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pumpkin waffles

When autumn rears it’s head, I like to be prepared. A warm sweater and a scarf for the evenings is usually necessary and I try to carry my red & white polka-dot umbrella where ever I go, just in case.…

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pumpkin chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

The great thing about working from home is that I’ve got cookies in the oven and I’m finishing up an ad for a client all at the very same time. Nice! These cookies are actually Cornelius’ favorite cookies and he…

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hooray for autumn: spicy squash pasta

Last night I was cheering that it had only rained one day this past week. I spoke too soon and I managed to get all soaking wet from my bike ride today. I’ve been busy this past week volunteering my…

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i scream, you scream: mint chocolate chip ice cream

Last night, Cornelius and I were craving ice cream and decided to put our honeymoon gift (a prettyprettypretty teal old-old fashioned) ice cream maker to the test. We had actually used it in August to make a batch of strawberry…

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fit for a domestic goddess: vietnamese chicken & mint salad

Summer’s can be hot in the Northwest (no, really) and Friday night was no exception. I had a fridge full of fresh vegetables and figured making a salad would be the best option for dinner. I decided to make Nigella’s…

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2 easy peasy snacks: popsicles & lemony green beans

Last night we had some friends over. They brought over the 1958 Newport Beach Jazz Festival dvd and the Monterrey Pop Festival dvd. We promised them snacks. Because it’s been so hot, I didn’t really want to do any serious…

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a photo, finally….with strawberry shortcake

Last weekend for my soon-to-be mother-in-law’s birthday, I made a strawberry shortcake. this incredibly easy strawberry shortcake recipe to be exact. It tasted as great as it looked. I’ve actually never made or even eaten a strawberry shortcake before, so…

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