March 26, 2015

how our garden grows

Longtime readers might remember my first attempt at container gardening. The results were mixed.

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March 19, 2015

blue box blues

Fact: There is absolutely, positively no comparison between the macaroni and cheese from that familiar blue box and a batch made completely from scratch (#scratchbatch*). They're not even similar!

*Are people still doing the hashtag thing? I'm always a few steps behind.

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March 18, 2015

mound o' meat

If I think about it too much, meatloaf seems kind of disgusting. Before it's magically transformed through the power of heat into a browned, aromatic dinner delight, it is, essentially, a brick of raw cow products (or pig or bird).

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March 17, 2015


Happy St Patrick's Day!

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March 13, 2015

two birds, one stone

Now that we have a back yard (and a front yard!)(we have yards!!), we've unintentionally become amateur bird watchers.

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March 9, 2015

no sufferin' here

I think I knew the phrase "thufferin' thuccotash" long before I actually tasted succotash for the first time.

Do you know that reference? If you grew up in the US during the 80s and 90s, you probably do. Boy, did I love those Saturday morning cartoons. Do they even run cartoons on Saturday mornings anymore? Even if they do, I'm sure they're nowhere near as awesome as the ones airing when I was but a wee lass.

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March 2, 2015

morning person

Though it wasn't always the case, I'd definitely firmly label myself as a morning person.

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