Category Archives: Desserts

Holiday Traditions & Reinventions

I opened up the house today to air it out before the fireplace season really kicks in.  The sun was out, there was a great, chilly breeze, and I wanted to finally flush the house of a spent Summer and … Continue reading

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Falling Leaves, Delta Breezes, and Pie — Oh, My!

Leave it to the nightly news — and Mother Nature —  to give me friendly reminders of just how great I’ve got it and how truly lucky I am in the grand scheme of things. My heart goes out to … Continue reading

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How to Increase Productivity

There’s only so much Internet surfing I can take in a day. After I’ve spent all morning and most of the afternoon sitting at my computer, researching writing projects and checking job websites, I finally peel my thighs off the … Continue reading

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Where Have You Bean, Lima? (Part II)

It’s been a while since my last post — I know, I know.   I could make up wild excuses, beg forgiveness, blame other people for my absence.  Instead, I will simply say that sometimes life just plain gets in the … Continue reading

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Not Your Mother’s Apple Pie

My mother made a delicious apple pie.  Actually, she made a great lemon meringue pie, chocolate cream pie and banana cream pie.  She was good at dessert.  And she always made her pie crusts from scratch.  You’d never find a … Continue reading

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