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All this wonderful info and the cakes! You're making me very hungry. Our grape vines are a disaster but I love the way you captured yours -- the light and their colors are so pretty.

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This was a joy to read, Kristin! Your rose (pictured) looks very much like my Benjamin's David Austin 'Lady of Shalott' rose -- I made a wet potpourri using its petals last summer. I love the idea of rosewater icing.♡

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Beautiful

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I love the weaving of tradition, song, daily life, and poetry in all these entries--and the feast! Blessed Marymas to you!

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Sep 4, 2023Liked by Kristin Haakenson

Those cakes sound delicious!

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This is so lovely! And the rose cakes look delicious (it's sort-of what I was just talking about in my recent Marco Polo!). I really like all the quotes you've included. Your swallow painting and that poem at the beginning are especially beautiful. Thank you!

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