Blue Ribbon Challenge: Granita

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 Two things: it’s still hot and it’s time for our third Blue Ribbon Challenge!!

I have been teased by Mother Nature with cooler weather. So much that I started making soups, baking homemade bread and putting away our summer clothes. And BAM! Just like that we are back to upper 90′s this week. Sigh…

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Tuesday Things and Links

1. I adore this dress from Shabby Apple. Maybe just partly because it’s called “Pina Colada”. icon smile Tuesday Things and Links

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Source: shabbyapple.com via Anna on Pinterest

 

2. BlogFrog Influencer Circle – if you are a blogger looking to work with brands and share meaningful content with your readers, join here.

3. Did you know you can separate egg yolk from egg white with a plastic bottle? Jaden from Steamy Kitchen shows you how! PS: Am I the only one swooning over her photo props collection in the background?

4. Happy and beautiful place – Yummy Mummy. You will find me there quite often, perusing the pages or Marina’s gorgeous blog. Don’t be surprised, if you find yourself swooning over her adorable daughters. Come back on Thursday to see what I made after being inspired by her blog!

5. Love this cake stand from Wood Expressions on Etsy.

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photo courtesy Wood Expressions

And while I am at it, I’ll take this cupcake stand too.

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photo courtesy Wood Expressions

3. Being sick makes you crave soup like never before. This one, this one and this one – on my list.

6. And in case you didn’t see enough “Call Me Maybe” versions, here is one by Cookie Monster. Sesame Street “Share It Maybe” – hilarious!!! You have been warned. icon smile Tuesday Things and Links ( Thank you, Elizabeth from SugarHero for sharing it!! )

7. I hope you will join me tomorrow for our third Blue Ribbon Challenge! We are making GRANITA!! Simply link up your post and vote for your favorite. The winner will be awarded our 1st Place Blue Ribbon Challenge Badge.

xoxo,

Anna

CCC Monday: Cook’s Illustrated Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Ladies and gentlemen, I present you the perfect chocolate chip cookie.

In flavor, texture and look.

I could simply stop this series on this one as it fits all of our categories for the best cookie ever.

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