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Gingerbread Here, There, and Everywhere

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Gingerbread Here, There, and Everywhere

Ahhh!The holiday baking has taken over! It's the most delicious time of the year again. It's mid-November, my house smells like gingerbread, pumpkin pie, and... curry chicken. Yes, we love our spices in this house. There are winter-themed paintings on my desk, scraps of red and green fabric all over the place, snowflake stamps, and the oven is working overtime.I wanted to check in before the holiday madness completely takes over and I forget to blog about the latest happening in the studio...Sewing, Crafts, & Family WorldMy son is obsessed with gingerbread stories... so much so that he wanted to...

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Poached Pear Souffle Cake

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Thanks to the Tartelette Blog and her generosity in sharing recipes, I was able to make my own Poached Pear Souffle Cake.  Both of us were feeling a bit sick and under the weather.  The signs of spring were hiding behind the clouds and cold weather, until we went into the grocery store where there was a plethora of pears awaiting our consumption. I immediately remembered Tartelette's recipe from back in December and grabbed six mini pears.  So glad I did.  This is a really beautiful recipe with gluten-free alternatives.  The smells from the poaching opened my sinuses and really...

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