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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The Marmy's Mummy Is a Ribbon Ho (and a healthy recipe)

Yesterday, in the frenzy of package wrapping and festivities, the Marmelade Gypsy asked:

'"Mummy, What's a Ribbon Ho?"

"A Ribbon Ho is a person who can't control her addiction to ribbon."

"Maybe Gyppy is a Ribbon Ho, too -- cuz Gyppy love ribbon!

Could be!

Here's a sort-of healthy holiday cookie recipe! And basically, it's so easy it's cheating! Package them with whole almonds for a good gift!

Dipped Apricots

One package of dried apricots
White chocolate chips and/or Semi-sweet chocolate chips

Melt chocolate in microwave (carefully -- it can burn, so do it slowly and for only 30 seconds at a time, stirring between) or over a double boiler.

Dip half of the apricot into the chocolate and let harden on a rack over waxed paper.

How hard is that?

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12 comments:

  1. looking at all this ribbon as I sip my morning coffee and ignore the clock! a ribbon ho?! Priceless. Great picture story. And Gypsy looks really really pleased!

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  2. Thanks for the laugh. :) I have a four legged ribbon ho too! I would also rather use ribbon than bows. Guess I like to do things the hard way.

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  3. Gorgeous ribbon! (I am soooo jealous.) And I love the shoebox trick for keeping the rolls from tangling up.

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  4. If there's anything I love more than holiday treats (preferably chocolate), it's a good laugh. Very funny, JC! Love it!

    See you tonight for more laughs, and treats, hopefully chocolate!

    Holiday Hugs (I like those, too!)


    Judy

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  5. My kitty has become a ribbon ho like her Mommy,,I have tried to kick the ribbon addiction but can't find a 12 step class for it.
    So I just keep on shamefully stashing my ribbons in secret places. Maybe one day I can control it!!!
    xoxoxoxooxoxoxo

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  6. These are so good with Dark Chocolate if you like dark chocolate. There are companies who make them, but I like that you can make them at home. Next party, that is what I'm taking. Easy and flashy at the same time! Darks and white chocolates together would be good.

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  7. hmmm, a tasty sounding healthy recipe. And, I don't see any problem with the ribbon.

    Joanne

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  8. A ribbon ho, huh? tsk tsk I just can't imagine. hahaha

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  9. If ribbon was the only thing I was addicted to that would be great! That was hilarious! Thanks!

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  10. Hi Jeannie, Thanks for the wonderful smile/laugh...Ribbon Ho! I've got 6 -5# barrels full of ribbon and 2 -4# barrels full. Orange and yellow, reds, greens, blues,aquas, 2 whites, silver-golds-browns-greys. Happy happies. Joyce

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  11. Hey, I forgot...I got 2 plastic shoe boxes -blks and purples, multi-colored.
    Not to mention the 4 rolls just sitting stacked! The containers are see-thru, so they often give off inspiration without my even realizing it. Joyce

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