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This Day Calls For Cake!

There are certain occasions that call for cake. I have two such occasions: today is my birthday and I am celebrating my 2 year blogiversary!


My blog turned 2 years old on April 22nd and I was so busy (presumably eating sweets) that I completely missed it. …

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San Francisco Sweets

Sometimes all you need is to eat your way through San Francisco.

San Francisco is one of my favorite places to visit. Walking along the water, riding the cable car up and down the rolling hills and visiting old friends – these are the things I really love about SF. And whenever …

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Size Does Matter… Pie Size That Is.

Hearing the news that there would be a shop in LA devoted to pies and sandwiches I was instantly thrilled! I thought SimpleThings Pie and Sandwich shop just might be everything I was hoping for. You see, I love pies and find it a rather difficult task to find one worth getting excited …

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I Heart Pie (at The Village Bakery)

I heart pie. I really do. Especially fruit filled pies. The flaky, buttery crust and the sweet, sometimes-tangy fruit buried within its walls – I heart pie.

There is something sweetly nostalgic about pie. No, my mom didn’t bake pies all the time. I secretly have a soft spot for pies …

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Daily Dose of Donut!

Ever since returning from an overly donut-indulgent trip to Denver, I’ve had nothing but donuts on the brain. I keep trying to find an excuse to go to Blair’s in Los Feliz to treat myself to some deliciously overpriced donuts for dessert. I’ve been trying to find the …

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