Monthly Archives : October 2012

Hot Chocolate

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There are some days when you just need a series of comforting things. Today is one such day for me. I woke up this morning in a strangely convoluted position (well, you try sharing your bed with two cats), arranged myself properly, and then went back to sleep huddled up in my quilt while listening to the sound of the…

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A Very Proper High Tea

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There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.   — Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady Anna, Duchess of Bedford, was the wife of the seventh Duke of Bedford, and is widely credited with the very civilised custom of taking afternoon tea. During Anna’s time (1788-1861) it was customary for…

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Caramel Apple Pull-Apart Bread via WritingInTheKitchen.Com * @WritingintheKitchen

Caramel Apple Pull-Apart Bread

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When my godson Benjamin was younger (he’s ten now) there was nothing he liked better than spending time with the coolest godmother in the world – aka me. He once spent an entire month with me when he was four; his parents were travelling in Europe at the time. We used to have the most awesome time together; we’d play,…

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I Love You THIS Much Cookies

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I’ve been talking about this for weeks, but I’ve finally completely revamped Sybaritic Pleasures! Personally, I’m loving the blog’s new look and feel, but I’d love to hear what you think. Do you love it as much as I do? I hope so! I took one look at the blog the other day (as it was all coming together) and…

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