open-faced arugula breakfast bagel

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June 17th was our 1st wedding anniversary. I cannot believe we’ve been married for one year. It feels like 20! Just kidding. But seriously, I remember the wedding like it was yesterday. And I remember the harrowing months of wedding planning that led up to it (I’m not sure I’ve fully recovered yet). But here we are a year and several home repairs later, still having fun like the overgrown kids we are.

We celebrated the milestone by having breakfast on the couch (as opposed to breakfast in bed) because it is in front of the TV. And someone (who shall remain nameless) was engrossed in a certain World Cup soccer match between Germany and Mexico. Later, we went to a Korean spa to relax. Continue reading “open-faced arugula breakfast bagel”

croissant french toast with fresh strawberry syrup

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This croissant french toast is a little bit of heaven. Sure, this recipe is sugar upon sugar piled upon more sugar with sugar sprinkled on top, but, hey, I don’t hear anyone complaining. The strawberry syrup does have a hint of orange which takes the taste to a whole new level. Its even great on ice cream and atop angel food cake.

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blueberry pecan scones

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There’s nothing like the smell of blueberry scones in the morning! These scones are good but not overly sweet. The lemon zest adds a nice touch to them.  Oh, and don’t be a dingy like I was and add the dry mixture to the wet mixture before putting in the berries. Anyway, enjoy! Continue reading “blueberry pecan scones”