My Favorite Christmas Commercials

December 10, 2010 | 7 Comments | Email | Print
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It’s no secret I love the holidays. And sometimes I love the commercials just as much as some of the programming on TV. But for me, my top 3 favorite commercials date back to the 80′s. This first one is iconic in Pittsburgh. For those of you not from the area, this is done by [...]

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Food, Inc. I watched it. My thoughts.

December 7, 2010 | 69 Comments | Email | Print
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Food, Inc. is one of the books on my list of 100 books I want to read. However, I ended up watching the movie version on Sunday. I am on the fence between being rendered speechless and having so much to say that I don’t know where to begin. I’ll start simple. I am not [...]

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POLL: Magazine Subscriptions

December 6, 2010 | 36 Comments | Email | Print
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So, I think I might be addicted to magazines. I’m kind of old school when it comes to newspapers and magazines (and also books). I’ll check the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s website if I see a link to an interesting article or want to skim “breaking news”, however, for me, nothing can replace paging through a newspaper, [...]

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There’s someone I’d like you to meet…

December 3, 2010 | 19 Comments | Email | Print
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He’s almost 4 years old, he’s blonde, and he sheds like no one’s business… My golden retriever, Einstein. You may have seen a post or two about him when I made peanut butter doggy treats or when I baked him his very own birthday cake. But I thought he deserved an official introduction over here [...]

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My 10 All-Time Favorite Christmas Movies

December 2, 2010 | 31 Comments | Email | Print
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There’s something about watching those Peanuts characters belt out “Hark the Harold Angels Sing” that puts me smack dab in the holiday spirit. Not that I need much help – I’m a huge sucker for all things holidays. Christmas carols, shopping, wrapping presents, the movies, decorating. I love it all. There are tons of holiday [...]

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Welcome to Brown Eyed Baker Unplugged!

December 1, 2010 | 11 Comments | Email | Print
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Hi everyone! Welcome to Unplugged, a new section of Brown Eyed Baker where I’m going to be chatting about life outside of the kitchen. This is an offshoot of The Weekend Dish, the series that appears on Saturdays with a recap of the week’s recipes, links to other food blogs, and some random musings. That [...]

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