Monthly Archives: July 2012

Summer corn saute

Olympic fever has taken hold of the Hawes household!  Seriously, turn the TV to NBC and leave it there. It’s the only station we need this week. Swimming prelims – I’ll watch them. Synchronized diving – Totally there. Women’s gymnastic – ALL OVER IT! Heck, you could toss on trampoline, skeet shooting or kayaking and I’d just keep on happily […]

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Cake stand giveaway – winner!

Is it ridiculous that I got really excited to punch the number of comments into random.org to find out who won the cake stand? It is. I know. I wondered who would win? Would it be someone who would love the cake stand forever or someone (Kristin) who would give it away to someone (Courtney) […]

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Red pepper, cashew and chicken stir fry

One of my pet peeves is blog owners not responding to comments. I totally understand when big bloggers like Young House Love can’t possibly write back to everyone (although they try), but for a smaller blog with only a few comments per post I totally feel ignored when there’s radio silence. Hello? Don’t you want people to come here and […]

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Chocolate cake with salted caramel frosting and a giveaway

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. Click here to see the winner. Lots of exciting things are happening here at MMF2. First and foremost, I have my oven back and the 12 cakes in 2012 challenge is back in full swing. You may have noticed that I missed out on June due to the aforementioned […]

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Lasagna rolls

So we finally bought a trailer that I think we’re going to keep. This is big news, but for about 24 hours it was overshadowed by our FIRST trip to Ikea!  OK, maybe the trailer wasn’t completely overshadowed considering it was a big impetus for making that leg of the trip… and we couldn’t stop talking about […]

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