case you are wondering what it is all about, here’s the low down… Harvey: charming-slickster-law-shark who says things like “I’m against … Continue reading

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