In late October of last year, I ventured off to New York City to visit with my dear friends Rena and Tori and see the Big Apple for the first time. I had a wonderful visit; we tried lots of different kinds of food (Gorgonzola bread – yum!) , visited many parks and famous sites [...]
This post is dedicated to water: pool water, ocean water, and fondant ocean waves…
First, a brief update on my swimming: I swam in a Masters swimming competition on March 23rd at the pool where I’ve been training with my coach. It was nice, since it’s my home pool, and my coach was there, along with [...]
I haven’t had much time to blog of late – sorry! We’ve been busy, but I wanted to do an update of a few of the things going on – hopefully in small, readable doses.
This is Eve:
She’s our new dishwasher and we named her after the girl robot in Wall-E. We love her! Our old [...]
I’ve wanted to make homemade marshmallows ever since I went to New York City in October and had the most wonderful hot chocolate at City Bakery. It’s not your usual hot chocolate, but instead melted chocolate with milk and has been rated the best hot chocolate in the country. For a little extra money you [...]
(Actually the title should truly be “Birthday Man”, but I’m a sucker for alliteration…)
Today, my beloved husband turns 40. For him, it’s just a birthday, a number with no special meaning and for myself I doubt that there will be any major changes in his demeanor after he officially enters his fifth decade on the [...]
I love cooking, baking and reading about cooking and baking, so it’s no surprise that I get two cooking magazines – Cook’s Illustrated and Fine Cooking. Cook’s Illustrated is all about science and testing and making it perfect, and Fine Cooking is about beautiful pictures and making decadent things – I love them both!
The October/November [...]
By some sort of miracle, I have managed to finish three books since Christmas and I’m part of the way through a fourth. Since I had to quit my book club last year because I never had the time to even crack the monthly books, this is awesome! I’m pretty sure that the housework has [...]
We had an exciting few days at our house this week – as it came with 3 days of installation of our new solar panels!
For the past few months we have been working with a solar energy company to get solar panels installed on our roof. No, we don’t have thousands of dollars to spend [...]
Years ago, when Anna was just a baby we were given the classic book, “Everyone Poops” by Taro Gomi. It’s a pretty funny little book, with lines like, “A one-hump camel makes a one-hump poop and a two-hump camel makes a two-hump poop. Only kidding!” It’s also a great little book to have around if [...]
Yep, it’s been ages since I blogged! My new goal for this year is one blog post a week, even if it is infinitesimally small…
Also, that particular title is appropriate for today’s topic, my visit with the nutritionist at my doctor’s office yesterday. Months ago I made an appointment for a physical with my doctor, [...]