November 2010

monogrammed tote bag

by amy 30 November 2010

some of you know that we spent thanksgiving week in lovely seaside, florida, where we had perfect weather, sunny skies, gorgeous sunsets, + fantastic food + wine. i had been wanting to make myself a monogrammed tote (based on an idea from woman’s day) + this trip to the beach was the perfect excuse for [...]

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chocolate-covered bacon

by amy 29 November 2010

BACON! it’s everywhere. no longer limited to breakfast, it’s showing up in desserts, infused cocktails, even soda (ick). while i hate to jump on the bandwagon, i must admit that i, too, adore bacon. in fact, bacon was the food that undid my seven years of vegetarianism, so it holds a special place in my [...]

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happy thanksgiving!

by amy 25 November 2010

well folks, there you have it — my first video on the blog. admittedly, i have a way to go before i perfect the art of video-making. in the future, i should probably have a glass of wine before taping a video, which will hopefully help me loosen up a bit, smile more, + resist [...]

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pumpkin spice latte

by amy 24 November 2010

happy early thanksgiving, all!  i know that many of you are spending today preparing for thanksgiving, whether you’re hosting 40 people for dinner, or just your immediate family. i have a bunch of wonderful recipes, cocktails, + crafts all ready to post, but i didn’t want anyone to miss out on seeing them in the [...]

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peanut butter buckeyes

by amy 23 November 2010

buckeyes differ from traditional chocolate-dipped peanut butter balls in that a bit of the peanut butter center is left undipped, so the candy resembles the buckeye tree nut. while i love buckeyes, sometimes i find them a bit heavy, so i altered the recipe to add rice krispies to the peanut butter center. this way, [...]

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