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Saving A Home One Delicious Cake At A Time

Mortgage Apple Cakes is a baked goods company with an inspiring story. Several years ago, founder and owner Angela Logan had been unable to find work, and her house went into foreclosure. Rather than sit idly by and let her home and investment disappear, she took back control of the situation and did a few calculations. If she could sell 100 of her luscious apple cakes in 10 days, she could earn enough money to save her house.

And that’s what she did. Almost.

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Weekend Market Picks for November 12 & 13 + Gloves by Lamia Akar

Many things caught my eye, but I was absolutely delighted by these handmade gloves by Lamia Akar. Lamia makes fingerless leather gloves in bright colors, black, white, and every combination thereof. The gloves come in a variety of sizes and lengths, all fingerless, some with big snaps that make a satisfying sound when you squeeze them together. They are all wonderfully designed and made. She makes these tiny mini gloves, the ones in the photo, that are sweet and fun, and quite sexy. Lamia’s designs offer a tasteful way to a dose of color and whimsy to any outfit!

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Photo of the Day – July 12, 2010: Bread Alone

If you’ve ever picked up a loaf of bread at a farmers market in the city, or in New York State for that matter, odds are that it was made by Bread Alone.  I have been buying rolls, health loaves, and almond croissants from this bakery for years at the

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Photo of the Day – April 7, 2010: Adair Vinyards

I tasted the Cayuga White from family run Adair Vinyards in the Historic Hudson Valley and was blown away by the strong caramel flavors.  Cold and refreshing, this wine is perfect for a springtime picnic.  You can find this and other wines from Adair at the Community Markets Farmers Market

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Photo of the Day: March 31, 2010

Using traditional methods and spices combined with the freshest ingredients, Calcutta Kitchens make it easy for us all to enjoy wonderful complexities of Indian cuisine.  The Makhani Simmer Sauce that I brought home took me no time at all to heat up with chicken, and it made for a sensational

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