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French lessons and Friends

Well a couple of weekends ago, I got to make one of my most favorite Fall meals: Coq au Vin- fancy french chicken stew cooked in wine with bacon, pearl onions, and mushrooms. Now, this stew is not something you … Continue reading

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Planning for an Intimate Birthday Dinner Party

Here on the east coast there finally is a little crispness in the air, apple picking outings, and pumpkin flavored everything signaling Autumn is here! I am so excited that Hull’s Happiest Days Designs is working with a client to … Continue reading

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What I did this Summer….

19 year vow renewal picnic – Shell Beach, Jenner, CA So just in case you’ve been wondering where I’ve been this summer- I thought I’d write a catch -up post. I have been so busy balancing fun, kids, business, and … Continue reading

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I’ve got a Secret Message

Secret Message Board I have been busy working on new products for Hull’s Happiest Days Designs. As I mentioned in earlier posts- Valentine’s Day is big around our household- and some of my best designs started out as gifts I … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek into Spring Designs

One of our family dreams is to own a lake house. We used to own the sweetest little cottage in the woods, complete with apple tree, deer, wild turkeys, and a lovely calm lake close by. We had to give … Continue reading

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Recipe and Review: Nigella Lawson’s Nutella Cheesecake with a tweak

As I mentioned in my last post, every Valentine’s Day I make some delectable treat from scratch. This year I had made Nigella Lawson’s No Bake -Nutella Cheesecake, but I tweaked it slightly with a chocolate sandwich cookie crust instead … Continue reading

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Brownies and The Book of Love

My husband and I got engaged in 1996- quite some time ago. That year we started a Valentine tradition- a yummy homemade indulgence and a love poem. I bought a beautiful handmade notebook to collect our love poems through the … Continue reading

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