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Looking at the World with Lavender-Colored Glasses
Baked from Scratch Cookie Baking Cookies Epic Shutter Photography Lemon Lavender Cookies Outer Banks Magazine White Oak Lavender Farm
Hello Cookie Fans! I feel summer is here at last. We’ve loved on our moms, dads, and grads and now on the Outer Banks it's all about summer vacation. With this comes small adjustments to local living --- don’t go out to eat or shop on a rainy day without patience...and, if you must go to the grocery on Saturday or Sunday make it early! Breath in, breath out...and relax. I use driving as an exercise in mindfulness, following the car in front of me and concentrating on my breathing. It doesn't always work, but I think one should have goals. It's a little...
Avocado Or Harvest Gold?
Baked from Scratch Cookie Baking Cookies Home Baking
Hello Cookie Fans! I really enjoy reading cookbooks, more specifically, baking books. Current books are prepared with amazing photography and stories often accompany most recipes or at least a short description about the inspiration. But just like fashion and appliance colors, cookbooks change with the times. This realization came Christmas morning as I sat down with a cup of coffee and toast and grabbed a nearby book to thumb through as I ate. The book, Southern Living's "The Cookies and Candy Cookbook," circa 1972. Some of you may remember cookbook series our mothers and grandmothers acquired, you know the cookbook version...