Monthly Archives: July 2013

Foolproof Enchilada Sauce






fool·proof /ˈfo͞olˌpro͞of/ Adjective Incapable of going wrong or being misused…   I chuckled as I finished up my first batch of enchilada sauce. I knew the recipe was simple and easily accommodated specific dietary needs, yet even with my limited … Continue reading

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Black Beans & Roses Finale






  Anna’s dried bridal bouquet… and one-month anniversary.      

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Black Beans & Roses






As Anna prepared to depart for her honeymoon, she voiced a request in a manner moms know all too well… With a lilt in her voice, and a broad smile that revealed her delightful dimples, she cheerfully asked “Can you … Continue reading

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Takeout Boxes






Brides in the mid 70’s had basically two options for wedding favors: Jordon Almonds, candy coated almonds in a variety of “baby pastel” colors–or groom’s cake, a fruitcake concoction I barely recall. The world of wedding favors today is limited … Continue reading

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Black-Belt Anime






Cute, cute, cute… the best way to describe the precious gift Anna and Will received from her friend Lexy. Celebrating their Taekwon Do journey with a touch of whimsy, Lexy created two black-belt anime characters that eventually made their way … Continue reading

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