Monthly Archives: November 2013

And for Thanksgiving…

I know most of y’all know how to make pies.  But we can’t assume that everyone has mastered pie making.  Not that I have as there are always new things to learn about everything so you need to keep an … Continue reading

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Ah wanna lasagna…

So I made some. And yes, this is a weird recipe to post two days before Thanksgiving but I never claimed to be normal.  🙂 Ever since my New York trip, I’ve been pining for some lasagna! The night my … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition…Apricot Jam Cake

I posted this recipe a long time ago, HERE. This time I have pics to go along with the recipe.  If that makes a difference. The thing is…it’s difficult to fancy up a pound cake photo.  They’re too…plain.  I mean really … Continue reading

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German Bread Balls aka Butterballs aka Semmelknödel

  Remember the butterballs I mentioned in this post?  Well, I contacted the friend whose mom made these years ago for our kids’ concession stand at school.  We were serving Chicken and Noodles that particular night.  Karen said she’d throw in some … Continue reading

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Not Your Ordinary Apple Pie

Nope. Not even close. Some might even say that THIS pie is extraordinary!!!? This. Is. A. Special. Pie.  Why? Because it has pecans in it. And a luscious cream cheese layer. And a caramel glaze. With pecans in it. And … Continue reading

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Chickens and Fairytales

How much fun am I having???! A lot!!!! Fresh off a night filled with music (Vienna Boys Choir), I headed north the next morning to see/meet one of my favorite children’s’ book authors and illustrator…Jan Brett! Can you believe she was … Continue reading

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A deal to really be thankful for

Originally posted on Farm Fresh:
I had to hustle to a meeting in the country recently, so I stopped to gas up before leaving town. Even though the price of gasoline is down a bit from earlier this year, I…

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Welcome Home!

After a great, smooth, wonderful trip, I was home!! Where I found a daughter-in-law hospitalized, four granddaughters who needed a sub mom, relatives coming the next day…and no water in the guest bathroom, no soft water because “someone” forgot to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of an Almost Queen

Note: While this last piece is old news to some of you, it’s new news to those who read this blog but don’t keep up with All Things Hobbity. And it’s got a lot of words.  You’ve been warned. No … Continue reading

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Notes from an Almost Queen for a Day

Now…where was I? Ahhh, the winning ticket…could you believe it.  Me?  Winning a Front of the Line Pass? But the reality was…I was ignorant.  Just what did “Front of the Line” mean?   So I wrote the lovely Warner Brothers … Continue reading

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