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Friday Five…


“The small things of life were often so much bigger than the great things . . . the trivial pleasure like cooking, one’s home, little poems especially sad ones, solitary walks, funny things seen and overheard.”

― Barbara Pym

Here are a few of my trivial pleasures from this week…

{Used a gift card to stock up on Outlander series}20120705-221236.jpg

{Kimchi and Korean sausage pizza from here…num num!}20120705-221257.jpg

{Watched two spectacular firework shows}20120705-221324.jpg

{Got my red, white & blue on…}


{Made a yummy 4th of July cake (recipe via here)}20120705-221430.jpg

…What made you happy this week?

Have a lovely weekend!!

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Menu of Gold…


Are you ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day tomorrow?

Here is a little menu in case you want to whip up some Irish goodies!

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Irish Mash via What Katie Ate


Black & Tan Cakes w/Irish Cream Glaze via Pass the Sushi


Pot of Gold Cocktail via The Glitter Guide

Hope you all have a happy & safe weekend!!

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To “White Russian” with Love…


I’ve been busy skiing with friends in Michigan this weekend…and in-between hitting the slopes I rediscovered how delicious White Russian cocktails are!  While sipping away and gazing at the powdery snow outside I felt like I should be reading Tolstoy!

Now I know I shouldn’t be posting about a cocktail on a Monday…but I do have the day off so it still feels like the weekend!!  Perhaps if you don’t mix a drink tonight you could try one of these White Russian inspired treats! 

{White Russian}

via Jenna Sais Quois

{White Russian Cake}

via Use Real Butter

{White Russian Cupcakes}

via Baked Perfection

{White Russian Popsicles}

via Endless Simmer

…and because White Russians make me happy, I leave you with a quote from Tolstoy:

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Boo-tiful Treats…


Well folks it’s the weekend before Halloween…are any of you having a party?  Wouldn’t these be some “spook-tacular” treats to serve up for friends!

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…Do you have a favorite Halloween candy or treat?  Mine would have to be Twix or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups…yum!

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