A Return to Baking

Last weekend, I hung up the headset for the final time. The show I have given my life to for the better part of October played its final performance on Sunday. This show taught me a lot about myself, stage management, and theater. Even though the schedule is grueling and I lack sleep during the performance weekends, I always end up looking back on these experiences with nostalgia and joy.

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“Dirt Bomb” Muffins – MB Recipe 35

This past weekend I was FINALLY able to get in the kitchen and bake something. It had been quite some time since I had enough down time to bake, and frankly, I’ve missed it. Sadly, my life has just been too crazy the last couple of weeks. Even though I was looking forward to baking, I still wanted something simple. That meant cakes and cupcakes were out. But, muffins seemed like an excellent idea and there had been a recipe calling out to me for some time.

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March 2022 Baking Round-Up

This month was just not as baking-heavy as February. This tends to happen in March for me as the weather gets warmer, the days grow longer, and I start emerging from my winter semi-solitude. But, I did manage to bake two recipes, though!

In fact, many of my posts were crafting related, versus baking related.

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Magnolia Bakery #20 – Cappuccino Chip Muffins

Now that it’s February of 2022, I am doubling down on my efforts to cook more recipes out of the Magnolia Bakery cookbook. January was a slow baking month for me. I only made one recipe from the book, and it didn’t really turn out as I had hoped. The other recipe I made was my son’s birthday cake, which was underwhelming as well.

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New Year, New Recipe

For the first weekend of 2021, I decided to try something new on the blog! Post a recipe. It is below and I hope you find the muffins as tasty as I did!

This weekend I was rummaging around the fridge and discovered that we had some cranberries that were waiting to be turned into something tasty. I decided that muffins would be something nice to have around. It’s been a while since I baked muffins.

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