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Weekly Link Love

1. Finally, something to do with all my paper straw surplus. Making these Paper Straw Easels from Wants & Wishes Design Blog (photo via Wants & Wishes Design Blog). 2. Throughout the South wild muscadine grape vines wind their way through the countryside and make for some pretty sweet wine. Now these native grapes are being … Continue reading »

Key Lime & Mango Pie Trifles
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Key Lime & Mango Pie Trifles

I don’t think I can remember what temperatures higher than 50 degrees feels like. I’m not really a beach person, but what I wouldn’t give for a stretch of hot sand to dig my frostbitten feet into. Until those things are available, I’ll have to keep my spirits high with a warm-weather, tropical-inspired dessert instead. … Continue reading »

Weekly Link Love
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Weekly Link Love

  1. From traditional European candies (like salted licorice) to gummies in every shape, size, and color, mail-order sweet shop, Sugarfina, has it all. My new favorite, these little multi-colored fruits de mer from France (photo via Sugarfina). 2. Online party-goods shop, The Flair Exchange, has a pretty nifty blog with DIYs like lovely berry basket floral arrangements (photo … Continue reading »

Texas Sheet Cake Macarons
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Texas Sheet Cake Macarons

Texas is a big state. So it makes sense that we Texans identify with a multitude of foods. Take desserts for example: from flan in the Valley to fruit-filled kolaches in the Hill Country, from pecan pies towards the Red River to Blue Bell Ice Cream in the middle.  Like the electoral college, the bigger … Continue reading »