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Dinner Meal Plan for May 11-17

Dinner Meal Plan for May 11-17

First off, I want to say Happy Mother’s Day to the best mom (my mom!). I am happy that I got to spend much of the day with her, and my fam, today! ..And, on to the food. (Smooth segue, I know.) — Recap of Last Week: Dinner Meal Plan for May 4-10: Saturday: Biercamp … Continue reading

Easter Musings

Easter Musings

I find myself dreaming of vacation lately. Where should we go for our “big” vacay this summer? Current contenders are Central Europe (i.e., Czech Republic, Germany, Croatia, and/or Austria), Costa Rica, all-inclusive resort in Caribbean, Quebec, Western US National Parks trip… Yeah. Seeking a budget-minded trip with lots of culture and adventures. And food. In … Continue reading

Scenes from St. Paddy’s Day 2013

Scenes from St. Paddy’s Day 2013

I’m past the days of getting up at the crack of dawn to start out St. Paddy’s Day. Well, actually I was never really down to do that, usually favoring my warm bed for a few more hours while my college housemates stumbled out of the house in the wee hours of the morning. There … Continue reading

Pi Day

Pi Day

In honor of Pi Day (March 14 = 3/14 = 3.14 = π), I thought I would put together a Pie Recipe Round-up for my lovely nommers and nommettes. In high school, pi day was kind of a big deal, at least for those of us in Ms. S’s math class (which I was for … Continue reading

Huzzy Birthday

Huzzy Birthday

A couple days ago it was the huz’s birthday! As might be expected from foodies like us, his big gift this year was food-related: a food dehydrator and jerky maker. You might remember Valentine’s Day 2012, on which date I gifted a jerky bouquet to my man. He is a jerky lover. This year for … Continue reading

Cake Nouveau Valentine’s Dessert Tasting 2013

Cake Nouveau Valentine’s Dessert Tasting 2013

Valentine’s Day 2013 was much like Valentine’s Day 2012! And that’s a good thing. My valentine and I first went to Jolly Pumpkin for a couple beers and some salty truffle fries. A fellow Instagramer commented that these fries are like “kryptonite” and I completely agree. My funny valentine. ❤ I sported pink for the … Continue reading

Twenty-Seven & Third Blogiversary

Twenty-Seven & Third Blogiversary

Thursday I used a vacation day and took the day off work to enjoy my birthday. After lounging in bed for an extra hour, coffee was the first item on the day’s agenda. Since it was my day off, I had the luxury of preparing it at a leisurely pace using my press pot. I … Continue reading

Four Days Shy of Twenty-Seven

Four Days Shy of Twenty-Seven

I had a fabulous weekend with friends and family, and lots of good eats! Friday Happy Hour at Mélange. Half-off appetizers, sushi rolls, wine, beer, and well cocktails. Such an awesome deal, but it only runs Monday through Friday between 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM, so get there early! Duck nachos seemed to be the … Continue reading

Merry Christmas 2012

Merry Christmas 2012

Season’s Greetings! Hope that everyone had a very Merry Christmas. I know that I was very lucky to have great holiday this year. As has been customary for the past few years, Christmas Eve was spent at my aunt and uncle’s house with my immediate family, aunts and uncle, and cousins. A spread of appetizers, … Continue reading

Holiday Favorites Survey

Holiday Favorites Survey

In snagged this fun little survey from Carrots ‘n’ Cake. Hope you enjoy, and feel free to ‘borrow’ and/or leave your favorites in the comments section. Favorite Holiday Cookie As a kid they had to have been holiday-shaped sugar cookies which were decorated over at my grandma’s house. Here I am proudly holding a platter … Continue reading