February 2012

Braided Roasted Red Pepper Bread

February 23, 2012
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Truth. I am horrible at doing my own hair. I also haven’t gone to the salon since September so that complicates things even more. Therefore right now I essentially have two “styles.” They are messy bun and disheveled curls made via hot rollers. Kate Middleton wouldn’t be caught dead out in public with me. She’d […]

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Pear, Pistachio, and Ginger Blondies

February 16, 2012
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I was once a hoarder of books and then I got an iPad and everything changed. My love affair with tangible reading materials has faded to such an extent that I’m honestly a little shocked. You see, once upon a time I railed against the cult of ebook. I insisted that I needed “real books” […]

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Dried Cranberry Shortbread Hearts

February 9, 2012
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Well look what we have here. The obligatory heart-shaped baked good post for Valentine’s Day! Half of you are already clicking to the next blog entry in google reader and the other half are still with me. Thank you second half! There’s nothing wrong with loving pretty things, cookies, or cutting them into girlie girl […]

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Congratulations Dani!

February 8, 2012
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Congratulations Dani! You were “lucky number 20!” Thank for sharing your favorite fictional couple with us. You took me all the way back to college and my Psychology in Cinema class with your reference to Charlotte Vale and Jeremiah Duvaux Durrance in Now, Voyager! Now I really want to see it again. Good thing the DVD is available […]

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An Erin Cooks Giveaway: The Eat Boutique Be My Sweet Valentine Gift Box

February 6, 2012
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The Eat Boutique team has outdone themselves once again with the creation of yet another gorgeous holiday themed gift box full of handmade edibles. Road mapped boxes of chocolates and red roses may be all well and good but they’ve been done to death. Perhaps this year you’d like to treat the Geoffrey to your Ina, […]

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Congratulations Kimiko!

February 3, 2012
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Congratulations Kimiko! You were “lucky number 24!” Thank for sharing your favorite guilty pleasure with us. It’s a good one! I bet even Emily Thorn loves a juicy TMZ marathon. You’ll be receiving the Valentine’s Day Cookie Cube Tower from Tate’s Bake Shop in the mail shortly. PS: Don’t forget! Tate’s is also offering a special online Valentine’s Day discount. Thank you […]

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