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Sweet Treats and New Christmas Ornaments

We had a dinner with family at my parent's farm in Wisconsin.  She ordered a Buche de Noel cake which came with candied cranberries on top. It was delicious!   Decorations on a side table. I also went to a German Christkindlmarket in Chicago. One shaped like a tear drop hand painted in Austria with a wolf, some rabbits and birds.  Another from Germany decorated with pearls.

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The Farmer's Market

A highlight of summer is the local farmers' market.  I always love a good farmers' market.   Being in the Midwest, summer brings a bounty of fruits and vegetables as well as local meats, cheeses, handmade breads and soaps. Loving these handmade natural soaps. Jake's Meats from Michigan is where I stock up on Great Lakes wild caught fish and pork, chickens and more.

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