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I am thankful that I am not hosting Thanksgiving this year since I have to board an airplane with my 18 month old on Friday morning. Instead, we are visiting family in Mill Valley and enjoying the holiday, stress free. I love baking for special occasions and this year I am going to attempt to make something new. I found this recipe for a Chez Panise Almond Torte on pintrest a while ago and it looks so delicious and easy to make that I can’t go wrong. Last year I made a hazelnut cake so I could start my own theme of baking nutty confections for Thanksgiving. The recipe is located at the blog Alexandra’s Kitchen, a welcome new discovery. She has other delicious sounding (and looking, nice photography – see below!) recipes such as the Orange and Olive Oil Cake, and the Gingerbread Biscotti.

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Photo from Alexandra’s Kitchen

I was just looking at the date of my last post and realized it has been over five months since I have made an entry. I don’t particularly like to be on my computer during my daughter’s waking hours so I have let my blogging life fall by the wayside. As I perused my old posts I realized that I don’t want to give it up completely. So while my daughter naps today I will show you a few of her vintage books.

Know What? No, what? by Arline and Joseph Baum  1964

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Alexander by Harold Littledale illustrated by Tom Vroman 1964ImageImageImage

Sleepy Time by Gyo Fujikawa  1986 (originally published in 1975, this is a 1986 printing)

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