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Winter Respite and More Baking

Goodness, we had the most extraordinarily lovely weekend. It was probably 60 degrees. I did not wear my winter coat on any of the myriad errands I ran. The air smelled that way it smells when it warms up after … Continue reading

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Decorating, Baking, and Gardening

This weekend, I got my little potted tree out. Last weekend, I dug out the decorations I was willing to deal with this year, so things were ready for it. I hung some garland on a couple windows and some … Continue reading

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Pause. Exhale. Ahhh…

I have to say I spent a delightful weekend. What made it delightful? I don’t know. I felt a certain freedom from obligation. I had no social events scheduled and I had managed to get some things done that had … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd: A Half Pint of Sunshine

We have a winter storm warning, which in Virginia (go ahead and laugh you folks in New England and the upper Midwest) means 4-8 inches of snow. So it’s a good day to stay in, especially given the recent arctic … Continue reading

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