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Old German Honey Cookies | “I got this recipe from my grandmother who got it from her grandmother. She had to translate it and then figure out measurements. The original recipe called for "enough flour to make a dough". Thankfully grandma knew what kind of dough.”

from Offbeat Bride

Helen & Steve's laid-back Hobbity pinwheel wedding

My pictures (and all the bride's hard work - really you should check it out!) on Offbeat Bride!

Crockpot Pumpkin Pie Spiced Nuts - Infused with pumpkin pie spice flavor, and toasted to perfection in the crockpot, these nuts are a sweet and salty favorite!

from Apartment Therapy

Masculine Flower Arrangements: Is There Such A Thing, Really?

I'm writing to you from Chicago, where I attended a wedding last night. The bride and groom are deeply religious, and they did things according to ancient Jewish custom - like separate dancing for men and women. The tables on the women's side were decorated with pink flower arrangements, but there were none to be found for the men.