Tag Archives: all-natural

August Birthdays – Doughnuts!

Dear Friends, We are nearly through the summer which means we need one more extra fun dessert to finish it out. Doughnuts have been all the rage so we easily found a number of fabulous recipes and a great themed … Continue reading

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Baseball Baby Shower

Dear Friends, We had the fun opportunity to make some treats for a baseball themed baby shower! The treats, Lemoncellos (Lemon Sugar Cookies with Lemon Buttercream) and Madeleines (French Sponge Cookies with Vanilla Buttercream) looked quite like baseballs and bats, … Continue reading

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French Birthday Mini Eclairs

Happy Summer to You! For a very special little girl’s 2nd birthday, we made mini éclairs with vanilla pastry cream, chocolate ganache glaze, with raspberry pick accents decorated with lots of pink watercolor, scalloped edges, and Eiffel tower icons. Ooh, … Continue reading

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April Bread of the Month

Dear Friends, We had the pleasure of making Iced Hot Cross Buns in celebration of the Easter Holiday and Provencal Herb Bread, which we baked in tiny terracotta pots. Our Hot Cross Buns are one of the best things we … Continue reading

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April Birthdays – French Café with Newsprint Theme

Dear Friends, As nicer weather approaches, I look forward to my all-time favorite outdoor activity of sunning myself at a neighborhood café while savoring a decadent pastry 🙂 It is only natural, then, that I would try to evoke those … Continue reading

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March Bread of the Month

Dear Friends, Hope this post finds you well! We were so excited for our bread selection this month as it was inspired by both my Irish heritage and my top desired travel destination. We made Irish Brown Breads and Croatian … Continue reading

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March Birthdays – Bee Theme with Lemon Overload

Dear Friends, It’s still winter here in Alexandria as I write this entry. When I was planning the menu for the year, I thought surely, the first signs of Spring would be revealed this week in March. Even though Spring … Continue reading

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Flourless Fudge Cookies

Dear Friends, We made Flourless Fudge Cookies as a special Valentines treat to go with our Bread of the Month selection of Cinnamon Raisin Whole Wheat Bread and Cherry Orange Scones. These cookies have been all over Pinterest and deserve … Continue reading

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February Birthdays – Raspberries and Watercolor

Dear Friends, We had a lot of fun putting the order together for this month! Using bright pink XOXO lettered paper from Paper Source as inspiration, we decided to make sugar cookie cut-outs to go with the chocolate cake we … Continue reading

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January Bread of the Month

Dear Friends, Here are the pictures from our Bread of the Month selection for January. We made Kaiser Rolls topped with Poppy and Sesame Seeds as well as Glazed Cheesecake Bread.   The rolls are quite versatile – great for … Continue reading

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