Category Archives: Miscellaneous

There’s always hope

I’ve wished for quite some time that I was a gardener. Growing your own food, having garden fresh veggies and herbs, enjoying the sunshine…Ah, a wonderful life. Except that just about everything I plant dies before it’s an inch tall. … Continue reading

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Don’t forget!

Your last chance to enter the million dollar Pillsbury Bake-Off is next Monday, April 18 by 11:59 AM! It seems like April 18th is a popular day this year; I still can’t believe the IRS actually changed tax day. So, … Continue reading

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Cheaper by the Dozen

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a book review, but today I ran across something charming which reminded me of an old favorite. The Museum of Modern Art is hosting an exhibition on kitchens, and the online site includes … Continue reading

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War Food Posters

The National Agriculture Library is currently running a display of food and gardening posters from World Wars I and II. There’s an online version which is a lot of fun to browse through– go on over and take a look.  … Continue reading

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FoodCorps

Perhaps you’ve run across the buzz about how horrible school lunches are, how we’re creating an obese generation, and how overwhelming the situation looks? Well, amidst all the head-shaking and hype, it’s nice to see a group with a practical … Continue reading

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Gold Medal Flour from-scratch baking contest

If you love to bake from scratch and have always thought it would be fun to win a recipe contest but found the big ones like Pillsbury too intimidating, try this contest from Betty Crocker’s Gold Medal flour: The rules … Continue reading

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Good Intentions

It’s so easy to think you’ll have time to try something new. It’s even easier to find out that you don’t. That, in a nutshell, is my experience with this blog.  I thought a blog would be fun, a good … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to my site! I’m a book lover and librarian who bakes in my spare time and I look forward to sharing these interests with you. I hope you enjoy your visit.

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