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Life IS history in the making. Every word we say, everything we do becomes history the moment it is said or done. Life void of memories leaves nothing but emptiness. For those who might consider history boring, think again: It is who we are, what we do and why we are here. We are certainly individuals in our thoughts and deeds but we all germinated from seeds planted long, long ago.

Saturday, April 9, 2016


The crescent artistic symbol is one of the oldest symbols known to humanity. We're talking as early as 2300 BC! It has been displayed on flags (in the US on the South Carolina state flag), in logos (Red Cross & Red Crescent), as a heraldic symbol, and appears in real life in the night sky where the moon is less than half illuminated. Yet, probably the most recognized crescent is that which is used in baking...crescent rolls, croissants and crescent shaped cookies. Get ready to bake, eat & enjoy! 

April 10 is...

 Crescent roll dough filled with sugar, cinnamon and butter then rolled, shaped and baked to a golden brown deliciousness.

Starting at top left and moving left to right...

Cream Cheese Cinnamon Crescents Recipe
Hazelnut Cinnamon Crescents Recipe
 Cinnamon Pecan Crescents Recipe
  Chocolate Cinnamon Croissants Recipe
Cinnamon Crescents with Orange+Almond Glaze Recipe

Some national holiday sites declare April 10 is...

National Cinnamon Roll Day


Regardless of the name, the spice of the day is still the cinnamon-mon-mon-mon!

Five Food Finds about Cinnamon

Sweetheart Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

Of course, the crescent rolls can be made into cinnamon rolls...

Crescent Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

5 Minute Pumpkin Cinnamon Crescent Rolls Recipe

Get to work and get some made!

yum, yum, yum . . . yummy!