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BBW Thoughts

In case you haven’t been paying attention, I’ve been talking a lot about banned and challenged books for the past week. As usual, the party is over and I still have things to say.  Thus, you are being treated to some random thoughts about banned and challenged books: * And Tango Makes Three–  I really […]

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Cover Me #6

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Banned Books chuckle

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tutorial: Banned Books banner

I love this little banner.  I know there are tutorials all over for banners/pennants/flags, and this is definitely not the first one I have made…but, this one has a different feel and I really like it.  I am already thinking about making festive banners with our favorite holiday books! The supplies are freezer paper, cotton […]

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Monday Munchies: Grapes of Wrath Muffins

Grapes of Wrath Muffins (adapted from here) 2- 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1- 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup butter, salted 3/4 cups granulated sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla powder 1/2 cup whole milk ricotta cheese zest from one small orange 1- 1/2 cups red grapes* […]

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