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Berry Banana Bread

Written on September 9, 2011 at 4:15 PM, by

I’m all finished with school. My husband is all finished with school. Neither of my kids are old enough to even go to school. I see the whole world around me starting school – attending, sending off to, or teaching at. I know I should sit back and enjoy this twiddling-thumbs feeling while it lasts,Continue Reading

Banana Almond Bread

Written on January 8, 2011 at 4:00 PM, by

I know why you’re here. You’re here because you’re on a quest for the holy grail of banana breads. I had no reason to try this particular recipe. I already had a go-to banana almond bread recipe that was pretty fabulous. And I could have spent the rest of my life completely content with thatContinue Reading

Lemon Cranberry Pound Cake

Written on December 13, 2010 at 4:16 PM, by

I’ve always been jealous of Samantha. It’s true, our husbands have the same name (coincidence), and her theme song is my ring tone (not coincidence). But that’s as close as I get to her homemaking skills. Even if I could do that cute nose wiggle, the dishes in the sink wouldn’t go anywhere. This year,Continue Reading

Banana Almond Bread

Written on April 6, 2009 at 3:08 PM, by

(Update: For an even better banana bread experience, go visit this more recent post.) This morning I was singing at the top of my lungs in my kitchen. Luckily no one was around to hear, except my little boy, who thinks I’m just peachy no matter what I sound like. There’s this girl I wentContinue Reading

Carrot Pineapple Bread

Written on March 23, 2009 at 3:02 PM, by

Sunday is my baking day. Not my only baking day, you understand, but my favorite one by far. I get home from church, kick off my shoes, and don the cute plaid apron. Wha-BAM! The flour starts flying. But, you know… in a peaceful, Sunday sort of way. Sunday afternoons are just about the loveliestContinue Reading

Apple Cranberry Bread

Written on January 3, 2009 at 2:41 PM, by

Okay everybody, raise your hand if you LOVE January. . . . I agree. You know why? Nothing happens in January. The holidays are over. And it’s just cold. Sure, it’s cold in December too, but December cold is purposeful because it’s Christmas time. December cold is fun because you cozy up by the fireplaceContinue Reading