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Pots and Pins
Northwest United States
Family, Food, Friends and Quilts...it just doesn't get any better than that!
Interests: knitting, gardening, watching movies, reading, painting, sewing, antiques, baking, eating, shopping! hanging out with family and friends, and did i mention eating?
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Let me state for the record that Jillian is a real person who also happens to be my imaginary daughter-in-law. When I would visit my sister and her tribe, Jillian... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pots and Pins
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C'mon, jump on the pumpkin bandwagon! It's a bit crowded there, what with all the pumpkin things there are to make...but if there is only one, just one pumpkin recipe... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Pots and Pins
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Here's what you don't know: My typing ability today has been severely hampered, every bone in my body aches, including my pinky bones. Only one thing can cause this much... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Pots and Pins
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Before we get to the pie, the most incredible apple pie in the world, I have a culinary confession. The mister, who dearly loves mashed potatoes, put in a request... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2014 at Pots and Pins
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Sad to say but I missed the last quilt group meeting because I was in the Carolina's...and it was MY turn to receive blocks! All is good though, as my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Pots and Pins
That looks wonderful! Ill bet it would be perfect in a ham and egg strata or a bread pudding, oh, and all by itself - toasted with a nice schmear of buttah! Thanks! To: nans17@hotmail.com
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Hi Jennifer! Im going to have to research cobblestone bread now! I hope you try this cake, it IS Easy and those who know said it does taste like the one from Prantls! Great idea to give as gifts, Might do that, too! xo, Nan Sent from my iPad
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I'll wait while you change into your elastic-waist-pants. You'll need them. And while you're at it, might as well pull your caftan/muumuu from the depths of your closet - you'll... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at Pots and Pins
Thank you! I love my readers! Sent from my iPad
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Some people call this time of year Fall or Autumn or Pumpkin Season or Everything Pumpkin Season and while some people hate this time of year (the mister), I look... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Pots and Pins
Hi Jane! I just saw Gravenstein apples at the store but have not had them before - next trip I will pick some up! Hope you are enjoying apple season wherever you are! xo, Nan To: nans17@hotmail.com
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Thanks Bev! Mom and Dad are still going full-speed...its hard for me to keep up! And little Elsa is a doll, breaks my heart every time I have to say good-bye! To: nans17@hotmail.com
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I have such a love/hate thing with Martha Stewart but today, it's all about the love. Her recipe for Pink Applesauce which requires NO peeling of the apples, has put... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2014 at Pots and Pins
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I suppose having a place for Fairies to come and stay might seem a bit crazy to some, but really, is it any crazier than say building a house for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at Pots and Pins
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Before I get down to Bizness...I want to wish my dad a happy 83rd birthday!! 😜😄😄😄😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😜😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄 I love this time of year - cool days, cooler nights, and the Crock-Pot... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at Pots and Pins
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Maybe this has happened in your community...you go shopping and the cashier asks if you'd like to buy a bag for your goodies for an extra 5 cents? Or maybe... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2014 at Pots and Pins
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Listen up! If you haven't made pesto, and you don't know what you're missing - let me tell you, you're missing a lot! Pesto is great tossed with pasta, mixed... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at Pots and Pins
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The mister isn't much of a praying man, nope, he thinks people who pray suffer from mental illness, why else would they "talk" to themselves? Lately however, the mister has... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at Pots and Pins
Hi! Thank you for the recipe - Ill give it a go and hopefully it will come close!!! xo, Nan To: nans17@hotmail.com
Hi Sherrill - Thanks for your comment - I dont think Ive ever thought about what it must have been like on 9/11 for all of the air traffic controllers! That would have been a very hectic day for them and I imagine a very long one. Surreal and sad for sure! xo, Nan To: nans17@hotmail.com
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Sit up and pay attention kids, this recipe is a bell-ringer/keeper/game-changer/show-stealer/most fantastic tomato tart ehhhhh-ver! And I'm not just whistling Dixie! Nuthin' but the truth...especially when it comes to tomatoes...what's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2014 at Pots and Pins
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Both the mister and I are news junkies...that is to say, we have to watch the news at least once, if not more, each day and preferably first thing in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at Pots and Pins
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To get to our quilt group meeting we had to take the ferry to Bainbridge Island - no problem there as it was one of the prettiest days for a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at Pots and Pins
Thanks Stefanie! It was such a fun trip and the standing egg tip was the cherry on top! Xo, Nan Sent from my iPad
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I took copious notes in my classes at King Arthur Flour - for every tip I wrote down I would tell myself, "That was worth the plane ticket alone!" So... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2014 at Pots and Pins