Crafty Staci Book Review - The Cafe Spice Cookbook by Hari Nayak

Book Review: The Café Spice Cookbook

I’m here today to a book review courtesy of Tuttle Publishing.  They have provided me with the book in exchange for this review, but the opinions are all my own.  This post also contains affiliate links. Have you ever had a chance to try any Indian dishes?  I’ve only dipped in a toe with an…

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Friday Favorites–Celebrating Easter

A few nights ago, I had a dream that it was Christmas morning.  The kids were still young.  We all got up, ready to enjoy our day together, but I realized one thing immediately – I had completely forgotten about the stockings.  It wasn’t even that I just forgot to fill them, I hadn’t even…

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Friday Favorites–St. Patrick’s Day

I didn’t realize it until I sat down to write this, but clearly I was hungry when I compiled this week’s favorites.  It isn’t like I pull these together all at once, but rather I collect them over the course of weeks or sometimes months.  But there must have been something about St. Patrick’s Day…

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Friday Favorites–Top Ten Friday Favorites

In the last week for me to look inside my blog before heading back out into the wild for my Friday Favorites, I’d like to focus on the top ten collections that have been part of this feature.  While I love everything I include on Fridays, there were a few that all of you out…

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Friday Favorites – Winter

I don’t think winter gets its due.  It gets all lumped in with Christmas, when really it’s only just getting started by the time the holidays are over.  If we’re going to get freezing weather where I live it’s much more likely to happen in January than before.  Dashing through the snow doesn’t involve reindeer…

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Wedding Drink Stand and Flavored Syrups

I didn’t know there was a term for it until we got into the process of planning one, but my daughter and son-in-law had a dry wedding.  For those who haven’t heard that before, it just means we didn’t serve alcohol.  We still wanted the beverages to be fun and not boring though.  We decided…