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  • Recipes

    DIY Parchment Paper Muffin Wrappers

    Last fall, in a sudden bout of craftiness, I decided to make my own parchment paper muffin liners when I was making a batch of pumpkin chocolate chip muffins.   (The fact that this…

    December 21, 2016
  • Recipes

    Homemade Lemon Curd

    You know what we’ve never really done? Neighbor gifts. Mainly because we’ve moved so much we haven’t had a lot of neighbors. Okay, mainly because I’m too lazy. But I prefer the moving-a-lot explanation.…

    December 14, 2016
  • Main Dish Recipes

    Black Bean and Bacon Soup

    During November and December, I feel like the Internet is overrun with treat recipes (and my real life is overrun with treats as well) and what I really need is actual real food. I…

    November 30, 2016
  • Desserts Recipes

    Chocolate M&M Cookies

    A few weeks ago at dinner, Bart said, “This cold weather makes me want comfort food. Like cookies and hot chocolate.” (Keep in mind that the temperature on this day was a high of…

    November 22, 2016
  • Recipes

    Homemade Vanilla + Printable Tags

    I love a neighbor gift as much as the next person, but I’m always on the lookout for something that isn’t a plate of cookies, because by mid-December, the last thing I want is…

    November 10, 2016
  • Desserts Recipes Snacks

    Double Chocolate Muffins

    Some Fridays just call for chocolate muffins. Today is one of those Fridays. It’s been a good week, but busy and a little bit exhausting, and I’m ready to settle down with a chocolate-y…

    November 4, 2016