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Feb
22
2009

Coconut Cream Pie ~ Most Read Post!

I was doing a little housecleaning around here and discovered that my post for Coconut Cream Pie is by FAR the most read post on my blog.  I have over a quarter of a million hits (yeah, I can’t believe it either!) and over 16 thousand of those are for Coconut Cream Pie!pie3

Go figure! So mosey over and check out the tutorial from the link above!

Jan
18
2009

Book and Apron Giveaway!

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Have two copies of this LOVELY book French General Home Sewn ! So I am giving one away!  This is a beautiful book with 30 sewing projects.  This is from the amazon.com website:

As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store French General Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. Now this beloved designer has gathered her favorite patterns into a charming sourcebook sure to be coveted by crafters Francophiles and home decorators. She offers 30 simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projects~a scalloped tablecloth piles of pillows and bedding a festive party garland totes~and more. Lay-flat spiral binding and ready-to-use pattern sheets and embroidery transfers plus step-by-step directions gorgeous photographs and helpful illustrations make it easy to bring the palettes and pleasures of traditional French living into any home.

How to win you ask?  Leave me a comment saying you’d like to enter and if you would be so kind as to mention this giveaway on your blog, I would very much appreciate it.  Nothing elaborate.  Just a little blurb sending folks back over here with this graphic used as a link back to me.

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Am I making sense?  Sound like a lot of trouble??? It’s not really.  And since you are so nice to oblige me in this…I will be adding a toile apron to go with your new sewing book!  A one of a kind toile apron made by Moi!  How does that sound?  Pretty sweet huh? The deadline to leave a comment is Thursday at noon CST.  I will do the drawing Thusday evening.  And just so you know…I will be doing a Valentine’s Giveaway as well!

Good luck everyone! Now leave me a comment and I will put your name in the trusty mason jar!

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Aug
20
2008

Rectangle Shortbread Cutter Part Deax

Last year I posted a recipe for and then got several inquiries about the little shortbread cutter.  Yesterday we were out  doing a little shopping in the pouring rain and ducked in the kitchen shop. There they were!  I bought all they had and thought I might offer them up to y’all if you would like to have one.  You can have one of the 5 (yep only FIVE) by being one of the first 5 to email me  – The cost is $5 each ppd in the US.  If you live outside the us we will work something out if you want one.  They sell for  $2.49 on amazon but the postage is about $4 so this is a bit better.

After I let you know you are one of the 5 just paypal me and I will get it right out! They are very sturdy little cutters and I was VERY happy to find them.  Don’t dilly -dally or you’ll miss out!

ALL GONE!!! They will go out in the next day or so!  THANKS and ENJOY! Cookie recipes are here and here.

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