Blog party!

Happy birthday to Marie! She’s having a birthday party over at PermissionToUnwind, and I’m helping her celebrate. Go on over there and wish her a happy birthday!

I’m fashionably late. I was up late last night baking for the party. We’re having Butterscotch Shortbread (recipe here).


And we’re also having Butterscotch Brownies. This is completely Carrie’s fault, because I saw these on her blog the other day, and I knew I had to make them.


And what’s a party without a present? I’m giving away this Wrap and Roll dpn needle case from Lantern Moon. It’s gorgeous silk.


It has silk taffeta pockets inside for your skinny dpns. You could also put bigger ones in there, but you’d have to spread them out over 2 pockets.

in case

If you’d like to be in the drawing for the needle case, please say so in your comment. If you just want to comment, do that, too! I’ll close the drawing at midnight between Saturday and Sunday (Valentine’s Day!). I’m a big believer in birthday *week*, not just a day.

Happy birthday, Marie!

24 responses to “Blog party!

  1. The brownies look amazing! I would love to make them today, but I’m about to be snowed in (again) and the local store is probably swamped. This weekend I will indulge! I would love to be in the running for the beautiful needle case. It looks gorgeous!
    Thanks for the recipes, party on!

  2. Brownie please! I have some vanilla ice cream to contribute! YUM

  3. I’m a huge shortbread fan-went crazy when I couldn’t find my ‘special’ shortbread pan and ended up getting two others (of course, then immediately found the original!-lol!) And the brownies look pretty awesome, too.

    I thought the silk case was Marie’s gift at first!-lol! Since it’s not, I guess I’m in on the drawing fun!

  4. The boys love butterscotch, wouldn’t they love it if I surprised them with some in brownies? πŸ˜‰
    Lovely needle case and I’ve noticed that I’m in dire need of something like that for my double points. So of course would love to be in the running for such a delicious thing from Lantern Moon. Also left a note over with Marie.

  5. Mmm! Those butterscotch treats look yummy–I may have to try them. Beautiful needle case.

  6. The shortbread looks terrific! I would love to be entered in the drawing for the needlecase.

  7. Yum and more yum! Those look fabulous. Thank you so much for participating in the blog party hop. πŸ™‚ Count me in for the contest, too.

  8. My husband loves butterscotch… I’ll have to try these!

    I’d love to in the drawing too – that is lovely!

  9. For a cyber party this has been the most deliciously tempting and fattening party I’ve been to in years! Everyrecipe looks so good. Happy Birthday Marie, and thanks to you and your generous friends for sharing with us. I’d love to be entered for the needle case.

  10. Rebecca in Grand rapids

    Oooh, I love that case but I’m all the way out here and I don’t know Marie at all. I will make the brownies! (I made your sausage and potatoe soup last week and it was lovely! so thanks for receipe. We’re suppose to be having a terrible snow storm, but frankly, its a bit whimpy…only 3 inches so far. We’ll see what the morning brings!

  11. That needlecase is beautiful! I would love to have it! Those recipes look fabulous. I may whip one up for our knitting group this weekend!

  12. You are such an enabler–both brownies and short breads are irresistible. And the Wrap n Roll is just my color πŸ˜€ Count me in the contest!

    Did I tell you how much I enjoy your blog?–but bad for my waistline!!!!

  13. Oh, I’d love the case! It’s so beautiful!

  14. That is a gorgeous roll! I’d love it. I love the celebration…so much good food to drool over.
    Thanks so much!

  15. Sure! Enter me in the drawing! And if you know how to shoot some of that shortbread to me in Manhattan, that’d be great. πŸ™‚

  16. I’m hungry! Think I’ll have to make some of that shortbread & brownies soon! Yum!

  17. What a gorgeous needle holder! Thanks for helping celebrate Marie’s birthday. πŸ™‚ I’d love to be signed up for the giveaway.

  18. Thank you so much for participating in my birthday blog party! I’d like to send you a little thank you… please email me your address when you have a moment. πŸ™‚

    leafygreenes (at) (but you already knew that)


  19. Dang, those look good! Please do sign me up for the giveaway, evil temptress lol πŸ™‚

  20. consider me entered. πŸ™‚ i would love the butterscotch brownie recipe, too.

  21. Wow, I’ve got to try those Brownie’s, they look scrummy. Please include me in the drawing. πŸ˜‰

  22. Yummy treats, I’m going to try the butterscotch ones. And I’d love to be in the drawing, too, please.

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