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Happy 150th Birthday Beatrix Potter!

Beatrix Potter was born 150 years ago today on July 28, 1866. Known as one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors with her beautifully illustrated Tales, more than two million Beatrix Potter books are sold every year with generations still following the adventures of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Tom Kitten and Benjamin Bunny. The story…

In the Potting Shed: Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Beatrix Potter (and Bunny!) Week. Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Classic Children’s Tales by Marta McDowell  Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life is the first book to explore the origins of Beatrix Potter’s love of gardening and plants and show how this passion came to be reflected…

In the Potting Shed with Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cotton-tail

 I’m in the Potting Shed with a little tabletop fun with Easter on its way!  The Original Peter Rabbit Chocolates by Beatrix Potter were at Dollar Tree, a little tardy for The Novel Bakers Beatrix Potter Week, but fun just the same. Flopsy, Mopsy and Peter Cotton-tail arrived in time for Easter, to provide a little table top inspiration! They’re joining green…

You Are As Welcome As The Flowers Of Spring

 I had a little chalkboard door inspiration from  Beatrix Potter Week with The Novel Bakers. . . and Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life. “You are as welcome as the flowers of spring!” Spring has been slower arriving this year so blooms on the door are welcome . . .  Along with the grape hyacinths in a bunny planter. . . We’re…

Veggie Medley Deviled Eggs

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Beatrix Potter (and Easter) Week! Since bunnies mean veggies and Easter means eggs, I hunted up a recipe for Veggie Deviled Eggs! The real-life Benjamin Bunny was a tame rabbit of Beatrix Potter’s whom she sketched constantly, and whose exploits continually amused her: “He is an abject coward, but…

Cucumber and Strawberry Salad

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Beatrix Potter (and Bunny) Week!  Cucumber and Strawberry Salad hopped from the pages of The Beatrix Potter Country Cooking Book.  The Beatrix Potter Country Cooking Book  by Sara Paston-Williams: Inspired by the works of Beatrix Potter and her own love of traditional cookery, it is divided into 11 sections, each containing…

Peter Rabbit’s Carrot Zucchini Muffins

I’m joining The Novel Bakers for Beatrix Potter (and Bunny!) Week. I’m embracing my inner 5-year-old with Beatrix Potter The Complete Tales, beautifully reissued and the complete and unabridged collection of all 23 of Beatrix Potter’s Tales with all their original illustrations. It would make a wonderful baby shower gift or keepsake volume to share with…

Zucchini Noodles with Arugula-Pistachio Pesto

I’m sharing a veggie recipe, Zucchini Noodles with Arugula-Pistachio Pesto, in preparation and the return of The Novel Bakers for Beatrix Potter Week  starting Monday, April 7th! I’ve been immersed in the charmed world of Beatrix Potter, filled with flowers and gardens and of course, Peter Rabbit! While this recipe doesn’t have to do anything to do…