Jam-filled Bran Scones

Jam-filled Bran Scones

Hi friends!  I have a healthy-ish treat for us today - Jam-filled Bran Scones via Smitten Kitchen!  When I first got Deb Perelman's book "Smitten Kitchen Every Day. Triumphant & Unfussy New Favorites" this was the first recipe I bookmarked.  It's taken me almost five months to make it, but…

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Facing 50

Facing 50

Today is my 50th birthday. AARP started sending me things last month. Much to the joy of my husband. He thought it was sooooooo funny to leave the mail on my desk, AARP invitation sitting on top. He's lucky to still be with us. Truth be told, I certainly didn't…

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Meringue Cookies!

Meringue Cookies!

Simple, sweet, fun. That's the beauty of these Meringue Cookies. Simple ingredients transformed to something sweet and fun that everyone can enjoy. Childhood should be this way too. Sweet. Simple. Fun. Unfortunately, for children battling pediatric cancer, life can be anything but simple. As a parent and grandparent, I don't…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

As 2017 comes to an end, I find myself filled with hope and inspiration. I am excited for all the new possibilities of 2018. I don't know what will happen in the next 12 months. I can plan and pray, but essentially, what is supposed to happen will happen. May…

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Imperfect Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Imperfect Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Some of the product links on this site are affiliate links. Making a purchase through an affiliate link does not change your cost, but I will earn a small percentage of any sales made through those links. Thank you for reading and supporting My Imperfect Kitchen so I can continue…

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Thanksgiving Hostess Gift Guide

Thanksgiving Hostess Gift Guide

Hi friends! Recently on the radio, I heard a survey saying most people would rather go to someone's house for Thanksgiving, instead of hosting themselves. The main reason given was they didn't want to clean the house twice - once to get ready for guests, then again after everyone leaves.…

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30 Day Gratitude Challenge

30 Day Gratitude Challenge

Hi friends!! Thanks for being here! Can I share something with you? I'm so grateful for you. Sincerely, I appreciate you. I'm humbled you chose to spend a few moments reading my blog. Thank you! Truthfully, those are words we should say (and hear) more often. Thank you. What a…

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Valley Fig Growers Road Trip!

Valley Fig Growers Road Trip!

Did you know there are over 1,600 varieties of Figs in the world? That's just one of the fun fig facts I learned while attending the Valley Fig Growers Road Trip last month! It was a true "road trip" as a dozen bloggers from all over the West Coast shared…

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Cuisine del Sol & Special Olympics

Cuisine Del Sol & Special Olympics

Hi friends! There is something wonderful about the combination of good food and great causes. They just go together! Case in point, the Cuisine del Sol Cookbook that combines recipes from Los Angeles' celebrated chefs and restaurants in support of Special Olympics Southern California! The Special Olympics of Southern Californias…

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Happy Blogiversary!

Happy Blogiversary!

Happy Blogiversary to My Imperfect Kitchen!  Hi friends! Six years ago this week, I started this blog.  Six years?  Wow.....  it's been a wild and crazy adventure! Here's my very first post: Food Memories I didn't even know how to put pictures into posts when I began. I didn't know…

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