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Weekend Fun with My Firstborn

Cooking, baking, laughing, reading cookbooks, chatting, and watching Hallmark movies is my kind of fun with my girls. This weekend it was with my firstborn, Kristina.

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Born to be Wild- Blueberries that is!

Wild blueberries are not only an adventure to find while hiking in the woods, they are also incredibly flavorful.

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Coming to America

A few years ago we descended upon our relatives in Finland, and now it was time for them to travel to America, some for the first time.

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What A Summer So Far!

It’s been a crazy summer here so far! I have so much to tell you. I didn’t mean to ignore my blog, but it’s been busy around here. But I’m back now, so watch for new and exciting blogs!

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Finns Bearing Gifts

When a FInnish cousin comes to visit carrying a Marimekko bag, you know good things are inside! Come take a peek!

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A Cookbook from Helsinki

The rebuilding of The Culinary Cellar now includes a cookbook direct from Finland, thanks to our dear cousins who came for a visit!

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Bran Muffins with Dried Lingonberries

I usually add raisins to my bran muffins until I found a source for dried lingonberries! Did you know lingonberries are the new super fruit?

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It’s National Licorice Day!

Licorice. People either love it or hate it. If you love it, then you know there is no licorice like Finnish licorice. Have I got treats to show you!

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