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Peppermint Bark, Anyone?

With the holidays in mind, please enjoy the following guide on how to make peppermint bark (in five easy steps). 1: Purchase your ingredients. You need white chocolate and hard peppermints. I’m partial to the Wilton Candy Melts myself, as they melt beautifully. Get two bags for the two batches we’re planning to make – […]

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Purls, Farls, and Florals

What a weekend.  In the span of a few short days, I’ve finished a pair of socks, started another pair, learned to make Irish soda bread, and created bouquets and boutonnieres for my cousin’s wedding next weekend.  Sock pics are forthcoming sometime in the next few days, assuming I get a day with enough sunshine […]

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I’m no Betty Crocker, but…

The last few days have been pretty busy, so this is a lovely moment to put my feet up, listen to the storm drenching Chicagoland, watch the lightning, knit a little, and sip something cool after a warm day. I’ve been spring cleaning, with the assistance of my marvelous sister (yep, I pay her). It’s […]

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