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nutella cake

Have you heard about "The Smearing"? No, it's not some new horror movie.  I really don't like horror movies.  
I mean, in the most basic of horror movies (i.e. PSAs about avoiding your basement),  the characters are so asking for it.


If I were home alone and heard screeching/whispering/scratching/bubbling coming from my basement, the absolute last thing I would do is grab a flashlight and "investigate."  I mean why would I do that when I could just stay above ground level with Pinterest and a big mug of Bohemian Raspberry tea? What's even worse is when they ask: "anyone there?" I mean, do you really want to know the answer to that question?  Moral of the story, avoid unnecessary confrontation.  Don't check noises in your basement. 


Now back on topic -- if it's not a new horror movie, what is "The Smearing"
"The Smearing" was a campaign run a long time ago by the Ferrero company in Italy, where kids could bring a slice …

blueberry scones

By now, you guys are probably getting sick of "sights and bites," and are hungry for a real, meaty recipe post. Am I right?
Well here you go.

After being away from my kitchen for over a month, I went absolutely cray when I got home.I really should have been unpacking, but you know what I did instead?  Whipped up a batch of this granola,a green smoothie, and these scones.  Oops. #noselfcontrol.  

Those of you who follow me on Pinterest know that scones have been on my radar recently (even created a new scone-themed board).  Now that I've dove headfirst into the world of scone-ery (?), I've learned that there are two types of scones, British scones and American scones.
The British are world-famous for their scones (pronounced "scon," if you want to be authentic).  British scones are plain and simple (none of these crazy blueberry shenanigans going on across the pond...), and always served with tea.  They're hot, crumbly, melt-in-your-mouth, and barely sw…