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Purple Rock Hair

Purple Rock Hair

I just finished doing the Ice’s hair again; he’s pretty pleased with it. He had wanted it done for picture day at school but we didn’t pull it off in time, so this is for his birthday which is coming up in a week or two. You can read about the first time the Ice […]

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bettybearversfuelstop

Fuel Your Sport

This is a very typical day of fuel for me. I eat oatmeal almost every day; I buy organic rolled oats, the kind you’re supposed to slow cook. However, since I hate goo, I never slow cook them; I just boil a half cup of water, add a half cup of oats, turn down the […]

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my favorite gadget

is not my iPhone. It’s my wine tool. And my champagne keeper is a close second. Here’s to a Saturday afternoon enjoying the perfect Christmas gift, which I was saving for just the right Saturday afternoon: a bottle of Soutiran Grand Cru Champagne. Thanks boss. You rock.

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puffed cheese toasts from the monastery

puffed cheese toasts from the monastery

I have this marvelous, crumbling and yellowed cookbook called From a Monastery Kitchen: a practical cookbook of vegetarian recipes for the four seasons complete from soups to desserts with breads. A great title, don’t you agree? The cookbook is compiled of Brother Victor Avila’s recipes, and is just crammed with little bits of wisdom, quotes, […]

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Pancake scheduling system

The Pancake Scheduling System

Last Saturday morning I rocked the house with my (only slightly singed or gooey, take your pick) made-from-scratch (um, I mixed the milk and raspberries into the Bisquick) pancakes. The boys are not particularly snooty about their pancakes, thus I was hailed by all as the undisputed (and uncontested — no one ELSE wants to […]

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