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Stacey Ballis
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Happy, um, Spring?
Hello Chickens! Not sure what the weather is doing where you are, but here in Chicago it has been in the mid to high sixties for nearly a week.  You know, classic February weather.  The tree outside my window is all abud, the birds and squirrels are chatter...

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Grilled Cheese Manifesto

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Grilled Cheese Manifesto
Chickens- Happy New Year!  I hope that you all had a wonderful festive season, full of family and friends and much deliciousness.  Charming Suitor and I certainly did.  We wined and dined and napped and binge-watched and cooked in and ate out and spent a lo...

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In an effort to think about something happy today, my annual Thanksgiving blog with recipes and an extra special giveaway!

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Thankful
Chickens- This is a long one, but for those of you who
hang in there till the end, there is a pretty amazing giveaway! I have posted this piece, adjusted slightly
year by year, since 2009.  The essentials don’t change
much.  The sentiment changes not at all...

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House update!

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A Tale of Two Bathrooms
Hello Chickens!   Popping in today with a quick house update.  The next few weeks are going to be somewhat quiet here on the blog, as my next novel, Happily Ever After Forty, is due on August 1, so I am going to be hunkered down getting that finished.  I ma...

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Kitchen revealed!

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Kitchen Reveal!
Hello Chickens! Goodness we are having a time trying to get Spring to really get Sprung over here.  But the weather foibles are not dampening the mood over at the Chateau, because I am delighted to report that the kitchen is finally 100% finished!  Which se...
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