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3.14.2012

Happy Pi(e) Day!

Today is March 14 (3.14) also known around the world as Pi Day; no, not pie, 3.1415926535....Π. It is the holy high day for us math nerds; back in college every year there was a Pi Contest to see who could memorize the most digits of Pi. First place received $314.15, second place, $31.41 and third place...wait for it...a pie, and bragging rights. Yeah, I know.

Of course, if you want to be technical, it should be called Pi Approximation Day, since it's an irrational number which means it never terminates or repeats itself. Currently, the verified world holder for memorized digits of Pi is over 67,000, but computers have calculated Pi to over 1 trillion digits past the decimal. Sorry...I drifted...

So of course in the spirit of Pi, today it's all pie, all the time! Watch out cupcakes, pies may be the big sweet on the block!
mini pies

First up, my version of Bakerella's famous pie pops minus the sticks...plus powered sugar.  So I guess that makes them...pie bites??

mini pies and box

I used a can of Lucky Leaf's blueberry pie filling and refrigerated pie crust.  You know I can't make anything from scratch. I thought it would be fun to package them in a little box and embellish with a stamp from Michael's.


If you live in the Seattle area, check out some of our pie spots that I featured on my Today's Mama post.

Pi Day Twig & Thistle apple hand pie printable

A fun recipe and free download for from Twig & Thistle.

DIY pie in a jar

Pi Day DIY Pie In A Jar recipe from Green Wedding Shoes.

Pi Day pretty pie flags
Pretty pies with flags from Tara Guérard Soirée.

Pie Day Lamb Shank Pie

Lamb shank pie from What Katie Ate.


How's this for a 1st Birthday from EAD Living.

Do you know what kind of pie you are?  Lucky Leaf has put together an easy formula... I'm definitely a Cherry girl! Check out their Easy As Pie Facebook page for lots of great tips and tricks for making the perfect pie.

Pi Day Lucky Leaf Sweethear Ginger Spice Apple Pie

Speaking of Lucky Leaf, we can't forget my Sweetheart Ginger Spice Apple Pie? Some handmade touches, mostly storebought pieces, all taste.

Disclaimer - I was provided the supplies and ad from Lucky Leaf for review and no compensation was given, real or implied. This review is my own personal opinion.

4 comments:

  1. Mmmm...my brother made the best Dutch Apple Pie for Thanksgiving...now I want some!

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  2. You have officially made me starving! :D

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