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California Dreamin’

Yes, we did. We rented a convertible. Fire engine red. It’s fun to be in your ’60s. One of the many many fun things we did in California these past two weeks. And it really was a fun time. Family weddings are always a blast – and my family re...

Dixie Chicks, Chocolate, and What If…

Last summer we learned that The Dixie Chicks were going to be touring – and they had a show planned for Hershey. Tickets wouldn’t go on sale until November, so we set a reminder and bought them the first day we could. We printed them out and put th...

Birthday on the Boardwak

I think the last time we were at the Jersey Shore was a couple of years before Hurricane Sandy. Ou...

Mom’s Cook Books

We’re heading off to San Francisco on Friday. I had rather hoped to have my cook book project...

Blushing Tomato Bread

I’ve been working on reworking my mom’s cook books into something a bit more user-friend...

Christmas Traditions – Russian-Style

Many years ago, I got a plastic tray from my Uncle Gene who had lived in Hawai’i for many yea...

Risotto and a Fun Shopping Trip

Cool plate, eh?!? It’s one of 8 we bought today, along with 8 salad plates of a complimentary...

A New Look

The fun thing about dabbling in web design is coming up with new ideas. The bad thing about dabblin...

Birthday Beef Stew

We always get to choose what we want for our birthday dinner, and Cybil is no exception. 11 years a...

Sicily 2014

  After less than 24 hours here, I’ve already figured out I’ll never be able to bl...

Birthdays and Mother’s Day

Today was Victor’s Mom’s Birthday. I remember the Mom’ Birthday/Mother’s Da...

Catching Up

You’d think we had stopped eating around here! I’ve been pretty busy migrating websites...

Pressure Canning

  I have been having some serious fun in the kitchen!  Not that I don’t always have fun...

Washing Chicken

photo from Paul Child/PBS   The other day, NPR came out with a story entitled Julia Child Was ...

Family, Friends, Food, and Fun

Back to reality after a most-fantastic 10 day trek out west. The impetus for the trip was my nephew...