• Christmas is Over

    Christmas is over. Obviously. But it helps to put it in writing because I’m sitting directly under mistletoe, my tree is still brightly lit, and I just took the stockings down today. But hey – I should give myself a break – we’re only three, er 18 days post-Christmas… Yikes. Despite my lack of activity

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  • Chocolate Coffee Explosion Cake

    Chocolate Coffee Explosion Cake. A delicious blend of coffee and chocolate for the caffeinated chocolate-lover in your life. I love all foods, but chocolate and coffee are pretty high up on the list. So combining these two ingredients into one cake is my kind of recipe. This particular cake was adapted from the amazing Stay at

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  • A Vashon Fourth

    A Vashon Fourth. A celebration of our nation’s birthday on the most beautiful island in the Pacific Northwest. I have always loved entertaining. There’s something really great about throwing a festive and fun party. I don’t know if it’s creating the menu on Pinterest, decorating the house, or finding the perfect dessert to make that

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  • Evergreen, slowing down

    I have a love for all things edible. Cake? Check. Carrots? Check. Cheetos? Guilty check. Seriously… if it’s edible, I probably love it. And if I haven’t had it, I’ll try it. I was raised in a loud Italian family. Our Sicilian heritage is most evident in our love for food and our inability to

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