Monthly Archives: December 2006

the final skirt of 2006

It’s hard to believe 2006 is over, but, well, maybe it’s not so hard to believe, since I just realized the other day that I have been thinking it’s 2007 for several months now. I’m hoping that is a good … Continue reading

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feeling edgy

Hey folks! I seem to have caught the cold that every other resident of Portland has had. Maybe I should find that comforting? Anyway, Action Hero Melissa gave me this great baking pan called the Baker’s Edge. You know how … Continue reading

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hot dog!

Not much going on around here.

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bustin’ out

I know it seems like I don’t knit or sew anymore. It sure seems that way to me! Well, I actually sewed a skirt recently. I may have been inspired by a little accident I had last week–my car drove … Continue reading

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christmas chucky

Hope everyone had a nice Christmas! Ours was low key, and not much went on except for the cooking of the turducken. The butcher told me it would take 8-10 hours to cook, but in reality it only took 4 … Continue reading

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nothing says Happy Holidays like free coffee

Hope everyone’s holiday preparations are going smoothly! This morning I picked up our turducken, so it will be a grand adventure on Christmas when I try cooking the thing. The butcher informed me it will take about 8-10 hours to … Continue reading

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bake on it

Hey, thanks for sharing all your chocolate-eating rules! I notice there are few households that allow the bite-and-drop method, and I suppose that is a good thing. I’ll let you know when/if the article is posted at Candy Addict! There’s … Continue reading

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and the rules are …

So did I mention that I’m one of the new writers over at Candy Addict? Can you believe it? I now have a LEGITIMATE reason for buying and eating as much candy as possible. Anyway, I need your help with … Continue reading

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lazy weekend

I didn’t do much over the weekend. Did you? I hope you were more productive than me. I just kind of sat around, did a wee bit of sewing, a wee bit of baking, a wee bit of reading. It … Continue reading

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trick cake

I recently got a copy of the Good Home Cookbook. It is full of homey, classic recipes, like Yankee Pot Roast, Franks and Beans, Ham and Noodle Casserole, Apple Dumplings, and Mexican Wedding Cakes. Of course, the first thing I … Continue reading

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