Almond Torte and LilyBug

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“Grace and gratitude are the cornerstones of happiness.” — susan basham Happy Thanksgiving to my wonderful readers! As always, I’m grateful for much, including the challenges of this past year that have inspired my personal growth. Although it seems impossible while living it, looking in the rear-view mirror a year later always puts it in proper perspective. And that’s the …

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Bellissimo, Italia!

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“You seem different this time…as if you’re looking forward to this one more than any other trips. Why is that?” …

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No-Fail Foodie Gift Ideas….and The Brownie Recipe Revealed

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Today’s post is all about sharing the love! I’m posting several gift ideas that will delight your foodie friends and …

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Beef Bourguignon

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This recipe is my faster, modified version of Julia Child’s in Mastering the Art of French Cooking. It’s easier, and still delicious. …

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Lemon Pound Cake

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This pound cake is as easy to make as it is delicious! Mix: 1 pkg. lemon gelatin (1.4 oz.) into a …

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