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Quick and Healthy Carrot Muffins

Friends, hello — those of you who are still here, anyway. Despite my best intentions writing regularly here never quite pans out. The will is there … it’s just the free time that is lacking. We’ve eased into spring here in Northern California, one…

28 March 2019
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Blueberry Yogurt Cake

I’ve been trying to write this post all morning but I’m a wee bit sleep deprived so it’s been slow going. Suddenly it’s almost 3 p.m. California time and I’ve got meat balls chilling in the fridge for dinner (pasta with veggies for me)…

8 February 2019
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Blackberry Cream Cake

Back in October — nearly four months ago now — I made a cake to celebrate our seventh wedding anniversary. Each year since we’ve been married no matter where we’ve lived (and sometimes this necessitated bringing back a jar of blackberry jam from the…

29 January 2019
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Pumpkin-Chocolate Loaf

This morning much needed rain is finally falling on Northern California and will, we hope, douse the fires burning to the north east of us and clearing out the air that has been weighing — literally: it felt heavy and thick — on us…

21 November 2018
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Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

I baked a cake today during the baby’s nap — she’s still a baby, even if she’s almost two and is picking up more and more words every day; still a baby for at least another six months, please — and it was a…

6 July 2018