Two Peas and Their Pod

Sign In Book

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One of my best friends, Amber Hansen, made our sign in book for our wedding reception. Amber is amazing!! Not only did she create this beautiful book for us…but she made it while she was 9 months pregnant and chasing around three little kids!...

Cooking Class with Jim

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On Friday night we went to a cooking class with Jim Light, the chef I assist for in my free time. Unfortunately, I have been really busy lately so I haven’t done a class in awhile, but Jim let us be his students on...

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

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John, our roommate is leaving us this week. (I call him “our” roomie because I am over at Josh’s all the time.) He is going back to Ohio State for Medical School. I still don’t understand the desire to go to such a school,...

My Bridal Shower

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I had my bridal shower on Saturday! It was a ton of fun…no chicken salad or games:) Thanks Erin, Jami , and Lisa! We had a good time eating delicious food, chatting, and opening gifts. I got some fun stuff! Thanks everyone! The spread...

The Dream Machine

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Forest and Ivy brought out their Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker…they can’t leave home without it! We made lots of gelato…Lemon, Cookies and Cream, and Hazelnut with a Nutella Swirl. They were all fabulous, but the Hazelnut was my favorite by far, too bad Josh...

One Month to Go!

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It seems like we have been counting the days forever…but today is the one month mark! We can’t wait until June 14th. The invitations are out and everything is coming together. Hopefully we will see most of you soon!

California Trip

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Josh had a couple of Dr’s appointments scheduled for Monday in California so we decided to make a fun trip out of it and went for the weekend. We flew into Oakland and met Ben and Whitney for dinner Friday night. Saturday we got...

Cookie Craze

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Here are some pictures from our latest baking adventures. First, we made Lime Macarons. We added lime zest into our usual almond base recipe and filled the cookies with a lime buttercream. The lime juice concentrate really puckered up the flavor. I was in...

Black and White

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Two months and three days until we get married! Last night we practiced making Chocolate Crinkles for the black and white dessert table. I love these cookies! They are soft, chewy, and similar to a brownie. The powdered sugar gives them a nice finishing...

Banana Caramel Cake

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We thought this week was going to be a bit calmer, but we were wrong. I haven’t had time to bake, sad, but here is a great cake recipe from, Essence Of Chocolate: Recipes for Baking and Cooking with Fine Chocolate. If you are...