Category Archives: Treats

Blondies for Blondes

Wow, it’s cold. NYC is a little bit miserable right now, battling an arctic blast that’s making its way around the country. It’s soooo difficult to motivate myself to leave the apartment, but work must be done or bills won’t … Continue reading

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Many Happy Returns

Two great birthdays were celebrated in July: America’s and Mine. When I was a kid, I hated having a summer birthday. I meant I could never bring cupcakes to school and wear the birthday crown and get all the other … Continue reading

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So Much To Be Thankful For…

I just got back from a short, yet delightful trip to visit my family in Seattle for Thanksgiving. It was a wonderful 72 hours, and worth every penny to bake turkey cookies with my nieces, see Dan’s awesome new car, … Continue reading

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Pick Me Up

No, the crème brûlée donut was not a good idea. The thing is, it’s been raining every single day. Ugh. I don’t mind so much at night. It’s sort of cozy to fall asleep to the sound of raindrops pattering … Continue reading

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More Than I Can Chew…

Whew. I feel like I have been two steps behind for the past couple of weeks, always rushing to catch up and never quite getting there. I am technically teaching nine classes this semester, although my Saturday morning gig is … Continue reading

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Baked with Love

I had a wonderful Thanksgiving with my family in Seattle.  It’s so restful to go home and sort of be a kid again. I feel very blessed to have grown up in a home where my parents loved all of … Continue reading

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Gobble Gobble

I was totally inspired by a $1 turkey-shaped cookie cutter at Sur la Table this weekend. Look what I made: Mini M&Ms, Reeses Pieces, and candy corn supply the turkey features. Festive, eh? Week of Thanksgiving: I am thankful for … Continue reading

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Day 19: Red Flower Flats

How do you spell hot? N-Y-C. It’s 95 degrees out right now, at 10:00pm at night, and it’s expected to hit 98 degrees by Friday. Fun, eh?  Even more fun – I am too poor to use my A/C this … Continue reading

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Day 14: Nina Heels

I won these shoes at an LIM College fashion show after party. Actually, I won a certificate for a free pair of shoes from Nina. I had a more conservative pair in mind, but I let my Public Speaking students … Continue reading

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Day 7: Black & White Pumps

These are European. The black and white snakeskin diamond patches are actually sewn together on the outside. This is an amazingly high quality pair of shoes. How much did I drop on them? Twenty-five cents. I know I shouldn’t be spending money … Continue reading

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