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Restless Chipotle’s Foodie Friendly Christmas Shopping Guide 2012

  I know. This Christmas shopping guide should have been published at least a week ago. However it’s still not too late. Here are my top picks for your favorite foodies or, even better, to treat yourself to. After all, what else are you going to do with those gift cards?

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Aprons Anyone? Look at Me, I’m Donna Reed

childs apron

I have to admit having a love -hate relationship with aprons. I passionately want to look like Donna Reed or Lucy Ricardo… or one of those really hot 1930s pin-ups that cooks in JUST an apron… but as I no longer have the 22 inch waist I had in the 1970s I feel that the …

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Catching Up

There has been so much going on that I have a backlog of posts to get put up and I almost don’t know where to start. The end of March was busy with my almost-daughter-in-law coming in to town for a visit before heading to Japan to be with #1 son, my daughter’s 30th birthday …

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Blogger Wars: Watch as Food Bloggers Snipe One Another to Death

I really don’t have a lot of time to read other food blogs… even those of my friends. I write fulltime – blogs, articles, e-books… and I am working on the great American novel. Anyway, I don’t get a chance to see who is doing what unless I purposely take a day and blog surf. …

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Kitchen Restoration Part 4: The Bar

One of the things that had been done in the house, and I may have all ready said, is that the Butler’s Pantry was opened up into the formal dining room and the door between the original kitchen and the Butler’s Pantry was walled up. The Butler’s Pantry became the cooking area, the formal dining …

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Top Ten Posts for 2011

I have been meaning to do this for at least a week but the truth is… it is math. I hate math except when it has to do with counting money that is coming in so I have put it off.   Last year y’all made my blog more awesome than I could ever have …

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My Kitchen Restoration: Part 3 – The Dining area

My reception parlor has looked like this since the first part of December… Total chaos… but totally worth it.

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Dallas Area? Chocolate Covered Strawberries!

O.k. This is shameless advertising BUT it is for a good cause. My kids’ youth group at church is selling homemade, chocolate covered strawberries for Valentine’s Day in order to raise money for youth camp. The camp is amazing but it is also expensive. And…. the kids always come back refreshed and excited. Anyway. The …

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