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Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Oreo Cheesecake

When the occasion calls for a special treat, try this Oreo Cheesecake recipe that looks so special when cut. It’s light, creamy and, surprisingly, not super sweet. The recipe is from the out-of-print Keepsake Quilting™ Cookbook published as a charitable … Continue reading

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Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Black Bean Salsa

A healthy and delicious addition to your football-party fare, this black bean salsa will bring the fresh flavors of summer to you during the coldest months of the year. But don’t wait for football season to give it a try. … Continue reading

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Altrusa Festival of Trees at Waukewan Golf Club in Center Harbor, NH

Every holiday season, the Altrusa Club of Meredith hosts an annual Festival of Trees. This is their largest fundraiser for the year, and it has become a family tradition in the Lakes Region of NH. There are scores of trees … Continue reading

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Archived Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Hot Fudge Cake

Keepsake Quilting customer Marlene contacted us to request the recipe for Chocolate Pudding Cake. Although we don’t have a recipe called Chocolate Pudding Cake, we think she was thinking of our Hot Fudge Cake, which has a delicious pudding center. … Continue reading

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Announcing the Winner of our Photo Mystery Contest…

We’ve counted the votes for our Halloween Mystery Photo Contest, and the winner is…Tammy McDuff and her spooky Halloween poem! Congratulations Tammy, we will be in touch so we can send you your gift bag (including our Dancing with Bats Kit … Continue reading

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Halloween Mystery Photo Contest

Did you know that the Keepsake Quilting Shop is haunted? Unexplained footsteps, doors opening and closing (with no one around), our employees hear it all. This has been a topic of discussion over the years, and we have finally managed … Continue reading

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A Weekend at the Fair

The Sandwich Fair is an annual tradition in this area, taking place every Columbus Day Weekend come rain, snow, or sunshine. (This isn’t an exaggeration. Some years it has snowed during the fair, yet I remember a year so hot … Continue reading

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Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Confetti Corn Salad

Evelyn mixed up this great salad in the midst of tomato season in New Hampshire. We wait all year for the precious summer days when tomatoes and corn (a perfect pairing) are at their peak. Make this salad with canned … Continue reading

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Recipe from the KQ Cookbook: Mocha Chip Ice Cream

Our (western-themed “KQ Corral”) company outing was on a hot July day, so this cold, yummy treat was a real hit. If you’ve never made homemade ice cream, borrow an ice-cream maker, and try this fabulous recipe. We guarantee that … Continue reading

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Employee Party at the KQ Corral

Last Wednesday was Keepsake Quilting’s annual summer employee party and cookout. This year we had a western theme, and our talented coordinators created a ‘KQ Corral’ for all of us to enjoy! We enjoyed a lunch of grilled BBQ chicken, … Continue reading

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