Rosette Apple Pie

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santa claus is coming tooooooo townnnn. i’m like the female version of clark griswold. there is something about the holidays. yes, i love them. it feels like life fills up my glass with champagne that bubbles right over. like there’s a little extra warmth in everyone i meet. strangers are kinder. there’s a little more hope….

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amaretto fruit dip

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guys. this amaretto fruit dip. it has booze in it. need i say more? if heaven was a food, it might be this. it’s like a cloud in your mouth. but boozy. i have so many feelings when i eat this fruit dip. and yes, serendipitously it’s great for memorial day! fancy that. i know…

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lemon blueberry bars

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i wish i was ballsier. i told my coworkers this and one took to calling me “ballsy brooks.” strangely (or not strangely) i kind of like it. it reminds me i need to have more gumption. plus, i’ve always feel slightly deprived because i never had a cool nickname. No one ever called me “ace”…

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peanut butter brownie nests with cadbury eggs

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comcast watchathon week might as well have been crack cocaine. i’m now addicted even more shows. the newsroom – makes my journalism student heart flutter. the good wife? just badass. plus, you get to see mr. big again, how i’ve missed him so. anyway, i’m obsessed with those two shows. please tell me what other…

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banana oatmeal chocolate chip cookes

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remember pogs? the little disc things with shiny stickers on them. does anyone remember when we did with them? i just remember one spring break in florida when all my sister and i cared about was: pogs, beaded cornrows, johnathan taylor thomas (for her) and andrew keegan (for me). scrunchies. gel pens, the sparkly ones….

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