Category Archives: tea party

chicken salad sandwich recipe

chicken salad sandwich

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I hate budgets. I do. Even the word, budget. Boo!

I have this idea that being on a budget is restrictive and limiting. It brings me back to childhood images of powdered milk and cutting up dryer sheets to make them last longer.

But the fact is budgets are crucial to staying read more

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strawberry jam recipe

strawberry jam

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I was sitting in my friend’s apartment in Montreal, chatting with the girls about the many bridal showers, baby showers, and other opportunities for gift giving around the corner. It’s not that we weren’t excited for all these upcoming happy occasions, read more

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chewy chocolate chip oatmeal cookies recipe

dark chocolate chunk oatmeal cookies

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The first thing I ever learned to make was chocolate chip cookies. I know this to be true, because upon enrolling in the first grade at Havelock Elementary, every time a classmate would ask me why I had not been with them in kindergarten, I would confidently answer, “I read more

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perfect shortbread recipe

shortbread fingers

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Books. Do you like books? I like books. I cannot say that I devour everything out there. The truth is my book cravings come in bouts and waves. It’s kind of like when you notice your body is lacking some vital nutrient, so you start carting Costco-size bags of mixed read more

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