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Picture Books about Snow

For the last few months we’ve been checking our library books out in batches on a theme. It has been fun to read several different books each week on a certain topic of choice. Lately, that topic has been SNOW. About a month ago snow was regularly appearing in our forecast for several weeks. We …

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christmas book bingo activity

Christmas Book Bingo

I found an adorable printable for Christmas Bingo cards the other day while browsing Pinterest for Christmas activities to do with the kids. I thought it would be a fun activity to do with the kids over the Holiday vacation so I decided to head over to FedEx and have the cards printed. I wanted …

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Fun Christmas Picture Books

The day the calender flipped to December I was on our library’s website ready to reserve some new Christmas picture books for us to enjoy this season. We have a few tried and true favorites of our own, like Madeline’s Christmas, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and The Polar Express, but it’s always great to …

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Crescent Cookies

Swedish Crescent Cookies

These Swedish cookies are a unique Christmas cookie recipe that your family will love! They feature buttery crescent cookies studded with chopped almonds. Save this recipe for Swedish Crescent Cookies to Pinterest! Swedish Christmas Cookies I love sharing new books with my readers and helping the authors spread the word about their fabulous work. The …

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Flat Cranberry Apple Pie

Saturday I got together with my friend Holly for some fun in the kitchen. I did the baking and she did the picture taking. Part way through our fun Madeline woke up from her nap (or maybe she decided she didn’t want to go down for a nap and was tired of being in her …

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The Flavor Bible

The Flavor Bible

Months ago I wrote about a new book I had just purchased – The Flavor Bible, by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg. Now that I’ve had a chance to utilize this book it seemed like a great time to share it with you again. The Flavor Bible been a great kitchen resource for me and …

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A Homemade Life, by Molly Wizenberg

Kitchen Book Wishlist

I’ve got a few kitchen books on my wish list and thought I’d share them with you. I actually just received a copy of Too Many Cooks from Emily Franklin, though I’m including it on my wish list because I haven’t yet had more than a few moments here and there to really get started …

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Great Food Books

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life: by Barbara KingsolverI read this one last summer. Love how it was so full of information, but entertaining too. Includes lots of great recipes for each season, plus fun commentary on how this family survived a year on only eating local or home grown foods. The Flavor …

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