Monthly Archives: December 2010

Photo & A Quote

Savor the moment. Search for a little joy, and you will find a great deal of it in unexpected places               – –  Allen Folstein With all the busy-ness of the holiday baking, shopping, wrapping, etc . . . some mornings it’s … Continue reading

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Celebrating: the spirit of Christmas

May the Christmas carols sing in our minds May eyes sparkle with light May hearts hold the star of Bethlehem that stood o’er the manger that night

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Celebrating — gifts of love

Each year Joe-Joe and I hatch a plan for a Super Secret Santa project — something crafty and fun – and secret ( for Joe, I think the ‘secret’ is the hardest part!).   This year we made bracelets with beads – round beads … Continue reading

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Celebrating – more cookies

More cookie baking done over the weekend:  Dishpan Cookies, more Chocolate Chip, Gingerbread People, and Sugar Cookies,  molded in my new Wilton pan (so easy and cute) , small cut-outs of hats, mittens & snowflakes and just look at those reindeer –( the … Continue reading

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Celebrating . . . quick bread

I took a break from all the cookie making/baking and tried a ‘new to me’ recipe: Lemon Coconut Bread, from the blog, ‘Farm Girl Fare’.    I made mine in mini-loaf pans, which are a good size for us and easy to freeze.  The … Continue reading

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Celebrating a life . . . .

I could write paragraphs about how she inspired me and how very much I admired her — but, my words would be a pale comparison to her final public words :: “You all know that I have been sustained throughout … Continue reading

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More Celebrating

Biscotti, the best friend a cup of coffee or hot cocoa ever had 3 cups all-purpose flour 3 tsp baking powder 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup butter, room temp 3 eggs 1-1/2 tsp cinnamon 1-1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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