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The view from the museum out into town.

{reflections on a new year} Looking Forward & Back

Just before Christmas I went to go visit my dad in Santa Fe. I hadn’t been to “The City Different” in sixteen years, which is now half of my life. When I lived there as a kid I took it for granted. It has a very slow pace, which I appreciate as an adult, but […]

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{kitchen crafts} Mug Rug!

One of my many resolutions in this New Year is to RELAX a little bit. I am sure that many of you share similar resolutions. What better to help us relax, than crafting a pretty little placemat for our coffee/tea mug to rest on. In the crafty world this is called a “mug rug”. CRAFT PROJECT: MUG […]

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toasted nuts for the biscotti

{edible gift} Biscotti, Cookies for Adults

I am not a real fan of cookies. I mean sometimes I will eat one but I am usually disappointed and think they are not worth the calories.  So when people bring Christmas cookies to my house, I let my husband, sons and granddaughter polish them off without regret.  There is one kind of Christmas […]

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{how you do it} Matcha-Lavender Scones

Editor’s Note: {How You Do It} is back! In general, the blog has been in a state of transformation and this recurring series is no different. When we first brought you this series, fellow local moms were writing guest posts about their kitchens, their traditions, their food. Since then we’ve made all guests regular contributors, […]

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{WNIMKW} Tea, Tea, Everywhere is Tea!

Editor’s Note: What’s New in My Kitchen Wednesdays, is a weekly series where we weave a personal story with a review of a beloved or new “item” in our kitchen, in our glass or on our plate. -Christina {tins-o-tea and mark bittman cookbooks….perfect together} Tea is not really new to my kitchen, but more of […]

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