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What the fuck and am I doing? thought Lucy. this is a miserable and horrible life. How does one carry on every day, week after week. You know once you stop doing and just sit and not move, you question more than you normally would. Busy days are filled with constant movement listening to the next order, moving, helping. But once it all stops you

May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be...

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Be sure to visit  Ms Adventures in Italy, Bleeding Espresso, and World Nutella Day  for more recipes.
Ingredients:
1 package puff pastry, thawed
1/2 cup nutella
2 tbsp. butter, melted
Kosher salt

Direction:
Roll out the puff pastry on a floured work surface to 1/4 inch thick.
Use a knife to cut the pastry into rectangles.
Place a generous dollop of Nutella at one edge, then roll pastry up tightly.
After one roll add another dollop of Nutella and finish rolling. Brush the tops with melted butter and sprinkle with salt.

Bake at 400ºF for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.

NOTE: Be careful when you pull the pastries out of the over, as the Nutella is NUCLEAR HOT!!!
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