Tag Archives: may

Garden Hopscotch and Games

Like most 5-year-olds, our daughter (can I still call her the Babylady?) loves to move. Bounce. Run. Dance. Swim. Climb.  It doesn’t really seem to matter what she is doing, the girl basically loves to move and be active in … Continue reading

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Cook the Books! May: Tender with Nigel Slater

It is stunning in Seattle at the moment. Sun. Warmth. As soon as I have this post up, I’ll be retiring to the garden to prep, weed, fiddle, and poke around. Or I will cuddle up on my gorgeous orange … Continue reading

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Radish + Peanut Butter= Sandwich Greatness

To commemorate college graduation, my brother and I spent the first part of the summer of 1995 on an epic month-long Eurail trip around Europe. Neither of us were strangers to European travel and we hit it hard and heavy.  To … Continue reading

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May Mid-Month Meanderings III

Come on in! I think Seattle is gearing up to have a real, true summer. With tomatoes that ripen, sun-kissed noses, and calloused gardener hands that never get clean. The skies are promising and blue. Think thinning out lettuce or carrot … Continue reading

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Cook It 2012: Cheese!

Cook It Challenge of the Month:  “Go forth! Make fresh cheese!”   Or, in my case, forget about cheese entirely until my pal Briggs reminded me days before I needed it done. You see, last week my Dad *almost* got his … Continue reading

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