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Letterpressed Stationery Giveaway

As Haute Papier gears up for the National Stationery Show, we’re excited to debut our new signature stationery line.  Simply sign a piece of 8.5×11 paper and we’ll turn it into letterpressed stationery!  In preparation, we’re looking for a few more interesting signatures to letterpress as samples, so lucky you, we’re giving away letterpressed notes today!  Contest runs until we get the first 10 faxes, so hurry hurry for your chance to win!


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Wake Up with FREE Muffins!

Between 8 and 11am on Tuesday, February 1, stop by Red Velvet Cupcakery in Dupont for a sampling of their new muffin line – which will be available for purchase every morning – including these Banana Nut Muffins (think roasted bananas, toasted black walnuts and rolled oats).

Other flavors include Scrumptious Apple Bran, a heart-healthy mix of raisins and apples, a hint of fresh pineapple and warming spices and Bits of Heaven, a classic chocolate chip recipe topped with streusel.  In the coming months, the store will offer additional seasonal flavors, like apple cinnamon and blueberry.  Muffins are priced at $2.65 each and $30.00 per dozen.

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Pumpkin Paperie

Haute_Papier_Halloween_CocktailI know, I’m posting a ton related to ghosts and goblins, but I can’t resist.  I just LOVE the creativity surrounding Halloween!  Yesterday we shared a plethora of pumpkin-inspired papier on Haute Papier’s Blog including templates you can download and print out on your own computer for a Halloween Party.  Here’s a sampling of the cocktail menu.  Visit the Haute Papier Blog for much much more and the downloads!

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Free Needlework Patterns

I stumbled upon Craft Gossip this weekend and was amazed by the amount of content I found.  From tatting to knitting, needlepoint to cross-stitch… it’s all there with free patterns along the way.  Here’s a sampling of the FREE Fall and Halloween patterns.mosaic3

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Free Pancakes at IHOP!

BD8734-001I’m back from Vegas – pictures/food thoughts later today…

Until then, Happy National Pancake Day!  In celebration IHOP is giving away free short stacks of pancakes to help raise money (donations people) for Children’s Miracle Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children’s hospitals, and other worthy causes.  Here’s the link to make a donation.

And here’s the list of IHOPs near you.

And if you’re feeling domestic – here’s a link to my favorite pancake recipe.

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Dress up as a Chipotle Burrito!

If you haven’t decided what to be for Halloween, we’ve go the perfect idea… Be a Burrito!!! It you go into a Chipotle between 6-10pm tonight dressed in tin foil, you’ll be rewarded with a free burrito!

And from my experience, even the smallest amount of tin foil seems to warrant a free burrito, so click here for a location near you and get out that tin foil!!

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Read Food Magazines for Free

Among the scanned magazines on Mygazine.com are a number of familiar food titles, including Cooking Light, Food & Wine, Bon Appétit, and Saveur, among others. We’ll see how long this site lasts before legal action puts it to rest.


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Bee T-shirts for FREE!

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about The Plight of the Honeybee and talked about ways to help prevent their dying off. Well, Haagen Dazs has sent some t-shirts my way to give out to readers. All you have to do is leave a comment with your favorite use for honey! Could be as a topper on ice cream, could be in cookies, could be in your tea – whatever it is, let us know. We will randomly pick a winner on Friday (the fourth of July) – so enter before 12:01am on July 4th and you could win one of the four shirts we have to give away!


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