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Laura’s Lush Cherry Pies

I LOVE these Cherry Pies. They’re super easy to make and are always a family favorite. Ingredients for the Pastry and the Topping: 1/2 cup ground hazelnuts or almonds ½ cup sugar 1 ⅔ cups all purpose flour ⅔ cup cold butter cut into cubes Ingredients for the filling: 3 tbsp raspberry jam 2 ¼ cups pitted fresh cherries ½ […]

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markets
Foodie Travel
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Our favorite Public Markets… so far

Our Favorite Public Markets Through our travels we have had the good fortune to be able to visit quite a lot of amazing public markets, farmers markets and seafood markets around the world. These are some of our favorites: Borough Market, London Borough Market, in London’s Southwark area along the south bank of the River Thames, is probably our favorite […]

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Fox Hunting at Milton Hall in Peterborough

The opening day of the Fitzwilliam Fox Hunt was held at Milton Hall and Milton Park just outside Peterborough. There were about a hundred or so spectators that showed up to watch the spectacle of horses and hounds, huntsmen and eagle. This was my third year watching what has become one of my all-time favorite events to witness. I know […]

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Wandering through Castle Rising Village

Castle Rising is a tiny little village with a population of about 200 people, give or take, located about 5 miles outside of King’s Lynn, Norfolk. The Castle Rising castle is still standing, barely. Isabella of France, Queen of England and wife of King Edward II, took refuge at the castle after her son, Edward III, overthrew her to claim […]

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Borough Market London after terror attack
London Travel
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Borough Market in London: the quiet before the terror attack

Borough Market in London Laura and I were int London’s Borough Market just a couple of hours before the attack. It was quite a different place in the late afternoon than it was shortly after 10:00pm. The Borough Market is one of our favorite places to visit whenever we are in London. It is located on the south side of […]

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Springfield Outlet: Shopping and Starbucks in Spalding

Starbucks now open in Springfield Outlet, Spalding Starbucks! Springfield Outlet in Spalding has been around a while, but has recently become a destination if you ask me. Starbucks has now opened a store. In little ole Spalding, Lincolnshire. Are you kidding me right now? Spalding is a quiet little market town in the South Holland District of Lincolnshire. With a […]

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